Blue No More: A Buffet Makeover

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When Jenna of Rain on a Tin Roof first moved into her current home, she loved the pretty periwinkle blue of the buffet/entertainment center in their living room.  ”And it is still a really pretty color. But it does not work well with navy blue or gray or kelly green,” Jenna notes, the colors that she’s gravitated to in her current decor.

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Beat Up Dining Set Goes Glam

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At Art is Beauty, Karin got a call from a relative saying another relative was clearing out all the old furniture in his basement.  She scored a couple of good freebies, and she also got this dining set that had seen better days.  The table and chairs were in such bad shape that Karin didn’t work on it right away.

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Sport a Trend This Fall With Ombre Pumpkins!

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Last year, Karen of A Stylish Interior bought some craft pumpkins and had some fun painting them with turquoise stripes.  As you know, craft pumpkins stick around for a while, so this year Karen decided to give hers a new look.

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Chair Rescued Once, Then Again

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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…

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Measure of a Makeover: Yardsticks and a Serving Tray

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At Becoming Martha, Sarah tells about the opportunity of a lifetime.  A friend got permission to go through an abandoned farmhouse and {legally} take away anything she wanted, and she invited Sarah to go with her.  ”It was a little creepy at first,” she confesses, “until we went inside and started digging through the dirt to find the gold.”

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Pretty White Desk Makeover

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At Amy Giggles Designs, Amy shares a furniture makeover project that she helped her parents with.  They started with a garage sale find desk that wasn’t in great shape.

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Painted China Hutch Makeover

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Brooke blogs at Start at Home.  While perusing the flea market with her mom, Brooke came across this china hutch–an outdated color, but still in great condition.  So she took it home and got to work giving it a makeover!

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Coral and Gray Dipped Side Table

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At May Richer Fuller Be, Chaney recently gave a yard sale side table a fresh new look!  She added new dimension to this little table by embracing a two-tone, “dipped” effect.

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