Painting furniture is an easy and affordable way to give it a quick makeover, but after decades of facelifts, sometimes you gotta get rid of the paint and start as freshly as possible. This mini-dresser has been mine for an eternity, but now it's time to pass along to my daughter Eleanor for her new adopted bedroom on the 3rd floor.
Heather and Mike have spent the past three years renovating their old fixer-upper, slowly turning it into their modern dream home. Most recently, they finished their upstairs bathroom. Check out the playful new look below!
Sue and her husband saved for 9 years before they had enough money to drag their painfully 80's kitchen into the 21st century. They blew it out and turned it into cook's dream. I think it's a wowzer, and totally classic. But it does make me wonder if
My last apartment had a big concrete accent wall in the main living space and even though it may sound a little strange, I totally loved it. So, when I saw this how-to for creating a faux concrete wall with paint, I bookmarked it immediately. It really does look like the real thing. Check it out.
Four upper cabinets: that's all* the storage this small kitchen had when Molly from Almost Makes Perfect moved in. As she puts it, "I don't know who these people are that only need four cabinets, but I am not them people". See her DIY storage solution below!
Sometimes a blank canvas is the most intimidating type of space to work with. The possibilities are endless. See how this empty, plain entryway was transformed into a vibrant, functional landing area. I'll give you a hint - it isn't white anymore!
I swear I see a chair not unlike the one pictured above every other week sitting dejectedly at someone's curbside. Usually, there's a 'free' sign attached to the thing. Next
When I bought this sweet little yellow bistro table a couple years back, I loved it. It was the perfect size for romantic meals under the sky. Then, after the first season, the paint on all three pieces started peeling. See?
I touched it up, with yellow, but I couldn't keep up with the weathering. By the end of the second season, the cheery yellow had turned sickly, powdery yellow. When this spring rolled around I considered replacing the set with something new. That notion lasted about a minute, because, really, it was
I have to admit, I love the fireplace in this living room's before, but with nothing else in the room, it doesn't feel like much of a feature. Luckily, with a big DIY project and some of the owners personal items that problem is fixed in a flash. Curious to see this makeover? Click through to check it out.
Make a statement in the bedroom with a bold headboard inspired by modern, over-sized paintings!
We've all seen a shed like this before - stuffed with junk and no functional use in sight. In fact, I have a shed in my backyard that looks just like it. This messy storage space is about to get it's function back in a major way, only it's not for storage anymore.
If you could only makeover one room in your home, which room would you choose?
A few months back, we took a poll over on our Facebook page asking this question and the kitchen was the most common answer -- by a landslide. While kitchen makeovers can be one of the most expensive home improvement projects you're likely to tackle, it is possible to breathe new life into your space without breaking the bank.
So, if a kitchen makeover is next up on your to-do list, check out these five money-saving tips before you start!
Everybody called her crazy, but architect Laura Clark had a vision... and persistence paid off. She successfully converted a dilapidated old public bathroom in London into a warm, contemporary space that she now calls home. You won't believe your eyes when you see the "after" photos.
Mandy was given a leather (or possibly naugahyde) chair for which she had BIG plans. Recovering it was on the top of the list, but when she maybe-not-accidentally dripped some paint on it, her plans changed. She decided to paint it with