New homeowner Maggie, from Polka Dots in the Country, noticed that she didn’t have any numbers on the outside of the house that would indicate their address. She set out to remedy that problem with some wood and stain leftover from other projects.
“As Fall approaches, I think about family dinners, getting together, and giving thanks,” says Deb at Lake Girl Paints. To celebrate the season, she decided to repurpose some fence boards into some board art with grateful sentiments.
At Home.Made.Interest, Melinda tells us that she found this wood in the scrap pile at Home Depot. She brought it home with plans to turn it into some wall art for her gallery wall.
Jenn from Clean & Scentsible came up with a way to keep her garage a little more organized without spending much time or money. Her material of choice? She repurposed a pallet.
On the hunt for some wine crates to use for storage and decor, Dee from Meatloaf and Melodrama thought to ask a few local merchants. These were just going to be thrown out by one of the big box stores, so they were more than happy to pass them along to Dee for free!
“When I first laid eyes on this writing desk, I wasn’t going to stop to pick it up. The top looked really beaten and un-salvageable,” says Denise at Salvaged Inspirations. Luckily she got out of the car for a closer inspection, and decided that while it would take some effort, the desk was more than salvageable. It came home with her.
At Nicer Than New, Joan found this mission style coffee table in the free section of Craigslist. It was a typical light oak.
Emily and her mom like to redo unwanted furniture in their spare time, and they blog about it at Namely Original. This second hand sofa set was in good enough condition to use in their own living room, but they weren’t loving the blonde wood.