They live in my kitchen, fill my shed, line my drawers, overwhelm my closets, and get stashed in my guest room. Tools are the necessary baggage of my DIY lifestyle, yet a hindrance when entertaining, cleaning or trying to please the wife. Here are some ideas on where they should live instead. More
Name: Barney Santos
Location: Downtown Los Angeles
Style: Fun, artistic, modern loft
Go Los Angeles! I'd never had the opportunity to work with a vintage LA loft before, and it was a gas. Barney's loft was also a perfect job for our sponsor, Valspar Paint, because of the sheer height and length of his walls. With so much space, I really relied on the new color to warm up and make this room happen. And while I was nervous that the colors we chose might not work (there was nowhere to hide if they didn't), I think they're pretty much perfect. Check it out.