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7 Repurposed Wood Projects

7 Repurposed Wood Projects from Marty's Musings

You might say we like a good repurposed wood project around here.

Or maybe my husband just likes the idea of free stuff.

So along the way this last year we’ve managed to incorporate a bunch of wood into a lot of projects.

Our latest and probably my most favorite is our small bathroom remodel.

This vanity is completely made from fence boards by my husband. He did a great job making this space work for us.

He also made fence board shelves and a shelf for over the toilet.

Small Bathroom Remodel from Marty's Musings

One of my husband’s most creative ideas was the fence board backsplash.

Using wood from a neighbor’s yard he lightly sprayed and stained the cut wood. It gives our kitchen a great beach cottage feel.

Creative Backsplash with Fence Boards from Marty's Musings

Our kitchen is definitely the room Tim has showered with fence board love!

I absolutely love this family photo frame we made with an old window, fence boards and a black and white engineering print.

Fence Boards, Window and Paint make a fun Family Photo Frame from Marty's Musings

Also in the kitchen are our shabby chic dining chairs. My husband fixed our old cane backed chairs (which were hidden under old chair covers) and used plywood for an insert, painted and distressed the chairs themselves and covered the seats with new fabric. I absolutely love them!

Shabby Chic Dining Chairs from Marty's Musings

Moving into the living room, one of my husband’s first projects I featured here on the blog was his rustic table made out of an old window. If he had only known what he was getting himself into!

Summer 2013 Showcase of Homes from Marty's Musings

The easiest repurposed wood project by far? This pallet shelf display. Simple and meaningful, with accessories I can change around as the spirit moves.

How to Use Pallet Shelves from Marty's Musings

The final stop on our repurposed wood project tour?

A table my husband built to go in our transformed den. Also made of fence posts, this table is small and rustic, just right for our new pergo flooring and red sectional.

Table made of Fence Posts from Marty's Musings 

I would love if you’d join me for my recent Summer 2013 Showcase of Homes tour where I joined with 25 other bloggers sharing their homes.

Or click on the picture below to be taken straight to the post.

Home Tour from Marty's Musings; Kitchen

Summer 2013 Showcase of Homes from Marty's Musings-7

Home Tour from Marty's Musings; Craft Room 
Home Tour from Marty's Musings; Teenage Girl's Room


Comments

  1. I love ALL of them Marty – but those chairs in the kitchen are brilliant – love how they turned out!!!
    Hugs,

  2. So many great projects…I think my favorite is that coffee table from a window!! You gotta keep that husband around :-). Would love for you to come share at my Weekend Beautiful Blog Party. :-)
    Shawna

  3. I love that backsplash! And the vanity under the sink bowl. What great DIY results!

  4. Amazing ideas! I’d love for you to link up to The DIY’ers! http://homecomingmn.blogspot.com/2013/08/the-diyers-and-my-new-rug.html

  5. Marty, everything looks so nice. I especially the like the window table and palette shelf. Dropping by from Met Monday.
    Allison
    Atticmag

  6. Wow…. I love all the prjects. I think my favorite is the coffee table – but the kitchen is pretty great too…. One thing I know for sue – I WANT TO LIVE in your craft room!!! So, so cool! You and your husband have done an amazing job!

    • THank you so much, Suzie! You can come over to the craft room because there’s more blogging going on than pure crafting! I’m so glad you enjoyed our projects!

  7. Such creative and fun idea. Thanks for joining Inspire Me. Hugs, marty

  8. Great ideas! I LOVE the back splash. That’s so cute! Stop by my Friday’s Five Features and link up this post (and others)! http://diy-vintage-chic.blogspot.com/2013/08/fridays-five-features-no-3.html

  9. What great projects! Thanks for sharing.

  10. Great ideas! Love that little table and the pallet on the wall.

    • Thanks, Emily! We somehow have just let our love for wood take over our home! It’s hard to believe we have so many projects, and I’m glad you enjoyed them. Please come back and visit!

  11. I can’t tell you how tickled pink I am having found your blog. I came across it through Chic on a Shoestring’s Flaunt it Friday 166. I am completely in love with these projects.
    Marty ROCKS!!!!!!

    • Hi, Deana. This was the best comment in a hard week! Thanks so much for visiting my blog and like what you saw! I hope you’ll stick around and learn more about what makes us tick! Have a blessed weekend!

  12. I love all these projects Marty. Thank you for sharing them at Shabbilicious Friday. I’m featuring this post at my party today.

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