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Upcycled Furniture – June 2015

By |June 10th, 2015|

More projects from September 2014

By |November 10th, 2014|

This rusty, crusty trunk was crying for help. It had been beat up bad and needed to be saved. The first step was a good cleaning, then dealing with the rusty metal.

I covered over the rusted edges at the bottom with wood trim, but the pieces on the top were damaged beyond repair and had […]

Projects from September 2014

By |November 2nd, 2014|

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. […]

Upcycled and Stencil Projects 1/29/14

By |January 29th, 2014|

The Tribal stencil is one of my latest purchases from Royal Design Studios and I couldn’t wait to try it out, so I found a couple of pieces ready to be upcycled.

The old trunk was in desperate need of a good sanding, cleaning and painting. To give it character and style I added the stencil […]

Upcycled Furniture – 5/29/13

By |May 29th, 2013|

I thought this microwave cart would be more useful as a side table or night stand, so I cut it down to the appropriate height after I added the legs. Then I updated it with paint and a geometric stencil.

I also added legs to this one, because it was too short. Then painted it […]

Upcycled Furniture 3/27/13

By |March 27th, 2013|

I kept my projects small but fun this week. I started with this tongue and groove cedar trunk. It is a great size but was oh so boring.

To liven it up I painted it chartreuse on the outside and raspberry on the inside. Then added the wow factor with these […]