Sunday, July 24, 2011

$3.00 Goodwill Desk Makeover

A few months ago, I was shopping around at goodwill, and found this little desk
 I had absolutely no idea what these little wing things that came out were for. They folded right under the desk. Later I found out this was an old vanity, and they use to attach fabric to the wings. Weird. I just left them folded under, and with a little white and gray paint and a stencil and new handles. My final product.
I think it is for sale, but it is so cute and would look great in our bedroom... we will see what happens!

20 comments:

  1. That's really cute!! It would look cute with some white/gray/silver printed fabric to hang on those wings too!!

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  2. What a fabulous find for $3. You did such a great job fixing it up. I love the stenciling you did on the drawers!

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  3. this is so cute. I love the stencil work! good job! Now following!!
    Caity... teachings from lil slug a bug

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  4. What a beauty you've made with that $3 winged creature! The wings raised my eyebrow too... weird indeed. :-D

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  5. I can't believe you got it for $3!!! And it now looks like it would make you some money!! Love what you did with it.
    Found you on Creating my way to Success!

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  6. Beautiful! I have a desk very similar, I always wondered what those wings were for but I removed them. Yours looks great! http://thecraftinme.blogspot.com/2010/01/old-beat-up-desk-makeover.html

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  7. That's a great find. I love how you cleaned it up - very pretty.

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  8. What a great transformation! Love it.

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  9. What a beautiful desk! You did a fabulous job! Funny little wings!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a great week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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  10. This looks so amazing! I usually see things like this on the curb and wish I had a big enough car so i could get them home and play with them! Nicely done! I'm your newest follower and have a blog - it's just starting out - if you want to check it out! http://breezypinkdaisies.blogspot.com

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  11. WOW that is so pretty, great redo. Amazing with a little creativy and time how you can turn something no one would want into a fab piece.

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  12. Hi! I'm following you from Night Owl Crafting and just wanted to say I LOVE this desk!! You did an AWESOME job!!! :)

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  13. You did such a amazing job on this desk!

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  14. OMG, that's so cute! I haven't found the courage to alter furniture, yet, but I'm always so excited to see what other people can accomplish. Maybe one of these days, I'll take the plunge. Thanks for joining us at Patches of Pink!

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  15. I picked you as my #1 favorite this week on Patches of Pink! Congrats! I love it! My hubby and I have been trying to redo some furniture too. Maybe we'll post some pics soon. Congrats again!

    You are featured here:
    http://www.patchesofpink.com/2011/08/favorites-and-link-up-party.html

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  16. New follower, great job on the desk, I love it!
    Stop by and visit, I redo furniture too!

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  17. Oh, this desk with those odd wings (you didn't like them but I kind of do, however, wouldn't change a thing because your design turned out great) is what got me looking into your blog. You have been busy! All of your furniture re-creations are beautifully done. You have a really good eye and have found really cute pieces. I wish I had more time. The food looked great and the little girl clothes (my granddaughters) are so sweet! Thanks!

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  18. I was searching for this desk and came across your blog. I just picked one up for $9 and plan to refinish it. I love to hear the story about the wings! You did a great job!

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