Before & After: 5 Minute Wall Makeover

Before & After: 5 Minute Wall Makeover

Dying to decorate that empty wall in your dining room, but aren’t sure what exactly to do with it? You’ll...

IKEA Table Makeover with Paint

IKEA Table Makeover with Paint

*Written by Liette Tousignant, UTR Decorating Co-Founder Can you believe it’s the same table? I was ready to give away...

Desk Makeover: Giving New Life to Old Furniture

Desk Makeover: Giving New Life to Old Furniture

Have you ever acquired a piece of furniture that you didn't know what to do with, but you just couldn't say goodbye to? That's the story with this desk... we've had it since the early days of starting our company, Under The Roof Decorating. Although it's all scratched up, and damaged, we've never wanted to part with it because it's part of our story. So, we decided to give it a makeover, and we're so glad we did because we've fallen in love with it all over again.

From Clunky to Funky: Budget-Friendly Chair Makeover

From Clunky to Funky: Budget-Friendly Chair Makeover

A couple of years ago, we did this super easy budget chair makeover. Since transforming the desk chair into a funky little...

Deck decorating ideas – enjoy outdoor living

Deck decorating ideas – enjoy outdoor living

When we're at our cottage, we literally live outside. Rain or shine we eat and entertain outside because that's what cottaging is all about. Since our deck is the most used room in the house (or out), my husband and I decided it was time to invest in new patio furniture.

Before and After: A cottage bedroom gets a well-deserved makeover

Before and After: A cottage bedroom gets a well-deserved makeover

This bedroom is very spacious, but it was also very dated. After 17 years of enjoying the old cottage, my husband and I finally bit the bullet and renovated. New flooring, a fresh coat of paint and different furniture placement that's all that was needed to transform this master into a peaceful retreat.

How to spruce up your rental space

How to spruce up your rental space

Let's face it - if you're renting, you're probably hesitant to put too many holes in the walls for fear of not getting your damage deposit back, right? So how do you temporarily spruce up an apartment without sacrificing style? Do it with art! In my case, I did it with Rudolph. (He's become quite the fixture - in my blog posts, and on my wall)!

Bookend makeover: from boring bronze to crisp white

Bookend makeover: from boring bronze to crisp white

  Last year, I held a quick poll on Facebook and asked whether or not I should paint my bronze equine...

Don’t let mistake holes scare you – hang stuff with no fear

Don’t let mistake holes scare you – hang stuff with no fear

Plaid, DIY art, animals, cabin, bathroom, hang framesThe other day I was hanging some picture frames in a bathroom and despite all my careful calculations, my frames didn't line up. I couldn't believe it! What happened?

5 frames – 5 looks

5 frames – 5 looks

5 framesYou buy the perfect size of frames to frame pictures of your family, vacation or pets. When the time comes to hang them, you're feeling confused because you don't know where to begin.

Before and after: dining chair makeover

Before and after: dining chair makeover

I bought these chairs over 12 years ago. After renovating and changing our wall color, the chairs' dated fabric clashed with our new décor, so I retired them to the basement a few years ago

Use frames to hide an architectural eyesore

Use frames to hide an architectural eyesore

P&P blackIf you hate hanging pictures, you'll LOVE these frames. Meet our brand new picture frames called Place&Push. At first glance they may look like any other frames but they're not. The big difference is in the way you hang them - you simply push the frames into the wall to hang them.

The secret behind this trendy layered look

The secret behind this trendy layered look

Tips to organize your artMy original plan was to hang these frames in a gallery style on the wall behind my green and white striped sofa. But after propping them on the window sill, I fell in love with the trendy look of the layered frames, so I decided not to mess with something that's already perfect.

Before and after: cottage bedroom makeover

Before and after: cottage bedroom makeover

Bunk room makeoverHard to believe it's the same room, isn't it? Same bunk beds, same window, same layout but it looks completely different. Check out the before and after pictures of this small cottage bedroom décor.

Designer walls on a garage sale budget

Designer walls on a garage sale budget

  Empty frames are such a creative and chic way to dress up your walls, all without spending any money...

Creating a gallery on a small wall space

Creating a gallery on a small wall space

This narrow wall in my daughter’s bedroom was begging for attention. It looked bare and unfinished compared to the rest...

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