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before & after: a tale of 2 cabinets

today’s second before & after post is a tale of two different cabinet makeovers. first up? kristin and jacob anderson of atlanta georgia. jacob got this dresser/cabinet from a friend for $35 (!) and spruced it up with a coat of paint and by cleaning the handles with vinegar and salt. i love seeing how…

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Thursday August 20th, 2009

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before & after: a tale of 2 cabinets

there are a lot of forlorn-looking cabinets sitting around fleamarkets and goodwill these days. and sometimes all they need is a little bit of love (and a coat of paint or wood stain) to perk back up. these two before & after projects are all about those sad cabinets- and finally finding an owner who’s…

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Thursday July 16th, 2009

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before & after: julie’s cabinet

this before and after comes from julie of bangs, a beard & ballyhoo (i love that blog name). julie and her fiance inherited a dilapidated linen cabinet when they moved to san francisco, but it was a horrible hodge-podge of brown, blue and red chipped paint. after sanding the heck out of it and cleaning…

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before and after: benita’s wardrobe

unhappy with her traditional wardrobe, benita larsson decided to take matters into her own hands. after deciding that she would paint her wardrobe, she chose a plain orange paint. after she finished painting she decided it was a bit too dark so decided to add the trellis pattern. using painters tape to mark off her…

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Thursday March 27th, 2008

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before and after: sanam’s bookcase

d*s reader sanam found this bookshelf sitting on a curb when she moved into her new apartment. she took it to be an ‘anonymous house-warming gift’ and decided to repaint it and throw some fun fabric in the back to match her home’s pink, white and black theme. and voila- instant facelift. [thanks, sanam!]

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