At The Golden Sycamore, Allison and her husband found this old wash stand when they were cleaning out their basement. Free furniture is always the best kind to experiment with, so Allison seized the opportunity to try using milk paint for the first time by giving this piece a little makeover.
Over at Domestic Imperfection, Ashley has been admiring gold side tables for some time now. Wanting a pair for her guest room, she started to shop around, but was discouraged to find that most of them were either well out of her budget range.....or out of stock! Instead, Ashley decided to experiment with things she had around the house to see if she could DIY something similar. "And what I had was tomato cages, wire, spray paint, and lots of scrap wood," she notes.
"The 100+ year old couch had a lovely life but had resided in an airplane hanger for sometime," Amanda says at Mommy Is Coocoo. Appreciating the sturdy frame and funk claw feet, she took it home and turned it into a bench for her boys' bedroom.
You may have spotted this project by Mindy of My Love 2 Create over at Knock Off Decor. It's one she originally shared at My Repurposed Life. She started out withan old window that a friend had passed along to her.
I have such an adorable project to show you, today! Ananda from A Piece of Rainbow saw a faucet coat rack being sold online, but when she tried to purchase it was no longer available. Instead, she made her own, using a former piece of fence wood and some old outdoor faucet handles.
"I've been cleaning the garage and putting things where they belong, so this project was born out of that, organization!" confesses Cristina at Remodelando la Casa. She had a pile of wine crates and some parts from an old garage door that she decided to get out of the garage and into her house...as furniture!
Dena from Hearts & Sharts in in the process of giving her basement man-cave a new style: vintage industrial. One of her projects has been turning an ugly old butcher block kitchen island into a sleek industrial coffee table.
Over at The Hardscrabble Home, Stephanie has been hard at work on an exciting project. "My daughter and I went on a dumpster dive in a nice neighborhood. No hepatitis shot needed," she jokes. "Somebody had moved and their throwaway furniture didn't make the cut--this dresser was one of those throwaways."
When Taryn at Design, Dining + Diapers redesigned her family room recently, she had a limited budget but knew she needed a lot of storage. Aiming for something with a rustic look, she figured out how to make this gorgeous storage system from reclaimed wood.
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