before and after

before & after: lucinda’s dresser & katherine’s chair

by Grace Bonney

this fantastic before & after project comes from lucinda henry of shakti space designs, a decorative painting business. inspired by pieces she saw in a magazine (see photos below) lucinda decided to refurbish this old cabinet she purchased back in 1997. after traveling with her from chicago to seattle, then portland, this little cabinet lived in lucinda’s garage housing garden supplies. but recently lucinda decided to upgrade her dresser using wood grain vinyl cutouts to give it a fresh new look. i love the final product- and the low budget price tag. congrats to lucinda on the great work!

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CLICK HERE for katherine’s chair makeover after the jump!

this before & after comes from d*s reader katherine center. she decided to spruce up this old family chair with a new seat made from vintage cotton fabric (inherited from a family friend) from the 50s/early 60s. after a coat of grey/blue paint the new chair was clean and ready to be used in katherine’s daughter’s bedroom. great work, katherine!


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