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Tips for making a drap space stylish

How do you decorate a small apartment with white walls, beige carpets, and not much natural light? [more inside]
posted by lali on May 13, 2012 - 8 answers

Help me redo my office! (desk configuration and wall color especially)

My office looks like crap, and I've never done anything to improve it. Now I have the chance for a new desk and new paint, but I don't know what to ask for! Help me not end up with something just as dreary as the current version. [more inside]
posted by The Elusive Architeuthis on May 6, 2012 - 9 answers

Help spruce up my bathroom!

What color should I paint my bathroom? How about the floor? Difficulty: existing wall tiles are pink and I don't know what to do with them. Budget and skills are somewhat limited. [more inside]
posted by beandip on Jan 14, 2012 - 26 answers

How to pretty up plastic?

What materials can I use to decorate (i.e. completely cover and disguise) the outside of a plastic container? I have made some self-watering planters from storage containers, but they’re very ugly as-is and I want to decorate them. Looking for methods that are durable and weather-resistant, and (if known) won’t leech into the plastic and the soil. [more inside]
posted by Nattie on Oct 28, 2011 - 4 answers

Coffin Sweet Coffin

I finally have a room of my own to decorate! ...And it's the size of a walk-in closet! Help me figure out how to make this tiny space into my home. [more inside]
posted by showbiz_liz on Sep 20, 2011 - 20 answers

Shelves in backwards, ugly particleboard ends exposed: help!

Top and bottom shelves in backwards in an Ikea bookcase, the particle board is showing through.. can't turn them around, because the back's nailed in. How can I make the most of the situation? Its light wood colored.
posted by devilsbrigade on Dec 13, 2010 - 16 answers

Decorative graffiti

Art filter: I'm thinking about using spray paint to decorate the walls of a shop. I've never done this before, please help! [more inside]
posted by bluelight on Jan 3, 2010 - 10 answers

Office Space - help me improve it?

How do I make this office (cubicle) more functional and look better at the same time? [more inside]
posted by abdulf on Jan 18, 2009 - 14 answers

Should I treat new plastering.

DIY Filter: I've just had my kitchen walls replastered following damp proof injection and am about to take delivery of new kitchen units. What should I do to the plaster where the units are to go? Seal it, paint it or leave it bare. [more inside]
posted by xla76 on Oct 3, 2008 - 2 answers

Help me design my boy's room -- He loves Dodge trucks!

Help me design my boy's room -- He loves Dodge trucks! [more inside]
posted by jseven on Jul 22, 2008 - 4 answers

Help! My refrigerator is too big. Help me make ideal use of the extra space.

Calling all clever people: My new refrigerator is too big! How about some ideas to decorate it? [more inside]
posted by neilkod on Mar 3, 2008 - 13 answers

Doctorin' the house

Help my son get his Tardis on. I'm currently decorating my 7 year old sons bedroom, and he is a big Doctor Who fan. He has asked me for a giant (I guess 6 ft) tardis on one wall of his painted bedroom. My initial thought was to paint - but I don't have the requisite skills really, so I was looking for a Fathead / WallBangers equivalent. I'm not sure the custom option on WallBangers will allow me to use a copyright image. Do you have any other recommendations for giant Tardis resources? Or maybe a suggestion to get a large scale picture onto a bedroom wall - I'm in the UK if it makes a difference.
posted by mattr on Jan 20, 2008 - 12 answers

Edible Christmas Tree instructions for the city mouse?

After 10 years of living in NYC, I've fled to a wooded acre in rural New Jersey. I'm a total scrooge who would never be caught dead with a Christmas tree, but I want to edibly decorate an outdoor (living) pine tree to attract animals like deer, birds, squirrels and whoever else. I'm thinking along the lines of stringing popcorn, carrots, dried corn for the deer, peanut butter and birdseed on pinecones for the birds, maybe some apple slices, etc. The problem is, my years in the city have left me devoid of any common sense on how to proceed. I don't care much whether the tree is pretty or not - I'm more interested in having animals in my backyard than flashing lights that sing "Jingle Bell Rocks". [more inside]
posted by bunnycup on Nov 24, 2007 - 15 answers

Help me doodle pretty.

DoodleFilter: How do I learn to draw intricate patterns freehand?
posted by Laugh_track on Nov 5, 2007 - 16 answers

Toddler Room Decorations

Toddler Room Decoration tips? [more inside]
posted by Pater Aletheias on Sep 23, 2007 - 24 answers

Spice up the Law House

Help decorate my house in a week. [more inside]
posted by craven_morhead on Aug 14, 2007 - 4 answers

Furniture for an A-frame room?

Tips for decorating an attic room that's an A-frame? [more inside]
posted by Brandon Blatcher on Feb 6, 2007 - 8 answers

Decorate my new office, library style

Help me decorate a hospital librarian's office. [more inside]
posted by cosmicbandito on Nov 29, 2006 - 9 answers

Please help me make my apt into a great party space!

Help a college student decorate a living room/kitchen on the cheap. Theme: Martini glasses and tiki. [more inside]
posted by skjønn on Jul 6, 2006 - 21 answers

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