Rescued Desk Finds a New Home and a New Look

Country Mouse Tales school desk before

“A little more than a month ago my mom called me to let me know she had found a small desk on the side of the road, and snagged it for me,” says Bekah at Country Mouse Tales.  “The first time I saw the desk it was sitting in her backyard, and I didn’t immediately have high hopes.”

Country Mouse Tales school desk before

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Dumpster Desk Gets A Second Chance

Redoux Interiors desk before

Over  at Redoux Interiors, Karen says she found this desk on “One glorious morning of Dumpster Diving at my favorite Apartment Dumpsters spot.  The desk was SOLID wood, but had a very sad and abused top.”  Karen saw potential, and took it home.

Redoux Interiors desk before

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Pretty White Desk Makeover

Amy Giggles Designs desk before

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.

Amy Giggles Designs desk before

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Red Superhero Desk

Twin Dragonfly Designs red superhero desk before

Heather has been working on a superhero themed bedroom for her boys and is sharing projects over at Twin Dragonfly Designs.  This old desk, a garage sale find from several months ago, was just the right size for the boys’ room, but needed a bit of TLC, first.

Twin Dragonfly Designs red superhero desk after

 

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Moroccan Stenciled Desk Makeover

savvy young something before

At Savvy Young Something, Sarah bought a solid wood white desk on Craigslist shortly after moving into a new house.  She admitted that the desk needed a lot of work, but sat in her basement for about five months.  I’m glad I’m not the only one who has to let projects sit on the back burner sometimes!

savvy young something before

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Rescued Desk and Chair Makeover

Sunflower Hugs desk and chair before

Susan of Sunflower Hugs tells us, “I found this desk listed for free on Craigslist.  It was from a storage unit facility that auctioned off an unpaid unit’s contents and no one wanted it.  Then I found a free chair driving home one day.”  Lucky!  Talk about the perfect combination.

Sunflower Hugs desk after

 

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Gray and White Desk

youth sized desk before

Faye from MacGIRLver got this desk several years ago from her husband’s cousin. It had been acting as a TV stand in her rec room until Faye decided it couldn’t hide from her paint brush any longer and pulled the desk out for a makeover.

youth sized desk before

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Desk Becomes Kitchen Island

DeeConstructed kitchen island before

At DeeConstructed, Deanna had been asked by a friend to keep an eye out for something he could use as an island in his kitchen.  She found this desk on the curb on trash day, and decided that with a little effort, she might be able to transform it into a kitchen island.

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