my DIY apartment makeover series

I’m decorating my new apartment in Brooklyn, DIY-style! Here’s a list of all my apartment posts, where you can find instructions for all my projects:

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THE LIVING ROOM: how it looks in 2014

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THE BEDROOM: how it looks in 2014

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THE CRAFT ROOM: how it looks in 2014

chair before after textadventures in painting a fabric upholstered chair!

 

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThere is something very ugly on this wall so I made a giant painting to cover it up!

 

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Finally figuring out that the old sofa just wasn’t working, and taking the plunge on a new one

 

 

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 How to spruce up a plain light fixture with duct tape and nylon cord

 

 

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 There is something very ugly on this wall but I made a quilt to cover it up.

 

 

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 New pink in the living room

 

 

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 How to drill into tile, without cracking and without fear!

 

 

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 I installed a new chandelier in my dining room, ALL BY MYSELF!!

 

 

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 sewing pleated & lined curtains for my dining room

 

 

how to make a really inexpensive area rug using industrial carpet runners

vintage chair facelift!

spiffing up a tired old credenza

 

building a cheap closet & spiffing it up with craftiness

 

new ceiling fixture + why you shouldn’t be afraid of electricity

How to build floating night stands + lamps (even if you have no tools!)

 

How to make an upholstered headboard + where to find my quilt pattern

video: painting my living room PINK!

sneak peek of my Marimekko hallway

BEFORE: the brand-new, empty apartment

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