Wallpapered File Cabinet Redo


“My boss is in the process of moving and has been in major clean out mode,” says Katie at Little House of Four. “I was busy on the phone while this was all happening until I suddenly saw a guy hauling out an old file cabinet.” Needless to say, Katie came home with an ugly but functional cabinet.

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Faux Wallpaper with Vintage Maps


Have you ever wanted the design impact of a graphic statement wall, but felt unsure of the commitment required–both to install and live with? Well, over at The Happy Housie, Krista found a couple of ways to get around those commitment issues. She covered a wall with pages from old atlases.

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Redoing a Bookshelf

Restoration Redoux shelf before

A client brought Shanna of Restoration Redoux this Craigslist find and asked her to work a little magic on it.  It was dingy, dirty bookshelf that was in need of some TLC.

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Tiffany Blue Dresser Makeover

Makin' My Apartment Home dresser before

A blogs at Makin’ My Apartment Home, and loves to bring home curbside finds to transform.  Her latest project came home via her teenage daughter, who found it on the neighbors’ curb.  The old dresser definitely needed some TLC.

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Bookshelf Makeover

Pots, Pans, Paintbrushes shelves before

When Kendra at Pots, Pans & Paintbrushes and  bought her house, the owners graciously left behind two ugly brown laminate bookshelves. Rather than chunking them or using them for garage storage, she decided to give them some TLC.

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Wallpaper Top Table

yard sale side table

Shanna from Restoration Redoux got this vintage table at a yard sale for $4. It was wobbly and dirty, and the leather inlay on top had rotted. Yes, it was in sad shape, but $4 for a wood table is too good a deal to walk away from!

yard sale side table

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Painted Tray with Wallpaper

Shauna from Satori Design for Living had an ugly tray that was in a box heading for the thrift shop. When asked to be a part of the Spray Painters Anonymous series on Living Savvy, Shauna thought back to the tray and decided to make it over. After some glossy white spray paint, the tray {…Read More…}

Bathroom Cabinet with Wallpaper

Amy from A Nest For All Seasons found a bathroom storage cabinet sitting curbside on the way to school with her kiddos. Yes, it was dirty and missing a few doors, but neither were obstacles Amy couldn’t work with. With a little cleaning, wallpaper, and ingenuity, Amy created bathroom storage at its best! I love {…Read More…}