I thought I’d throw together all of my “before and after” shots of the furniture I’ve done so far. I don’t normally think of myself as “crafty”, but it turns out I love the Anthropologie look but I sure as hell can’t afford it. Plus there is a certain thrill in discovering some FANTASTIC couch or chair at somewhere like Goodwill.
I have one more loveseat I’m working on, but unfortunately this HAS to be my last project. As Pool Boy pointed out, “there’s a finite amount of space in our house.”
Also, emberassingly, I titled these pics (“bf1”, “bf2”, etc) which in my mind stood for “before/after”. I’ve only just realized “after” doesn’t start with an F. Well done, Sarah.
Nothing in these pics cost more than $100 originally, and the desk pictured was actually drunkenly pulled from a dumpster one night. SCORE!
The centerpiece on the left (of the “before and after” picture) is one from Anthropologie that retails for $800. The one on the right was put together from white glass bits found at Goodwill purchased for roughly $20 total and then glued together.