September 28, 2009

1981 Shows You How

So there were more than just pics of snazzy 80s interiors in that book! They had some interesting DIY ideas I wanted to share.


Window shelves for plants - I've been kicking this idea around for a while, and am going to do a simplified version in my apartment! Single shelf, painted wood.


This could be a cool way to cover a problem floor - it's a "rug" made by tiling a thin board, and adding quarter round to the edges - a floating tiled area rug! (click to see the drawing better)


These are hand cut vinyl tiles. Looks like a mind boggling amount of work, but an amazing floor!


For a small space - check out this desk/vanity/bed construction.



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