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Thursday October 8th, 2009

Tuesday June 3rd, 2008

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before and after: marion’s table

i know tuesday is usually a guide day but i’m still working on a few for next week so i thought i’d save those for next week. this just landed in my inbox and i couldn’t resist sharing it: marion’s before & after table. i love the way she added the black detailing and gift-wrapped…

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Wednesday March 19th, 2008

Thursday March 13th, 2008

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before and after: amber’s bookshelves

d*s reader amber blakesley turned in this great project for the d*s diy contest. though it didn’t fake the final round, i thought it was way too beautiful to go un-celebrated. using simple tools, orla kiely wallpaper and a variety of ikea billy bookcase components, amber created these gorgeous bookshelves designed to hold books, objects…

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Thursday February 21st, 2008

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before and after: gabrielle’s table

gabrielle at mintage home sent over this great table makeover project. using a found table, gabrielle created a custom table top using martha stewart wrapping paper and then flowers (cut-out) from amy butler’s scrapbook paper line. finished off with a coat of bright green paint and a brown grosgrain ribbon around the edge it’s a…

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Tuesday December 11th, 2007

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before and after: billy bookcase

d*s reader emily got crafty with her billy bookcase from ikea and i thought it would be a great project to share. emily used gift wrap from whimsy press to line the back of the shelves so that the exposed shelf backing would have character and color. lining furniture with gift wrap and wallpaper has…

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