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Tripod Floor Lamp from Curbside Finds

I feel the need for a trashure makeover coming on! What’s trashure you say? I first wrote about it a few years ago in this post and is put simply: Making treasure out of trash. Or in other words, “One man’s trash is another woman’s treasure”. Hee hee.  Therefore, this Trash to Treasure Tuesday I am sharing how my curbside finds became a tripod floor lamp with some funkified DIY fun. My gal friends are sharing their projects too, so be sure to check them out below.

Back about a year ago, my friend, Mandy, called me after she spied a settee set out for trash. I gave it a brand new look you can read about in this makeover reveal (it’s a good one!). What she didn’t tell me was that there was a whole bunch of goodness along with it! This is what else I snagged.

Curbside Trashure for DIY Projects | Prodigal Pieces |

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Bed post turnings became new in this post, 4 x 4’s, a set of Queen Anne legs, a surveyors tripod, lampshade, and a one-legged wonder footstool that I also made over HERE. For now, my focus is on that surveyor’s goodness because I have had it on my brain to turn it into a Read more

Repurposed Antique Rockers into Funky Floor Lamp

It’s Trash to Treasure Transformation time and I can’t wait to show you how I repurposed antique rocking chair rockers into a floor lamp. Yep. You might be thinking, “Whaaat?”, but let me show you what my crazy ol’ self did. hee hee hee.

Trash to Treasure Transformations by 5 Awesome DIY Bloggers

You see, every 2nd Tuesday of the month, my blogger friends and I have fun taking something cast-off and give it new life (be sure to see below for their projects too!). I choose these two sets of antique rockers I found at a garage sale this past summer for $1.

Pile of Antique Rocking Chair Rockers | Prodigal Pieces |

Last week I mentioned this example in my paint a window screen tutorial. I typically use rockers to make my hand-painted signs like this one from my DIY repurposed sign tutorial.

DIY: Repurposed & Painted Sign Tutorial by Prodigal Pieces #prodigalpieces

But this time around, I envisioned something for all of them because when I was playing around with them after I brought them home, they looked cool like this… Read more

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