Don't throw that old stool out! Make it into a table instead...
I mean, isn't that obvious? Ok...so maybe not. But I was super proud of myself for doing it. We had this awful rickety little round table that sat next to the hubs recliner. It was the right size. But ick. It shook and wobbled... and was the cheapest thing ever. Don't get me wrong, I'm all for cheap furniture and re-working it... but this thing was just sad. I think I got it for ten dollars (and that was brand new, guys) So when I finally had enough... I started looking around my garage to…
When Kevin and I moved into our house, the previous owners left several items behind that we have used in various ways. One of those left-behind goodies is this pair of barstools: Ugly? Yes. Beat up, scratched, and overall in a state of serious distress? Absolutely. But we actually used them until we got our cute & comfy permanent barstools. What to do with the old ones? Throwing them away was out of the question, but repurposing them? Totally in my wheelhouse. After thinking about it for…
Simple DIY Desk!
As many of you know, I recently closed off a loft space to give my oldest daughter's their own room. I have finished lots in Hayden's room, and now have turned my attention to Avery's
Bar Stool Face Lift
A few weeks ago I inherited some bar stools my mom no longer wanted. They were a little plain, so I decided they needed some color (and cus...
No more bar stools!!
Benches at dining tables are everywhere now. They are great for kids. And having a bench you can tuck away under the table means you don't have to have 6 or 8 chairs surrounding the table. But what about having a bench replace your bar stools at your kitchen island? I am a minimalist in the kitchen. I can't stand clutter in there. Our kitchen nook table is right next to our island eat in area so there were bar stools and chairs everywhere! Here is a photo of what the bar stools looked like…
15 DIY Entryway Bench Projects • OhMeOhMy Blog
Need a place to sit down in your entry? Make these easy DIY entryway bench projects to add seating and to create an entry where there was none!
Upcycled Sofa Table
I have been looking for a narrow dresser or low sofa table for a while with no success. I have seen some great pieces but nothing that would fit behind my monster sectional and define the space between it and my dining area. So what do we do when we cannot find what we want? …
DIY Bar Stool Upgrade
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Turn some old barstools into a great desk!
My oldest girls were in need of a desk, and I had 2 barstools ready to drop off at Goodwill. I started looking at them, and realized they would make the perfect desk. I did the whole project in a couple hours, and they love it! You can see more photos and all the details at http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2012/08/diy-barstool-desk.html
HOW TO PAINT BAR STOOLS - farmhouse white kitchen decor
A blog about re-purposing vintage wood furniture, with many tutorials that include tips and tricks how to achieve the look you want in your décor.