decor storage tip: "Give a retired ladder a new life, and add storage space and vintage charm to any room. Simply screw vent grates in place on each rung. Paint the ladder a color that matches the rest of your decor
DIY Decorating Ideas: Repurpose an old door into a bookcase by cutting it in half and adding shelves. Finish it off with a vibrant high-gloss Metal & Wood in a Benjamin Moore color to give it a fresh modern feel.
Old metal heating grate repurposed as a newspaper and mail rack. Clean the grate by scraping away flaking paint with a wire brush and washing with a mixture of equal parts warm water and vinegar. Screw to the wall after cleaning.
DIY Wall Shelves of Used Drawers. I like this idea for repurposing drawers. Might be able to find an old dresser that has seen better days, with scuffs or crackers but that has interesting drawers, that I can pick up for cheap at a yard sale.
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