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21  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / curb side chair to funky fab! on: December 04, 2008 12:40:35 PM
 so this chair was on the curb with a bug infested seat that was destroyed and nasty. so i took the seat off and tossed it .the wood was rotten and beyond saving.I cut a new seat out lof scrap mdf.covered with foam and upholstered it.then spent hours sanding off a really nasty varnish.painted and sealed it and voila! total price about 10 bucks for faberick and sealant everything else i had already.well thanks for looking guys  the discoloration is the flash not the paint

before ewww...





after yippee..





22  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / My first attempt at altering books on: November 19, 2008 04:54:23 PM
so these were my first try and im so addicted these didnt turn out like i was planning but i learned alot making them.i cant wait to make another one

thanks for looking guys




23  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Garage sale find = new side table on: November 19, 2008 04:03:58 PM
Ok so i got this chinese silk print already framed for a few bucks at a garage sale.I already has a little black iron side patio table with a grated top i got it on clearence for 5 bucks so i just glued the frame down on top and bam new side table.pretty simple but i love the way it turned out thanks for looking






24  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Old window found on the curb on: November 19, 2008 03:59:12 PM
So I found this old window with one missing pane so I snaged it.sanded it down painted it red and put some pictures in the panes you cant really tell but the pics are old wine. ad postcards.i love it.pics dont do it justice.






thanks for looking
25  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Dumpster chair to my favorite chair on: October 07, 2008 03:55:27 PM
I found this chair by the dumpster at work Im guessing from one of the doctor offices next door and just knew I could do something with it. so a little paint a thosand staples and some bargain bin fabric and bam My new favorite chair. I love how it turned out

Thanks for looking guys   

after







before ewww!!






oh and p.s. the fabric on the back part is a shade off from the cushions.i didnt relize untill i was done but said to hell with it.I dont mind it.  thanks for looking
26  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Yet another suitcase table on: September 10, 2008 10:40:55 AM
Ok I have seen many of these on craftster and have always wanted to make one.I need to work on the legs because its a little wobbly but im dead set on 3 legs so i might just have to accept that.I got the blue suitcase at a garage sale for 5 bucks and used some legs from an old ikea stool.alot of painters tape and plastic spray paint ond here it is.I love it! I  love how sleek it is.

hope you guys like it

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Before

27  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / easy re purpose wall bracelet holder on: August 28, 2008 03:28:53 PM
So I have a bunch of these $1 blk shelf brackets and turns out its perfect for a bracelet holder yippee!!.now what to do with all the rest hmm.

Thanks for looking



28  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions / I need help finishing a dumpster table ideas?inspiration? on: August 27, 2008 01:23:39 PM
Ok so I got this out of the trash but someone had cut a giant hole in the center and put a really nasty piece of plywood in its place so I knocked out the board and painted it using interioe house paint that matches my bedroom walls now i cant figure what to put in the middle such limitless possibilities.the color doesnt show up very well in the pic but its a medium red with wood grain showing through so its very organic and natural look which I love! so any ideas you guys could give would be really appreciated.

Thanks a bunch for looking!  Huh

29  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / easy re use for wood cassette cases on: August 21, 2008 02:41:33 PM
ok so do you guys remember those little wood box crate things made for holding cassettes ? well i found one when i was at work and had to play with it.i took off the lid and hardware.took out the divider boards and re positioned them then a little paint a voila a spice rack for the kitchen h.not the greatest thing ever but an easy re use.
thanks for looking sorry no before picture i always forget dang it



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30  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / trash chair gets a little bit o' love on: August 21, 2008 02:36:21 PM
Ok i really wish i had taken before pics but like an idiot i  forgot to.

it was painted hot pink with the old green paint kinda showing from under the pink and it had a stained up orange vinyl seat.pretty gross looking.all i did was paint it black and re covered the seat.I used the fabric from and old shirt that would never ever be worn again but I really liked the fabric.

anyways here  it is.



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