Refinished Trunk Coffee Table


Aly from Entirely Eventful Day loves the function and industrial look of trunk coffee tables. The price was the only thing holding her back from owning one until she found a way to get one for FREE by transforming Grandpa’s old tool chest. With a cleaning, sanding, and staining, Aly finally got her beloved trunk coffee table and brought new life to a family piece that was going to be discarded!

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Painted Vanity Desk


Virginia from LiveLoveDIY is a super frugal gal who loves thrift store excursions. On one of her trips, she came across a little, outdated wooden desk for $20. It reminded Virginia of a gorgeous $2000 vanity she’d just seen at Crate &Barrel. Virginia knew just what to do and transformed the piece with some high gloss black paint and a sleek chrome handle.


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White and Wood Dresser


While shopping at a local thrift store, Kate of Centsational Girl happened upon this little chest that was calling out for a makeover. She thought the piece would be perfect for her husband’s office and happily toted it home for twenty bucks. In order to preserve the beautiful wooden drawer fronts but cover up the [...Read More]

Refinished Kitchen Table

Kristi from KrisKraft really loved the look of a reclaimed wood table from Restoration Hardware but didn’t have the extra cash to buy it. Instead she refabbed her existing table to have a lighter, more raw finish with some gray and walnut stain. I love how Kristi brightened the space with the lighter wood tone [...Read More]

Storage Box Table

Amy from A Nest For All Seasons purchased an old wood box that once held silver at the thrift store for only thirty cents. After seeing Ballard’s beautiful campaign box table, the light bulb went off, and Amy made her own custom campaign box that she adores. Amy’s table design comes complete with birch branch [...Read More]

Painted Wood Plant Stand

Ann from Stylish Once Again found a wooden plant stand at a garage sale for only $5. It was in sad shape and required a little gluing and sanding. With a fresh coat of off white paint and a bit of distressing, it has a new vintage feel. This little lady is currently looking for [...Read More]

Simple White Girls Dresser

Kristen from Pink Toes and Power Tools wanted to update her daughter’s dresser. It was actually her husband’s from when he was a child and hardly fit for a princess. Kristen says, “ I wanted to get it up off the ground, make it more feminine, and give it a coat of white paint to [...Read More]

Burlap Coffee Sack Ottoman

The natural color and texture of burlap makes it a classic when it comes to home decorating. So you can imagine the delight of Jenna from SAS Interiors when she walked out of a local coffee shop awhile ago with some FREE burlap coffee sacks. Jenna immediately envisioned the sacks on an ottoman in her [...Read More]