I started with this dirty old ugly trunk.After a good cleaning and tackling the necessary repairs, I added trim around the bottom and cut some simple legs to raise it up.Then painted it white and denim blue and finished it off with a chevron stencil that I sanded back for a bit more casual look. […]
We have a few small tables, a buffet cabinet, some shelves, and a small cabinet.
Small Table – After (Top)
Large Buffet Cabinet – After
Round Table – After
Small Drop Leaf Table – After
Although this small pine cabinet is a good size and in great condition it was looking a bit dated and in need of some jazzing up.
I started by adding an old wall shelf with a drawer to the top of the cabinet. This brought it to an appropriate height so I could switch out the towel bar for a mirror. I chose classic […]
Ok, a few more pieces of upcycled furniture. The first was an easy one. This large old cabinet was loaded with character and charm. All that was necessary was a few minor repairs, a good cleaning and raised up with legs.
Next was this beautiful old dresser that was looking a bit tired […]
My latest projects were perking up some boring furniture with paint.
I started with this old rickety country table that had been used and abused.
It needed some reinforcement to make it sturdy again then a good cleaning, a coat of paint and a paisley stencil to top it off. Now it […]
Well, a couple more pieces of free furniture upcyled. I’m working my way to the back of my storage shed where the good stuff is.
My first project was this tall storage cabinet.
Although the sides are particle board, the trim on the front and the doors are oak. It was looking a […]
This headboard was given to me by a family friend who was very reluctant to part with it because he had it from his teens to his adult years, and felt it held many great memories. His wife convinced him, though, that it was time to part with it. I was pleased to […]
The sun was up, and so were the prices! Although we did not find any great treasures, of course we managed to find a few good deals. We both managed to find great sunglasses, that’s why we both look so aDORAble today. And Cassie is very proud of her new balls.
Here is […]
I loved the price of “free” on this plant stand but the piece itself was just a big yawn. It was time to give it a new life. After I took it apart I turned the center section on its side and lined it with 1/8″ plywood veneer and topped it off with […]