Designer Maia Roffey explains how a dated kitchen was transformed into a bright, airy space combining lacquered white cabinetry, crackle tile, and warm wood flooring. See how clever touches like an island that seats six comfortably, floor-to-ceiling tile walls and a striking display shelf make this kitchen practical, as well as lending it a slightly European vibe.
A renovated dining room gets a hit of character using mural-style Fornasetti wallpaper as a focal point. H&H assistant style editor Reiko Caron plays up the layered, eclectic feel by accenting the walls with DIY lights and art, pulling a settee up to the table to make the seating more hip, and using inexpensive accents.
See how Joel Bray made a budget table in just one afternoon using hardware store materials. Watch as Joel outlines the steps of this simple project, including which kind of wood he selected for the tabletop, how to attach the base, and what finish he uses to convey a rustic look.
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