If you don’t have a mudroom, you can probably relate to Corey from Sawdust 2 Stitches when she describes the “deadly front entry ‘DROP ZONE.’” You know… that little space where your entire family throws their hats, coats, shoes, backpacks, and who knows what else. Corey already had basket cubbies in place but added hanging […Read More]
Lauren from Bless’er House had an old wooden mirror stuck in storage that she decided to tackle using a DIY Restoration Hardware finish. Like many of us, Lauren has always drooled over the RH distressed finish but says she never has had the guts to try it for herself – until now! She is in […Read More]
Monica from East Coast Creative says her entryway was in desperate need of a “stylish, but functional table.” Like a $1,099 table from Pottery Barn made from reclaimed wood and steel – except without the $1,099 price tag. Actually, it came with no price tag at all! Monica used wood she had leftover from other projects to build the table and then finished it off with spray paint and stain. It’s amazing how much the metallic spray paint looks like metal. Sure had me fooled!
Restoration Hardware’s entryway lockers had Meesh from imeeshu swooning for months. She had designed a full-on building plan before realizing she could pull it off without risking sawing off a finger. Meesh redirected her efforts and found a bookshelf she could repurpose with the addition of a few boards and chalk paint. Meesh says, “A little bead board, some industrial hooks, Michael’s crates, and voila! It’s perfect.”
Larissa from The House on Harrison was over shoes strewn about the floor in her entryway, and Ana White equipped her with the project plans to tame the mess with a shoe cabinet. Have you seen one of these before? A beautiful console on the outside and shoe storage galore on the inside! You’ve got to check out the tilt out compartments to truly appreciate how cool this piece is!
After seeing the popular Ordinal Dresser from Anthropologie, Danielle from My EnRoute Life couldn’t stop thinking about the “cute little numbered drawers.” She was inspired by another amazing dresser transformation to turn an unfinished IKEA dresser into her own numbered masterpiece. There’s just something about that simple stenciling that adds so much character to an ordinary dresser!