before and after

before & after: annie’s desk + charlene’s chair

by Grace Bonney

when it comes to before & afters, it’s hard for me to resist a submission with a good pet shot. and these photos from d*s reader charlene in cape town south africa are pretty darn irresistible. charlene’s cat “socks” is modeling her recent chair renovation- which began as a rather worn bubble chair and ended up as a chic red floral piece. clearly socks approves, and so do i. great work, charlene!


today’s final before & after comes from annie at ultra vroom. annie’s office corner was in desperate need of an upgrade so not only did she makeover her little office patch- she built a new desk from scratch! i love the dark wood against the clean white legs- and it certainly beats the tiny ikea table in the before shot! you can read more about annie’s project right here– thanks, annie!

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

*stay tuned for a fantastic diy wedding bouquet project from studio choo next at 2pm!*


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