From designated dumping ground to serene, Scandinavian-inspired retreat, this master bedroom and bath combo recently underwent a seriously stylish makeover. See how a whole lot of elbow grease and some cleverly thrifty design choices transformed this space in this month's Makeover Tour below! Continue Reading
This living space looks like so many others... there's just nothing memorable about it. But the owner saw potential in the large, open wall surrounding the fireplace - and she did something about it.
This makeover is one of the most clever repurposing projects I've seen -- and I've seen a lot! Continue Reading
I have to admit, typically, I'm not a huge fan of painting over mid-century furniture. In this case, however, I really like the result. It feels like a piece of art to me - a painting and a credenza rolled into one. Continue Reading
There was nothing memorable about this kitchen. Unembellished wood cabinets and beige countertops gave the space a dated feel. But just wait until you see what the owner did with her own two hands!
Richard's grandparents' home certainly wasn't fit for habitation. To most people, it might not have been fit for rehabilitation. Richard, a This Old House fan, felt differently. He looked past the neglect and fire damage and decided to preserve a familyContinue Reading
Most garage makeovers include things like epoxied floors, custom-built cabinets, and the like. They're great and practical and totally inspiring. But today, I thought it would be fun to see how people have transformed typical garages in atypical ways, whether it's converting the space into a home in and of itself or into a private retreat. Continue Reading
Caitlin made a major Craigslist score when she found this Mid-Century dresser in pretty decent shape. With a little bit of elbow grease, though, she took its function out of the bedroom and into the living room by transforming it into a modern entertainment console: Continue Reading
Everything about this dining room makes it feel worn down. The old wallpaper and dated light fixture are the worst offenders, but all the dark wood doesn't help either. See what a big difference new furniture and wallpaper makes after the jump.
A while back Beck snagged this walnut, Drexel Declaration coffee table at an auction. Since then, the table had been waiting patiently in her garage for her attention. And attention it needed. The finishContinue Reading
The word "dated" might be an understatement. The matching floral couches and maroon carpeting give this room an antique feel, and not in a good way. But check out what a can of paint and some tasteful furniture can do for a room.
This room started with very little personality. The only bright color in the space, the marigold yellow wall color, clashed with the flooring. It was in desperate need of something to make it feel more cozy and inviting.
Starting out with a blank canvas, like this living room, is a great place to begin. What sets its resulting makeover apart from most is that all the furniture and (almost) all the accessories remained. Even the white walls. What is new isContinue Reading
What do you do when you find a rusty old plant stand? Turn it into an adorable side table, of course! Continue Reading