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Thursday May 5th, 2011

Thursday April 21st, 2011

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before & after: table redo + media shelf

I’ve attempted to age furniture before but never achieved the results Amanda did with this table. The piece had potential, with its interesting shape, long legs and oval top, but Amanda’s restrained paint job and new knobs gave the table a new charm and elegance. Great work, Amanda! — Kate Time: Two days (spread out over…

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Thursday April 22nd, 2010

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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