Headboard to Coat Rack with Bonus Storage

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A friend passed this old headboard along to Sara at Thrifty Treasures. Since the captain-style shelved headboard isn’t exactly cohesive with current decorating trends, she decided to repurpose it.

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Reclaimed Wood and Faucet Coat Rack

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I have such an adorable project to show you, today! Ananda from A Piece of Rainbow saw a faucet coat rack being sold online, but when she tried to purchase it was no longer available. Instead, she made her own, using a former piece of fence wood and some old outdoor faucet handles.

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Forgotten Board Becomes a Lovely Coat Rack

Simply Country Life coatrack before

At her blog Simply Country Life, Adina tells us that this piece of wood was headed to the garbage because the carvings that had once been on it had broken or fallen off.  Even with those carvings missing, she loved the shape of the piece, so Adina saved it from the burn pile.

Simply Country Life coatrack before

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Dresser to Mudroom Bench

The Weekend Country Girl dresser before

At The Weekend Country Girl, Karen says that when she found this dresser on the roadside waiting for heavy trash day, it was in pretty bad shape.  But it had good bones:  solid wood and dovetailed drawers, so she convinced her husband to help her get it home.

The Weekend Country Girl dresser before

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Window Hat Rack

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Shari from Turnstyle Vogue loves to incorporate old windows into her home décor. If you’ve been itching to get your hands on an old window of your own, Shari suggests checking out “vintage stores, Habitat ReStores, Craigslist  and your local recycling center.”

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Reclaimed Wood Coat Rack

Shona Skye Creations deck wood before

At Shona Skye Creations, Kristy had some old wood that had been removed from her deck.  She’d saved it from the dumpster, hoping to be able to use it for a project someday.  Someday arrived, when Kristy was eyeing the big, empty wall in her bedroom and thought of a way to use that space.

Shona Skye Creations deck wood before

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Wooden Hanger Jewelry Holder

Sheri from Awesome Sauce & Asshattery needed to place to store her bijou bangles where they would be visible and easily accessible but also out of the reach of her toddler daughter’s eager fingers. A vintage wooden hanger inherited from Sheri’s great aunt was just the starting point she need to create a wall holder {…Read More…}

Insulator Coat Rack

Katie from Creatively Living had a pile of old insulators that were sitting at her parent’s farm. If you aren’t familiar with insulators, Katie says that you can still see them on the tops of telephone poles in some places. When a search for ways to repurpose the pretty colored glass came up dry, Katie {…Read More…}