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Very productive weekend of renovating furniture and upholstering armchairs 

Very productive weekend of renovating furniture and upholstering armchairs 

It was a rainy weekend. The weather and greyness made me feel quite lazy,  but it did not stop me from finishing a few projects.  It was nice and fulfilling to stay at home and bring a few things back to live.

Re-upholstered armchair.

Lovely mustard-yellow fabric and chalky finish waxed wooden frame in graphite.

I have started the chair on Thursday afternoon from painting the frame, and I have completed renovating finished it over the weekend.

Renovated retro dresser.

Chalky grey and graphite finish with a silver coating at the countertop. All waxed and polished.

Renovated dresser / sideboard. that was in my hallway.

It was in my hallway and looked quite boring and dark. I decided to brighten it up a little bit – bright grey chalky finish with metallic elements.

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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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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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