A Two-Tiered Transformation

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At Refashionably Late, Ruthie went out in search of a free swing set that she’d seen advertised. The swings were gone, but what she found instead was a woman in a hurry to unload a lot of stuff….with a garage full of furniture she was giving away for free! Ruthie was delighted to discover a piece of furniture she’d been wanting for a while: a tiered side table.

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Total Transformation for this Mod Chair

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I’ve seen some pretty dramatic rescues in my day. But this chair that Heather of The Heathered Nest picked up….well, let’s just say this does beat all. Even I would have driven right past this hot mess!

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Milk Painted Midcentury Mod Side Tables

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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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Suitcase + Legs = Table

The Weathered Door table before

Over at The Weathered Door, Reeves tells us, “I had some different pieces lying around that I loved, but had no practical purpose.”  In her garage, there was a fun-but-broken mid-century mod side table and a vintage suitcase.  One day inspiration struck, and Reeves realized the two could be one.

The Weathered Door table before

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Mod Dresser Makeover

A Swell Place to Dwell dresser before.

Over at A Swell Place to Dwell, Kelly explains, “This dresser was one that I had for many years, and after a few moves and some serious abuse, it was showing it’s age. I wasn’t loving it the way it was, with chipped veneer and scratches.”

A Swell Place to Dwell dresser before.

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Midcentury Mod Dresser Refabbed

The Pennywise Mommy midcentury mod dresser before

At The Penny-Wise Mommy, Cassie has been working on redesigning her bedroom to reflect a mid-century aesthetic.  So, when she stumbled upon this dresser, it caught her attention hook, line, and sinker!

The Pennywise Mommy midcentury mod dresser before

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Mid-Century Mod Cedar Chest

Red Telly mid century cedar chest before

Marcie of Red Telly was out shopping with her husband when they came across this 1957 Lane cedar chest.  She loved the chest immediately, but almost walked away since she wasn’t sure where she would put it in their house.  But Marcie’s husband told her he knew she’d regret it if she didn’t get it, so with his encouragement, they brought it home.  (He sounds like a keeper, Marcie!)

Red Telly mid century cedar chest before

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Thrifted Table Makeover with Tape Pattern

CRAFT dressing table before

Jamie of C.R.A.F.T. wasn’t sure if she should get this dressing table when she first spotted it at the thrift store, so she got a little help from her friends to decide.  She posted a picture of it on Facebook, and before she could leave the thrift store, it had already been “liked” 44 times!

CRAFT dressing table before

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