From Curbside to Patio

old-furniture

Virginia of Fynes Designs had been striking out when it came to patio furniture. She’d waited until she could find one that she could afford, but to her disappointment the one she bought turned out to be a lemon and had to be returned. Bummer. “One day, just after garbage clean up, one of my cousins landed on my door-step with a gem,” Virginia tells us.

{…Read More…}

Shutter Organizer with Knobs

leftover-knobs

Chas from A Woman’s Haven had an assortment of knobs left in her craft stash after hosting a crafting event. She also had some old shutters.

{…Read More…}

DIY Ottoman Makeover

blue-round-ottoman

At her blog, Tiny Sidekick, Corey shares an upholstering project. Corey’s mom had a comfy, round ottoman that had started looking a little shabby and didn’t go with her current decor. She asked Corey to help give it a new look.

{…Read More…}

Forgotten Cabinet Becomes Pretty Again

cabinet 3 drawer

This little cabinet was discovered in the attic by Camille of Gustave & Voltaire when she moved into her home. “When I saw it I realized how beautiful it could look,” Camille tells us. “Like in that 80’s movie when the plain secretary transforms into a bomb by letting her hair down and taking off her glasses.” Ha!

{…Read More…}

Trashed Desk Gets Another Chance

vintage-desk-before

This vintage desk over at The Salvaged Boutique was another garbage day find. “This time it was spotted by my teenager son,” says Karen proudly. (She’s obviously raising him the right way.)

{…Read More…}

Basic Chair Goes Shabby Chic

ladder-back-chair

At her blog, Live Randomly Simple, Jessica shares a fun chair revamp. She took a basic, ladder back chair and used some paint and a stencil to infuse it with personality.

{…Read More…}

Toy Box Transformation

toy-box-juvenile

Over at Nicer Than New, a client  dropped off a toy box that had long lost its purpose and asked Joan to do something with it.  ” After seeing a photo of her living room, I was inspired to try my hand at painting a Union Jack,” Joan says. The cute mural that was painted on {…Read More…}

Mid Century Mod Desk Gets a Beauty Treatment

rescued-mcm-desk

At Art is Beauty, Karin picked this desk up off the roadside over a year ago. She love the mid century modern style of the desk, but was super intimidated by the layers of oil paint, mold, and other gross stuff on the desk top.

{…Read More…}