Reclaimed Sewing Machine Table ~ Themed Makeover

I can’t believe we’ve flown through another month already and my favorite time is here – Themed Furniture Makeover Day!! This month’s theme is all about small tables…whew. My schedule has been kickin’ my rear lately and I could use a small project.

Although the focal point of this month’s theme is small, my table is big in so many ways.  Check it out…

Antique Treadle Sewing Machine Repurposed with Early 1900's Barn Wood Using Weatherwood Stain by Prodigal Pieces #prodigalpieces

If you follow me on social media, you would know I scored this antique treadle sewing machine off of Craigslist. I had told myself that if I ever came across one of these beauties (reasonably priced) it would be mine. Sellers were asking $75, but when I asked if it was firm, they quickly dropped it to $50. Seems they wanted it gone…NOW.

No problem!!

Yes, it’s rusty, and yes, it’s top is a wreck, but just look at those legs…

Antique Treadle Sewing Machine Repurposed with Early 1900's Barn Wood Using Weatherwood Stain by Prodigal Pieces #prodigalpieces

…and look at those drawers!! {swoon}

Antique Treadle Sewing Machine Repurposed with Early 1900's Barn Wood Using Weatherwood Stain by Prodigal Pieces #prodigalpieces

Read More »

Antique Desk Blogiversary Winner Announced by Prodigal Pieces #prodigalpieces

We Have a WINNER!!

To say I’m excited would be the biggest understatement of the YEAR! I still cannot believe that 2 years have passed so very quickly and I am in awe of God’s goodness. I want to thank all of you that participated in this event, from my lovely sponsors, my family, and of course, my readers!…

Read More »

Garage Sale Dinette Gets French Makeover by Arts & Classy via Prodigal PIeces #prodigalpieces

Garage Sale Dinette Gets French Makeover

It’s time to show us “What’s YOUR Prodigal Piece?” Yay! I love to take a minute to feature one of your DIY projects, furniture makeovers, or rethunk junk. Garage sales are the ultimate one man’s trash is another’s man’s treasure. Where else can you sell stuff that’s been cluttering your home and also buy things at…

Read More »

One Power Tool Challenge Using a Drill to Build a Coat / Towel Rack by Prodigal Pieces #prodigalpieces

DIY : Coat / Towel Rack ~ Power Tool Challenge

Today is a special day, because I have the privilege of joining up with a group of blogging ladies that are so absolutely talented in their building abilities. We were challenged to create a project that most anyone can do, something that can only be done with one power tool. {enter in the Tim the Tool…

Read More »

2 Year Blogiversary Giveaway to WIN this Desk Set + Shipped FREE by Prodigal Pieces #prodigalpieces

2nd Year Blogiversary & Desk GIVEAWAY!

Wahoo!! I’ve made to my 2nd year blogiversary and I want to thank YOU readers for all your love and support.  Without you I wouldn’t be here! Just wait until you see the gift I have for you! Let me take a minute to reflect on my beginnings. It all began on Mother’s Day two…

Read More »

Worn Out Mid Century Modern Side Table Gets Chic Makeover by The Interior Frugalista via Prodigal Pieces #prodigalpieces

Mid Century Modern Side Table Makeover

I know I’m not the only one that sees these tiered Mid Century Modern side tables in thrift stores or looking sad and lonely at garage sales. Their sleek design is eye-catching, but what to do with them…right? Well, it is my pleasure today to introduce you to Marie at The Interior Frugalista. If you…

Read More »

Build A Farmhouse Bench for Less than $20 - DIY Tutorial by Prodigal Pieces #prodigalpieces

Build a Rustic Farmhouse Bench :: DIY

I’m all about DIY and certainly saving a penny or two, but can you believe this rustic bench was made for less than $20?! Today, I’ve got a sweet tutorial for you on how to build this farmhouse bench, and how to finish it in two different ways. Since I live in the heart of farm…

Read More »

DIY a Faux Zinc Finish on Just About Anything! Create a French Patina in Minutes by Prodigal Pieces #prodigalpieces

DIY :: Faux Zinc Finish Tutorial on Remodelaholic

You know I love me some patina, and today I have the privilege of doing my painting thing over on Remodelaholic. YAY! For today’s project, I’ve taken a Walmart plastic urn and turned it into a gorgeous aged French zinc urn…all with some spray paint and cheap ceiling paint.  Want to know how to create…

Read More »

Outdated 1980's Dining Set Gets Farmhouse Makeover by Prodigal Pieces #prodigalpieces

A Farmhouse Table Makeover :: Project Challenge

It’s time for this month’s Project Challenge! {applause} And it’s all about furniture…yessss. There’s even a link party for you to join in the fun. Read through to find out more. The best things in life are free, right? That’s how I got this table set…for FREE. Thank you Craigslist, and lady who tried to…

Read More »