Painting an Upholstered Chair Pink

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“In the past, I would go to yard sales and see amazing upholstered vintage chairs, and I would pass them by,” confesses Shanna at Restoration Redoux. After figuring out that it was possible to actually paint upholstery, however, her days of passing by vintage chairs are over. Shanna was thrilled when her mom spotted this tufted number on a neighbor’s curb.

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Think Pink! Accent Table

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Today all of our rescues are PINK, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month. (Click here to see this morning’s pink cup cozies.) This sweet little table rescued by Jen at All Things New is perfectly pretty after it’s pink makeover.

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Pink Cup Cozies for Breast Cancer Awareness

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month–think pink! Let your favorite hot beverage don some pink in support this month, too, by following this cup cozy tutorial from Susan at Organized 31.

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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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Family Heirlooms Get a New Look for the Next Generation

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These little side tables have already sat in two generations of homes. Anam’s grandparents had them first, passed them along to her parents, and now they have come to live at Anam’s house. At her blog, Delicious and DIY, Anam shares how she updated them to suit her taste.

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Old Storage Becomes New Outdoor Decor

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When Kelli from Lolly Jane was a newlywed, her mom bought her this cabinet for much-needed storage in a tiny apartment. On a whim, Kelli painted it with sage green craft paint one night while her husband was working late. Recently, she decided to give it new life as a garden cart.

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Knock, Knock! Door Turned Desk

vintage-door

“When we moved away from Iowa, I had a couple of really old doors with the super cool keyholes in them,” says Laura of Laura Kelly Designs. She took the doors with her, knowing that they had potential to become something really great. Recently, she decided to turn one of the doors into a desk.

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Tube Television Turned Dog House

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“I got this old TV for free at a yard sale, ” says Shanna of Restoration Redoux. “My hubby didn’t understand why we were bringing home something that ugly or heavy.” We rescuers are evil geniuses with plans up our sleeves all the time, are we not?

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