This giveaway has ended. Please see the rafflecopter widget for the winners’ names. Y’all I just love D. Lawless Hardware—I mean not just the site, but the folks who run it. I was fortunate enough to meet Derrick last year at Haven, and missed him being there this year. From their site: D. Lawless…
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D. Lawless Hardware Projects
It’s so much fun to transform old pieces into new items! Cutting something to make it smaller, or adding items to make it larger are perfect ways to consider changing things up. This hutch top ended up making the best coat rack shelf. You will love it!
This easy project can be completed fast and frugally. This is the easiest idea ever for turning a cutting board into an iPad holder that has a chalkboard. With some hooks on the back, it’s a chalkboard key rack! So many possibilities for using a thrift store cutting board!
This easy picket fence coat rack is something a novice can do by following my simple instructions. Minimal tools are needed for this project, you could even use a handsaw if that’s all you have. Of course a jigsaw would work and a miter saw would be so easy peasy!
It’s time for our thrift store decor projects! I used a reclaimed cabinet door to make a chalkboard. It’s perfect for any room in the house. Use it for decor or for those all important messages. I use one in my kitchen for lists and reminders. I don’t know how I got along with chalkboards for so many years!
I fixed an old wooden ladder up and painted it with my Finish Max. It makes the perfect outdoor plant stand for a garden or patio. I decorated it with some succulents and other plants. Topping it off with some inexpensive outdoor decor from local dollar stores. All in all, this makes for a very frugal project!
Do you have some outdoor projects that are in need of repair or freshening up? I’ve been busy doing some stuff around here. With the new backyard space, the rest of the yard is in need of tidying up. Y’all know how much I love my Finish Max paint sprayers, they are perfect for those outdoor projects in need of a fresh look.
This easy coat rack shelf made from a cabinet door project makes me smile. It was fairly easy the way I made it, but I have tips on how you can make it easily if you don’t have the tools I have. You can see the simple construction is a long narrow cabinet door…
I love using old cabinet doors to make new and useful projects. This chalkboard key rack wall organizer is perfect for the gal or family on the go! Keep everything you need right by the back door. Hop over to see complete step by step directions.
Two repurposed nightstands stacked for vertical storage is the perfect solution when you are short on space but need organization. Complete details included will have you putting this on your to-do list very soon.
How to make a drawer front hook rack using a broken dresser drawer and inexpensive Fleur De Lis coat hooks. This easy project only uses basic tools and paint. Don’t throw away those broken dresser drawers!
While putting down the new laminate flooring, the wall to wall closet in the master bedroom was removed. The triple mirror by-pass doors were removed and that meant a new closet enclosure was needed. The area was framed with 2×4’s and a header was made with plywood. Bi-fold doors were turned into french doors. I love, love, love my new closet.
I messed up the original paint job on the sewing cabinet makeover. But I used the Super Finish Max Extra to save the day and give this cabinet a perfect, flawless makeover. I think you’ll love how it turned out. I know I do.
I love making projects using reclaimed wood. A lot of people use barn wood and pallet wood, but my go-to is weathered fence wood. This easy coffee sign with hooks to hold coffee cups is perfect for displaying in a kitchen coffee station area. I stenciled the word COFFEE on the fence boards and then framed them. To see more details and tips, hop over.
If you don’t like people painting wood, or redoing an antique singer sewing machine, just walk away now. I understand how people feel about such things, but I’m in the business of repurposing furniture. Today’s project will show you how to transform a vintage singer sewing machine into a very versatile makeup vanity, jewelry organizer,…
I have a fun repurposed porch post coat rack project to share with you today! It was a last minute Glendale project, and I couldn’t be happier with how it turned out. I used my new favorite paint technique. I just can’t stop using that glaze! I hope you love it as much as I do. It was popular in the booth last weekend at the craft show.
A pallet cut in half makes the perfect pallet coffee cup rack. I used one of my favorite sayings–But First. Coffee stenciled in black on the weathered oak stained pallet. Eleven single hooks allow a variety of your best coffee cups to be displayed above your coffee station.
A fun repurposed shutter (bi-fold door) project. This easy fireplace screen cover-strictly for decorative purposes-made from cut up bi-fold doors is easy to make and oh so functional for your fireplace hearth this fall and holiday season.
I actually started this project in 2009! This vertical coat rack is the perfect solution for tight spaces. Use it in the bathroom for towels, by the front door for hats and coats. Hang it low for kids coats and hats.
My Repurposed Life is my name, repurposing furniture is my game. Sometimes I even re-do a re-do. This is one of those projects. After years of having this end of bed bench in the bedroom, it was time for an update. Using a coffee table as a bench for the bedroom is great for putting on shoes and/or helping the pets get off and on the bed. Complete tutorial to make your own.
