Dresser with Slatted Shelves

old blue dresser

Tania from TC’s Designs had this old blue dresser without drawers hanging around in her basement for years. She offered to fix it up for a few friends, but no one saw the potential for beauty in the castoff piece of furniture.

old blue dresser

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Framed Chalkboard

dumpster mirror

Karen from Redoux pulled this mirror from an apartment dumpster. Obviously the broken mirror was to blame for landing this piece in the trash but the poor frame sure didn’t need to take the fall with it!

dumpster mirror

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Door to Headboard

door to headboard before

Tired of having just a metal bed frame pushed up against the wall in her master bedroom, Kristen from My Covered Bridge headed to her local reuse store to find something to turn into a headboard. That something ended up being an old door.

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Fabric Covered Diaper Box

fabric diaper box before

Yesterday I shared a cardboard box decorated with rolled magazine pages. While we are on the topic of repurposing cardboard boxes for storage, here’s another idea for beautifying a box to make it just as pretty as it is functional.

fabric diaper box before

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Rolled Magazine Storage Box

cardboard box

Gay from It’s a Hodgepodge Life took items that normally go to the recycle bin and turned them into a one-of-a-kind storage container. Nothing too pretty about a plain old cardboard box…

cardboard box

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Painted Plastic Patio Chairs

painted plastic patio chairs

Gail from My Repurposed Life had these four plastic chairs that were looking downright sad and dingy. I know you are no stranger to these chairs and probably have some sitting on your patio right now, looking just as sad and dingy as Gail’s.

painted plastic patio chairs

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Basket Wall Décor

baskets

Jamie from C.R.A.F.T. was tired of staring at a big blank wall and started to brainstorm ideas for inexpensive wall décor. Thoughts of hula hoops, garden hoses, and paint chips all swirled through her brain before a friend came up with the perfect solution – baskets!

baskets

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Light Fixture Hanging Planter

light fixture to planter before

Erin from DIY on the Cheap got this old brass light fixture from a thrift store for $5. She had every intention of hanging the pendant, just not necessarily in the way it was designed…

light fixture to planter before

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