Some of my favorite before & afters are the ones where some intrepid DIYer sees the potential in a piece that everyone else would've left on the curb. From a side table turned pet bed to a humble crate turned into a swing, this year's projects featured plenty of impressive repurposings. Check out some of our favorites.
To view the 'after' photos, click the links for each project. (Hint: clicking the links with the scroll wheel of your mouse will open the posts in a new tab.)