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Art Loft Makeover

An artist's loft becomes a showcase for his creativity.

Before

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

After

$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

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