Blue No More: A Buffet Makeover

blue-buffet-entertainment-center

When Jenna of Rain on a Tin Roof first moved into her current home, she loved the pretty periwinkle blue of the buffet/entertainment center in their living room.  ”And it is still a really pretty color. But it does not work well with navy blue or gray or kelly green,” Jenna notes, the colors that she’s gravitated to in her current decor.

blue-buffet-entertainment-center

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Pop of Color for a Vintage Dresser

Primer and Pinated Nails dresser before

Kelly blogs over at Primer and Painted Nails.  ”I got a call from my neighbor the other day because her sister had several pieces of furniture she just wanted gone,” she says.  This dresser was one of them.

Primer and Pinated Nails dresser before

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Fun with Legos on a Retro Table

Fussy Monkey Business lego table before

Over at Fussy Monkey Business, Crystal had this cute little end table sitting in her attic for years.  One evening, while playing Legos with her son, she realized exactly what she needed to do with that table.

Fussy Monkey Business lego table before

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Rocking Chair Redo

Pickles chair before

Over at Pickles In My Tea & In My Soup, Beth was checking the Freecycle listings when she found something that caught her eye.  ”It was a free rocking chair and all the ad said was that it was in ‘good condition’ and there was no picture,” she shares.

Pickles chair before

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School Desk and Chair Makeover

Chase the Star desk set before

Barbara of Chase the Star found this sweet little desk set on Craigslist.  She decided that with a bit of tender loving care, this schoolhouse desk and chair would be perfect for her little boy.

Chase the Star desk set after

 

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Royal Desk Makeover

Meg and Mums secretary before

Meg’s friend invited her over to go through a shed on her property that was full of old things.  Meg blogs at Meg and Mum’s, and you wouldn’t believe the makeover she gave the old secretary desk she found in that shed.

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Rescued Red Buffet

Art Is Beauty before

Karin at Art Is Beauty was out with her girlfriends for a birthday lunch when she spotted an old dresser at the side of a city street.  Her friends were nice enough to help her load it up into the back of the minivan and bring it home, where Karin gave it a new life.

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Yardstick Stool

Thistlewood Farm yardsticks before

When KariAnne of Thistlewood Farm found a whole bunch of yardsticks at a thrift store, she brought them home and made a list of all the ways she might use them.  First project on her list was making this fun yardstick stool.

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