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Upcycled and Repurposed Furniture 5/15/2013

By |May 15th, 2013|

I had this small drop leaf table that was looking sad, boring and lonely. The paint and stencil made it happy and interesting but it was still lonely so I gathered more pieces to turn the lone table into a small banquette set.

The two chairs were painted and upholstered to match. No they […]

Treasure Hunting at the Coast 9-23-12

By |September 23rd, 2012|

We managed to do some thrift store shopping on our vacation to the coast this week because we took the truck instead of the motorcycle. I passed on quite a few good deals because as you can see from the picture below, my storage shed is overflowing with fun winter projects. But please […]

Friday Finds 8/24/12

By |August 24th, 2012|

Trunks, Trunks, Trunks! Look at these great trunks we found, it seemed to be our theme for the day. It was our first treasure hunting day in the new truck, and we refused to come home until it was full. I let Cassie drive. She didn’t run over any yard salers, but […]

Repurposed Antique Dresser into Benches

By |August 3rd, 2012|

I had this old, dirty antique dresser that I could have sanded, painted, and changed the hardware and it would have been very nice. However, why do the expected — lets make three benches out of it instead.

Here it is, cut in half. The large bottom drawer with the legs became one bench, and the […]

Hollow Core Doors Reinvented! Part 1

By |July 3rd, 2012|

We’ve all seen them, we’ve probably all thrown a few out — the ugly hollow core door.  Let’s save them from the landfill and burn piles and reinvent them into usable, one-of-a-kind pieces for your home.

This is a two part series, this first post will cover how to transform old doors (like the one shown) […]