Classic Modern Den
A cluttered storage room is transformed into a functional, classic den.
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Host Joan Steffend and designer Beth Solberg transform a cluttered storage room into a classic modern den.
$143 — Flooring
The old carpet is replaced with a black tile border and a rug made out of a piece of carpet. The carpet edges are bound with carpet tape for a finished look.
$95 — Walls
The knotty pine paneling is hidden behind wallboard that's secured with roofing nails for a contemporary look. The louvered doors are disguised with more wallboard. Silver paint adds interest to the edges.
$28 — Drapes
Brown and gray fabric is stitched together for striped window treatments.
$61 — Sofa
A dated sofa is given a new look with fabric and cushions.
$10 — Rug
$30 — Lampshade Table
Two lampshades are paired with a piece of milky-colored Plexiglas for a unique lighted side table. One lampshade is set directly on the floor and the other is set upside-down on top and hot-glued in place. A light bulb is inserted into the bottom shade and the Plexiglas is set on top.
- lampshades: Target — 074080935
$5 — Frame
The amplifier behind the sofa is turned into a table with the addition of a glass-filled frame.
$3 — Drum Table
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