Magazine Rack with the Midas Touch

Home Made magazine rack before

Rhonda rescued this magazine rack through a Facebook swap page and blogged about it over at Home.Made.  When she got it, Rhonda says that, “It was brown and dusty with little gnaw marks from some (hopefully domestic) critter.”

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Office Chair Makeover

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Over at How Joyful, Joy had an office chair that was pretty beat up, and she didn’t like the dark leather look of it.  But the chair was still so comfortable to sit in that she decided to give it another chance before throwing it out.

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Spray Painted Nightstand

DesignItGirl seafoam nightstand before

Nicole of DesignItGirl came across this nightstand at the Salvation Army store.  It was worn and dated, but had some great details, so she was sure she could give it a new life.

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Bright Yellow Metal Table

CRAFT metal table before

Jamie from C.R.A.F.T. says, “I had the Target sale rug, Van Gogh prints in yellow frames, and a half empty bottle of spray paint… I did what any crafter would do and sprayed the metal  end table!”

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Faux Gilded Pinecones

What's Ur Home Story pinecone before

At What’s Ur Home Story, Vidya has a great way to dress up pine cones for Christmas decor.  If you have a yard with pine trees or live near a park or nature preserve that has them, then pine cones will be free and plentiful at this time of year.

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Painted Plastic Patio Chairs

painted plastic patio chairs

Gail from My Repurposed Life had these four plastic chairs that were looking downright sad and dingy. I know you are no stranger to these chairs and probably have some sitting on your patio right now, looking just as sad and dingy as Gail’s.

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Kids Chalkboard Table

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Linda from It All Started with Paint got this little table from the thrift store for only $5. Its transformation felt like an Olympic gymnastics competition for Linda, as it had her biting her nails and holding her breath at times to see how it would end.

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Hubcap Flower Garden

repurposed hubcap

Reeves from The Weathered Door has mastered the sport of hubcapping. Oh, you didn’t know that was a sport? Well, it requires exceptional speed and agility to quickly pull over on the highway, grab one of these bad boys, and then dart back to the car without getting harmed {giggle}.

repurposed hubcap

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