Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Chair overhaul

I traded this chair for some furniture I had already re purposed.  I had plans for it, though I did not do a tutorial on it.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Chair fronts

We see a lot of ideas on what you can do with a chair back- build benches, use as towel racks, turn into a shelf...but what about the other half of the chair?  What about the front?

I built 2 benches for a friend-

Thursday, March 12, 2015

A new use for a mantle clock

I picked up this mantle clock for free at a garage sale probably 2 seasons back.  I really did want to try to fix it (have my hubby fix it).  After looking at it recently, I figured out it had a missing piece or two so I decided to do something with it.

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Milk paint + mid century = Awesome!

I picked up this mid century modern buffet/sideboard just a week ago.  At first I really wanted to preserve the wood and try to make it beautiful again, but it wasn't to be.  There were too many issues with the top and the weather not nice enough to strip and re stain.  Instead, this piece got a milk paint makeover and I just love how it turned out.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Fireplace screen DIY

Some of you may have seen my post about things you can make with plain cabinet doors.  Today I am going to share a new project with more of those cabinet doors.  If you have ideas, I'd love to hear them.  I still have more!