Oh, the Beauty of Possibilities!
Force yourself to look beyond the years
of use and the layers of old paint:
This Mid-Century dresser was given new
life and purpose. Isn't it glorious?
Though chairs are priced as a group, it doesn't hurt to ask the thrift
How many times have you passed on a chair with caning or webbing
damage? They're often marked ridiculously cheap as these types of
repairs can be quite costly. An alternative? Upholster over the damage:
Here we have a typical thrift store tarnished treasure . . . . . .
. . . . . that was lovingly transformed into cherished keepsake.
A rather dull 1930's wardrobe was ingeniously
transformed into charming children's storage space:
Although these weathered porch posts look as if they've
been there for a while, the transition to columns with
stone pedestals finally completes this house:
Another successful exterior renovation:
The marvels of imagination, a healthy
budget, and a competent contractor!
When I first saw the makeover, below, I thought, 'What is that big screen TV
doing in the dining room?' It took me a moment to realize it's a mirror - duh!
There really was nothing "wrong" with the dining room before
the re-do but now it's fresh, interesting, and inviting.
The kitchen project, below, is one of
the most inspiring I've seen in a while:
addicted interested in the television show House Hunters International,
you might already have seen this unbelievable transformation - a 441 sq.ft.
parking garage in Bordeaux, France, was converted into a sophisticated home:
That's all I have for you today, loves. Just thought we all
could use some Thursday inspiration. Back to unpacking!