What happens when a family tries to protect a family heirloom, and finally removes the tablecloth or table pad? Lots of green fuzz!!! How in the world will I remove it? After trying so many products, I’ll share what worked best!
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!
While digging in the wood shed for my next project, I landed on this old sewing cabinet that would be perfect for a side table. The poor thing did need a little TLC. Old Sewing Cabinet into Side Table The base of the sewing cabinet doesn’t look too bad. But the top was a little…
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.
Are you looking for the perfect gift for teachers and/or neighbors? I have an easy project, mason jar tissue holders! I have all the details. I worked out all the kinks just for you. I hope you love these as much as I do.
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.
I have a great simple sofa table makeover to share with you today. This roadside find still has a lot of years left to give. All it takes is a little paint, stain and TLC. I’ll show you the easiest way to get a perfect fresh look.
A friend gave me a couple of ladder back chairs last year. She had found them on the side of the road. I felt they were the perfect project for this month’s Thrift Store Decor Challenge! For painting details please visit Homeright DIY. Do you like them after I glazed them, or should I have stopped with the white paint?
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.
You need a new bed, but the matching nightstands are $500 extra. Your nightstands are still in good shape, but they are outdated and don’t match the new bed. Not a problem. A quick DIY paint job is in order! Step by step directions on how to give these nightstands an updated vintage black paint job with gentle distressing.
I’m so giddy about this project! I love how my repurposed lamp plant stands turned out. This is a fairly easy project if you have enough junk in your stash. I save lamp parts when I do projects, so I had extra stuff. I recommend you dedicate a place to hold onto them as well. 🙂
A small French Provincial nightstand or side table gets a new look with a little gray paint. This easy furniture makeover really updates an old piece of furniture. A Finish Max paint sprayer really made a difference in painting the sides of this small table. I hope you love it as much as I do!
How do you make a twin bed bench? I’m sort of known for making a bed into a bench. Many people tell me that’s how they found My Repurposed Life. I decided that since the theme of this month’s Power Tool Challenge is Repurposed I would do what I love doing! By the way, this…
I’m sharing some tv tables that I updated for the camper. Space is very limited in my Vintage Cruiser so I have to have items that are dual purpose and easy to store. The folding tv tables are perfect for this very reason. They can be used indoors or outdoors and easily fold away for storage and transporting.
I have an oh so easy project for you! It’s a mirror frame chalkboard. The mirror was broken, but the frame was perfect to make into a chalkboard. I even used the masonite board that helped hold the mirror in place. Spray paint, and chalkboard paint sprayed with my Finish Max and this project was finished in record time! Oh, bonus! I added a Chalk Couture transfer to take it to the next level.
As I was moving my furniture items out of Vendors Village I spied this half price vintage piano bench. It looked lonely, but was at least double my regular budgeted thrift store amount. What can I say, I brought it home and got right to work giving it a little makeover. I love how it turned out!
I’ve had this reclaimed armoire door book shelf on my to-do list for almost a year. I finally got around to building it. The two armoire doors were missing a couple of glass panels, so I had to make a decision on what to put in the empty space. Great tips on how to build your own bookcase out of old tall cabinet doors.
I’ve had this child bench done for a couple of months. It’s a fairly simple toddler sized bench made out of a reclaimed bed. It’s actually the foot board of a bed. Because the bed posts sit closer to the ground, it was perfect for using to make a small bench for a child. A…
Today’s post is chock full of information. I’m sharing how I painted those picture frames I showed you yesterday. There are fun details about a contest for my blogger friends going to Haven Conference and a giveaway for those of you who aren’t a blogger going to Charleston later this month. I love my friends at Homeright!
Today’s project is the third in the trilogy of table projects made from that one $7 damaged queen anne coffee table. This project is about the table base getting a new top to replace the damaged top that was on it when I picked it up at the thrift store. Don’t throw out a damaged piece of furniture.
Using parts of two different table, I put a new top on the broken claw foot table. After a little paint and glaze it’s ready for it’s new home. A cute little four legged claw foot table perfect for any small space.
For this month’s Thrift Store Decor project, I chose to do a small stool makeover. The stool was a great deal at only $4.00. But what should have been a very simple makeover gave me lots of issues and stress. Be sure to check out the other great projects this month from my friends. You will be inspired!
I exceeded my $5 limit on this busted up coffee table, but I ended up getting three projects out of it. I’m sharing project #1 with you today. I think it’s my favorite one of the bunch. I wish I could keep it! I hope you like this reclaimed coffee table made into a hall/entry table.
This fun and easy repurposed shutter vertical garden will make you smile and look around for a shutter near you! It’s bright and cheery color is what will really draw you in. This vertical garden can hold a variety of small plants. Hang it on a fence, or lean it against your patio wall.
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.
THIS giveaway has ended, please see the widget below for the winner’s information I think most of you know how much I love my Homeright Finish Max HVLP Paint Sprayer. In this post, I’m going to give you my best tips for Do’s & Don’ts while using a Finish Max. You can learn from…
A while back I hosted a giveaway from Wagner Power Plus. There were two winners. In order to enter, the entrants agreed to show before and after pictures here on this ole blog. If you missed it, you can read how Karen and her hubby spray painted their shutters. The other winner was Anna from…