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April 3, 2013

What makes Wednesday a happy day?  Before & After projects, of course!

 Before:                                                                         After:
Aren't the results of this trunk's makeover amazing?

How ingenious to cross-stitch a flower pattern into the caning:

Gosh, I love the changes to this curio cabinet:                                                   Shangrila Lane

 Painting this buffet white highlights the beautiful scroll work:
 Before:                                                                  After:

What an amazing change for this outdated dresser:
As much as I like the results, I probably would have painted
the handles a different color or replaced them with knobs.

Another white paint treatment with adorable results.
Before:                                                                       After:

This damaged dresser was given a charming makeover:

How much more contemporary does this kitchen look now?

I love the no-cabinet-door concept and subway tiles:

Re-staining the cabinets, adding hardware, and painting the walls a
lighter shade of green brought about dramatic changes in this kitchen:

A beautiful dining room do-over:

The Before & After photos of this next project are almost unbelievable:           Source

  Before:                                                                   After:

Well, these incredible projects make me feel pretty lazy.  I'd
better go get something done as the week is half over!


  1. Amazing makeovers.

    Everything old is new again, you never disappoint - love them all.

  2. I just love looking at those pictures from old to new.It is well done.I wish I have all of those,how I wish it is my home.Envy much.

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  3. I just love looking at your before and after photos! I have an old dresser in the basement that I had no idea what to do with it! But you have inspired me now! I will have to remember a before and after photo!

  4. Your blog is so very inspirational . . . thank you for all the fresh ideas.
    I truly appreciate seeing before and afters and I know I'm not alone, thank you.
    Great post!
    Your blogging sister, Connie :)

  5. Always encouraging to see what others have achieved with a pot of paint and some time.
    Thanks for sharing.

  6. oooh I love the cabinet! It's giving me motivation to make-over mine... I bought paint the other day :)

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