Grandfather’s Desk for the Next Generation

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“This desk used to be my grandfather’s and is going to now be my sister-in-law’s vanity,” says Meg at Oliver & Rust.

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Vanity Comes to the Front Door

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“Back when I was in high school my parents bought me a vanity,” says Shonee at Hawthrone and Main. “I really loved using it. I would sit in front of it every day when I would get ready in the mornings.” While Shonee no longer uses the vanity, she decided that she still wanted it in her home. Recently, she gave it a makeover.

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Vanity in the Garden

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Linda from With a Blast says that this table used to be her daughter’s dressing table years ago, but has since spent it’s days out in the backyard.  “I used it as a stand for spray painting,” she confessed, until one day she reimagined it as a herb garden. To spruce up the former table, {…Read More…}

Vintage Vanity Chair Refabbed

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Over at The Salvaged Boutique, Kathy tells us, “Last year I was dressed in a suit, heels on, make up done, good hair day. And then I drove by a neighbor’s house and saw farm tools, antiques AND furniture…curbside for garbage day!”

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Glamorous Mirror Makeover

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At Mommy Is Coocoo, Amanda and her husband have been finishing up a bath renovation.  As part of the process, the large, unframed mirror over the vanity needed to come down.  The contractor was going to charge them money to remove and dispose of it, but Amanda had other plans.

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Grandma’s Bedroom Set Ready for the New Generation

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Maria blogs at Greenhill Lane Designs.  She’s had this beautiful vintage bedroom set that belonged to her grandmother for almost as long as she can remember.  “I grew up with it in my bedroom, so it has a special place in my heart,” she explains.

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Icebox to Vanity

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At The Olde Farmhouse on Windmill Hill, Rachel was checking Craigslist one day when she saw a listing for a free vintage icebox.  She just couldn’t pass it up.

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Vanity to Kids’ Art Station

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Jessica blogs at Mom 4 Real, and she’s been busy working on her daugther’s “big girl room”.  She caught a lucky break when it came to furnishing the room by finding this dresser and vanity set along the side of the road.

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