When it comes to outdoor space in the city, you often take what you can get. That was Julia & Bruno's thinking when they purchased their Montreal home and inherited this dumpy backyard. If you remember their House Tour from last year, you've already seen part of the colorful transformation!
Erica inherited a living room with a sponge-painted fireplace and an olive paint job. She had planned a pallet wall, but realized the time (and tools) it would take was not realistic. Until she found a quicker solution:
In terms of basic overhead lighting, Alison's fixtures were unoffensive and unobtrusive. But that didn't mean she didn't want more style from them. Inspired by a $750 fixture, she used some spray paint and skewers to create a flush focal point:
Maïla's tiny Paris apartment was lacking both a dining table and counter space. When her woodworker father heard she was thinking of going without a proper place to eat for more prep area, he came up with a genius small space solution:
A broom closet of varying depths and without any built-ins was collecting Carla's random stuff. She decided it might serve better as a place for paperwork and projects, and we love how she made this strange small space fit her needs: