Friday, August 20, 2010

The Big Re-Design Reveal

It's here! The big reveal. The word on the street is: She Loves It! I am so happy she approves and feels comfortable in this new space to call her own. If you haven't any idea of what I am talking bout, past posts lay out the back story, check them out for more details, as well as the stories behind the living room and dining room chair projects.
Existing furnishings/objects: a table, 2 uncovered dining room chairs, 2 dressers, 2 shelving units a double mattress & box spring, a duvet/cover and a futon, shoe rack and various other plants, housewares etc.

Items/Projects brought in: bed frame, living room chairs, futon cover, curtains, curtain over mirror, curtain and backboard/whiteboard for shelving unit, entrance mirror & hooks, painted the lamps + new shades, dining table lantern light, vintage suitcase table, DIY terrarium project, throw pillows, a bookstool table, 2 paintings, an entrance way mat & living room rug, 2 embroidery projects, a fish bowl, and various other kitchen and household accessories and plants.

Here are the pictures. Keep in mind the apartment was full with stuff that required shuffling and stacking when I took these. I know. I know. I could have done them before. I work well under pressure and am not a pro photographer. ANYWAY. Let's just look at some (of the awkward) pictures.



So those are the final results. I will be focusing in on some of the other projects I took on in the coming weeks. Stay tuned!


Mel said...

Oh Keeley! What an eye you have for color and design. It is cozy and comfy and so so lovely to look at! Of course you made a suitcase table!! Awesome, amazing and way to go, girlfriend. Can't wait to see what you think up next!

leel said...

thanks Mel! I'm so glad you enjoyed looking at it. Your kind words mean SO much to me. Thanks sista!

Anonymous said...

The colours are GORGEOUS! citrus happiness i LOVE this makeover and I look at a LOT of makeovers. You have created a really fresh, relaxing, calming retreat.
Well done!!!!

leel said...

thanks Michelle! that means SO much to me.

Heather Plett said...

Ooooo... you must be so proud! It looks GREAT! So cheery and friendly and funky!

leel said...

Thanks Heather! I am a tad proud. I'm just so happy she loves it, to be honest. It was So much fun.

Thanks for stopping by, your kind words mean a lot to me. :)

LazyBones said...

What a beautiful job! It's so cheery and welcoming! Wow, I really wish you lived close enough to help me with my house projects! You're a pro!

Jacqueline said...

What an amazingly comfy transformation! My eyes went straight to the suitcase table -- LOVE IT!! And the ribbon tails on the paper lanterns are gorgeous.

leel said...

Hey Katy! You know I would totally love helping you out. Just say the word! It's not that far :)

Hi Jacqueline! I'm so glad you approve and feel the same way I do about it! (I love your taste )I'll be talking about the suitcase table this week :)

Happy Sunday all & as always, thanks so much for your support. :)

Red Shoe Artist said...

That looks freaking awesome

the rikrak studio said...

oh it's brilliant, nicey!
you are so talented!

i'm already preparing my *i knew her when* statments!

gorgeous work!
love the colours and special touches, eco-superstar!

Evangeline said...

This is wonderful Keeley! The colours are fantastic! What a great space!

René said...

Just gorgeous. Good job. you!

serenity said...

wow, it's so warm and cozy now!! magic!!! <3 go team leel!

mchen said...

Holy toledo, K... you do great work. You made a nice place into a gorgeous homey space, funky yet comfy, and wow about the colours. High fives!!!


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