Milk Painted Midcentury Mod Side Tables


After receiving these retro side tables as a gift from her mom, Bonnie at Revolutionaries got to work! She used some elbow grease and milk paint to transform the tables into a drool-worthy duo.

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Gray and White Desk

youth sized desk before

Faye from MacGIRLver got this desk several years ago from her husband’s cousin. It had been acting as a TV stand in her rec room until Faye decided it couldn’t hide from her paint brush any longer and pulled the desk out for a makeover.

youth sized desk before

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Barn Wood Picture Frames

I have recently added a few more rustic elements to my usually traditional/modern décor. One project from Infarrantly Creative started as old fence posts from my neighbor’s trash pile. They had a gorgeous patina from days spent weathering the elements. With just a few mitered cuts, I was able to easily turn the slats into {…Read More…}

Stenciled Gray Bookcase

Brook from BeingBrook received this bookcase as a hand-me-down from her grandparents. It had a layer of old, peeling paint on top of stain, not to mention water damage on the bottom. Brook gave the bookshelf new life with a couple coats of gray chalk paint and a stenciled design on the back panel. Like {…Read More…}

Painted Vintage Dresser

Amanda from Tails & Typos rescued this vintage dresser from the alley behind her work. It was pretty beat up with strips of veneer coming off the top. However, even considering the dresser’s rundown condition, I am sure the find was still a pretty sweet start to Amanda’s workday. Here’s the dresser in all her {…Read More…}

Two Tone End Table

Allison from Fab Rehab Creations scored two end tables for free off Craigslist. One of the tables was in pretty rough shape, but Allison really loved the wood inlays and hoped to salvage them. She showed the top a lot of tender love and care, carefully sanding it so it could refinished in a dark {…Read More…}

French Poem Nightstands


Karin from Art Is Beauty rescued this pair of wood drawers that appeared to have once been a part of a vanity. Peeling off contact paper on the side revealed a bunch of ugliness that must have resulted from dismantling the vanity. Karin was able to work a little magic with her veneer and wood {…Read More…}