One cold day when Karin and her husband were out on a walk, they spotted this old table sticking out of a dumpster at their neighbor's house. With permission from their neighbor, they fished the table out and took it home. Karin--who blogs at Art is Beauty--knew that with a lot of TLC and a couple of chairs, it could become a trendy bistro table!
When Joan from Nicer Than New impulsively purchased a Silhouette craft cutting machine, she had to look around her house for something to transform using her new toy. "I had a boring little oak chair sitting in my garage that was too low and too wide for the couple of desks I have already sold," she says. "I decided this little lovely would be my test piece for a Silhouette printed stencil and paint project."
Cindy blogs over at DIY Beautify. She's got a double rescue to tell us about today. One that started with Cindy dumpster diving for some chairs. She says, "They were GROSS. Bad paint job with bad paint. Lots of drips and globs. And sticky. And the seat cushions? Eeeek!" After some TLC, Cindy got them to look like this...
Mary Anne from Purposedly Reinvented chose this beauty for her very first reupholstering project. She found it for FREE off Craigslist and instantly saw the potential in its tiny little ad photo. Her husband, on the other hand, was of course shaking his head and questioning how anything beautiful could ever come of the eyesore.