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Posts tagged ‘Painted Furniture’

Trailer Reno | Nightstand make-over

Having completed the trailer bathroom, it was time to tackle the bedroom. I was determined to use the brand new, but uuuuuugly nightstands. It is amazing what can be done with a vision, some paint, a vintage handle and a box of old wooden shims (see also my sidetable post using the same old shims). Looking at the before and after shots I am pleased…

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Vintage Desk Makeover

A few weeks back, one of the local schools was doing a clean out of their old stuff, and I found this amazing desk – free for the taking! The desk was pretty scratched up and covered with pencil scribbles. It had a wobbly leg too, but I had a vision for it.

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From Junk to Funk: Kid’s Desk

Now that the weather’s warm, it seems that ’tis the season to dump your old furniture by the side of the road. What others may judge an eyesore, I register as a bonanza! So many eclectic pieces – so many trips to the hardware store. With a little “spit and polish” many of these items can be restored to “better-than-new” status.

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Junk to Funk | Bistro Set Reno

When I saw the pile of rusty iron on the lawn of the neighbour’s garage sale, I saw potential. The potential for a lovely retro bistro set bringing new life and purpose to my front porch. I imagined freshly brewed coffee, the paper and early morning rays of sun. I paid $15 for the table and 2 chairs, invested another $25 in paint and outdoor fabric and a few hours of labour later my porch dreams were reality.

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