Trash Picked Treasures

28 Dec 2008 by admin, 2 Comments »

I love it when I find the perfect piece of furniture at just the moment I need it. Like this piece.
Perfect? Yes, perfect. Here’s why — John recently ordered a new TV and we needed a stand for it. Days before the TV was set to be delivered, I stumbled upon this piece. The style? I know, what style? The brown color, all the brass handles and those decorative doors all scream “ugly furniture” to me. The size, however, was perfect. After getting it home, I discovered that it is from an expensive local furniture store. I was certain I could turn it into our new TV stand in just a few day.

And I did.

For details on how this piece was transformed, visit my new blog devoted to transforming found objects into treasures for your home.


  1. What a difference! Wow! I don’t think I would’ve tackled that piece. It was such a great idea to take those drawers out and use it as a TV console. I also like the choice of painting it black. It really updates it and makes it look sleek. Great job and thanks for linking up to FFF!

  2. […] the final step to completing our TV stand. The bottom part was found curb side a few years ago. We refinished it and it’s been useful ever since. Still, it was screaming out for a top. After much […]

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