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before and after

Thursday April 22nd, 2010

Thursday April 15th, 2010

Thursday March 25th, 2010

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before & after: painted beauties

painting wood is probably never going to be a non-confrontational topic, so i’ve come to embrace it as something that will almost always be a “love it” or “hate it” sort of situation. for me, the essence of a before & after is giving a piece of furniture a new life- one that means it…

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Thursday March 18th, 2010

Thursday March 4th, 2010

Thursday February 18th, 2010

Thursday February 11th, 2010

Thursday February 4th, 2010

Thursday January 21st, 2010

Thursday October 22nd, 2009

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Thursday October 8th, 2009

Thursday September 3rd, 2009

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before & after: yellow love

i’ve got a serious soft spot for yellow. every time i bring yellow flowers or accessories in the house i find myself thinking, “why don’t i do a yellow-themed room?” but i somehow never get around to it. but these before & after projects have me thinking yellow again. first up- french reader jessy‘s yellow…

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Thursday August 27th, 2009

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before & after: kate’s chalkboard table

today’s final before & after (stay tuned for “we like it wild” next!) comes from kate leary of mi piace kate design. kate and her partner recently moved to san francisco and have been trying to blend together their two very different design aesthetics. they found this wood table on craigslist for $75 and decided…

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Thursday August 20th, 2009

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before & after: a tale of 2 ikea hacks

today’s first before & afters are all about ikea hacks- that popular pastime of changing inexpensive and basic ikea furniture into something customized and completely different. first up is eric teng, creative director at dmd insight. eric decided to turn his ikea bedside tables into chic mid-century nightstands using a little bit of paint, a…

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Thursday August 6th, 2009

Thursday July 30th, 2009