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She Found An Old Dresser At A Garage Sale And Turned It Into THIS

Saturday morning garage sale shopping is sort of an American tradition. There's nothing like driving around with a special someone looking for that great deal. Almost everyone has a story of an amazing purchase they found for super cheap. If it wasn't for garage sales my childhood would be very different; I would have never had a basketball hoop, ping pong table or any of my prized Disney movies on VHS. 

One person who knows a thing or two about savvy garage sale shopping is Brooke from the popular Start at Home blog. She has gained a reputation for finding old, run-down furniture and repurposing it into something much more. In the past, she has demonstrated how to make a DIY door hanger and a one-of-a-kind sofa table. Her latest project has captured the imagination of the Internet and caused a viral sensation. 

After finding an old dresser at a garage sale, Brooke begins a process of transforming it into a very unique piece of furniture that you will want in your house right away. 

Brooke found this old dresser with french legs at a garage sale. Even though it was in bad condition, she thought it had potential and bought it for cheap.


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She started by removing the drawers on one side of the dresser, leaving a large opening within the dresser.


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The result is a nifty piece of furniture that combines a bench with some storage space.


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A fresh coat of paint and some nice decorations later, it's ready to use.


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Brooke used the storage space to hold books and antiques.


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She also reinforced the wood and added pillows to make the bench a comfortable place to sit.


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Brooke recommends placing the bench in your entryway, just inside your front door. Although, it would look good pretty much anywhere.


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If you want to try this for yourself and see more unique DIY projects, you can find all the details here

H/T: NX2

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