From Pine to Shine

pine-dresser

When Amanda from Mommy is Coocoo inherited her parents old bedroom set, she did so with mixed feelings. It was solid wood and in fantastic shape. But that wood was pine with a shiny varnish, and that was a look Amanda wasn’t crazy about. Makeover time!

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New Use for an Old Wine {Crate}

wine-box

At The Dedicated House, Kathryn came up with a charming and inexpensive way to hold wood near her fireplace:  she turned a wine box into a hearthside kindling box!

wine-box

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Upcycled Corbel Shelf

Monkey See Monkey Do corbels before

At Monkey See, Monkey Do, Jennifer tells us, “These old corbels were in our barn. They were originals from an old farmhouse on our property which was renovated in the 1970s. They were stashed in the barn. When we bought the property two years ago, we found them and thought it would be neat to use them in our home.”

Monkey See Monkey Do corbels before

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Paint and Wood Tone Dresser

curbside dresser

Kimberly from Serendipity Refined was on her way home from the Goodwill when she spotted this dresser sitting curbside. Kim describes its condition as “darkly stained, having suffered the humiliation of sitting at the road for what was probably at least a week and of having the birds in the tree use him for a {…Read More…}