Look!: Andy's Front Room - Before and After

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San Francisco resident Andy sent us some before and after photos of his front room. He writes: I finally finished doing my front room in IKEA-hack, Craigslist, Apartment Therapy style! I love it! I took AT advice and went for protein furniture on Craigslist, and some IKEA carbs...

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...The shelves are LACK that I cut to size (and screwed to studs) and the lower cabinets are also IKEA, also cut to fit the alcove. Had to brick and paint the fireplace for code reasons.

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To keep street peepers out, I used contact paper and cut the words "nice day" into it. I also attached all the lights to one dimmer that I attached near the overhead light switch, so you can turn them all on together. No rug yet, but it finally looks warm.

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Thanks, Andy!

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