before and after

before & after: mia’s frame table + greg’s cooler

by Grace Bonney

this next project comes from mia loge chung. mia found a beautiful old medicine cabinet and chair at a flea market and decided to transform it into a bedside table. after sawing off the chair seat, mia attached the medicine cabinet to the legs, creating a fun little table with built-in storage. after a coat of paint, it was placed next to her bedside table and the look was complete. as a bonus crafty project, mia created the artwork above her bed using her old closet door and leftover paint from her bedroom. well done, mia!

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CLICK HERE for greg’s vintage water cooler makeover after the jump!

d*s reader greg just moved to austin texas and brought along a restoration project with him: a 1940’s westinghouse water cooler. the cooler was a fixture of his childhood, but spent the last few years sitting unused in a storage shed. after his move, greg decided to search for some (very hard to find) parts to get the cooler in working shape, and now it’s ready to go- complete with a new cherry red finish. great work, greg!

*the vintage advertisement-version of greg’s water cooler came from this vintage vending site.

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