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before & after: valerie’s office + marise’s credenza

by Grace Bonney

good morning! i thought it would be fun to start today off bright and early with some makeovers to inspire a little summer cleaning. first up are valerie and roger from cabin + cub design. to make room for their soon-to-arrive baby (due this week!) valerie and roger had to convert their 2nd bedroom (which was being used as their office) into a nursery. looking for a space in their apartment to house work and office equipment, this talented team converted their storage/pantry closet into a new office space! they built in a desk and shelf and added a tree pattern in the back to create the illusion of nature, since the space won’t have the luxury of windows and natural light. i think most of of small space dwellers can appreciate a good closet re-do, so i hope you’ll join me in sending a big thumbs up to valerie and roger, great work guys!

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CLICK HERE for marise’s credenza makeover after the jump!

this next project comes from marise evans, who decided to spruce up a thrift store find for only $30 with paint and fabric. i love a good credenza upgrade so this budget-friendly one was a great way to start the day. thanks for sharing, marise!

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