before and after

before & after: a chair, a bar and 2 dogs

by Grace Bonney

today’s before & after posts are starting off with 3 very distinct stories- a chair makeover, a bar overhaul, and a little puppy love. first up? a colorful chair project from d*s reader amanda farrell. amanda created a custom upholstery job for her desk chair and gave it a face lift with some gorgeous green paint. it sure puts on a spin on that sad beige “before” chair. thanks, amanda!

[have a before & after you’d like to share on d*s? just shoot me an email here with your images!]


CLICK HERE for 2 more before & afters after the jump (including an adorable double-decker dog bed)

this next before & after comes from suzy of georga peachez. suzy decided to make over her wet bar by priming the whole thing, painting the hardware, countertop and cabinet and then adding some lovely wallpaper. great work, suzy!


last but not least, an adorable pet makeover i couldn’t resist sharing. d*s reader rene decided to turn an “ugly table” she had sitting around into an adorable dog bed for her pups. who can resist cute dogs? i know i can’t. thanks, rene!


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