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Built-in Bookshelf Refinish

Mabey Manor: Refinished Built-ins

When looking to buy Mabey Manor, these built-ins were one of the best parts of the whole house. They had so much storage and were the perfect opportunity to display the china and other larger pieces I’d been collecting over the years. I was so excited about them. When we finally got to this project, […] Read more…

Updated Bernhardt Dining Table and Chairs

1920s Dining Table and Chairs

Sometimes you find something that you think will be a great project, and it turns into something even more. That’s the case with this dining table and chairs. When we lived in California, we saw an ad on a neighborhood site for a free table and chairs that needed a lot of work. Chad and […] Read more…

5 DIY Furniture Makeovers | Do Tell Tuesday at Mabey She Made it

5 DIY Furniture Makeovers + Do Tell Tuesday

Welcome back to Do Tell Tuesday! This week, Lisa is bringing you some amazing DIY furniture makeovers–it’s amazing what a little bit of paint and some new upholstery can do to the overall look of a piece. Before we get to this week, let’s meet the hosts…     Keep up with us at: Mabey She Made […] Read more…

DIY Wire Spools Stool | Mabey She Made It

Upcycling Wood Spools to a Stool

When Chad sent me a text one day asking if I wanted a couple of wire spools, I immediately said yes! “What are you going to do with them?” he asked. “I don’t know,” I answered. So he brought me two. A week or two later, he asked if I wanted more spools–lots more. “Yes!” […] Read more…

Vintage Suitcase Table Makeover | Mabey She Made It | #furniture #homedecor #suitcasetable

Vintage Suitcase Table Makeover

Sometimes you get to do something truly special with a family treasure, and I’m so loving this vintage suitcase table makeover. This suitcase belonged to my great grandma, and it was the suitcase she brought to visit when my mom was born. It’s my mom’s, but the other day I noticed it sitting behind a […] Read more…

11 Eye-Catching Sewing and DIY Projects | Mabey She Made It | #sewing #DIY

11 Eye-Catching Sewing and DIY Projects

You know you’re seeing eye-catching sewing and DIY projects when you’re in the midst of fall and your eyes are drawn to things that aren’t necessarily autumnal. I hope you find as much inspiration in these sewing and DIY projects as I did! Chalk Paint Mason Jars || Making it in the Mountains || So […] Read more…

13 DIY Projects to Try | Mabey She Made It | #DIY #crafts #papercrafting #furniture #pumpkin #stencil #towels

13 DIY Projects to Try Yourself

Sometimes you just find a  collection of projects that you really love. They may not have any rhyme or reason and they may not fall into any particular category but you love each of them for various reasons. Today’s projects are just that for me. They’re beautiful, fun, inspiring, and varied. I hope you like […] Read more…

This gorgeous dining table was made from reclaimed mahogany and a custom steel base. The thrifted chairs were refinished and together the set is stunning. See more here.

Mahogany and Steel Dining Table and Chairs

It’s funny how special something becomes when you put a lot of work into it, isn’t it? This dining table and chairs is no exception. Each part has a story and a reason. The wood for the table top is reclaimed mahogany from a historic building in Salt Lake City a few years ago. My […] Read more…

Hand-painted Ottoman Makeover | Mabey She Made It #furniture #ottoman #makeover

Hand-painted Ottoman Makeover

The other day I ran across this ottoman at our local thrift store for $8, and since I’d been wanting an ottoman for our living room couch, I stopped to check it out. It was old and outdated, but it was well-built and I wanted it. So it came home with me.   First up, I […] Read more…

#thrifted Chair Makeover | Mabey She Made It #homedecor #decoarts #DIY #funiture

Thrifted Chair Makeover

While we were in California, I found this chair at a thrift store. It was well made, beautiful in its features, and I just wanted it. It wasn’t quite my style, but I knew with a little love it would be. Enter in moving, temporary living, and now some renovations to our new house, and […] Read more…

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