Hi.

I write about repurposing old things into new, home decor and sometimes stray into whimsy.

$12 Metal Cabinet Makeover

$12 Metal Cabinet Makeover

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  Middle of the week garage sales are the spice of life.  (Well, my life, anyway.)  I found this "beauty" for $5 as I was leaving empty handed:

 

 

My girl has been wanting a "locker" in her room for a while, so this seemed like a great candidate.  As usual, spray paint saved the day.  Well, spray paint and some vintage locker numbers I bought on Etsy (they set me back a total of $7):

 

 

A couple of cans of orange spray paint, a power tool and...

 

 

I made an effort to crop the millions of posters in my daughter's room, but you get the idea...

 

 

She couldn't be happier with it.  And naturally, when you open the doors, all you find inside is a mess.  As you can see, she's well on her way to being a teenager...

 

 

 

 

 

Repurposed Shower Curtain Art

Repurposed Shower Curtain Art

How Plastic Animals became Bookends (Pinterest, you've done it again..)

How Plastic Animals became Bookends (Pinterest, you've done it again..)