before and after

before & after: 2 chairs and a dog bed

by Grace Bonney

the salvation army is always home to some great finds if you dig a little bit. d*s reader mandy key in providence found a set of chairs and took advantage of a local fabric store’s sale to make them over. i love the yellow frame- great work, mandy!


with summer upon us, i’ve always got outdoor furniture on the brain. d*s reader rachel williams took this sad deck chair (that she found on the site of the road) and gave it a fresh, modern update with $4 ikea fabric. she hemmed it with upholstery tacks, sanded the frame and gave it a quick coat of varnish- and tada! brand new chair. great work, rachel!

this clever makeover comes from d*s reader erin mcguire– she turned an old tv into a colorful dog bed for her favorite furry friend. such a fun idea….


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