Before & After: Hardwood Floors Reach a New Plane
Patrick is an avid DIY’er, but you’re about to see the toughest job he’s ever taken on. It wasn’t for the faint of heart, and he should’ve asked friends to help, but after a week of hard work, he transformed his hardwood into the floors he always wanted… Can you believe he planed his entire hardwood floor BY HAND? No, neither could I. But plane it he did, and therefore Patrick wins the award for DIY endurance. Hands down.
Mar 24, 2014
Erin and Nathan’s Boho Backyard Dream Office in a Yurt
Name: Erin Tavin, Nathan Stein, and Charlie the cat Location: Echo Park, Los Angeles Size: 320 square feet Years lived in: 24 years (Nathan), 9 years (Erin); Owned A few months ago, we took a peek inside the eclectic, bohemian Los Angeles home of Erin and Nathan. If you loved their colorful home, their dreamy backyard yurt, which doubles as an office, will definitely make you swoon!
Mar 24, 2014
Before & After: Patience’s Fairy Tale Fireplace Makeover
This fireplace lived in Patience’s little house by the sea, but it was old and dated so she waved her magic wand and presto! She tells us, “I wanted wow!” We’d say she got it. Her contractor demolished the top of the hearth and replaced it with a thick slab of bluestone. The rest of the brick was covered with stone veneer. The mantle is made from an old beam from a demolished barn. She kept the original screen but cleaned it up and painted it with a high-heat spray paint.
Mar 24, 2014
Dark Walls May Solve Your Honey Oak Rental Kitchen Blues
(Image credit: Alexis Buryk) From The Kitchn → This Is How to Deal with Honey Oak Cabinets: Paint the Walls Midnight Blue
Mar 24, 2014