Designing serene, intimate spaces doesn’t mean you can’t get creative and take a few risks. This collection of front-page news has major impact as a feature wall. It’s suddenly a quirky black and white wallpaper that’s sure to put a smiles on guests’ faces. This type of upcycling deserves a little good press, indeed!
Do-it-yourselfers with medium-level skills can turn leftover lumber into a cutting board by cutting it to size (12-inches-by-16-inches works well), sanding it, staining it and then sealing it with several coats of water-based sealant. Add shape and sheen to the sides with stainless steel washers and screws.
Add buffet style entertaining to your outdoor space with a repurposed dresser and mirror set turned into a sideboard. This old wooden dresser and attached vanity mirror were updated with mint green exterior paint, and the mirror was swapped with pegboard to keep essentials within arm's reach.