how to paint thrift store futniture that has a veneer or finish on it How-to-paint-a-wood-dresser The dresser my cousin gave me does not match my room, so this is a good idea. Then again, I'm still a teen, and gonna need my mom to Take me out ¦)
Free-For-All Friday: My Repurposed Life with Gail Wilson
DIY Kitchen Island - leave the right drawer intact for more utensil or cutlery storage. the tall section ideal for recycling cans. add hooks and rails around sides and back for even more convenience. knee-hole desk will provide double the drawer space!
DIY: How to Make a Lamp From a Broken Table - this is a GREAT upcycle, DIY! A table pedestal was drilled through the center (so the lamp wire could run through), painted & distressed & had a light kit attached.
Desk repurposed into a tall chest. This tutorial is worth reading even if you don't want to make this piece of furniture. She has great vision of what can be done, and some great tips on steps in repurposing furniture in general.