i’ve always wanted to find a good stereo cabinet we could use for ac’s old albums and record player, but haven’t found one that was in good-enough shape to take home yet. but this project from bonnie van voorst is great inspiration to try upgrading something that’s in less than perfect condition. bonnie’s husband bought her this old stereo cabinet from a neighbor’s garage sale for $15. it was badly scratched and stained (the previous owner had been using it as a sawhorse!) but after 4 days of sanding, painting and upholstery bonnie updated this yardsale find to create a colorful piece of furniture that is the first thing guests see when they enter her home. great work, bonnie!
(click here to check out bonnie’s previous stool makeover).
CLICK HERE to see megan’s nursery makeover after the jump!
next up is megan carty from megan creates! after last week’s much commented-on nursery from knack, i thought it would be fun to contrast that space with this one from megan. megan did all the planning and designing for the space, and her handy husband chris did the muscle-work (since megan was pregnant at the time). megan’s main goal was for the space to feel modern and cheerful in terms of decor. and as side diy project, megan updated a white ikea dresser with seagrass wallpaper on the drawer fronts to give it added texture and to make it look a little more upscale. great work, megan and chris- and congrats on your new little one!
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