DIY Oriental Trunk Makeover

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Hey there, it’s Carmel from Our Fifth House and I’m back today with a fun furniture makeover!  I’m continually amazed by the transformative power of paint!   You will not believe what this trunk looked like before.  While it was in great used condition, it didn’t exactly scream “little girl’s bedroom”. It was your typical oriental {…Read More…}





Pottery Barn Ludlow Trunk Knock-Off

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Sarah M. Dorsey Designs is back to show how to make a simple metal base for a table – using aluminum strips and rivets. This would be perfect to make a trunk or chest a little higher or if you have a top and need a simple base. For the past month or so I’ve been using my campaign chest as an end table in my living room. I loved the idea of it as a nightstand, but I prefer my nightstand about level with the mattress. Inspired by Pottery Barn’s Ludlow Trunk, adding a simple metal base, made it the perfect nightstand height!

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