Sometimes when I finish a project I just can’t wait to share it. This chippy white dresser is one of those makeovers! It looks like it was a fairly easy transformation. However the sanding alone took hours. Was it worth all the work? Totally! I hope you love the decoupage knobs. They are the original knobs with paper and Mod Podge!
Homeright Paint Sprayer
This free computer desk was a fairly easy project. Who needs a keyboard tray these days? I removed the tray and gave the new craft desk a quick and easy paint makeover. Checking the chair department in the storage garage, I found the perfect chair to compliment the new craft desk. Where do you do your craft projects?
I’m very excited to share this tutorial for glazing an outdated ornate frame that no longer matches your decor. I’ll give you step by step directions on how to paint and glaze an ornate gold and black mirror frame. I love glazing thrift store projects.
A free roadside find-a mission style headboard is the perfect piece to make a headboard bench with storage. I don’t do storage benches very often. I love how this headboard turned out. I hope you love it too!
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.
A FREE vintage sewing desk makes the perfect storage solution and T.V. stand for a small kitchen. Tucked away in a corner the red glazed vintage sewing cabinet doubles as a t.v. stand and a safe place for Lulu Mae’s dog bed. I used my favorite smoked glaze to give this new furniture piece the perfect color RED!
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.
Do you have an old headboard that you love, and don’t know what to do with it? A queen, full or king sized headboard is perfect for repurposing into a corner bench. Making a headboard corner bench is easier than you think, and I am showing you step by step just how to make one for that special corner in your home.
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,…
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 have a great Coffee Table Bench with Easy Button Tufted Upholstery You Will Want to Try soon! Have you ever done button tufting with screws instead of drilling holes? It’s so easy and it looks great. This simple project took over a year to complete because I didn’t really like the way the project was going while trying to keep it as a table.
I’m sharing a tutorial for an extra large picture frame that I transformed into a cork board memo board. Using my favorite Smoked Glaze really makes this color oh so pretty! I can’t stop using that glaze! Looking for some fun push pin ideas for this cork board.
I picked up this mid century hutch at the thrift store a couple of weeks ago for $15! What a steal! BUT-the glass in one of the doors was broken. I had planned to use decorative metal but the pieces I have aren’t large enough. I’d love to get your ideas of what I should do with the doors now that the glass has been removed.
I know you’ve already seen the table, but I wanted to share this chair makeover with you and show you that the table not only works as a console or library table, but add a chair–and you have a writing table. The writing table is perfect for a home office or a kitchen nook.
Thrift stores are great places to find gold mirror frames to repurpose and transform into new and functional pieces such as this handy memo cork board. Paint is an amazing way to change up hollywood regency gold mirror frames. Tips on cutting thick cork board, as well as other great thrift store makeovers from the Thrift Stored Decor Challenge team!
Using FREE bed posts (have you ever seen a bed with these kinds of posts?) and some bargain plywood along with the picture frame molding I recently shared, I made this handy double column console table. I also think it would be great at a vintage wedding for displaying photos and a guest book.
Do you ever get an idea in your head and you want it done YESTERDAY? That’s the way things go around here. Once I decide to do a project, I can’t wait. This was one of those projects. Suddenly I realized I wanted a standing laptop table and I got right to work. A couple of weeks later and I’m loving it. Details on the blog.
Mindi is back this month with great tips on repairing and painting this adorable grain stripe step stool. It didn’t start out looking like this, it was in desperate need of repairs. She even added storage in the dead space in the back of the step stool. I always learn stuff from Mind’s tutorials, be sure to check it out.
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.
An old oak drop leaf table gets a new purpose as a craft table. Tips on repairing and painting furniture to help you in your next furniture makeover. Hop over to see how I fixed a broken chair using an automotive clamp.