before and after

before & after: max’s desk + erin’s built-ins

by Grace Bonney

today’s final before & afters belong to d*s readers max and erin. first up is max from ‘s desk transformation. max explained that, “i found the desk and chair a few houses from me on the street with a “free” sign. i repaired the drawers, re-assembled them, sanded down the original paint and metal frames, and then primed and re-painted using “american accents” paint from rustoleum. the drawer pulls were removed and replaced with our own and the vinyl upholstery was replaced with “flora” fabric from maharam.” the final result? fantastic! thanks so much to max for sharing this before & after.

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CLICK HERE for erin’s built-in transformation after the jump!

today’s final before & after comes from erin at . erin and her husband recently moved into their home and wanted to makeover their 70’s built-in cabinets. using paint and their own two hands they updated the cabinets with a new finish and a much more modern look. well done, you two!


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