BEFORE & AFTER: a kitchen gets a new look

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This kitchen has undergone a fairly dramatic transformation. The renovation consisted of a new layout of the space; as well as new flooring, cabinetry, appliances, counters, backsplash, lighting, sink and faucet, etc. I like how the new look came together, adding white cabinetry and butcher block counters creates a great vibe. The touch of black on the hardware and faucet …

Before & After: cabinet

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Back when I was working on CBC TV doing a regular segment called Deb on a Dime, I was always looking for inexpensive furniture. I’d often go by Value Village and check out the second hand furniture, and this is where I found this cabinet.  I wanted to show this makeover because you really can decorate on any budget.  Sometimes …

DIY: lamp for $9.99

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This lamp underwent a dramatic transformation and cost less than $10.  Back when I was doing a segment on CBC TV called, “Deb on a Dime”, I was always looking for affordable and stylish DIY ideas. You can create some great looking lighting if you think outside the box and are willing to get your hands dirty.  I picked up …