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before and after

Thursday February 25th, 2010

Thursday July 2nd, 2009

Thursday February 26th, 2009

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before & after: bonnie’s footstool

this fun before and after comes from artist and teacher bonnie van voorst. she decided to reupholster a footstool of her grandmother’s with a coat of paint and a cheerful fabric from ikea. you can’t beat an inexpensive and easy makeover. thanks, bonnie! [have a before & after you’d like to share on d*s? just…

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Thursday February 12th, 2009

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before & after: leslie’s chair

this fun chair before & after comes from designer and artist leslie lewis sigler. she had a hand-me-down chair from her mother-in-law that needed an update so she decided to give it a facelift with some glossy spray paint and fabric from hitmoi kimura. i love that glossy black look and think it really elevates…

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Thursday February 5th, 2009

Thursday November 6th, 2008

Thursday October 23rd, 2008

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before and after: audrey’s chairs

audrey romano’s home tour was a huge in august so i was excited to see some updates she’d recently finished. we all fell in love with audrey’s boston terrier but unfortunately the pup decided to make two of audrey’s green west elm pillows his own. so rather than lose them all together, she decided to…

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Monday October 20th, 2008

Wednesday October 15th, 2008

Friday October 10th, 2008

Thursday January 10th, 2008

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before and after: bench project

[sorry for the slow loading time right now- i'm on the phone with our hosting service as we speak] d*s reader miranda sent in this fantastic “after” project she finished using her grandmother’s bench. after sanding down the bench she repainted the frame in a cheerful pale blue and used affordable ikea fabric to reupholstery…

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