After dropping my daughter off at school yesterday — on Garbage Day — I spotted an awesome sideboard on the curb next to a pile of trash. Rrrrrt (sound of brakes being hit!) I pulled over to inspect it and found only minor problems, a bent hinge, water marks on the top, and one dent. … Continue reading
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From Curb To Treasure
I love Garbage Day! I enjoy the remote chance that someone may have thrown out something that I can turn into a treasure. I found this table at the curb last year and I brought it home with Shabby Chic sugar plums dancing in my head! I sat it in the back yard and then … Continue reading
Best Seat in the House!
Up-cycle a scratched Coffee table into an upholstered bench. This is a project that I did for the first time in 2010 and this bench has been the most fought over seat in the house ever since. It serves as seating at our kitchen table and is perfect for a couple of adults or several … Continue reading
Refinishing – Drawer Pulls
I found a beautiful desk that I am refinishing for my daughter’s bedroom. I am very excited about it because it is really a good quality and in good condition. It definitely needs a new finish and I am still deciding on what color I want to go with. My daughter is 11 and I … Continue reading