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{DIY: fun weekend project}


DIYFun weekend project: a pair of nightstands freshened with a coat of high-gloss paint + modern chevron pattern, set side-by-side as a hall console

{before & after: chevron pattern how-to with downloadable pattern from Sunset magazine}

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  • I just love this idea. May have to try it.

  • what a great, subtle way to spice things up! miranda jones is a genius.

  • Hello everyone! Hope you’re having a lovely week so far – so happy you’re excited about this makeover – isn’t it such a lovely idea to paint a pattern on them? Was completely inspired to find ways to freshen things up around the house for Spring.

    MirandaJ – Lovely to hear from you, and thanks so much! Your projects are fantastic — especially love the idea of setting the tables side-by-side as one – thanks for the inspiration!

  • they are gorgeous! and “green”. and remind me I haven’t posted a B&A in too long.

  • Thanks for featuring my projects! I am a huge fan of your blog and am so flattered that you liked our May story!

    style editor
    sunset magazine

  • oh my goodness – i love it!! it’s always inspiring to see what someone can create with a bit of vision. i would have never seen the potential. i am going to download the chevron pattern (to match my Rubie Green seat cushions!!).

  • Bravo! I love transforming items to something usable & gorgeous. Who does not adore the chevron pattern? It’s being ‘green’ too!!
    Happy Saturday (:

  • omg these are the best!

  • Great before & after! I love makeovers, and this one is particularly nice. The boring nightstands have become really glamorous!
    Thanks for posting this; it’s very inspiring – and it’s also very important to promote stylish redesign.
    Have a great weekend!

  • Oh my gosh! SO CUTE!!! Love the colors!

  • why didn’t I think of this before!! ugh! genius.

  • love this! thanks for sharing!

  • Such a great makeover! How often to do you see these types of pieces at a yard sale or thrift store and just walk by? Next time I might stop and think!

  • Such a good idea!

  • I love it!! Totally chic. :)

  • I love before and afters- these are fabulous!♥

  • That is a FANTASTIC idea! Thanks for sharing!

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