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Upholstery DIY project – renovate an old stool

Upholstery DIY project – renovate an old stool

What is necessary to start this little upholstery project? To renovate and uplift an old armchairs or stools you need: manual skills old armchairs, chairs, stools or some other furniture that you can practice your upholstery on tools and materials for renovating   (The only tools I was using were a small hammer, upholstery stapler…






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Renovated retro chest of drawers – SOLD

Renovated retro chest of drawers – SOLD

I love finding old pieces of furniture and bringing them to life. I have lots of ‘garbage’ at home that just waiting to be renovated. Tables, chairs, armchairs… wooden pallets waiting to be painted with the stencils. This time I had restored a small chest of drawers that I found on the local ads website….






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DIY painted garbage bins

DIY painted garbage bins

When we moved to a new apartment, I had nowhere to put the bins. The only place they would fit was under the glass console table next to the balcony door. I didn’t really like how that side of my kitchen looked. I wanted to make it look bit more cozy. I decided to spray-paint…






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Newspaper walpapered bathroom

Newspaper walpapered bathroom

Check out this project. A bathroom renovation renovation that I did for a friend couple of weeks ago. A great idea if you have tight budget. What is needed is time, old newspapers or printouts and diluted glue for wood, the kind that is used for decoupage.






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Rejuvenated Old Table with Bird Stencils

Rejuvenated Old Table with Bird Stencils

I found this old foldable table on a bric-a-bra sale and decided to rejuvenate it. Her is what I ended up with 🙂 I used 150 sandpaper on a palm sander. It it could be done by hand with some elbow grease. Lightly sand the entire table and legs. You do not need to remove…






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Painting from Stencils – renovating a cabinet

Painting from Stencils – renovating  a cabinet

Yesterday I eventually  found  some time to finish this stencil and use it to paint our multimedia cabinet. You can find the instructions on each of the images. They picture pretty much every step of stencil making and stencil painting process.  In case you have difficulties to read (I know some of the inserts are…






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Decorative Wall Painting

Decorative Wall Painting

If we have big wall space and you want to decorate it,   it might be better idea to decorate the wall rather than hang some picture or painting.  There are many options available on the market. Most big markets have special wall stickers available. They are usually pricey and it is much cheaper to…






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