How to: Easy Ideas To Turn Your Bathroom Into A Spa-Like Retreat

By: Faith-towers Sep 23, 2013

A trip to the spa is the ultimate way to de-stress, but we don't all have the time or money to head to the spa every month. So why not create your own calming sanctuary right at home that you can enjoy every single day? Here are a few simple tips for turning your bathroom into a relaxing spa-like retreat.     

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Roundup: 9 DIY Bathroom Organization and Storage Ideas

By: Brittni mehlhoff Sep 20, 2013

Organization and storage are a must in a smaller home, especially in the tiniest room of pretty much any house, the bathroom. So to kick off the weekend, and hopefully inspire a little weekend organization, I'm rounding up the best DIY ideas for bathroom storage and organization. It may not be glamorous, but it is sure is useful.   Continue Reading

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This Old Box: When Wood Floors Match the Kitchen Cabinets

By: Diy maven Sep 20, 2013

I think I've been in one too many kitchens that have hardwood floors that match the cabinets. Not only have some been the same color, they've also been the same wood species. Sometimes I feel like I've been trapped inside box (or worse yet, a coffin) when I walk into these kinds of kitchens. How aboutContinue Reading

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How To: Make a Colorful DIY Hanging Rope Mirror

By: Capreek Sep 19, 2013

I love, love, LOVE this colorful spin on the nautical rope/leather belt mirrors that have been popular lately. And, as it turns out, this version is quite easy to make!      Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Easy DIY Dinnerware And Silverware Updates

By: Faith-towers Sep 19, 2013

I'll admit it, I love to entertain and I'm a sucker for a good looking table. And I love to make stuff. So I was thrilled to find so many simple ideas for updating mugs, plates, trays and even silverware.  Check out my favorite DIY updates for your tabletop after the jump.   

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100+ Clock Makeovers

By: Diy maven Sep 19, 2013

Mel's making those of us who roundup look bad. Case in point: a couple days ago she posted one that included 106 (if my math is right) clock makeovers. There is, literally, somethingContinue Reading

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Make It: DIY Tiki Torches from Upcycled Glass Bottles

By: Capreek Sep 18, 2013

Turn sad, empty bottles into festive outdoor mood lighting perfect for chilly fall soirees! It's super easy -- here's how.     Continue Reading

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Before and After: An Old Chair Gets a Modern, Hand-Printed Makeover

By: Capreek Sep 17, 2013

The fabric on this chair had seen better days, no thanks in part to the resident feline who couldn't resist its velvet flocked goodness. Fast forward to now, and it's sporting a brand new look courtesy of some hand-printed, geometric textiles!       Continue Reading

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10 Clever And Insanely Easy Ways To Reuse Old Materials

By: Faith-towers Sep 17, 2013

File this under the "why didn't I think of that?" category. With vacation mode winding down and a new school year upon us, most of us could use a few tips to help everyday life run a bit more smoothly. But the best part about these genius ideas is that you most like already have all the materials you need right in your home.   

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Roundup: 10 DIY Sinks and Vanities (and a Tub and Shower Too!)

By: Diy maven Sep 17, 2013

DIYer's turning bowls into vessel sinks and dressers into vanities, aren't new ideas, but the DIYer's included in this roundup did it right. Also in our list are some ideas that might serve as inspiration for the next big thingContinue Reading

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Make It: Easy DIY Calendar Work Station

By: Capreek Sep 16, 2013

Fall is here and with the new season comes packed schedules for kids and adults alike. If your life could use some highly-visible, analog-style organization, here's a super easy DIY project from Chelsey at The Paper Mama.     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Easy DIY Serving Tray Projects

By: Faith-towers Sep 12, 2013

Pretty store bought serving trays often have not-so-pretty price tags. But lucky for us, there are tons of easy DIY solutions to this problem. Here are ten of my favorite handmade tray projects.   

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Make It: Easy DIY Copper and Concrete Clothes Rack

By: Capreek Sep 10, 2013

Sibylle from Funkytime knows the way to my heart: gleaming copper and smooth-as-butter concrete! The two materials just contrast so perfectly, ya know? I'm especially loving how she's combined them in this super functional DIY coat rack.     Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 10 Colorful Kitchens

By: Faith-towers Sep 10, 2013

The majority of modern kitchens are neutral - white, beige, and gray seem to be everywhere these days. But why not have a little fun with your space? Here's some inspiration to get you thinking about brightly colored kitchens.   

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Before and After: A Drastic Home Office Makeover

By: Faith-towers Sep 09, 2013

This room reminds me of my elementary school, filled with dark brown wainscoting and flesh colored walls... a look that hasn't been cool since the 1970's (and even then its cool-factor was debatable). But just wait until you see how paint completely transformed this space.   

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Roundup: 10 Inventive Decor Projects Using Paper

By: Faith-towers Sep 05, 2013

Last week we showed you how to use cardboard to decorate your home, so today it seemed appropriate to share some inventive ways to use paper in your decor. You'll be surprised at how easy, affordable and beautiful these projects are!   

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15 Free and Fun Halloween Fonts

By: Diy maven Sep 05, 2013

It's never too early to talk Halloween. At least not according to me and Kristen who shares her 15 favorite and FREE Halloween Fonts. Just looking at the list gets me jazzed for my favorite holiday! Fly on over to Ella Claire Inspired for the entire roundup and links to each. 

My Favorite Free Halloween Fonts [EllaClaire Inspired]

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Eye Candy: 7 Beautiful and Functional Small Kitchens

By: Brittni mehlhoff Sep 05, 2013

In general, kitchens tend to be the 'make it or break it' room of the house, even amongst homeowners like myself, that are terrible at cooking. So what does a kitchen really need in order to squeeze into the 'make it' column? Nine times out of ten, I'd say the two must-haves are function and style. I don't know about you, but I can overlook size in an instant if the space has those two things. So today I'm sharing seven beautiful and functional kitchens that are small in size but mighty in style.  Continue Reading

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10 Do-It-Yourself Projects To Organize The Kitchen

By: Lexy.b.ward Sep 04, 2013

Spring cleaning may be over, but you should try to reorganize your home at the start of every new season. As we near the end of summer, it’s time to organize the kitchen! Here are 10 organizational projects that you can do yourself!      

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Roundup: Kitchen And Pantry Organization Tips

By: Faith-towers Sep 03, 2013

In my house, keeping the kitchen organized is a constant battle. But over the years I've learned a few handy tips that help curb the clutter and keep the cupboards in order. Here are ten helpful ideas.   

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