Reinvented cast-off desk

When we saw this discarded vanity, we thought, Can one person’s trash really be another’s treasure? The answer is absolutely––meet our smashing new desk

Reinvented desk from the curb

With a few style tricks, we turned a cast-off piece of furniture into a colorful beauty

Thomas J. Story

When we found a desk by the curb, we saw past the scuff marks and tarnished, tan paint and took it on as a makeover project. The result: a showstopper piece for your home office.

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