Before & After: The Year's Most Dramatic Transformations

Best of 2012

It's been a great year for Before & Afters on Apartment Therapy. Lots of unloved furniture found on the curbside or at the thrift store was adopted and refinished and got a new lease on life. In this post, we're highlighting some of the most dramatic transformations of 2012. Looking at the sad state of some of these pieces in the 'before', I'm impressed with the intrepid DIYers who saw potential in them. Click along with us and you'll be even more impressed with the results.

TOP ROW:
1. Before & After: A Trashed Curbside Dresser
2. Before & After: An Unexpected Upholstery Project
3. Before & After: Faux Snakeskin Table
4. Before & After: Dresser Makeover
5. Before & After: From Trash to Silk Screened Style

BOTTOM ROW:
6. Before & After: Ottoman Transformation
7. Before & After: Salvaging a DIY Dresser Gone Wrong
8. Before & After: Trash to Treasure Table in Just an Hour
9. Before & After: Restoring a Solid Wood Desk
10. Before & After: Thrift Store Reject to Tufted Treasure

Welcome to Apartment Therapy's Best of 2012 roundup! From December 19 through January 1 we are rounding up our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.

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