I'm all for the easy projects. In fact, the simpler, the better! So I was a little more than ecstatic when I came across this cool IKEA hack!
I have always really loved the Ikea Stockholm rug. I know, so does everyone, but there is a reason why. It is a classic and it can fit in any type of room. My guest bedroom needed the 8x10 size but I wanted the 5X7 price or cheaper. I randomly saw an advertisement for my local carpet warehouse saying they had carpet tile for $1.25 a sq/ft. What? I decided to check it out the next day and found materials to make this knock-off Ikea Stockholm rug.
The bed in our guest room is very tall. And if you've ever tried to find a tall end table, you know that they aren't easy to come by. So I decided to make one... and my version of the C-table was born. This is not one of those time intensive woodworking projects - in fact, it didn't even involve power tools. Click through to check out this incredibly easy little project.
Now that September is half over, I think I'm in my right to start getting giddy for Halloween. Oh yes, my pretties, it is a most wonderful holiday. Costumes, candy, and ghosts. Creepy, ethereal ghosts. That's where this amazing trio of faux ectoplasm comes in. MadeContinue Reading
I love patterns, colours and textures - the more the better, and all at once if possible! So it's no wonder I've been hooked on the bohemian look lately; I'm in awe of the way this style effortlessly combines all of my favourite elements in a single space. Click through to see the interiors that have been inspiring my inner boho.
I am in love with the character, functionality, and coziness that built in bookcases and cabinetry can bring to a home. I live in, and am restoring, a 97 year old home. We have many types of built ins and are thinking of adding more, therefore I am always looking for ideas. Painted white built ins with colorfully styled decor has my heart, yet these boldly painted versions are lately making me swoon... maybe even stray from my first love. These stylish rooms can either inspire you to go bold with your built ins, or maybe give you new ideas for your store-bought bookcases or furniture. Continue Reading
Travel opens and inspires your eyes like nothing else, helping you see the world anew. For those who live and breathe design, it's important to step away from the familiar and gain some new perspective. You may love where you live (we do!), but that shouldn't stop you from getting out and seeing how other people live. Today, we've teamed up with Villas.com to share some of our top places to visit for great inspiration, and pair them with gorgeous lodging options.
Here's our list of delightful destinations for the design-minded:Continue Reading
The faults of this dining room are quite obvious - dated wallpaper, matching curtains (eek!) and chairs that are too small for the space. But the new owners recognized these issues... and let's just say that it looks a bit different now.
Roll up your sleeves and grab a drill. This DIY daybed will take you straight into weekend warrior mode. And the best part is, when you're finished, you'll have a cozy spot to rest up and take a cat nap.