Alcove Alchemy

Alcove Alchemy

People ask me all the time, “Lindsey, what are your FAVORITE kinds of makeovers?”  No one really asks me that.  They mostly ask me what Funky Junk Donna is like. (Answer: Awesome).  But if people DID ask me that, I would say that my favorite types of makeovers are something like what Julie at Being Home has done here: reclaimed a wasted little space and made it functional and beautiful. 

She built the bench, shelving, and even the seat cushion out of scratch; literally making something out of nothing.  I just think this is so inspiring. Don’t we all have space-sucking spots or nooks or alcoves like this hiding out in our homes?  Let’s take them back!

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  1. February 20, 2013 / 7:00 PM

    Lindsey, you are too kind and extremely witty! You must be a blast to hang out with. lol 🙂 Thank you so much for posting the mudroom bench. I (we) have been building again and later today I will be posting something that is much needed with the bench. Super excited!

    Again, thank you! It truly means a lot since your blog was the first decorating blog I discovered. I never knew such things. Thank you for showcasing all the amazing before and afters out there! 😀


  2. February 20, 2013 / 9:47 PM

    Like you I love to see how people use an alcove and make it functional. This turned out nicely it’s hard to believe this wasn’t always there.

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