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Thursday May 12th, 2011

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before & after: home addition makeover

It’s hard to imagine a more drastic change for this home addition than the one shown here. It may have taken many months, but Toni’s transformation of this room from a dark, almost windowless storage space to the relaxing haven shown below seems well worth the time. I absolutely love that the window treatments are…

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Thursday March 12th, 2009

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before & after: mod green pod sofa

this beautiful before & after belongs to nancy of mod green pod. nancy shared her gorgeous austin home on d*s in 2007, so i was excited to see a little furniture update. nancy worked with lizzie and amanda at spruce austin to update her “junk shop” victorian sofa with mod green pod’s modern aspire print….

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Thursday April 10th, 2008

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before and after: caroline’s chair

there are two more before and afters coming up today at 12:30 and 1 but i wanted to kick things off with this fantastic $13 makeover. designer caroline smalley of push the envelope design is a self-described thrift shop-a-holic. she found this rather in-need chair at a thrift store for $13 and after giving it…

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Thursday March 6th, 2008

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before and after: whitney’s couch

i’ve been sifting through all 500 entries for the d*s diy contest (yikes!) and along the way some of the incredible entries have seemed better suited for a great before and after than a diy project. this beautiful couch makeover from artist whitney gaylord is a perfect example- she made a slipcover for this previously…

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Friday November 9th, 2007

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before and after

it’s always fun to see what people can do with their own two hands, some paint and a little fabric. d*s reader joanna had owned this chair forever (her mother-in-law found it on the side of the road in baltimore) and carried it with her to new hampshire when she and her family moved. she…

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