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Thursday June 7th, 2012

Thursday April 19th, 2012

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before & after: detroit design studio

I keep hearing about cool design and small business-related happenings in Detroit, and consequently, the city has rocketed to the top of my must-visit list. It’s a city with many beautiful old buildings, and designers are flocking there to turn neglected, empty spaces into thriving creative communities. This is one such space, and I love…

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Thursday March 29th, 2012

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before & after: london flat makeover

I’ve always loved exposed brick walls inside homes, but it can be difficult to bring warmth and coziness to these industrial spaces. I love so many elements in this apartment renovation from Cassidy Hughes, an interior designer living in London: the open shelving in the kitchen, the minimal new bathroom layout and the eye-catching citron-colored…

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Thursday January 5th, 2012

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before & after: photo studio makeover

Today’s second transformation provides another jolt of spring color, this time in the form of a gorgeous original 1930s turquoise wood ceiling and a well-chosen palette of plum, white and yellow with complementary gold touches. Monika Merchant designed the space to be a studio and office for her friend, photographer Apryl Ann. Despite its tiny 120 square feet,…

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Thursday September 15th, 2011

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before & after: sunny yellow bedroom redo

We have two opposite before & after bedrooms today. One lightens, the other one darkens, but both successfully transform rooms from drab to lovely. Mallory wanted a fresh, bright bedroom with touches of vintage charm, and I think she achieved just that. The pops of yellow are dispersed perfectly throughout so as not to overwhelm…

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Thursday February 19th, 2009

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before & after: mural bedroom

anastasia of faiella design has shared two beautiful interior ideas with us before, and today she’s sharing a bold wall mural before & after. inspired by an osborne and little pattern, she decided to create this wall mural for a client’s loft bedroom. talk about a transformation! thanks to anastasia for sharing! [have a before…

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Tuesday December 18th, 2007

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before and after: guest bedroom

d*s reader, and fellow blogger, jessica jones sent in this fun before and after project. she redid her guest bedroom by adding freehanded wall art (she did both the tree and the art on the small wall canvases) and ikea fabric to create custom pillows. such a fun way to add color and pattern to…

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