Back in the Summer of 2014 I rounded up 15 items that I gave an entirely new life to. That post is one of my most popular, so it thought it was time to go digging around my archives to bring you 15 more ideas for transforming ordinary items into new treasures. Enjoy!
Let’s start with this recent post using a thrift store shutter:
…as part of this cute shelf:
This Yard Sale Cigar Box…
makes a convenient place to hang your keys:
This lamp was part of thrift shop swap challenge…
I turned it into this sweet memo board with the addition of a frame:
This old flatware chest had seen much better days…
But luckily I came along and turned it into a functional storage piece:
Another challenge I participated in was a one-tool challenge, where we could only use a drill. I decided to repurpose these spindles I found at an estate for $2:
into these whimsical wind chimes for my garden:
This cabinet door was a left over from when we had to replace the cabinet above our fridge to accommodate our new taller one:
(Oh that UGLY floor!! SO glad we put hard wood in here…see that chaos HERE)
My Hubby knew better than to toss it, I turned it into a functional piece to store necklaces:
This past Fall I was challenged to make something out of these items:
became a fun Garden Feature:
This old $5 window…
made a perfect shelf:
This $30 thrift store headboard…
made one beautiful Mason Jar Blue Bench:
This next project was another one power tool challenge using a jig saw. I turned this frame and drawer front…
…into a perfect landing spot for my kids’ backpacks:
This hotel headboard I found at the thrift store for a mere $4…
became an awesome Bed & Breakfast sign:
Here’s another inexpensive headboard…
that by adding a few pretty knobs, became a functional piece to hang coats and such:
An old picket fence I scored curbside…
can be so many things! Here I used one large section to create this Vintage-Inspired Beach Rentals Sign:
I turned one of these frames and this polka dot estate sale scarf into a pretty tray for my dressing table…
This would be a great way to display a treasured scarf!
If you liked this post, here are 15+ more ideas for transforming everyday items into one-of-a-kind treasures:
I hope you enjoyed looking back through projects of the past with me!
I’ll be back soon with the after of this antique beauty:
I did something a little different instead of replacing the glass!
UPDATE: Check out how this pretty cabinet turned out HERE now!
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