With $50 And Some Elbow Grease, They Turned A Wardrobe Into Something Special

For all of you do-it-yourselfers out there, here’s a great project that’ll keep you busy this weekend — especially if you have small pets. With a thrifted armoire, Redditor Hookedongutes created an incredible palace for their chameleons.

If your little companions could benefit from a bit of remodeling, check out the project below!

First, they picked up an old armoire for $50.

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With the help of some relatives, they started by sanding down the entire piece and staining it.

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After that, they cut out the glass panels and started working on a drainage system.

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The crew then got to work on a light diffuser, some plant boxes, and a few mesh inserts.

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The foundation for the background was then added with spray foam.

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With some driftwood and supplies from the local pet store, they came up with this incredible habitat.

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When all was said and done, their lucky chameleons were left with a gorgeous new home with heat, light, and moisture controls to keep them safe and comfortable.

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That’s a pretty awesome transformation, isn’t it?

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It’s amazing what you can do when you start reimagining items that you see every day. It takes a creative mind to look at an old piece of furniture and give it new life as something completely unique.

Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/diy-wardrobe/

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