?1381868191" width="600" />Thrift stores, garage sales, Craigslist... They're great sources for finding furniture. Sometimes (re: 95% of the time), though, this furniture has seen better days and
thrift store: it has great bones but the finish has seen better days (sound familiar?). You know you can do something awesome with it, but what? All-over paint? A new stain? Boring!
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The fabric on this chair had seen better days, no thanks in part to the resident feline who couldn't resist its velvet flocked goodness. Fast forward to now, and it's sporting a
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Fabric scraps, old sheets, t-shirts that have seen better days: give these textiles a new shot at life by turning them into colorful DIY coil coasters!
this awesome DIY media center!
at the room Emily recently transformed for Fran Ferguson, a resident at an assisted living center.
Read on to see how Emily tackled the unique challenges of this room, including her tips
-control expensive very quickly. So what's a mini-blind-loathing homeowner (or renter!) to do? Work with what you've got -- and make it better!