Christy blogs at Our Southern Home. When spring arrived this year, she noticed that many of her garden pots were looking pretty sad due to the original paint chipping and flaking away.
Over at Creative Ramblings, Sarah’s deck needed a facelift for the summer. Since she had two sturdy plastic chairs in need of a little love, Sarah freshened them up to give her deck the perfect touch.
Add Grow Creative, Elise decided that while she wanted additional planters to add foliage and color to her deck, she didn’t need them to cost a lot of money or take up a lot of floor space. The solution? A vertical planter made from recycled materials.
When April from House By Hoff spotted Pottery Barn’s rope mirrors, she was smitten. Imagine her delight when she rediscovered some circular mirrors down in her own basement, and realized she could make her own version of the Pottern Barn mirrors!
Sometimes a piece of furniture is fine as it is….other than it just doesn’t look right in the space you have for it. That was the problem with this wicker chair in a corner of Christina’s bedroom. “My inner battle was that the chair’s finish was pretty as-is. It just didn’t go with the room,” she tells us on her blog, Operation Home.
“If you have followed my blog for awhile, you know I have an addiction for recycling old paint buckets,” says Ama at OhOh Blog. But when you see the stylish side tables she’s going to show you, you’ll have a hard time believing that they started out as paint buckets!
“When a friend mentioned she was trashing her old college dresser, I knew we could make it over so you would never know it was the same piece,” says Carissa confidently on her blog, Carissa Miss.
When Dena from Hearts and Sharts told her realtor than a basement workshop was a must for her–since she loves refinishing furniture–her realtor was quick to offer her some of the furniture languishing in her own basement. So….this project is courtesy Dena’s real estate agent, who passed along these Louis chairs.