Vintage table stained on top with 'Java Gel' and painted with a light coat of Amy Howard One-Step in 'Ballet White.' Some of the paint was immediately wiped off for a "Restoration Hardware" look. See www.shawnajeannine.com
DIY Vintage Milk Crate Turned into Unique Ottoman Tutorial -- could use the plain wooden crates found at a craft store, plus thick or heavyweight fabric, foam, plywood. Could also add hinges to make the top open for storage inside!