24 may not seem like enough hours in the day, unless you're designer Libby Langdon who's found her sweet spot making over homes in precisely that amount of time.
We aren't talking about a full-out overhaul, but a concept Langdon's coined the "daykeover," a 24-hour refresh that she details in the December/January issue of House Beautiful magazine.
“Not everybody can go in and overhaul a room with all new furnishings,” Langdon tells the magazine. “Sometimes you just need to add a few new pieces or rearrange existing ones -- which can be just as fun and dramatic as a complete redo,” she says.
By the looks of the three Rumson, New Jersey spaces she transformed here, we agree.
Check out these four tips from Langdon on easy ways to revamp a room in a pinch and her full House Beautiful feature (including the unbelievable before photo) when it hits newsstands on November 26.
- Don’t be afraid to block windows: Low pieces like ottomans won’t block views, even if your windows extend almost to the floor. And lean profiles—such as the Parsons-style console—let light and air pass through.
Photos by Francesco Lagnese.
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