Which Way Did This Dresser Makeover Go?

tall-dresser-before

Well, it’s easy to figure that out, because this dresser is full of maps! Karen from The Salvaged Boutique rescued this dresser from the curbside on garbage day. Although it had sustained some minor damage, she knew that it could be repaired and restyled.

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Cabinet Refinished with Maps

rescued-cabinet

“My dad snatched this old sewing cabinet for me up from the street,” explains Ronja at her blog, Nur Noch. It was just the right size for her sewing supplies, so she decided to pretty it up with a makeover.

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Faux Wallpaper with Vintage Maps

vintage-atlas

Have you ever wanted the design impact of a graphic statement wall, but felt unsure of the commitment required–both to install and live with? Well, over at The Happy Housie, Krista found a couple of ways to get around those commitment issues. She covered a wall with pages from old atlases.

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Vintage Suitcase Refabbed

vintage-suitcase

Rhonda from Craft Dictator has had this vintage suitcase sitting in her house for months.  She planned to use it for office storage, but had never opened it.  When she finally did open the little suitcase it was not full of money.  To the contrary, it was actually pretty nasty inside!

vintage-suitcase

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Upcycled Packing Box

Project Lovegood packing box before

At Project Lovegood, Aubrey’s husband recently purchased a new computer.  The various parts of the computer came in all kinds of sturdy boxes with compartments.  Aubrey knew just how she could upcycle them.

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Decoupage Map Mirror

Carrie from Lovely etc. loves to incorporate maps into her décor. So when she got this hand-me-down mirror from a family member, she knew a map makeover was in order. Carrie used Mod Podge to decoupage maps of major U.S. cities to the mirror, following steps to ensure her work would come out smooth and {…Read More…}