Before and After; Outdated Home Transformed

A few weeks ago I was asked to sit for a phone interview by April Hill for her blog, “DIY April”. I did and here is the result! Hope you enjoy it…

DIY April

Fake wood paneling haunts the walls of many homes in need of a little (or a lot) of DIY lovin.’

I might simply throw my hands up in the air and head to the nearest happy hour, but not Christina Rodriguez.

The blogger and business owner of My Diva by Design transformed a dark and drab rental home into a space that takes her from landlord to fairy rental godmother.

“It was so weird because I think the cabinets were made out of the paneling,” said Rodriguez.

The paneling was everywhere! Christina took the challenge head on after her first taste of transforming wall paneling with her grandmother.

“She didn’t like the color, so she painted it. And I always thought that was so smart, because you didn’t have to take it down.”

You could take it down and put up sheetrock. You could also sand it, putty the crevices…

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