Ikea Hack: Rast Dresser Makeover.

by Chris Gardner

IKEA Hack

Ikea's Rast dresser/side table/nightstand is a solid wood gem at only $39.99 USD. Lindsay from Penny People upped its knotty pine finish up a whole heap of notches with this simple update. This is what Ikea Hacks are all about...or, in this case, a thorough un-Ikea-ing.

"I was flipping through my latest issue of Style at Home Magazine last week I came across a set of side tables that were PERFECT for our bedroom. It had a little hint of glam...

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How To: Rainbow Garden Furniture.

by Chris Gardner

How To: Rainbow Garden Furniture.

Check out any 'design on a budget' book. When pursuing the question "what's the biggest 'bang for your buck' in home decor?" the authors will almost always answer, "a $20.00 can of paint." And is turns out, they're right.

Case in point: Maddylane's rainbow-coated garden furniture redo, with a lovely chocolate trim. Just look at the photo below for the contrast in color and texture. The worn, water-soaked wood from before looks dingy and...

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