This kitchen was dark and dingy, with way too much brown. But it had a lot of potential - the room is open and feels spacious, with lots of big windows. Sherry and John recognized this when they bought the place. See what they did with it after the jump.
This factory in Brooklyn was converted into a loft space, which is awesome... not so awesome was the century-old layer of grime and who-knows-what embedded in the wood floors. So what does a design-minded DIYer do? Paint the floors of course!
I tend to have a lot of stationery and greeting cards on hand, a result of my inability to pass up a cute card when I see one. What I don't have, though, is an easy way to organize them -- until now!
I see these all the time around Boston: beautiful fireplaces that don't work. Maybe your landlord doesn't allow it, or maybe there's a fire safety issue. Or perhaps yours does work, but you're just looking for a decorative idea for the warmer months. Whatever the case may be, there are lots of fun ways to decorate this coveted area of your home. Here goes.
After getting the keys to their new place in November, Holly and her husband got to work preparing the 110-year-old home for a very special new addition: a baby boy!
We've been talking about organization all month, and the bathroom is one of the hardest rooms to find extra space - but it's also super rewarding once it's done. Here are some tips for curbing the clutter.
What do cereal boxes, soup cans, cardboard, LEGO, and an old picture frame have in common? We can used them to tidy up our desktops by turning them into desktop organizers. Check out these 7 projects (plus a bonus at the end!) for
I'll admit, I'm not an open pantry/open shelving type of person. For the most part I like my things tucked away and out of sight; visual clutter just makes me kinda twitchy, ya know? But these seven open pantries are so stylish and organized they may just change my mind!
If you have lots of clutter, this is usually a good indicator that you have more stuff than your space will allow. Which means that it's time to pare down. So I'm here to help you reduce your stuff by 10% in just one weekend. Read on my friends...
This simple DIY woodworking project would make a great gift for birthdays, holidays, house warming parties... you name it! Just p
I stumbled across this great little cross-stitch piece, it turns a bland old drum shade into to fab decor feature and better still when illuminated highlights the constellations. Head on over to download the FREE pattern guide and get stitching!
The fine folks at A Beautiful Mess have done it again: given me a "Duh! Why didn't I think of that?" moment with this super simple candle holder project.
Dark walls can be so gorgeous in a home, highlighting any artwork or fixtures that you hang on them. But they can also be intimidating. Here are some beautiful examples of dark walls, along with a few tips and ideas for using them in your own space.
We completed a kitchen makeover a couple years ago (which you can see here) and are in the process of planning another one for our new place. If this past experience and my current researching tells me anything, it's that doing an entire kitchen makeover for $2000 is a feat in and of itself. I mean... you could spend that much on tile alone!
Gilded sea urchins, 3D starbursts, Mid-Century-inspired/Sputnik-esque wall art: whatever you want to call these there's no denying that they're an awesome way to add some pizzazz to your walls for cheap!
I'll admit, when my gadgets aren't actually being charged their accompanying cords are usually wadded up in a tangled mess. If your cables and cords often find themselves in a similar situation, take a look at this DIY idea!
I loooove this DIY project: it's super stylish, insanely easy, and SO functional. A
Ever wreck something in a move? That's exactly what happened with an IKEA MASKROS pendant lamp like the one pictured above. Its owners fixed the damaged lamp and in a very colorful way
It’s hard to believe we are half way through the first month of the year. Resolutions are tough and they require effort in order to maintain them...you know, working out more, eating healthier, cleaning your home. All of these are only achieved through hard work and...habits!