Makeovers Articles

Vegas Style on a Dollar Store Budget

Larry Hart loves his glue gun. So much so in fact that he used it to help give his mother the one thing of which she always dreamed: a big, shiny house. Located in a once thriving but now down on its luck neighborhood of Las Vegas, Hartland Mansion, which the family calls the residence, […]

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Out of the Ashes: Remodeling After a Fire

The pictures above are of the interior of a lovingly-restored 1899 Queen Anne. In 2006, it was engulfed in fire, caused by a renter’s cigarette. Instead of demolishing the residence, the couple that owned it decided to restore it for a second time. Their remarkable story

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Upholstery Restyle: Twins Drop Their Skirts

Come on, let us see some leg! Besides painting a room, there’s no room changer like reupholstering a chair (or two). Well, I found out there’s a whiz kid makeover mamma named Beckie right here in my midst.  Before ever setting eyes on her, I like her go-getter attitude, alot! And take a look at […]

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How to Upgrade Your Kitchen with Small Changes

Point Click Home gives us eight great ways to give our kitchens a boost without breaking the bank. Here they are in no particular order.  Have a dated faucet? Change it. Instead of replacing all the countertops, consider just fitting the island with new marble or granite.

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How to Paint Vinyl Flooring

Yeah, I didn’t believe it either when I first read the title, but, apparently, you can actually paint vinyl flooring. At least that’s what Gregory Han did. Not only did he paint his dodgy bathroom vinyl floor, he stenciled it too. If you’re completely inspired by his before and after pics and want to give […]

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Monday Afternoon Makeover: Side Tables

You all know that many hideous side tables lurk in the furniture section of secondhand shops. Although, occasionally you’ll find some not-so-hideous side tables that would be fine left as is. Much to the dismay of many blog readers, painting wood really sometimes is  “A Good Thing”. Mother and daugther design team, Suzanne and Lauren […]

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How to Turn a Closet into an Office

Got a closet? Need a home office? No worries. With some advice from Country Living you can transform a closet–like the one pictured above–into a home office–like the one pictured below.        Advice from the pros: Your new desk can be nothing more than a couple of standard filing cabinets (shot with Krylon) […]

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