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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Shipping Crate Desk

Creative Ambitions crate before

Kendra at Creative Ambitions got a call from her neighbor, one day.  The neighbor gave her a huge shipping crate!  Kendra could imagine lots of possibilities for that amount of wood, but the one that was most appealing was something that would be just for her:  a desk of her very own!

Creative Ambitions crate before

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Turquoise Desk Makeover

Refresh Restyle desk before

Debbie claims that if she showed us this entire desk in it’s before state at Refresh Restyle, “It might burn your retinas!”   Apparently, it was in pretty bad shape.  Debbie wasn’t sure how much she could do with it, but I think you’ll agree–it cleaned up nicely!

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Cork Topped Desk

Thistlewood Farm cork desk before

Over at Thistlewood Farm, KariAnne had a very shabby wicker desk she’d found at a yard sale.  The desktop was pretty damaged, and when some serious sanding wouldn’t fix that, KariAnne had to come up with a plan B.  Her solution?  Stick-on cork tiles from Walmart.

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