Being a dog bed maker myself, I'm tickled to see Lisa's project on Design Sponge. This style of heavy, cumbersome cabinetry is plentiful in the secondhand market and you better believe I scurry past it like it has The Plague. Lisa, on the otherhand, had vision.
One late afternoon I stopped into my local Goodwill store. Immediately, I spied this vintage child's rocker in the furniture area priced at a measly $6.99. Old, worn out, and saggy, I was a little interested, but not quite sold until I saw someone else become very interested in it. It was ON!
Not much needs to be said about this dresser turned bath vanity project, except that it epitomizes secondhand chic!
Stephie's behavior while browsing Good Will sounds very familiar. Case in point: as she was perusing the store's aisles recently, she spotted two mug holders and a lazy Susan and proceeded to stare at them, trying to think of something to turn them into. This is EXACTLY what I do. I often wonder if the people around me think I have some sort of disorder, staring intently a bit too long at random crap. Anyhoo,
Louise gave a tired mid-mod table a fun once-over perfect for her daughter's playtime. Before we attempt such a makeover ourselves, we'd be wise to follow Louise's suggestions and
Christina shows us how to make the prettiest vintage cake stands from secondhand items that, when put together, look like a very upscale (code for 'expensive') serving piece. (Don't they look like they could be in a Martha magazine?) If you're as smitten as I with the idea, here's what we'll need to make one (the construction reminds me of my garden decor post from earlier this week):