How to Make a DIY Industrial Coat Rack

By: Kellyb Jun 16, 2011

I know, I know. It's June and we're not exactly in the middle of jacket weather. But this DIY industrial coat rack from you_have_broken_the_internet is so genius that I want to run out to the hardware store and make it… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Sandwich Station from a Recycled Drawer

By: Miki40 Jun 14, 2011

created at: 06/14/2011

Let’s begin with a logic experiment:

  1. I am not a morning person.
  2. I love drawers. In fact, it’s a borderline fetish.
  3. I am a mother.

How does 2 help me with 1 even though I am 3? Easy. I made a Drawer Sandwich Station.  My DSS helps me prepare sandwiches for my kids for school in no time.  Everything I need is spread before me, ready to be used, and in less than a minute… Continue Reading

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Seriously Cool DIY: Sprout a Sofa

By: Craftmel Jun 14, 2011

created at: 06/13/2011

How's this for yard art?  I'm absolutely certain the Jones' next door don't have a grass couch in their backyard.  This puts a whole new meaning on… Continue Reading

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Door Turned Toddler Bed

By: Diy maven Jun 07, 2011

created at: 06/07/2011

We've seen a lot of doors turned into headboards around here, but not doors turned into entire beds! Gail shows us every detail in its construction over at My Repurposed Life. Quite the transformation,… Continue Reading

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How-To: Turn a Pallet Into a Mod Outdoor Lounger

By: Capreek Jun 02, 2011

created at: 06/02/2011

Now that you've got your vertical pallet garden up and growing, it's time to sit back and soak in some rays from the comfort of a super cool pallet… Continue Reading

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Crazy Table Shelves and the Color Purple

By: Capreek May 31, 2011

created at: 05/31/2011

First, the obvious: a shelving system made from repurposed coffee tables.  Holy cow!… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Mod Dot Headboard

By: Chrisjob May 26, 2011

created at: 05/26/2011

Our friend Miki has ideas that just won't stop. Wanting a headboard, but not something heavy and permanent, she came up with this brilliant, textural, tone-on-tone solution that, literally, pops off the wall.

Any guesses as to how she pulled it off. (Hint: they're super inexpensive and quite easy to… Continue Reading

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Ban Your Beige Sofa Blues with Playful Tufting!

By: Capreek May 23, 2011

created at: 05/23/2011

Is your beige sofa getting you down?  Consider giving it a playful (and colorful)… Continue Reading

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IKEA Hack: Angie's DIY Rustic Modern Entertainment Center Created from...Kitchen Cabinets!

By: Chrisjob May 18, 2011

Curbly reader Angie and her guy, Randy, just completed this amazing handmade Scandanavian-inspired media unit. She says, "When we completed our basement, we were in need of an entertainment center. We shopped around and looked at everything out there and we just couldn't find anything we really liked. I also found that the average entertainment center didn't have enough depth for the important part of the the entertainment center, really nice audio components. :) From looking around, we determined that we liked the look of the low profile entertainment centers with wall mounted TVs...so we set out to build… Continue Reading

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Princess & the Pea BED!

By: Diy maven May 04, 2011

Talk about charm overload. The Princess & the Pea Bed is available in twin, full and queen sizes. Three layers minimum to nine layers maximum, the bed as shown with… Continue Reading

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Before & After: A Festive Vinyl Furniture Revamp

By: Capreek May 03, 2011

created at: 05/03/2011

With the weather finally, maybe, starting to warm up it's just about time to start scrubbing off winter's dirt and grime and sprucing up that outdoor living space.  If your vinyl furniture looks like it's seen better days, consider this colorful… Continue Reading

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Make: Anthropologie-Inspired Knotted Quilt

By: Diy maven Apr 25, 2011

Kojo designs turned some old ripped bedding into a rosette quilt, a la Anthropologie. The original (pictured below) clocks in at around 250 to 300. Kojo's… Continue Reading

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Makeover: Old Shutters Turned Headboard (Tutorial Included)

By: Diy maven Apr 25, 2011

created at: 04/25/2011

Okay, okay, this is NOT a new idea. However, the execution--especially in situ--is totally… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Modern Doll House

By: Craftmel Apr 20, 2011

created at: 04/20/2011

Let's face it, we don't all want a huge, pink plastic Dreamhouse gracing our playrooms.  While some people thrive on the modern dollhouse hobby, for playtime, modern dollhouses are hard to find and expensive to boot, a combination I'd never let my kids near.  Erin at Sutton Grace solved this dilema by making her kids their own mod doll house, and you can… Continue Reading

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5 DIY Headboards-Turned-Benches to Jump Start Your Tuesday

By: Craftmel Apr 19, 2011

created at: 04/18/2011

I sometimes feel like my bedroom gets the most makeovers in our entire house, and it usually starts with a new headboard.  But don't let that old one go curbside; it has another calling in… Continue Reading

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