Improve This: The Viewer Edition

Lara Spencer helps "GMA" viewers turn their trash into treasure.
4:16 | 10/17/13

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It's time to "improve this." We're going to show you how to turn your favorite finds, or worn-out items into something wonderful. And we asked you, our "gma" viewers, to send us notes or videotapes. Beta tape, actually. Send us videos and let us know why you wanted an item of yours to be transformed. To "improve this." This is laurel terrell. And you sent this chair to us a long, long time ago. And really wanted to make sure -- let me show you the picture. We have a video, as well. It looked really tired. Even I was terrified of it. But you said it was very important to you to keep. Yes. This is my grandmother's chair. And I really loved how sturdy it was. I loved the look of it. I loved the color. I loved everything about it. My mom told me she sat in she was mother of the year in 1955 and had her picture taken of it. That's an heirloom. I saw the picture and the video. And I thought this had great bones. It was worth transforms. It wasn't that hard to do. Seven yards of fabric and light paint and a professional upholstery job. I ran into you and said what's your favorite colors? I said denim, yellows and greens. To me, you said blue. And I'm so glad. Oh, my god. Oh, my god. It's perfect. This is perfect. This is my denim chair. Look at this. Now, it's fresh and modern. The wooden legs made it feel old ladyish. It's now clean and white. You can do a yellow picture on this. A solid, you need less fabric, as we. That's why it's less expensive. And upholstery is not the cheapest thing to do. I recommend getting three quotes. If it's a family piece that's priceless, you're getting it for less than you would at a custom shop. You'll think of us when you have grandchildren. It's beautiful. Let's get to our second. This is mora. Tell us the story of the trunk. I found it in my uncle's attic. It was his father's drunk. The two loves of my life, the boston bruins and my family. You mentioned the boston bruins. You sent us that e-mail you saw. An old travel case. I think it's from my grandparents. Maybe even great grandparents. It's important to keep things like this in our family. I'd like to show it off instead of leaving it in the attic. Absolutely, you should. It has great bones. You love the boston bruins. You asked us to do a little something with that in mind. And so, we created this really nice coffee table. Something for the end of a child's bed or in a family room. It becomes -- it has storage in it. This is a simple trick. You go to any hardware store. These are castors. You get them in all heights if you want them higher. They're very inexpensive. We screwed them to the bottom. We sanded it and painted it white. We did the bruins colors. And you nailed it. From this to this. And I hope you enjoy it for years to come. Awesome. Thank you. And finally, a girl after my own heart. Rachel, you sent us a tweet from gulf breeze, florida. And you said, found metal head board in trash. Just gorgeous. I love finding diamonds in the rough. We turned your headboard into a bench. My god. This was before. We upholstered it. This is plywood. You can take it off. You can have a headboard again. Or use it in a mud room, to sit and take your shoes off. That is your transformation from trash to treasure. Thank you so much. I'm so happy we could do it for you. All of these great ideas, we hope you like them. We're going to show you how to take a lawn chair from drab to fab on our website,

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