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Make It: Naturally Awesome Rope-Lined Serving Tray

By: Lexy.b.ward Sep 16, 2015

diy rope tray
photo: Dream Green DIY

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!      

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Make It: DIY Ikea Stockholm-Inspired Rug Using Carpet Tiles

By: Jennifer farley Sep 15, 2015
Carpet Tile Rug

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.

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How-To: An Incredibly Easy Wooden C Table

By: Faith-towers Sep 15, 2015
How-To: An Incredibly Easy Wooden C Table
Photo: Faith Towers

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.   

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How To: Make Ethereal Floating Head Ghosts

By: Diy maven Sep 15, 2015
Photo Simply Designing

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

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Eye Candy: 9 Beautiful Bohemian Spaces

By: Stephanie lee Sep 14, 2015

9 Beautiful Bohemian Spaces
Photo: Style Thirst

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.

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Eye Candy: 10 Built Ins Bold With Color

By: Jennifer farley Sep 14, 2015
Bold Colorful Built Ins

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

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Before and After: A Surprisingly Elegant Dining Room Makeover

By: Faith-towers Sep 14, 2015

Before and After: A Surprisingly Elegant Dining Room Makeover
Photo: Anne Hepfer

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.   

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Before and After: Iron Bench Gets French Country Makeover

By: Diy maven Sep 14, 2015

Photo: Remodelaholic

Jessica from Mom 4 Real turned a secondhand iron bench into a sweet French country accent piece with, in her words, "very little effort." All it took was aContinue Reading

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Weekend Project Idea: How to Make a DIY Daybed with Plywood

By: Brittni mehlhoff Sep 11, 2015
Photo: The Merrythought

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. 

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