How to Update a Hand Me Down Dresser - In My Own Style
Mantel Headboard - n old mantel proves to be just the thing for a statement-making headboard. Fill the firebox opening with an upholstered cushion for extra comfort, and use the top of the surround for displaying favorite finds. Be sure to use the appropriate hardware for securing the heavy mantel to the wall.
This cheap brown dresser didn't grab attention until a die cut and white paint rolled over the drawers brought it to life. Use stencil adhesive to secure a crafts store die-cut mask, cutting it to jump from one drawer to another. Roll primer and two coats of white semigloss paint over the drawers; let dry between coats. Peel away to the die-cut mask, revealing the unpainted design beneath
Spraypaint fake flowers, glue to canvas and add plexiglass, or not. Super idea, this will look amazing on one of my empty walls in the bedroom. Really chic and feminine.
Travel and Rest
DIY Buffet: Start with a small rectangular dining table or desk. Cut the table in half lengthwise, cut the legs on one half to 12 inches tall, then paint both pieces. When dry, secure the bottom half to the wall using a wooden cleat. Stack the top piece on top; secure to the bottom section and to the wall.
Incorporate a Bar Area
Make Over a Side Table
Take a Hint
Tin Tile Headboard
Hideaway Under Bed Storage: Maximise space underneath the bed with rolling storage. Repurpose dresserless drawers, crates or boxes from flea markets or garage sales & if you can't find a matching set, unify disparate pieces with paint. Attach casters to the bottoms and add matching hardware to the fronts. Easy storage for kids toys, blankets, magazines ... | The Micro Gardener
On a Roll
Cart It Away - An old chicken coop, four casters, and a sheet of glass come together as a fun coffee table for any living room with a flea market vibe. Screw the casters to the bottom and crown the cart with the glass top. Use the inside of the cage to display collectibles, such as pottery, fabric, or old books.
Cart It Away