Roundup: 10 Easy DIYable Spring Centerpieces

By: Diy maven Apr 05, 2013

created at: 04/04/2013

There's still snow on the ground where I live, so I'm doing all I can to bring a breath of spring indoors. These easy spring centerpieces do just that. They're pretty enough for parties and simple enough to make any day special.

These first ideas pair flowers with fruit.… Continue Reading

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How to Turn a Tin Can into a Stylish, Industrial Table Lamp!

By: Capreek Apr 04, 2013

created at: 03/25/2013

Before you toss that tin can in the recycling bin, take a look at this clever DIY lighting idea!… Continue Reading

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10 Clever New Uses For Washi Tape

By: Faith-towers Apr 04, 2013

created at: 04/04/2013

When the washi craze first started, I went out and bought a lot of washi tape. A LOT. And after I did all those fun projects that were circulating on the Internet, I still had a washi tape surplus. So I decided to find a use for it.… Continue Reading

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Make It: Custom DIY Window Bench -- with Storage!

By: Capreek Apr 03, 2013

created at: 03/25/2013

If you're planning your spring and summer projects, definitely add this custom DIY window bench to the list! It's beautiful, comfortable, and oh so functional.… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Beautiful DIY Flower Vase Projects

By: Matt allison Apr 03, 2013

created at: 04/03/2013

Spring has 'officially' sprung in the Northern Hemisphere, though Winter seems to still be clutching several places in its icy grip. What better way to celebrate the changing of the seasons by cheering yourself, and home up with fresh cut flowers, complete with our DIY vase… Continue Reading

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How To: Turn Builder-Grade Blinds into Designer Roman Shades

By: Capreek Apr 02, 2013

created at: 03/25/2013

Ah... mini blinds. The bane of every home and apartment on the planet -- and an eyesore, for sure. But installing custom window treatments can get out-of-control expensive very quickly. So what's a mini-blind-loathing homeowner (or renter!) to do? Work with what you've got -- and make it better!… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Colorful Offices & Workspaces

By: Faith-towers Apr 02, 2013

created at: 04/02/2013

Now that spring has finally started to show its pretty face here in Boston, I've been inspired to add some bright colors to my apartment. The first place I always like to start is in the office... to me, there's nothing more motivating than a fresh new colorful look. So I've compiled a group of inspiring, brightly-colored offices and workspaces for you to check out. … Continue Reading

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12 Cool 3D Wall Art and Tabletop Decor Projects

By: Capreek Apr 01, 2013

created at: 03/27/2013

Art doesn't need to be flat to hang it on your wall -- heck, it doesn't even need to be hung on a wall at all! Here are 12 creative DIY projects that will add some dimension and visual interest to your space in no time flat.… Continue Reading

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Un-Makeover! A Painted Dining Table Shows Its Woodgrain Again

By: Capreek Apr 01, 2013

created at: 03/25/2013

We're often sharing makeovers that involve painting pieces of furniture some awesome color or pattern. But what if your furniture is already painted, like this dining table?  … Continue Reading

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Before and After: Drab Kitchen Gets A Fresh New Look

By: Faith-towers Apr 01, 2013

created at: 04/01/2013

I'm a sucker for a good kitchen makeover... and this is one of the best I've seen. The change is drastic, but the methods used to complete the unbelievable transformation were inexpensive and easy to do.… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Cozy DIY Yarn-Wrapped Stool

By: Capreek Mar 28, 2013

created at: 03/25/2013

Have a stool that's seen better days? Put down the paint and try this makeover idea instead!… Continue Reading

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8 Quick Tips For Organizing Your Medicine Cabinet

By: Faith-towers Mar 28, 2013

created at: 03/28/2013

Let's face it, most of your guests look inside your medicine cabinet, whether they admit to it or not. Would you be embarrassed if someone saw the inside of yours? Here are 8 quick and easy tips for beautifying this forgotten little space in your bathroom.… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 7 Fun and Functional DIY Closet Projects

By: Brittni mehlhoff Mar 28, 2013

created at: 03/26/2013

March is almost over, but spring cleaning has only just begun. I've shared DIY ways to organize your junk drawer in just five minutes and even how to organize your recycling in an attractive way. Now it's time to tackle the real mess, when it comes to organization: the closet. If you are looking for some inspiration to help you get through the re-organization of your closets and storage areas, here it is.   

1. Create yourContinue Reading

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How To: Make a Modern DIY Woven Rug

By: Capreek Mar 27, 2013

created at: 03/25/2013

I have a slight obsession with textiles: pillows, tea towels, rugs (especially rugs)... you name it, I love it. So when I spotted this tutorial for making your own woven rug, I got pretty excited!… Continue Reading

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Before and After: Goodbye, Grungy Purple Dining Room

By: Diy maven Mar 27, 2013

created at: 03/27/2013

Why paint a dining room 'Friends' purple? Its owner has no idea, but lamented having that particular color on the walls. After saving up some cash, she put a weekend aside and transformed the room into something rather spectacular. Total cost for the new furnishings was… Continue Reading

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Before & After: 5 Basement to Stylish Family Room Makeovers

By: Matt allison Mar 27, 2013

created at: 03/27/2013

Basements are usually not the first place you'd think of turning into your living or family room, but as families expand and space shrinks they may just be the ticket, growing down rather than… Continue Reading

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8 Quick Tips for Cleaning and Organizing Your Car Interior

By: Capreek Mar 26, 2013

created at: 03/26/2013

While you're rampaging through your spring cleaning checklist, don't forget to give your car a little TLC. Whether you're facing a mound of discarded coffee cups and drive-thru trailings or just a winter's worth of dust and dirt, here are 8 quick tips for cleaning your car's interior -- and keeping it that way!     

1. Start by emptying everything out of your car: throw away garbage, bring those gym clothes inside, file… Continue Reading

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10 New Ways to Repurpose Wine Crates

By: Faith-towers Mar 26, 2013

created at: 03/26/2013

Wine crates. They're easy to find and they can function in so many different ways. They can be used simply as storage boxes, but today I have some other ideas for you. So head to your local liquor store to grab some used crates and let's get started!… Continue Reading

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Kick the (Cleaner) Bucket: Clean Your Entire Home with Just Two Homemade Cleansers

By: Rebekah-greiman Mar 25, 2013

created at: 03/14/2013

I used to lug around a huge bucket full of cleaning products. And rubber gloves. And a bunch of plastic brushes, scrubbers, and a roll of paper towels. All over my house.

Then, I realized I was spending an arm and a leg on store bought cleaning products, and filling my house with chemicals neither my family nor the environment needed. And that bucket was hea - vy.    

created at: 03/08/2013

So, I came up with these two… Continue Reading

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A Colorful and Eclectic Living Room Makeover

By: Capreek Mar 25, 2013

created at: 03/24/2013

I'm going on record and stating that this might be my favorite living room makeover of all time. ALL TIME, people. It's got style, color, and charm for miles!  … Continue Reading

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