My husband brought home a desk from his brother's trash pile. I'll admit I was annoyed when I saw it on the back porch, but then I got inspired to make this cute potting station with the desk, an old chair, a shelf I got for $2.50 at the thrift store, and a 25-cent roll of wallpaper from a yard sale. As you can see, "Ned", the cat loves it, too!
Approximate Time: Weekend (with drying time)
By Cindy from Waynesburg, PA
Very, very cute idea!! I love it!!
What a transformation.Trash to Treasures to say the least.I especially love the wallpaper.Do you know the name or number of the wallpaper?Guess I'll add this to my"to do"list.
Wow, such a neat idea....job well done! You must be very proud of yourself! I don't suppose you mind now that your hubby brought home a cast-off!
You did a great job with the 'trash to treasure' idea. Thank you for sharing...I love that wallpaper.
That is gorgeous. You have talent can I please steal/borrow your idea?
Such a darling piece now that you have done your thing to it. The chair and shelf look terrific too. I would love to get some of that wallpaper. Do you know who makes it? Thanks in advance!
That is one of the cutest things I have seen on here! As for me, my bedroom is purples and greens, so I am going to do something like this for a puzzle table! Thanks for the inspiration!!
That's beautiful paper. You got so lucky to get for a mere .25c! Nice job!
My word!! I think it is beautiful enough to use in a guest room, or maybe a home office, or even a phone station. If this is just for getting dirty- I would SO love to see what you've done w/ the rest of your home!:)
Cindy, well done! That is a beautiful set. I'm inspired! I would enter that into craft competitions if I were you. Did you take any 'before' photos?
Beautiful! You are inspiring as well very talented. Thanks for sharing.
Your trash is so beautiful, You really must enter into the contest and I am sure you will win. I have to ask what so many others have and that is:
WHAT IS THE INFO ON THAT GREAT WALL PAPER?
WOW! That is beautiful! Anyone would be proud to have that! You are very creative and talented, and my garden hat is off to you! :)
I hope you all took a moment to vote this A+ and she enters the contest.This sure has generated a buzz.Hope we all find out about the wallpaper.Curiosity is killing me
Keeper in NC
wow!! what a wonderful project! Guess the old saying "one man's junk is another man's treasure." is true.
I agree with everyone else, the wallpaper is the bomb! Thanks for a wonderful idea
Great job and such an inspiration to the rest of us. Will save this project. I need to find the desk and wall paper but have a chair that I've been saving for quite a while for the right project and this is it. Thanks for sharing with us.
Cindy, several of us are dying for more info.on the wall paper. Can you help us out?
I strongly agree that that is one gorgeous table you made. Great idea.
Super cute! Very original!
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