Shannon's friend gave her an antique, Queen Anne style sofa. The fabric was faded, its decorative legs were scratched and its seat was sagging. A lesser intrepid soul might have opted to pass on a makeover, but Shannon decided to invest the cash it would
After Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, chances are your cardboard box collection has grown exponentially. Before you start tossing boxes out (or recycling them, hopefully), consider this clever reuse project: colorful DIY shelves!
This basement renovation took a little over a year, but I'm willing to bet the "after" is what little kids' dreams are made of!
Jessica Levitt, a designer, crafter, and blogger, turned this drab and dark basement into a playroom fantasty for her brother-in-law's three children. I don't know about you, but I would have LOVED this space as a kid! Heck, I even love it now.
There are loads of incredible pictures on Jessica's blog Juicy Bits, so be sure to check it out!
Who doesn't have an ugly or worn out wingback chair somewhere in their house? Lofty intentions of buying fabric and reupholstering it yourself? Hold on there baba looey, a wingback chair is NOT a beginner's upholstery project.
Is there a secret rule that teachers' lounges have to be so uninviting and cold that teachers will hustle back to their classrooms the minute the bell rings? I wouldn't really want to hang out during my lunch half hour in this dismal break room. Or, would I???