Quick and Easy Mason Jar Makeovers

by Chris Gardner

Quick and Easy Mason Jar Makeovers

One thing's for sure: mason jars are awesome. They're widely available, inexpensive, and work equally well inside the kitchen and out, and their looks are oh so au currant in design mags these days.

Celeste snagged several dozens from Freecycle, and came up with two awesome projects to transform them from clear and functional to something special.  

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Turn an Upholstered Chair Into a Tree Swing

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

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Two sisters, Amy and Jeni, write the Peppertowne blog. One loves furniture and chairs so I'm assuming she's the one who reworked this $8.00 upholstered chair into a waterproof tree swing. Though, I would probably add a seat belt of some sort to keep the kids from flying out.  Jeni (I'm assuming) shows you how to waterproof this cushy swing, as well as how to string the chair securely onto the end of the ropes.

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Dumpy Garage Turns Into a Slick Modern Studio

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

Dumpy Garage Turns Into a Slick Modern Studio

Kitchen and bathroom makeovers sort of grab my attention, but  garage, basement and shed makeovers stop me dead in my surfing tracks. In fact, this detached two car garage turned studio/office has me looking at my "dumpy" garage with new hope. After the conversion, the remodel increased the garage to include a bathroom, a loft and a roof deck. See the slick and modern results. 

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Before and After Chalkboard Chair Makeover

by DIY Maven

 

Before and After Chalkboard Chair Makeover

Welcome to a new feature here on Curbly! It's called...drumroll, please....Make Over Mondays!! (Okay, so you could figure that one out by the totally awesome banner above.) Anyhoo, Mondays are going to be devoted to fabulous befores & afters. So if you like a good makeover (and who doesn't?) make sure you visit every Monday for your makeover fill. And if you've got a good makeover of your own to show off, don't worry, Tuesday through Friday are still available*.

created at: 2010/02/08

And now for the make over....chairs!! But not just any chairs.

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