Tag Archives: DIY

Apartment Becomes Art Space

I spent most of my free time in the last month cleaning up a long-neglected apartment in south Tel Aviv with a group of fellow artists. We patched the many craters in the crumbling walls, hauled away mountains of trash left by past tenants, painted everything white, and built a dividing wall in the kitchen.

Salame 97 Before


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Quick Fix: Easy Lamp Makeover


I’ll be the first to admit that I hardly did anything productive whatsoever over the Labor Day weekend. Even if it hadn’t been my birthday weekend, I still wouldn’t have done much. But the one thing I did manage to accomplish was making over this boring lamp my husband brought home from Target seven or eight years ago during our/my Arts & Crafts phase.


It’s a perfectly decent lamp, but with that whole “everything’s brown” issue I’ve been dealing with, it quickly became the first to fall victim to Mel and her trusty can of spray paint.

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Wall decals 1,2,3!

This new trend in wall decals is everywhere. I have…

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Decorating a room, starting points

Decorating a room is easy! All you need are a…

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Room tweak

My neighbors, Deborah and Roni decided to renovate one of…

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Wallpapering a small space

Small room, no big deal… This bathroom took three days…

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