I’m inspired by bright lacquered animal statues and figurines…

Designer Miguel Palacio has something in common with me. We both have animal statues. Mine are a panther and elephant. In giving my old decor new life, I spraypainted mine. Jonathan Adler was the inspiration as his home decor lines always feature bright colored animals. I loved the dogs from the Barbie House he designed…

Before & Afters 5.24.12

{Pocketful Of Pretty} Who would think to paint a fridge? Fabulous. How fun is this??? {Fabulous K} A little bit of paint and new knobs goes a long way… I love a moody dark powder room. Since you spend minimal time here, I say go bold. You may be relunctant to use a darker shade…

Before and Afters: Painting Furniture Edition…

Haven’t done a before and after in a while. That’s primarily because I haven’t come across any. But I have three I feel are worthy of their own post… One of my favorite before and afters yet. This has been updated with a classic palette that gives it a modern flair. The detailing in the…

Haven’t done a before & after post in a while…

Transformations can happen with an entire room and it can happen piece by piece. Sometimes it takes your imagination to visualize something drab turning into something amazing like this dresser below via the LENNOXX…   Entryways should welcome guest. It’s their first impression to your space and this before pic doesn’t leave a great one… But…

Time to fill my closet back up with fall fashions…

Now that I got rid of a lot of clothes at the yard sale & donated to the Goodwill, it’s time to fill the closet up and boy I can’t wait. If I had closets like these, I’d just shop there… {Houzz} Love the color coordination and this display of pretty bags. You can do…

B4 and Afters…Who Knew You Can Paint Fabric!

Okay. I was web browsing and came across the coolest thing I’ve heard of in a long time. Did any of yall know you could paint fabric? Yeah me neither but check this out. The chair above… the process…. …the result. Seriously, this makes me want to go salvage some old ugly furniture from someone’s…

Before & After…

Browsing Desire to Inspire & came across this before and after renovation. It went from very ugly… To über cozy. Ottomans under the lucite table to the right adds for additional seating. By using an acrylic table, it doesn’t add weight to the room which gives the illusion of more area. Click HERE to see further examples. An…

What a Difference Paint Makes (B4 & After)…

Here’s another round of makeovers using paint to transform something old, tired and dated…. Dated and Blah…. {marcusdesigninc.blogspot.com} Modern & Fab. I want these chairs too… Whomp Whomp… {Design Sponge} Now how cool is this? It took some serious creative visions to create this from what it was… Ekkk…  (click to see more)