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A New Life for a Old Ironing Board

A New Life for a Old Ironing Board

With a narrow profile, a vintage ironing board makes for the perfect side table in an awkward corner or small space. Here are some examples spotted recently:

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Above: A wood ironing board as plant stand in Paris; via Habitat Kid.

Above: A whitewashed wood ironing board from Vintage Farm Furnishings.

Above: A Vintage Toy Ironing Board as plant stand; $32 from Oh Albatross on Etsy.

For more ideas on incorporating vintage pieces into your home, check out Remodelista‘s posts Kitchen Island Made from Carpenter’s Workbench and Vintage Crate Shelving.

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6:33AM PST on Dec 19, 2012


4:34PM PST on Dec 16, 2012

I use the metel mesh kind outside in the summer as a place to put anything that needs to drain and drip dry after washing off, like silk flower arrangments, various things that can be hosed down, and of course potted plants.

12:10PM PDT on Sep 20, 2012


12:04AM PDT on Jun 29, 2012

Gosh so effective!

2:31PM PDT on May 23, 2012

Useful ideas.

4:40AM PDT on May 23, 2012


7:38PM PDT on May 22, 2012

Can't find ironing boards anymore.

1:42PM PDT on May 22, 2012

Wow, nice!

8:13AM PDT on May 22, 2012

Thanks. I have an old wood one in my garden: )

10:14AM PDT on May 21, 2012

Interesting ideas.

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