Someone’s Trash is Someone Else’s Treasure

I love seeing the potential something has.  I love going to garage sales or antique shops and finding a piece and thinking, “I can work with that!”  These are some of my past finds and what they have been transformed into.  Sorry I don’t have step by step instructions or specific colors used for these…they were BTB (Before the Blog).  I promise future posts will have more details.

It’s amazing what some paint and sandpaper can do.  I found this piece at a local garage sale for $40.


This was a piece I found on Craigslist for $15.


I absolutely LOVE anything mosaic!  I found this piece at a garage sale.  It was missing the middle insert.  The guy who was selling it said it was originally a slate slab that had cracked.  I think I paid $5 for it.  Some paint, a plywood insert, some smashed tiles from Home Depot, a little bit of grout, and voila, a mosaic table is born!  Did I mention how happy everything mosaic makes me?? 🙂Image