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Thursday May 31st, 2012

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before & after: bar cart redo

Sometimes the simplest projects are my favorites, especially when they provide dramatic results. I’m such a wimp when it comes to sanding; I just don’t want to put in the time to do it, and I know I end up passing on a lot of potentially great pieces because of it. It’s nice to see…

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Thursday September 30th, 2010

Thursday September 2nd, 2010

Thursday August 26th, 2010

Thursday February 25th, 2010

Thursday October 9th, 2008

Thursday October 2nd, 2008

Thursday April 24th, 2008

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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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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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