As part of a new series called 5 Easy Pieces, we’ll be gathering our favorite upcycled, re-purposed, vintage and handmade stuff from around the web for you to buy or make yourself. So stay tuned for quick lists of 5 must-haves and get ready to wish you had thought of that.
Crib Turned Craft Station
What lucky kids! This home re-purposing project took minimal intervention and now there is an awesome craft station that any kid would want.
For a tutorial on making your own, visit Alittlelearningfortwo.blogspot.com
Dresser Turned Planter
Any old dresser will do for you planter-making project. You can also paint or decorate it, or leave it worn for that distressed look.
For a tutorial on making your own, visit Tracya.hubpages.com.
Coat Rack Turned Shoe Rack
By just slightly adjusting its placement, this coat rack turns into a shoe rack. Simple, easy and obvious after the fact. Alt use at it’s best.
As seen on Pinterest.com.
Palette Turned Coffee Table
Most times palettes are reused but sometimes they are discarded and ultimately meant to be disposable. With a new set of wheels, and perhaps a quick sanding, you’ve got yourself a reclaimed, unique table ready for your books, flowers and coffee cups.
As seen on Saidosdaconcha.blogspot.com
Window Turned Canopy Bed
By hanging the window frame flat with secure cords or chains, you can create the base for a canopy. Drape any fabric, with lights or not, to create a bedtime wonderland, fit for a princess.
For more images, visit Robomargo.com
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