This bulletin board shows just how skilled the ladies over at Namely Original are at bringing new life to old, discarded items. Julia had been looking for a new cork board, but her mom was not too excited about forking over the money. Therefore, she found a more budget-friendly option in this curbside find.
Mary Anne from Purposedly Reinvented chose this beauty for her very first reupholstering project. She found it for FREE off Craigslist and instantly saw the potential in its tiny little ad photo. Her husband, on the other hand, was of course shaking his head and questioning how anything beautiful could ever come of the eyesore.
Considering many charities will actually drive to your house to pick up items, it is a wonder people still throw away perfectly good pieces of furniture and decorative items. No matter the reason, Serena from Thrift Diving looks at it as “an opportunity to transform other people’s cast-offs from the ‘uninspiring’ to the ‘unbelievable.’”