Trashed Chairs Get a Glam New Look

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“I’m not usually the trash picking sort (this was a first for me) but I really couldn’t resist,” Erin confesses at House of Earnest.  When she spotted these cane chairs in her neighbor’s trash pile, she lost all her inhibitions about trash picking.   Despite the unraveling cane wrap, seats that were barely there, and {…Read More…}

Cute Wood Pumpkins from Architectural Salvage

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Kathy of Petticoat Junktion picked up a box of these decorative wood square corners at a yard sale a while ago. They are meant for adding to trim and molding for extra pizzazz. She’s had them sitting around in her workshop, and finally figured out what to do with them.

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Chalkboard Fall Decor

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Over at Stow & Tell U, Amy came up with a fun way to decorate for Fall on the cheap. She turned simple cardboard shoebox lids into chalkboards

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Headboard to Coat Rack with Bonus Storage

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A friend passed this old headboard along to Sara at Thrifty Treasures. Since the captain-style shelved headboard isn’t exactly cohesive with current decorating trends, she decided to repurpose it.

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Now the Hay is Gone, This Cabinet Looks Great!

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“I got this cabinet off the free section in Craigslist,” says Shanna of Restoration Redoux. “I had to remove hay out of it because the people had been storing it in
their barn.”

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Fun with Milk Cartons

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“My daughter was playing with her shoes box pretending it was a house,” says The Happy Creations, explaining the inspiration behind these adorable doll houses made from milk cartons.

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Decoupaged Desk Makeover

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Shanna from Restoration Redoux found this desk in the free section of Craigslist. “When we went to pick it up, it was in a very sketchy alley,” she confesses.

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Rescued Chair Gets Restoration Restyle

upholstered-chair

Erin and Emily blog at Elizabeth Joan Designs. The last time the sisters were together, Erin mentioned that she needed a chair for her new desk. As luck would have it, Emily had recently rescued the perfect chair from the roadside, and was happy to pass it along to her sister. As you can see, the chair was in decent condition, but the upholstery was not

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