before and after

before & after: sarah’s airstream studio + katie’s dresser

by Kate Pruitt

when i wish i had studio space, i usually just scan craigslist for a space rentals, feel overwhelmed quickly, and give up. sarah had an almost opposite reaction, and decided to create an awesome workspace in an old 1963 airstream trailer! wowza. she and her husband did the renovations last spring, and apparently her space is so amazing, she has been able to convince some of her other artistic friends to work out of trailers as well. well done, sarah!

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CLICK HERE for katie’s dresser makeover after the jump!

i feel like i’ve seen (and passed over) dozens of beat up cabinets just like this one at yard sales and thrift stores, so i am very inspired to see someone who saw its potential and transformed it so completely. with simple blue tape and a few coats of paint, katie managed to add this crisp chevron pattern to a totally sad cabinet, and now it’s sittin’ pretty next to her bed. great work, katie!

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