Cream Marble Top Desk

Kristen from Inspired Whims came across a pretty pathetic little desk just a few miles from her house. With chipped paint, missing hardware, and a whole lotta dust, it had seen better days. But who can say “no” to a solid wood desk with a marble top? With some sandpaper, spray paint, and glaze, Kristen {…Read More…}

Dark Walnut Four-Drawer Dresser

Rinni from Rinni’s Playground grabbed this dresser for her dad to refinish. As if the front was not bad enough, the top almost looked beyond repair. The veneer was literally broken off in chunks and just plain nasty looking. This go round Rinnia and her dad passed on the paint and instead decided to refinish {…Read More…}

Flower Carved Buffet

Rita from Curbside Creations was overjoyed when a man told her she could have this buffet for free. Literally, she ditched the friend she was with and went home for her Explorer. She couldn’t let this one get away! It was very sound structurally despite all the cosmetic damage. This was a fun piece for {…Read More…}

White Chair with Flower Detail

Brittany aka Pretty Handy Girl is unable to turn away from a piece of furniture awaiting trash pickup, no matter how decrepit. That’s how she ended up with this yucky chair. To say it was in rough shape would be an understatement. The seat was molding, the paint chipping and peeling, and the structure of {…Read More…}

Blue and White Seashell Coffee Table

Brittany aka Pretty Handy Girl rescued this poor baby from someone’s trash. It was practically pleading for its life, so, of course, it would have been cruel to turn away. Brittany realized what dire shape it was in when she found mold growing underneath the top. Ick! Back to the trash for the tabletop! Brittany {…Read More…}

Homemade Chalk Paint Table

Kristy from Kristybelle’s got this little laminate table as a freebie off Craigslist after it didn’t sell at a yard sale. It was wobbly and falling apart, but Kristy had the insight to turn it over and tighten everything up (duh!). Apparently, the original owners hadn’t thought of that. Now, what to do about the {…Read More…}

Vintage Card Catalog Buffet

Adri from Dream Book Design considers herself one lucky lady to have an awesome husband who actually enjoys projects! Jeremy purchased this massive old card catalog from a closed down library. With not a clue in the world what to do with it, in the garage it sat waiting for that “aha” moment. Inspiration definitely {…Read More…}