Blue No More: A Buffet Makeover

blue-buffet-entertainment-center

When Jenna of Rain on a Tin Roof first moved into her current home, she loved the pretty periwinkle blue of the buffet/entertainment center in their living room.  ”And it is still a really pretty color. But it does not work well with navy blue or gray or kelly green,” Jenna notes, the colors that she’s gravitated to in her current decor.

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Discarded Wall Art Goes Glam with Feathers

vintage wall art embroidered geese

When Bethany of Pitter and Glink spotted this framed goose embroidery art, she was drawn to it for two reasons.  First, her grandmother loved geese.  And second, oval frames are hard to come by!  She snatched this one right up for 50 cents, gees and all.

vintage wall art embroidered geese

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Rawr! It’s a Tiger Striped Bar Cart

Rain on a Tin Roof bar cart before

Everyone except Jenna who passed by this metal cart on the curb saw it as another piece of junk.  Jenna, on the other hand, could see the potential it had to become a sexy bar cart.  If you need a fabulous rolling bar in time for your New Year’s Eve celebration, check out this rescue at Rain on a Tin Roof.

Rain on a Tin Roof bar cart before

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Magazine Rack with the Midas Touch

Home Made magazine rack before

Rhonda rescued this magazine rack through a Facebook swap page and blogged about it over at Home.Made.  When she got it, Rhonda says that, “It was brown and dusty with little gnaw marks from some (hopefully domestic) critter.”

Home Made magazine rack before

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Gold-Tipped Shoe Refashion

It's Always Autumn ballet flats before

“While at the thrift store about a year ago, I found a pair of scuffed up white ballet flats that looked pretty sad but fit quite nicely,” says Autum of It’s Always Autumn.  She brought them home, but confesses, “I stuck them in my closet, and promptly forgot about them!”

It's Always Autumn ballet flats before

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Sunburst Mirror from a Thrifted Platter

Entirely Eventful Day platter before

Aly blogs at Entirely Eventful Day, where she offers a tutorial for a sunburst mirror that starts with a hilariously hideous thrift store platter.  ”I forced my sister to go to the thrift store with me and when she saw me put this in the cart she was like, ‘What in the world are you possibly going to do with that?’” Aly laughs.

Entirely Eventful Day platter before

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Gold Dipped Bar Stools

Honeybear Lane barstools before

Over at Honeybear Lane, Heidi has been working on projects for her daughter’s nursery.  She’s not revealing the whole room, yet, but she thought of a fun way to incorporate these two bar stools.

Honeybear Lane barstools before

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Lamps from Wallpaper Printing Rollers

Restoration Redoux lamps before

Add Restoration Redoux, Shanna has been working on a really unique project.  She explains, “I got these strange rollers with lamp bases attached at a yard sale for a dollar a piece. Turns out they were originally from a wallpaper company in Sweden from the 60′s. They were dipped in ink and then printed the pattern on the wallpaper.”

Restoration Redoux lamps before

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