Get Inspired to DIY: Our Favorite Before & After Furniture Transformations of the Year

published Dec 26, 2016
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Who among us hasn’t dragged home a $5 garage sale chair or a battered bookshelf left on the curb, convinced that we could make something out of it? Whether by painstakingly restoring it to its former glory or by giving it a major makeover, we just know something special is lurking beneath the cobwebs, scratches, or worse. Here are 10 of our favorite furniture transformations from the past year that will help keep your upcycling optimism alive…

Click on each photo to see the “after” image!

Read About This Great Update → Before & After: Rock-a-Bye Vintage Rocking Chair

Behold, the Power of Paint Part → Before & After: From ’70s Clunker to Classy Credenza

A Knoll Saarinen is Reborn → Before & After: A Discarded Designer Chair

Explore this Cross-Stitch Magic → Before & After: A Bright & Funky Rocking Chair