A trio of gray glazed shelves are made from one odd piece of wooden trim. Adding wood for the shelves and hooks make the large one perfect for any room. I’d love to know your thoughts on what configuration the trio should be displayed.
A free, damaged headboard gets a new chance after a little sawing and painting. I rarely throw anything away or turn down free stuff from neighbors. This was one of those cases where I said yes, but was wondering what I was going to do with this damaged particle board headboard.
I’m joining a couple of friends today hosting a craft stuff giveaway! All this stuff is up for grabs to one lucky winner. It’s easy to enter and you will also be able to enter to win from two of my friends, they each are having fabulous giveaways of their own on their sites.
I LOVE making repurposed door projects. This DIY entry table is beautiful and functional. Add a basket under the lower shelf to add even more functionality. The blue door and table is the perfect addition to any home decor. The addition of a chalkboard is just the icing on the cake! Click over to see all the details so you can make one yourself.
This tutorial uses reclaimed wood to make a custom rustic shutter cabinet. The reclaimed wood is the same size as 1×6 pine boards that you can buy at your local hardware store. I’ll show you how to frame out the front facing, and build the cabinet to your size. No project is without a few kinks, I would love for you to click over to see the ins and outs of this project.
I’ve been working my way through the free furniture I got earlier this year. You may remember the awesome dresser bench I made last week. By parting out the dresser I was left with two louvered dresser doors. They were used in this easy project to make a wall cabinet great for craft storage!
I recently got some awful furniture, including a dresser. I re-imagined the dresser into a beautiful and useful storage bench. I even went the extra mile on this one and made a cushion and pillows. The step by step tutorial is only a click away! I think you’ll be amazed!
It’s time for the Power Tool Challenge, and it’s a Home Decor reader event. We’re sharing what we made, but we’re also inviting YOU to share your projects for a chance to win a fabulous prize pack from Homeright. I made this much needed custom sofa side table to help me keep track of all my remotes in the living room!
I recently got a free dresser (I call the tall pieces chest of drawers, but most people call them dressers). The piece had a lot of damage on the bottom, after cutting off the damaged portion, it was shorter, and seemed the perfect size to make a coffee station cabinet. A step by step tutorial is just waiting for you on the blog.
I love making hall trees. I think a green hall tree was one of my very first projects. This one was made from an old door and a dreadful orange shelf/nightstand. I’m so pleased how it turned out. I’ll show you how I removed all evidence of the doorknob! Do click to see the transformation!
I have another great headboard coat rack tutorial for you today. Last week I showed you the small black shelf I made from the leftover bed posts of this headboard. Repurposed Headboard into Distressed Chalkboard Coat Rack This is what the headboard looked like when I got it at Vendors’ Village. *this post contains affiliate…
I have a fun and easy repurposed furniture bedpost wall shelf project to share with you today using bed posts from another headboard project I made. We all know how much I love cutting up furniture. Whenever I cut legs off of headboards I always save them for other projects and this project was fun…
I recently picked up this twin headboard, and actually got a deal on it for $4 from John at Vendors’ Village. I decided to make it into a bench, but within minutes I knew it needed to be a bench with storage. One thing lead to another, and suddenly it was going to be a…
I’m so excited to show you this outdoor bar I made from reclaimed wood. It would also make a great kitchen island or maybe even a potting bench. How to make an easy outdoor bar I still have a lot of this salvaged wood stored in a woodshed. (this picture is of the wood when…
This is a fairly simple project turning an old headboard or foot board into a coat rack or coffee cup rack with a chalkboard. Although this set of bunk beds was marked $9.99, I actually got it at Vendors’ Village for $5.00. *this post contains affiliate links at no extra cost to you* I propped…
How to make a Bless The Food Before Us sign using reclaimed, weathered fence boards. This step by step tutorial will tell you how to build, paint, frame and stencil this extra large handmade sign.
This is the mate to the headboard I’m using in today’s headboard wall shelf project. Imagine this headboard missing one of the spindles. Dismantle headboard Because I’m making two projects out of this one twin headboard, I needed to do a little modification with the reciprocating saw. I’ll be using the lower portion for this…
I love two toned furniture projects using dark stain and almost any color. This two toned modified dresser makeover involves navy and Jacobean stain. This month’s power tool challenge post is all about modify—which is what I normally do to all of my projects. But I took a step back this month and made it…
I’m excited to share my easy pet project today as part of a blog hop. I made a pet organizer to hold the dog’s leash and baby bag—bonus! It’s also a chalkboard. The challenge was to use swag from our latest blog conference (Haven Conference last month) to make a project. Bonus points for using…