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April 2015 Projects – Before and After Pictures

By |April 29th, 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 […]

Recent Projects 05/09/2014

By |May 9th, 2014|

Check out recent creations with reclaimed lumber and before and after pictures of upcycled furniture.



Upcycled Vanity 8/14/13

By |August 14th, 2013|

What I like about this vanity is the clean lines and sturdy construction. What I didn’t like was the knee knocker drawer, no mirror and that it sat too low.

To raise it up I added 1 x 3’s to the base. Then to fix the drawer I removed it from the […]

Upcycled Furniture 4/23/2013

By |April 24th, 2013|

I went with totally terrific teal for these projects.
I started with this beautiful little vanity.

It’s full of fun storage for all those girly must haves and I love those gorgeous legs. Brighening up the color was a must and then I lined the many drawers with fun and colorful paper.

Next […]

Repurposed Antique Vanity into Display Cabinet

By |October 12th, 2012|

This antique vanity was purchased at a yard sale this summer. It’s not only beautiful, it is very well constructed, solid wood. However, there was quite a bit of damage to the outer edges of the mirror. I didn’t think it would work well as a modern day vanity because it is so short, […]

Friday Finds

By |July 20th, 2012|

My daughter Cassie (a.k.a. partner-in-crime) and I look forward to our treasure hunting every friday. We are so lucky to live in an area that has such fantastic local sales. We never come home empty handed.

We began today slightly bummed because of the weather, but we suited up in our rain […]