Dresser to Media Console

Simple Redesign dresser before

Julie blogs at Simple Redesign.  When she acquired this piece, she decided that having it continue it’s life as a dresser really wasn’t an option.  ”I never really liked the waffle pattern on the top drawers.  I originally tried to convince myself that it was kinda cool and different, but in the end, they had to go!” she exclaims.

Simple Redesign dresser before

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From Old Buffet to Basement Bar

Art is Beauty bar before

At Art is Beauty, Karin got a call from her uncle one day, asking if she would like to come get an old Federal style buffet he was clearing out of his basement.  ”My hubby and I went over and picked it up,”  she tells. “It was funny because as we were picking up the buffet pieces were popping off of it and they were worried.  I said, ‘I have saved worse than this!’”

Art is Beauty bar before

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Spring Green End Table Makeover

The Weekend Country Girl end table befor

When Karen of The Weekend Country Girl arrived home the other day, this end table was waiting by the front door.  ”The junk fairy apparently made a visit while we were gone!” she laughs.

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Dresser with Baskets Refabbed

Art is Beauty dresser before

When Karin at Art is Beauty came across this old dresser at Goodwill, it was really cheap due to it’s battered condition.  She loved the baskets that came with it though, so decided to see what some sanding and a coat of paint could do for it.

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Ombre Secretary Desk

The Weathered Door ombre secretary

The old secretary desk that Reeves of The Weathered Door had was bland and scratched up.  It needed a new finish and a little somethin’-somethin’ to give it a second chance.

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Office Closet Desk

DIY Del Ray green table

Katie, who blogs at DIY Del Ray, found an old table by the side of the road and loved the color. She
thought the table would make a great desk for her son who had been asking for a home office in his closet.

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Cardboard Catch-All

cardboard catch all materials

To say there’s been a time or two that I’ve misplaced the keys would be an understatement. And let’s not even talk about my phone… This cardboard catchall from Design for Mankind contributor Laura will save you the time (and sanity) spent looking for those frequently lost items.  What I also love about this project {…Read More…}

Cereal Box Art Display Board

cardboard boxes

If your kids go to any type of school or daycare, they inevitably bring home all sorts of custom creations. At Infarrantly Creative, you can see how I made a special place to display this precious artwork using squares and rectangles cut out of cardboard food boxes. Using a board from my stash, I adhered {…Read More…}