Waterfall Dresser Gets a Second Chance

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When Gail of My Repurposed Life spotted this waterfall dresser, it’s former owner was just about to break it apart and toss it in the dumpster. It was in really bad shape, having been stored for years in a damp shed.

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DIY Serving Tray

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Over at Create.Craft.Love., Jill claims her dad’s basement is a real treasure trove of saved and forgotten items. “I swear the man has never thrown anything away. As a DIY fanatic, it’s like going to the thrift store every time I visit!” she laughs. On a recent visit, Jill came away from her dad’s with some old kitchen cabinet doors.

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Free Desk Gets a Fabulous Makeover

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Lauren from The Thinking Closet had been checking Craigslist for a roll-top desk when her in-laws offered her one they had. Free furniture is awesome! Lauren loved the idea of having lots of storage space that was easily concealed…but didn’t love the original oak finish.

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Ruined Nightstands Get Another Chance

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When Ashley of The Handmade Home got the two nightstands she’d ordered from an online retailer, they had been heavily damaged in shipping. Luckily, the online retailer came through in a big way and refunded the purchase. Ashley was left with two damaged, but free pieces of furniture!

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Dowdy Dresser Gets Some Mission Style

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“When a friend mentioned she was trashing her old college dresser, I knew we could make it over so you would never know it was the same piece,” says Carissa confidently on her blog, Carissa Miss.

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Desk on the Road Comes Home to Stay

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“During what we folks around here call ‘Parma Junk Days’, my mom and I were out picking through the piles on the curbs when we spotted this nice desk,” says Kammy of Kammy’s Korner.  It was solid wood and very heavy, but the pair managed to load it up and take it home.

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What to Do with Extra Drawers

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Here at Roadkill Rescue, we sometimes see dressers with missing drawers that force crafty people to get creative.  Today, Claire from Rustic Pig Designs shares her solution to the opposite problem: using drawers when there isn’t a dresser.  I think you’ll agree her solution is fabulous!

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Glossy Black Dresser Makeover

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Lizzie from The Overbrook says, “I rescued this dresser after seeing a curb alert on Craigslist. Right away, I knew it would be perfect for my boyfriend’s apartment, since he doesn’t have a lot of furniture.”

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