Toy Box Transformation

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Over at Nicer Than New, a client  dropped off a toy box that had long lost its purpose and asked Joan to do something with it.  ” After seeing a photo of her living room, I was inspired to try my hand at painting a Union Jack,” Joan says. The cute mural that was painted on {…Read More…}

Bar Stools Get a Lighter, Brighter Look

Chase the Star bar stools before

Over at Chase the Star, Barbara has been working on updating her kitchen and dining area with lighter, brighter colors.  These barstools had already been through a lot when they arrived at her house (check out that scary before picture), so this was their second rescue under Barbara’s capable hands.

Chase the Star bar stools before

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This Rescue Sails Under the Union Jack

Refunk My Junk union jack dresser before

Over at Refunk My Junk, Hayden tells us, “This dresser was sitting out on trash day at my neighbors house.  I yelled for my hubby and he helped me tote it over to be refinished–with a color twist.”

Refunk My Junk union jack dresser before

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DIY Union Jack Trunk

Meredith & Gwyneth trunk before

Time to check in with Meredith & Gwyneth, the New Yorkie.  They’ve been working on a fun project for their New York apartment that started out with discovering Meredith’s old footlocker trunk in the atti, last week.

Meredith & Gwyneth trunk before

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Union Jack Coffee Table Makeover

The Vintage Estate coffee table before

Aimee blogs at The Vintage Estate.  She says, “I agreed to take this table sight unseen through Freecycle…I had no idea how hideous it was going to be!”  The table needed a makeover in a big way, so Aimee decided she had nothing to lose, so she’d try something dramatic.

The Vintage Estate coffee table before

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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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Union Jack Dresser

Catnap union jack dresser before

Catherine from Catnap bought a few things at an auction, then went back at the end to pick through the “free” pile of leftovers.   This worn down dresser was one of the freebies.  Even with it’s missing drawer, Catherine knew shew could refurbish it into something terrific.

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Stained Union Jack Coffee Table

Ashley at Domestic Imperfection got this coffee table for free from a friend and decided it would be just the thing to class up her brother-in-law’s space. And the perfect opportunity to branch out and try something new! The tabletop was all sanded down and ready for some stain when Ashley couldn’t deny the fact {…Read More…}