How To: Make Easy Modern DIY Concrete Pendant Lights

By: Capreek Mar 13, 2013

created at: 03/13/2013

Concrete table lamps, concrete stools, and now concrete pendant lights: I am clearly obsessed with new uses for this inexpensive material!     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 11 Fantastic Things to Do With Forks

By: Diy maven Mar 13, 2013

created at: 03/13/2013

Sure, it's an eating utensil, but nowadays forks can be used for so much more than winding up spaghetti. They're being remade into unique, beautiful and handy things that can be used in homes as well as in commercial spaces. Some of the links in this roundup Continue Reading

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Free Download: How to Clean Like a Maid Cheat Sheet

By: Bruno Mar 13, 2013

How to clean like a maid (free PDF download)
I know it doesn't feel like spring yet (at least not here in Minnesota), but it's coming soon (really, I promise!). So to get your spring cleaning projects kick started, we're offering a free, downloadable cheat sheet to help you clean as quickly and thoroughly as a maid. Read on to find out to get the free PDF!

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5 Ways to Eliminate Paper Towel Dependency

By: Matt allison Mar 13, 2013

created at: 03/12/2013

I have two young children, a 6 month old baby girl and 2.5 year old boy. People are often shocked when I explain that both of them were/are in cloth diapers! The thought may make some break out into a cold sweat, but it seemed like the natural decision for our family, as cutting back on waste is priority for us.

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Make It: A Quirky DIY Tufted Headboard

By: Capreek Mar 13, 2013

created at: 03/12/2013

I love this spin on the traditional upholstered headboard and, as it turns out, it's a shockingly easy DIY project, too!     Continue Reading

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Awesome DIY Pipe Table -- Plus Free Downloadable Plans

By: Capreek Mar 12, 2013

created at: 03/12/2013

Having gone through a recent office makeover of my own, DIY tables and desks just seem to jump out during my Internet browsing sessions these days (which go something like "cute puppy, cute puppy, AWESOME DIY IDEA, cute puppy").      Continue Reading

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How to Make a Minimal Wooden Bench in One Afternoon

By: Brittni mehlhoff Mar 12, 2013

 created at: 03/11/2013

When I think of any furniture project that involves wood, my first guess is that it took at least a couple of days to make, maybe longer. So when I saw this wood bench project was finished in an afternoon, I knew I'd better share it.   Continue Reading

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How to: Clean Under Your Kitchen Sink in 10 Minutes

By: Faith-towers Mar 12, 2013

created at: 03/12/2013

The dark abyss below my kitchen sink is usually the last thing on my mind. But now that spring is just around the corner, I wanted to give the space a quick makeover. Read on for my step-by-step guide to cleaning this often forgotten space in under 10 minutes.   

1. The first step is to remove everything. Lay it all out in plain view on a piece of newspaper.

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Make It: Packing Tape Image Transfer Art

By: Diy maven Mar 12, 2013

created at: 03/11/2013

Ashley from lil blue boo has a soft spot for image transfers, and her method of using packing tape to make them is so cool--and easy--I'm going to take her suggestion and make some for my various Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Storage Ottoman with Wheels

By: Brittni mehlhoff Mar 08, 2013

created at: 03/04/2013

This DIY storage ottoman is a great weekend project that will help you stay organized and provide extra seating. Can you spot what the base is made from?   Continue Reading

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Weeknight Meal: How to Make My Favorite Spaghetti Bolognaise

By: Matt allison Mar 08, 2013

 created at: 03/07/2013

Nothing quite screams comfort food like a big bowl of Spaghetti Bolognaise (French, in Italian it is Bolognese). I know this is dangerous territory to be treading in as everyone's Mama makes the best, but try keep an open mind!

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Easy DIY: Colorful Glazed Brushstroke Bowls

By: Capreek Mar 07, 2013

created at: 03/06/2013

Ahh, this DIY project is my usual speed: something that looks gorgeous in the end and only requires a few simple materials and a little bit of time!      Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Glamorous Gold DIY Projects

By: Faith-towers Mar 07, 2013

created at: 03/07/2013

Gold adds instant elegance to a room, and the metallic trend only seems to be gaining momentum. It's an easy way to infuse some sophistication into, well, anything. And now, fair warning - painting things gold can be addictive. Trust me.   

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DIY Industrial-Modern Wood and Concrete Table Lamp

By: Capreek Mar 06, 2013

created at: 03/06/2013

I love projects that mix different materials in unique or interesting ways. Lately, I've been on a big concrete and wood kick (like this stool we shared recently). The combination of warm wood and cool concrete has a really nice aesthetic and textural balance that I can't resist. My newest DIY obsession is this concrete and wood table lamp!     Continue Reading

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Make It: Spring-y Tuna Can and Clothes Pin Planter/Candle Holder

By: Diy maven Mar 06, 2013

created at: 03/04/2013

If you have a tuna can (or something similar) in your recycling bin, go rescue it. Then grab a handful of clothes pins. About a minute later, you could have a very sweet, spring-y Continue Reading

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