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DIY Wall Circles

Now that the walls are painted, I needed to decorate my walls. As I mentioned in my earlier post, I painted my walls in “Chartreuse” that was from a color palette called “Suburban Modern” offered by Sherwin Williams. To give an accent, I painted a wide border going across the walls in “Classic French Gray” […]

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Hairpin Legs by Ian Maclean

Hairpin Legs by Ian Maclean

I have posted my bed building experience on this website and my Flickr page. I’d like to thank those who left nice comments on my bed. I’d also like to thank Ian Maclean, the owner of hairpinlegs.com. My bed would never have the classic mid century look without his hairpin legs. I ordered a set […]

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DIY Atomic Nightstands with Hairpin Legs

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So now the bed is complete, our next project was to build a pair of mid century modern inspired nightstands. Originally, I was going to buy a pair of nightstands. I wanted a pair of Paul McCobb nightstands that matched my dresser. I looked all possible sources, but could never find one within my budget. […]

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Eames Fiberglass Shell Chair Restoration Project

My First Eames Fiberglass Chair

My First Eames Fiberglass Chair
Now that I learned how to restore the Eames fiberglass shell chairs, I decided to tackle another project. I was going to restore one of the two orange arm shells I purchased online a few years ago. I have been using one with a rocker base and the other with an […]

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George Nelson Case Study Inspired DIY Bed

Modernica Case Study V-Leg Bed

Modernica Case Study V-Leg Bed
I have an eleven-year-old dog named Cid with a back problem. He has a hard time jumping up on our bed – so I decided it was time to do something… Get a platform bed! I have always wanted a George Nelson Case Study Bed with hairpin legs (v-legs). Needless to […]

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