Make It: DIY Outdoor Log Lounge Chair

By: Capreek May 02, 2013

Even though it snowed yesterday where I live (Hello, weather! It's May! Get a grip.), my thoughts are occupied by visions of summer and lounging in the sun with a good book. Of course, to lounge one would need a lounge chair. I'm thinking of giving this rustic-meets-modern version a… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Fun DIY Backyard Entertainment Ideas

By: Faith-towers May 02, 2013

Up here in the northeast, it's finally that time of year when people start to fix up their yards and spend their spare time outside. The grill comes out, the patio furniture emerges, and the neighbors stop by. Which means it's also time to get creative and find some fun things to do out there in the… Continue Reading

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Make It: A Modern DIY Stitched-Leather Stool Cover

By: Capreek May 01, 2013

It's a fact. I can't resist a good stool-related DIY project. Stools are just so handy, ya know? And they make great makeover fodder, like this super stylish and modern stitched-leather… Continue Reading

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Make It: Easy Geometric Cake Toppers

By: Matt allison May 01, 2013


I have a bit of a crush on geometric shapes, combine that with my love of paint dipping and you've got a perfect combo, want to triple… Continue Reading

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10+ Stylish and Affordable Gift Ideas for Mother's Day

By: Capreek Apr 30, 2013

Mother's Day will be here before you know it (May 12th -- mark your calendar!). If giving flowers is getting old, check out these stylish and affordable gift ideas that any mom will love!    … Continue Reading

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Before and After: 5 Budget-Friendly Fireplace Makeovers

By: Faith-towers Apr 30, 2013

There are some ugly fireplaces out there. And renovating one can be a daunting task. But it doesn't have to be as scary as it seems... and you don't even have to spend a lot of money! These budget friendly makeovers will knock your socks off, I… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Playful, Budget-Friendly Dresser Makeover

By: Capreek Apr 29, 2013

Ah, the ubiquitous IKEA Malm Dresser. This simple piece of furniture is the perfect blank canvas for a colorful and quirky… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Decor Projects Using Stencils

By: Faith-towers Apr 29, 2013

Stencil designs have come a long way over the years - they're not just for grandma's house anymore. And you can use them in so many different ways... stenciled patterns can be put on ceilings, floors, walls - anywhere really!   

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Easy DIY: A Rustic Wood Slab Wall Clock

By: Capreek Apr 25, 2013

Equal parts whimsy and rustic, this DIY wall clock is a cinch to make!  … Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 10 DIY Staircase Makeover Ideas

By: Faith-towers Apr 25, 2013

Sometimes I wish I had stairs just so I could paint them. Or tile them. Or make them look pretty in some way. There are so many great staircase makeover ideas floating around the Internet... I guess until I get stairs of my own, I'll just keep drooling over… Continue Reading

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How to Make a Modern Bedside Table from Scratch!

By: Capreek Apr 24, 2013

Unimpressed with the bedside table offerings from your local furniture stores? Make your… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Mounted Animal Mask Art

By: Capreek Apr 23, 2013

I tend to like a bit of humor or quirkiness in my decor, which probably stems from my belief in not taking anything too seriously. I want to surround myself with things that make me smile, you know? So when I spotted this DIY animal mask art, which struck me as weird (in a good way) and immediately made me laugh, I knew I had to share… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Clever Ways To Use Pegboard

By: Faith-towers Apr 23, 2013

Pegboards seem to be popping up all over the Internet these days. They're functional, but they're also fun to look at... I like to think of them as 3D polka dots. And there are plenty of nontraditional ways to use… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Stylish Herringbone Cabinet from Upcycled Flooring Scraps

By: Capreek Apr 22, 2013

I stopped dead in my Internet-browsing-tracks when I saw this DIY cabinet on ManMade. I mean, c'mon! A solid-wood, Herringbone-patterned storage cabinet made from leftover flooring?! AWESOME.  … Continue Reading

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Cool Collections: 10 Creative Ways to Display Your Collectibles

By: Capreek Apr 22, 2013

Vintage cameras, PEZ dispensers, tin robots -- we all have our obsessions and it's time to show off those quirky collectibles in style! We've rounded up a few of our favorite display ideas below.  … Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Campaign Chest IKEA Hack

By: Faith-towers Apr 22, 2013

The Ikea Rast, only available in a natural pine finish, lends itself to Ikea hacks... it's like a blank canvas. And we've shown Rast hacks before. But this transformation is so complete, you would never even know the end result was achieved using a $35… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Inexpensive DIY Art & Picture Frame Ideas

By: Matt allison Apr 19, 2013

Framing your artworks can become quite costly when you add it all up, but take a peek at these inexpensive options that won't break the bank AND provide attractive ways of displaying your prized… Continue Reading

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Weekend Project Idea: DIY Fruit Doormat

By: Capreek Apr 18, 2013

DIY Fruit Welcome MatIf you're looking for a fun weekend project and/or a way to spruce up your entryway, check out this juicy idea!  … Continue Reading

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Roundup: Nature-Inspired DIY Wall Art Projects

By: Faith-towers Apr 18, 2013

Up here in the northeast, the snow has melted and the trees are beginning to show signs of life. After a long cold winter, I can't get enough of the great outdoors... so I'm bringing nature inside! All of these pieces of wall art are simple to make, and they will add a bit of natural beauty to your bare… Continue Reading

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Make It: A Playful DIY Mountain Wall Shelf

By: Capreek Apr 17, 2013

DIY Wooden Mountain ShelfI love mountains, loooove them. I'm lucky enough to live in a place where I can look any direction and see snow-capped mountains, going back in seemingly infinite layers, year-round. They're just straight up majestic. And, turns out, they look pretty dang adorable translated into wooden wall shelves!  … Continue Reading

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