Tips for turning an old singer sewing machine base into a table for your sofa or hallway. Spray paint was used for the base and reclaimed wood was used for the table top. Lots of tips for you to DIY.
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Old 90’s furniture gets a new look. A little TLC and paint, the set of bookcases are hardly recognizable. An easy bookcase makeover that will surprise you. Make your own chalk paint to make this not only easy, but very frugal!
After seeing a picture of a small cabinet hanging on the wall in a magazine, I realized that it would be easy to recreate using a couple of repurposed drawers. I find my inspiration by looking at manufactured pieces and then ask myself what can I make that from?
I have a super collection of repurposed drawer projects for you. Many of them are so easy, you can be done in an hour or so. I find drawers are easily orphaned–drawers from kitchens, dressers and more! What kind of drawer do you have laying around?
Can you take another headboard project? How about a sweet toy box bench made from the end of a daybed? I have vowed to clear out my stash instead of dragging more stuff home. These beds have been around for 3 1/2 years. One down and one to go. So let me know if you have a suggestion for the other daybed piece.
How to turn a Jenny Lind Spool Bed into a bench using only your basic five power tools you may already have. Step by step instructions will show you that you really can make this bed bench. Bonus! See more five power tool projects from my blogger friends.
This fun and frugal picture frame shadow box is a fairly easy DIY using drawer parts and thrift store items. Step by step instructions included. The shadow box has been featured in a couple of magazines.
So many planter ideas to inspire you for Spring and Summer planting! Are you ready for Spring and getting your flowers planted in fun and unique planters? Build your own, or find something around your home to repurpose into that perfect planter to use as a conversation piece.
I did it! I sawed another table in half! It’s been too long since I actually took a saw to a piece of furniture in order to transform it into a perfect new piece! This over sized coffee table has now become the perfect kid’s bench with storage. The best part? I have another half of the table to do something with down the road. I’m a happy camper!
I’ve done a lot of succulent planters, and a lot of repurposed chandeliers, but this is my first succulent planter repurposed chandelier! It’s the second Wednesday of the month, so this project is my contribution to the Thrift Store Decor Team challenge. Be sure to check out all the other great ideas at the…
Today’s easy project is an antique sewing drawer set makeover. Using sewing machine drawers as a stand alone set is apparently quite popular. Who knew? With a little paint and some wipe-on poly, it hardly looks the same afterwards.
For this month’s DIY challenge “wall art” I made a wooden letter board. I recently bought a very inexpensive one, but decided I would prefer to make my own. Some of my steps are a little difficult for a beginner, but I’ll share tips so you can make your own. Bonus: check out the other wall art projects from my friends.
I’m revisiting an old project with new photos and directions, adding what I would do differently if I were to build it today. I’ve learned a lot over the last 10 years! I’m sharing a repurposed door bookshelf from the archives.
I finally did it! I made a reclaimed wood heart for Valentine’s day. I’ve long admired others I’ve seen my blog friends make. This step by step tutorial will show you just how easy it is, and make you wonder why you’ve never made one. You still have time to make one for your home or someone you love!
This bench made from a door is a perfect weekend project. You can have it built and painted in just a couple of days. I’m sharing some things that didn’t quite work for me as well as the easiest way ever to quickly paint this project!
Ohh, how easy this project is! How to use vintage drawer fronts as hook racks. Give new coat hooks a vintage look with spray paint and rub-n-buff! Don’t pass on free junky stuff! Repurpose it!
Welcome to Talk of the Town #209. We’re back with great DIY and Recipe features, something for everyone! Enjoy, and visit the features for more details.
It’s time for our Building Blogger Challenge. This month’s challenge — Let’s Get Organized! So many great projects shared helping you get organized in so many ways! Be sure to visit my friends to see their awesome projects, AFTER you check out my Farmhouse Floating Shelf for the T.V.
