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Watch Michael Penney give shoeboxes and budget cardboard magazine files a designer makeover by covering them with wallpaper.

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  • Martha Stewart Crafts labels, Michael’s
  • Magazine files, shoeboxes or storage boxes (similar to shown), Ikea, Staples
  • White craft glue, Home Hardware
  • Paintbrush, Home Hardware
  • Tray for glue, Home Hardware
  • Purple wallpaper, multicoloured floral wallpaper, both Blue Mountain Wallcoverings
  • Coral bamboo lattice wallpaper, Thibaut through Crown Wallpaper and Fabrics
  • Silvergate BP 851 Special Edition 1 wallpaper (black/white), St. Antoine BP 951 Special Edition 1 Wallpaper (blue), both Farrow & Ball
  • Off-white and gold wallpaper, vintage Treillage
  • Sidewall in Celadon on Off-White (green trellis print), Brunschwig & Fils
Duration: 
4:19

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In This Episode

Tour a small house that feels spacious and personal thanks to smart flooring, furniture and easy do-it-yourself projects. See how to turn shoeboxes and magazine files into designer storage by covering them with wallpaper. Plus, see how food editor Claire Tansey makes a fast, light take on chili with a few spices, canned goods and a takeout rotisserie chicken — here's the chili recipe.

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  • Martha Stewart Crafts labels, Michael’s
  • Magazine files, shoeboxes or storage boxes (similar to shown), Ikea, Staples
  • White craft glue, Home Hardware
  • Paintbrush, Home Hardware
  • Tray for glue, Home Hardware
  • Purple wallpaper, multicoloured floral wallpaper, both Blue Mountain Wallcoverings
  • Coral bamboo lattice wallpaper, Thibaut through Crown Wallpaper and Fabrics
  • Silvergate BP 851 Special Edition 1 wallpaper (black/white), St. Antoine BP 951 Special Edition 1 Wallpaper (blue), both Farrow & Ball
  • Off-white and gold wallpaper, vintage Treillage
  • Sidewall in Celadon on Off-White (green trellis print), Brunschwig & Fils

Credits

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Lynda Reeves

DIRECTOR TV PRODUCTION & ONLINE VIDEO

Sheri Graham Delagran

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Jason Stickley

SEGMENT PRODUCER

Ryan Louis

EDITORS

Patrick Malone
Erin Gulas

DIGITAL DIRECTOR

Michael Zimmermann

ONLINE DESIGNER

Julie Aubie

Runtime: 4:19
Released: January 11, 2010
Featuring: Michael Penney
Channel: DIY