Icebox to Vanity

Olde Windmill Farm icebox before

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.

Olde Windmill Farm icebox before

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Vanity to Kids’ Art Station

Mom 4 Real vanity before

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.

Mom 4 Real vanity before

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Vintage Vanity Makeover

Restoration Redoux vanity before

When Shanna of Restoration Redoux first saw this vintage vanity, not only was it really dirty, it had been spray painted brown.  A free find from Craigslist, it had definitely seen better days.

Restoration Redoux vanity before

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Curbside Vanity Makeover

Dickey's Decor vanity before

Leah at Dickey’s Decor is lucky that her co-workers know what makes her tick:  one of them texted her the address where this old vanity was sitting at the curb.  It was a while before Leah could make her way across town to find it, but it must have been meant to be, because this gorgeous, solid wood piece was still there waiting!

Dickey's Decor vanity before

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Rescued Vanity

Dear Emmeline vanity before

At Dear Emmeline, this vanity was a drive-by rescue on the night before bulk trash pickup.  It’s new owners stumbled on it by pure chance, and were delighted to take it home for a makeover.

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Vanity to Boy’s Desk

What do you do when your curious little guy won’t stay out of your desk? Make him one of his own! Thank goodness Loren from Pandora’s Craft Box had this vanity from a dumpster that needed a home. Take away the mirror, add some blue paint and spaceship-lined drawers, and you’d never know this was {…Read More…}

Painted Vanity and Bench

Karin from Art Is Beauty picked up this nasty vanity right as it was about to be thrown into a dumpster. It was covered in spider eggs and the drawers were warped. Karin actually found the manufacturing sticker on the mirror while working that dated this piece back to 1947. I guess after 65 years {…Read More…}

Black and Pink Vanity

An elderly lady was dumping this lovely Queen Anne dresser (mirror and all) which had belonged to her mother. Lucky for Megan from Meg & Mum’s her husband was there to catch it in time! Her she is after a sanding and with the mirror removed. I know you are all wondering who in the {…Read More…}