I saw a window project at Cracker Barrel and literally found the perfect window at a ReStore for a dollar two days later. The knobs were 50% off at the craft store. It makes a great wedding photo display hat rack.
How to use scrap wood to make these easy 2×4 Valentine blocks to decorate your mantel or table. Chalk Couture completes the look, but you could easily use your own stencil or paint pens.
I have the easiest antique chest of drawers paint makeover ever! Seriously, this was so easy. I did have to make a few repairs, but this gal was in sad shape. But when it’s free, I don’t say no. I hope you love her great neutral color. I think she’s going to find a home really quickly. I’d love to keep her, but no room, and no need for her.
Did you miss Talk of the Town? We took some time off to enjoy the holidays, but we’re back. We can’t wait to see what you’re working on for the new year.
How to make easy farmhouse shutters for your home, she shed, or outbuilding. Step by step directions on assembling and installing wooden shutters. This is a great weekend project to update the look of any building.
This is the post you’ve been waiting for all year! The numbers are in, and I’m sharing the top posts of the past year. In addition, I’ve also collected the most popular projects from 2019. The best thing about repurposed furniture? It’s timeless. It’s not going out of style anytime soon.
Christmas is right around the corner, so be sure to take advantage of these great diy projects and recipes this week! So many great ideas to inspire you from our Talk of the Town 205!!
Woohoo! Are you ready for Thrift Store Projects extreme? Over 100 projects of all kinds to inspire you over the next few months. My friends and I are sharing our greatest thrift store project ideas all in one place. Sit back, grab a drink and enjoy!
Oh my gosh, we’re 10 days into December! Are you ready for Christmas? I don’t even have my tree up yet. No worries, we have so many great features to inspire you with lots to keep you busy this month!
I’m sharing the easiest iPad or tablet stand ever. Using a cutting board and the back (easel) of a picture frame makes the perfect iPad stand for your kitchen. Look up recipes or catch a movie while you’re baking or cleaning.
Woohoo! Happy December friends! We’re back with a great Talk of the Town party. Fun features for you just in time for the Holidays.
This easy Dollar Tree project is perfect for your mantel or centerpiece for your table. Yes, paint a Dollar Tree Christmas village and use natural elements for a quick and easy project.
We’re back with another great edition of Talk of the Town. So many great features, DIY AND recipes! We appreciate you sharing your great ideas with us!
How to make custom wood slice ornaments using a tree branch from your yard. Also, did you know you can easily purchase these wood slices online?
I really enjoy looking around at all the projects and recipes each week. YOU inspire me with your creativity and your generosity to share with others. I look forward to the next 200 parties! 🙂
If the kids in your family love to play dress up, I have the perfect project to inspire you. You may not be able to make a dress up armoire just like this, but I hope it gets your creative juices flowing to make something for your little ones. Creative play is very important for the young!
How to make an easy Christmas Stocking Shelf, perfect for holiday decor and your family’s Christmas stockings. Step by step directions for you to make your own project. Lots of tips and painting ideas.
I love bonfires and campfires! I don’t love stuffing tons of newspaper or chemical logs to get a good hot fire started. I made some awesome fire starters out of wood shavings. Check out out the details about making your own fire starters on the blog.
Only one more week to go till we’re at party #200! Welcome to #199. I love all the wonderful projects and recipes you share every week. Thank you from the bottom of my heart! What’s your favorite this week?
I’m joining my awesome woodworking friends with a special challenge–gift ideas! I used tree branches and logs to make horizontal and vertical candle holders. Bonus!! Easy ring box made from a branch for that special day!
This very fun and easy project will make you smile–oh wait that’s me! I love all shades of blue, but don’t really need beachy or coastal decor. I still want to add something to this project, so I’m looking for your advice about how I should finish it off. If you do a lot of framing I have the tool you need to put on your wish list!
A broken bi-fold door (or shutter) makes an awesome DIY Welcome Sign for your porch or patio. Perfect for anytime of the year. Step by step directions with lots of paint tips!