Art Loft Makeover
An artist's loft becomes a showcase for his creativity.
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Host Joan Steffend and designer Cy Winship turn an artist’s bare loft into a professional artwork showcase.
$72 – Paint
The walls were given a soft water wash treatment with yellow and blue toned paint.
- wall paint: Sherwin Williams: Nugget, Quietude and Urbane Bronze
$54 – Divider Screens
Asian inspired shoji screens served as room dividers, which gave the space clean lines and definition.
$67 – Area Rugs
Indoor/outdoor carpet was a practical choice for this artist’s area rugs. The rugs’ durable material will make cleaning up spills a breeze.
- carpet: Menard's - Plaza Suite and Arrowhead/Coco, Coconut and Slate
$12 – Cabinet Art
Wood grain colored contact paper was used to create a fun driftwood accent on the cabinets.
- contact paper: Home Depot – Con-Tact, Light Oak and Light Pine
$26- Jute Bench
$21 - Coffee Table
An old stool, particleboard and mirror tiles were used to construct a stylish, yet functional coffee table.
$14 – End Table
$26 – Credenza
Colorful pressed tiles were added to recycled drawer units to construct a creative storage console.
- press on tiles: Home Depot – Traffic Master, Morocco Slate and Armstrong, Mojave White
$92 – Lighting
A unique rope light was created for the living room, while wicker planters were used to create the perfect lighting solution for the kitchen.
- rope: Home Depot
- wicker planters: IKEA
$110 – Accessories
Vintage fabric pillows gave the seating area a unique style. A wire grid was constructed to provide an imaginative way to display artwork. Burlap blinds and mini-blind frames were used to create a natural looking window treatment. A wicker curtain, candles and a Papasan chair gave the space a showroom look.
- wire, mini-blind hardware, shelving brackets: Home Depot
- wicker curtain: IKEA
$494 – Project Total
Interior designer Charles Aronson provides tips on how to give definition to a room with an open floor plan.