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Great Ideas — 28 Before & After Projects!!

There’s something so satisfying about creating a transformation. 

It can be big or small, but seeing a project transformed into your vision is what DIY is all about.

28 before and after DIY projects

Here are 28 Beautiful Before and After Projects — check them out and see the transformations!!

And check out the rest of the ideas linked up this week for many many more Before and After ideas — I am amazed by YOUR ideas each and every week!!  

barrel hair makeover

Garage Sale Bargain to Fabulous Style Chair @ It’s Taylor Made


Stairway to Heaven @ The Bold Abode


Lamp to Table @ Thrifty & Chic


Bookcase Background Ideas @ Homey Home Design

05-Fireplace Before and After @ House by Hoff


Vase from Hollow Log @ Ashbee Design


Dishcloth to Throw Pillow @ Free Time Frolics


Shoeboxes to Pretty Storage Containers @ Very Extraordinary


Filing Cabinet Redo @ Your Crafty Friend


Boards to DIY Rustic Frame Tutorial @ It’s Overflowing


Office Before and After @ Top This Top That


Fence Boars to Potting Bench @ Zu Haus at Home


DIY Craft Room Accessories Before and After @ The 36th Avenue

boys room after

Boys Room Ideas @ Just the Bee’s Knees

chair to stool makeover

Chair to Stool Makeover @ Happy and Harried


DIY Turquoise Crackle Paint Pot @ Homework


Old Trunk to Coffee Table @ Knick of Time Interiors


Salvaged Door to Dining Table @ Primitive & Proper


DIY Sofa UpholsteryBefore and After @ The Chronicles of Home


DIY Gallery Wall After @ Craft-O-Maniac


Laundry Mud Room Transformation @ The Happy Housie


Sewing Room Before and After @ The Seasoned Homemaker


Closet to DIY Craft Space @ Our Thrifty Ideas


Mudroom Before and After @ Home Happy Home


Bookcase to Pallet Bookcase @ Noting Grace


Dresser to DIY Chic Bar @ Sweet C’s Designs

updated lamp makeover

Updated Lamp Makeover @ Chase the Star

old chair to planter upycle-an-old-chair-into-a-planter

Old Chair to DIY Planter @ Revolutionaries

Don’t forget to check out all the fabulous projects linked up to this week’s giveaway!

And enter to win a $25 gift card to Target!

target gift card

I love this blogging world and I appreciate the opportunity to connect and share with each of you!

All you have to do to enter to win a $25 gift card to Target is leave a  comment on this post!

Link your ideas up to the party and enter to win!! 

Have a Happy Saturday!! 



  1. From a lamp to a table, that’s a new one! But wow, that chair from Taylor Made…amazing!!
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  2. I love all these ideas! Now I need to get busy and do some of them

  3. Thank you so much, Jen!! I appreciate the spotlight and am honored to be recognized by someone as creative as you! Thanks for all your inspiration.

    Jen @ Noting Grace

  4. Thank you so much for featuring my stairs, Jen! Gosh, I LOVE Cassie’s Table… it’s incredible!

  5. Kaleigh Nowland says:

    This is a great DIY Before & After list! I love the wine cork coffee table and the before & after filing cabinets! Thanks for the giveaway opportunity!

  6. Thanks for all the great ideas. I can’t wait to try a few!!

  7. I love the chair to stool make over!

  8. Rebekah W. in Kentucky says:

    What a great round-up of ideas!

  9. Thanks so much for sharing my DIY closet space!

  10. Fun projects! Really inspires me to get working on a few of my own :)

  11. Kellee Packham says:

    What fun projects! That makes me want to go yard sale shopping and make something wonderful! Thanks for the giveaway!

  12. that is a lot of inspiration Jen!

  13. Thanks Jen for featuring my fireplace and mantel! I appreciate it very much! Have a great Sunday! :)

  14. Totally just made my Sunday afternoon, thanks so much for featuring my filling cabinets up-cycled to a desk. I love all the projects I’m inspired.

  15. What great ideas! Have a great weekend!

  16. Such wonderful ideas, very excited to try the chair turned planter


  17. Allison C says:

    Cool projects. I especially like the stairway to heaven!

  18. I liked all these projects but especially the one that turned the old file cabinets into a desk.

  19. Thanks for featuring my lamp makeover!! I’d love to win the Target gift card :) hope your having a wonderful Sunday! X0

  20. Lesley Jones says:

    Love all of these but especially the desk! Also love Target!!

  21. I love all of these ideas!!!

  22. YAY! Thank you for featuring my chair turned to planter! :) Hope you’ve had a great weekend!

  23. I hope I win!

  24. Kassi Nelson says:

    Lots of awesome diy projects. I am excited to revamp my craft room/closet!

  25. Thank you so much for including our laundry/mud room revamp!! It was a very thrilling surprise to be featured. Now I can’t wait to go and explore some of the other fabulous before/afters. Great collection of ideas!
    Have a fabulous Sunday!

  26. Melissa C. says:

    I can’t wait to try doing the chair turned planter. Working on our patio right now and I think 1 or 2 of those would look great!

  27. I love that staircase! Might have to do it myself!

  28. Thanks so much for featuring my log slice vase. Hope to expand on the idea this week but have been spending time outside doing spring clean up instead. I am especially inspired by the trunk turned coffee table. That has me thinking! I have an old trunk very similar. Short and stubby.
    Have a great week creating!

  29. Michelle M. says:

    love this group of before and afters, such good ideas!

  30. Thanks so much for featuring my dishcloth pillow. These projects are amazing. Thanks for sharing.

  31. thank you SO much for the feature! off to check out some of these other projects i haven’t yet seen! happy sunday!

  32. Would love to win a gift card to Target! Thanks for the chance!

  33. I love target! Thanks for the chance to win the giveaway!


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