Mudroom Bench Made from Reclaimed Objects

Upcycle Addict mudroom bench before

The little shelf sitting next to Sherry’s back door just wasn’t any fun to look at, she tells us over at Upcycle Addict.  After living with it for a while, she decided it was time to build something that would function as both storage and a place to sit down in the mudroom.  Instead of purchasing new materials, Sherry decided to use what she had on hand, and this old crib was a good starting point.

Upcycle Addict mudroom bench before

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Crib Gets a New Look for a New Baby

Picked and Painted crib makeover before

Over at Picked & Painted, Helen welcomed her second baby on July 3rd.  Congratulations, Helen and family!  Part of the preparations for the new baby involved getting the nursery ready, which included a crib makeover.

Picked and Painted crib makeover before

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Crib Mattress Spring Turned American Flag

redhead can decorate before

At Redhead Can Decorate, the 1969 crib Julie and her siblings slept in as babies had been sitting in her attic, not meeting safety requirements for use, but waiting, dreaming of the day Julie would repurpose it into…wait for it…an American flag!  And it gets better, because the transformation was fast and easy!

redhead can decorate before

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Crib to Toddler Bed Upcycle

Lipstick and Sawdust crib before

At Lipstick and Sawdust, Kristen says that this upcycling project began when she saw an older model baby bed sitting on the curb.  She’d been looking for toddler bed for some time, and realized that curbside crib had a lot of potential.

Lipstick and Sawdust crib before

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Crib Makeover

Lindsay & Drew crib before

Lindsay, who blogs at Lindsay & Drew, has been making over a nursery for a client.  The client wanted to keep using the crib she already had, which was just a little worn.  See the teeth marks?

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Bracelet Holder Rods

Over at Infarrantly Creative, I shared how I repurposed a vintage wood playpen for the 1950s. I am always up for a good challenge and was not about to let one piece go to waste. Now what to do with those little spindles… I am a girl who loves to accessorize and am always in {…Read More…}