Vintage Rocking Chair Makeover

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Over at Weekend Craft, Michelle found this rocking chair at a yard sale shortly before her sister’s birthday. Good bones for sure, but it needed some sprucing up. And since her sister had been eyeing rocking chairs, Michelle thought it would make the perfect gift.

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Vintage Suitcase is Pretty in Pink

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Over at Pretty Providence, Sarah has a collection of vintage suitcases down in her cellar, which she scored at yard sales over time. One day she got brave enough to take on an old ugly suitcase and make it something beautiful. Sarah wasn’t quite brave enough to take on a spooky cellar though, so her husband saved the day and brought up the suitcase. That’s what husbands are for, am I right?

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Wallpaper Top Table

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Shanna from Restoration Redoux got this vintage table at a yard sale for $4. It was wobbly and dirty, and the leather inlay on top had rotted. Yes, it was in sad shape, but $4 for a wood table is too good a deal to walk away from!

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Chalkboard Spice Rack

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Amy from Atta Girl Says was rummaging around at a yard sale when she saw this framed jaguar needlepoint sitting on a table. She walked away wondering who in the world would by it. Then a glimpse of the item from another angle had Amy scurrying over to stake her claim.

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Stenciled Drum Table

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Living in a house full of musicians, it comes as no surprise that Bonnie of Revolutionaries wanted to create a drum table for their space. She started with a $5 bass drum that her mom picked up for her at a yard sale.

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White Painted Dresser

You know it made my day when I got an email with a subject line that read “You inspired me to do this!” from Jen at West Street Story. Jen and her hubby had found a dresser beneath some bales of hay at a garage sale. They dresser wasn’t even originally for sale, but they {…Read More…}

Homemade Chalk Paint Table

Kristy from Kristybelle’s got this little laminate table as a freebie off Craigslist after it didn’t sell at a yard sale. It was wobbly and falling apart, but Kristy had the insight to turn it over and tighten everything up (duh!). Apparently, the original owners hadn’t thought of that. Now, what to do about the {…Read More…}

3D Black and Blue Desk

Rita from Curbside Creations was enlisted with a job by her nephew Adrian. He needed a desk for his room, and his mom had bought this beat up, unattractive one from a yard sale. Adrian even drew a design to show his Aunt Rita just what he had in mind. (So cute! I think we’ve {…Read More…}