Thursday, January 22, 2009

Blast From The Trash

Remember the beast?

(otherwise known as the free cabinet I scored a la our neighbors trash pile).

Poor guy.

No love.

No affection.

Not a friend in the world.

Wanna come and play?

The most important thing in a friendship is honesty.

With some left over paint from this project and 2 new knobs (huh huh.......she said "knobs") from Lowes, he's got a brand new home.

Total Cost: $5.13

20 comments:

  1. love it! your hubby gets some serious bonus points for dragging this thing home for you - there are not many men that would do that for their crafty wives. my husband likes to steer me away from the trash haul off piles - why can he not yet see the potential in other people's junk?!

    hey, we have that pokemon stuffed bonsley in our house too!

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  2. You are kidding me! You really do have the EYE for decorating and restoring! Lovely!

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  3. Wow, I'm really impressed! Too bad my neighbors don't go throwing pieces of furniture out!

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  4. Rebecca,
    Amazing! I am completely and totally impressed with your desire and your vision and your patience to work it all out and come up with a masterpiece.
    Way to go!

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  5. Holy cow!! You never cease to amaze me!! That totally looks great!! Awesome job Rebecca!

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  6. Wow! You are so talented! I can't do things like that. When I see an ugly piece of furniture...that's exactly what is is...I don't see anything more.

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  7. Well I'm not impressed at all.. j/k I love it! I just love the red too, much cuter than the sign you got, but oh well. :)

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  8. Love it! We have a dresser in the garage you would do wonders with... I think you might enjoy it too... has a detachable mirror.... more treasures waiting for love, patience and tenderness!
    Keep up the suspense and curiosity of new projects in the making!

    Love,

    MOM

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  9. I LOVE your BLOG! You are AMAZING. And so inspiring.... I picking up some really old doors off craigslist to make a headboard....wish you lived close by for some pointers!

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  10. AWESOME!
    I did the cutest refinish on a dresser and night stand for Maggie's room, but in my excitement to paint, I didn't take time to take a "before" picture. Not as fun to blog about a finished project when you can't brag about how bad it was to start with.

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  11. seriously so jealous! not fair that you find that good stuff!!!!! we live by a bunch of rednecks so all we get is dirty old mattresses or TRASH!

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  12. I'd call that a miracle makeover! It's just beautiful. I'm sure it is the envy of the trash to treasure fans all over the world!

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  13. No Way! You work miracles and are a visionary women...no doubt. Love it!

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  14. I like what you did with the primer :)

    I Love the finished project more though.

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  15. WOW!!!!!!!!!!!! this is one amazing makeover, your husband has a keen eye. Looks fantastic!
    hugs
    janet

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  16. It looks like it came straight out of a fancy shmancy catalog.

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  17. Awesome, I love it! Especially the red, my favorite color.

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