Budget Friendly Bathroom Makeover

The latest Kitchen & Bath Makeover magazine from Better Homes & Gardens features a cheery yellow bathroom makeover using our Ikat papers. The projects are really simple and all you need is the paper of your choice, scissors, a foam paint brush, and a little glue. Super easy with a whole lots of impact. My […]

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Another Marble Makeover

Many of my favorite projects are the ones that take less than an hour from start to finish.  These nesting tables from Eddie Ross fit my criteria perfectly. Just a few sheets of marbled paper add detail and interest to the tops. The muted colors of the marble go perfectly with the slightly scratched wood […]

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Ikea Hack – Dressing Up a Knappa Light

Ikea is a wonderful  source of contemporary design and it’s hard to resist the clean, simple lines just begging to be starting points for creativity. On my last trip to Ikea, some 2 hours away in Charlotte, I picked up a Knappa lighting fixture. The plastic panels seemed a perfect host for some decorative paper. Once […]

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Upcycling – Silver Cork Table

I’ve been fascinated with refinishing and repurposing furniture since I was a teenager, some 40 years ago. I can’t say I’ve become an expert, but the fascination remains and I’ve been continually inspired by the amazing makeovers showcased on designer blogs and websites. Encouraged, I’ve decided to post some of my attempts here in the […]

Monday, July 18th, 2011

30 Second Mantel Art Makeover

This is my fireplace mantel… …and this is my target. A flower print bought at ikea. It’s an okay photo but it was time for a change. I snagged a scrap of our Basketweave in Olive to fit the frame and a small vintage photo. About 30 seconds later And while I wish I could […]

Thursday, March 31st, 2011