Gratitude and Wood Fencing


“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.

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Scrap Wood Wall Art


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.

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Easy Pallet Project for Garage Organization


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.

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Faux Aged Wine Crates


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!

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Seeing the Beauty Underneath the Beast: Desk Makeover


“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.

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Mission Style Coffee Table Gets Painted


At Nicer Than New, Joan found this mission style coffee table in the free section of Craigslist.  It was a typical light oak.


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Sofa Set Makeover

Namely Original couches before

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.

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Old World Two Tone Dresser

One of my Roadkill Rescue readers Liz, found this old, beaten up dresser in the back of an office building.  She said it was solid and super heavy and her sister-in-law helped her cause by helping her load it up.  Liz knew she could make this painted brown/black cabinet piece into an awesome chest of {…Read More…}