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if you’re like me and live in a rental, it can be tough to deal with the less-than-ideal features of your home. without the ability to replace tile, wallpaper, or event paint it can be difficult to personalize your home the way you’d like. but today’s diy project (from designer kate pruitt ) is all about working with what you have. kate wasn’t in love with her old fireplace so she decided to use jenny wilkinson’s pink ‘ hammerhead sharks ‘ wallpaper to cover up the dark tile. using little more than foam core, a little glue and an xacto blade, kate was able to create a custom look that won’t cut into her apartment’s deposit when she moves. kate has shared her full project instructions and materials below so click here for the full post (or just click “read more” below). thanks, kate! Kate’s Wallpaper Fireplace : What You’ll Need:
Buying vintage furniture is a great way to go - it's a greener choice, the quality of older pieces is often superior, the retro style will definitely make your space more unique than when furnished with only new items and the prices can (sometimes!) be more reasonable. With all of that in mind, we decided it was high time to round up ten favorite spots to for vintage in Chicago. Jump below for the list and photos: Of course, every list we put together is ever-changing and we hope these ten are just the start - we'd love to hear your favorites in the comments below.
Inca jewellery and Peruvian minery-inspired bridge in development by OOIIO Architecture Designed by Madrid-based practice OOIIO Architecture, the Miraflores-Barranco Pedestrian Bridge is destined to draw strong ties between these two thriving districts in Lima, Peru. Conceptualised as a new landmark for the city, the bridge is currently in design development with an expected completion date of 2016. For OOIIO Architecture this is more than a basic bridge scheme; it is an ‘open-air building’.
Since I last checked in here, lots of stuff has happened. Six months worth of stuff. For example: We released Issue No. 7 of Anthology in April, and we’re just about to drop Issue No. 8. I know! It’s hard to believe that we’ve been at this for two years now.
Rachel wants to know: How do you create a fabulous design with all brick walls? All of the advice I read says "paint it, paint it, paint it," but I can't because I'm renting! I'm moving into an apartment in Rogers Park with brick walls EVERYWHERE...