Build a Coffee Table Create a coffee table from two retired kitchen cabinets. Place the cabinets side by side, screw together, and paint white. Cut a piece of medium-density fiberboard (MDF) to fit on top of the cabinets. Paint and coat the piece in polyurethane, then attach to the top of the cabinets. For the base, cut the click to read the rest
Playful Kid's Dresser... If you don't like the look of an old dresser, update it with a bright color. Paint a forgotten dresser with bright pinkish-red chalkboard paint for a playful look that works perfectly in a kid's room. The dresser allows kids to use their imaginations by drawing or writing anything they want on it, keeping the walls safe from any unexpected drawings.
12 Clever Uses for Old Furniture Check out these easy ways to repurpose old home furnishings before you decide to toss them out. From a ladder display shelf to cabinet mantel decor, you will find a way to repurpose many forgotten household items.
12 Clever Uses for Old Furniture
Decorating on a Budget: Thrifty Finds Transformed The experts at HGTV Magazine go yard-sale shopping. Check out their secrets to spotting potential and repurposing the castoffs into pretty pieces you'll love and use.
Decorating on a Budget: Thrifty Finds Transformed
Rescued, Rehabbed and Resold Furniture The editors at HGTV Magazine bought these items for a steal, gave them new life and put them back on the market. See how they fared and how you, too, can transform any piece. Jessica Dodell-Feder (Crea
Rescued, Rehabbed and Resold Furniture
Flea Market Flips Turn castoffs into pretty pieces you’ll love and actually use. Here are some simple how-tos from HGTV Magazine to get your creative ideas flowing.
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.
Furniture Projects Build your own furniture from scratch or remake an old piece with these furniture project ideas.
Fabulous Furniture Makeovers Uncover the hidden charm of a cast-off piece with just a bit of creative thinking and elbow grease. By Debra Wittrup
Fabulous Furniture Makeovers
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Plywood Table Extension Create extra space for Thanksgiving meal guests with a layer of large plywood atop your table. To ensure everyone's safety, make sure to provide proper support for the wood and protection for your table surface. Learn How to Increase Your Table Size
This project was purely experimental so I was pretty pleased with the result. Obviously, it’s a reasonably unconventional (or, as I prefer to think, ‘innovative’) makeover, and certainly not to everyone’s taste though it was fun to push the boundaries a bit. Plastic lace and a brake fluid drum hey? Who woulda thought….
DIY FAUX PRESSED METAL BRAKE FLUID DRUM!
Improve the efficiency of a utility closet by adding shallow compartments to the back of the door. With all of your cleaning supplies conveniently located in one place, everyday and emergency cleanups are quick affairs. Attach hooks to the back of the closet to support rags and a dustpan. And organize those plastic bags once and for all with a bag dispenser installed inside the cabinet.
Utility Matters Improve the efficiency of a utility closet by adding shallow compartments to the back of the door. With all of your cleaning supplies conveniently located in one place, everyday and emergency cleanups are quick affairs. Attach hooks to the back of the closet to support rags and a dustpan. And organize those plastic bags once and for all with a bag dispenser installed inside the cabinet.
Display Shelves Tutorial Glamorize an old wine crate or wooden box by adding shelves and a gilded frame. Finish with paint and it's ready for storing pretty toiletries or displaying an interesting collection. Step 1: Re
46 Crafts Made with Recycled Materials
Make a recycled cocktail cabinet This old sewing machine cabinet was left out on council collection day but you can find a similar one at a recycling centre, second-hand shop or garage sale.