before and after

before & after: kate’s office + cassidi’s table

by Grace Bonney

this lovely home office makeover comes from kate at centsational girl. tired of closing the door to her office when company came, kate decided to spend a few months making over the entire space from top to bottom. her budget-friendly renovation involved paint and some great $20 clearance bookcases and the final result is a room that definitely doesn’t need to be hidden from visitors. great work, kate! click here to read more about kate’s project.

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CLICK HERE for cassidi’s DIY houndstooth table makeover after the jump!

this clever table makeover comes from d*s reader cassidi in tulsa, oklahoma. cassidi found this small table on caster at a local shop for $12 and decided to bring it home for a facelift. after sanding it down, cassidi painted a houndstooth pattern on the top to give the old table new life. great work, cassidi!

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