{minneapolis make-over artist shares her tips}

No, she’s not sharing the latest beauty and make-up secrets of celebrities – she’s sharing, in our opinion, much more valuable information!

Kim Yeager is a life-long lover of design, yet loving refers to her work as “junking” and herself as a “junker.” For her, amazing design is the result of a tasteful, creative well-done makeover.

As a decorator and “junker,” I’ve discovered plenty of beauty and utility in stuff others have kicked to the curb.
– Kim Yeager

Kim shares her favorite make-over tips for giving new life to old furniture in a recent article on BobVila.com, Paint Makeovers: An Expert Tells All.

A before and after of one of Kim’s projects featured on BobVila.com

If you’re into flea market finds, garage sale hopping or curbside pick-ups, we highly encourage you to stop by Kim’s website, LarkNestDesign.com for even more “junking” tips and design inspiration. You can also get to know Kim a little better in our interview with her as part of our Minneapolis Design Blogger feature.

And stay tuned for more information on special in-store presentations from Kim Yeager at some local Hirshfield’s stores! Mark your calendars for October 2, 4, 9 and 11! Kim will be stopping at each store on these evenings to give a special demonstration on her “junking” tips and techniques. More details to come!

Hirshfield’s is your local Minneapolis-St. Paul paint retailer. The paint experts at Hirshfield’s are here to help you with everything from window-treatments to paint colors. Hirshfield’s manufactures paint right here in Minneapolis.

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