Studio Credenza

March 11th, 2013

We have a small space above our garage that I’m converting to a design and sewing studio as I continue on my textile design journey, and I scored a credenza at a thrift store for $40 a few weeks ago (the one I mentioned here). It was the perfect size and I loved the raised detail on the fronts, but it was scratched and dinged in a lot of places so the perfect candidate for a new paint treatment.

gold and gray credenza

It was too dark and drab before so I gave it a new look with pale gray paint and gold trim.

credenza before paint

credenza makeover

It sits in my little studio between two windows – I painted this one wall a vivid coral because I’m crushing on this color right now.

coral wall gray credenza

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March 10th, 2013

Sunday and daylight savings time greetings friends, it’s time for another much anticipated roundup of the best in DIY from across the blogosphere, as always Amanda and roundup our favorites and I share them here, enjoy this inspiring collection of spaces and ideas!

There’s a new trend in kitchen cabinet refinishing and this look is taking the blogosphere by storm, with several in just the last month giving their kitchens the two tone gray and white paint treatment – check out these three lovely kitchens!

upper white lower gray kitchen cabinet paint

Modern Jane / Styled Thing / The Inspired Room

The Graham & Brown frames wallpaper (filled with family photos) in this frequently used dining room at East Coast Creative just might be the best wallpaper ever!

diy dining wallpaper eastcoastcreative

 

A small nook serves a family well as a mini mudroom – see all the details in the space over at Nalle’s House.

mudroom nalleshouse

 

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