Roundup: 10 Easy DIY Projects Made From Plywood

By: Matt allison Aug 07, 2013

10 Easy DIY Projects Made From Plywood Plywood is inexpensive, easy to use and extremely versatile. I've rounded up several easy to make projects covering simple decor accents through attractive storage solutions. Many of them can be cut to size at your local hardware store, so even those with modest woodworking skills should be able to attempt them.

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The Best Small Home Plan of 2013

By: Diy maven Aug 06, 2013

Bigger is not always more beautiful when it comes to architecture.  Nir Pearlson's energy-wise Plan 890-1 proves it. A rather ho-hum name for Fine Homebuilding Magazine's top pick for Small Home Plan of 2013. So how small is it? Eight-hundred square feet, but the open living space inside makes it seem much larger than its tiny footprint. The two bedroom, one bathroom 'garden cottage' oozes a modern/rustic charm both inside and out.Continue Reading

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Before and After: Color Gives A Plain Dining Room Some Life

By: Faith-towers Aug 06, 2013

It's easy to forget about the dining room. Usually the only major pieces of furniture are the table and chairs. But with a little effort, it can be a very inviting space - as evidenced by today's makeover.   

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Before and After: A Modern Kids' Bathroom Makeover

By: Capreek Aug 05, 2013

Heather and Mike have spent the past three years renovating their old fixer-upper, slowly turning it into their modern dream home. Most recently, they finished their upstairs bathroom. Check out the playful new look below!     Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Colorful Twisted Rope Rug

By: Capreek Aug 05, 2013

A few years ago we shared a tutorial from Free People for creating a rug from rope, neon twine, and pom-poms. It was gorgeous! But it was also a lot of work.     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Dorm-Friendly DIY Decor Projects

By: Faith-towers Aug 05, 2013

It's that time of year when everyone is starting to think about going back to school. And many of you may be headed off to live in a college dorm room for the next nine months. Here's a roundup of great DIY projects that will transform your space into the fun, colorful refuge that you deserve.  

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Make It: Rustic DIY Candles from Scratch

By: Capreek Aug 01, 2013

Maybe it's because I love mountains (and forests and cabins and the great, wild outdoors) so much, but these DIY camping mug candles are just the sweetest. They add the perfect amount of understated rustic charm, don't you think?     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Extremely Easy IKEA Hacks

By: Faith-towers Aug 01, 2013

Sometimes it's nice to do an easy project. One of those "why didn't I think of that" ideas that doesn't take two weeks to finish. So today I wanted to share some simple IKEA hacks with you - everything from garden torches to kitty litter hideaways to pendant lights.   

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Make It: DIY State-Shaped Cork Memo Boards

By: Capreek Jul 31, 2013

Show off your hometown pride and stay organized with this fun memo board project!     Continue Reading

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Before and After: 7 Sensational Front Porch Additions

By: Diy maven Jul 31, 2013

There should be some sort of law that stipulates that all homes constructed from this moment in time onward must include a front porch. My opinion, of course. But seriously, wouldn't all homes look better with a front porch? They're inviting, charming, and add to the livable space of your home. If I haven't swayed you, check out these seven homes that have been transformed by porches.

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Eye Candy: 10 Amazing Houseboats From Around the World

By: Faith-towers Jul 30, 2013

Recently we looked at some beautifully renovated Airstream trailers, so it seemed only logical that we check out a few houseboats too! It turns out houseboats can be found all over the world, and are particularly popular in the Netherlands, Canada, Great Britain and even the United States - there are almost 500 in Seattle alone. Check out my favorites below.   

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DIY Idea: Hanging Bicycle Wheel Art

By: Diy maven Jul 30, 2013

Last Friday, while walking into a local mall, I spotted these wonderful starbursts of fabric hanging in the windows of an upscale children's toy store. Intrigued, I went into the shop for a closer inspection. Much to my surprise, I discovered they were actually constructed using bicycle wheels. The fabric was woven in and out of the spokes. Some had exposed rims, like this one...  Continue Reading

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Roundup: 14 DIY Fire Pits You Can Make Yourself!

By: Capreek Jul 29, 2013

The best summer nights always involve good people, good food, and a space that encourages good conversation. Keep all those good feelings going well into the night with an outdoor fire pit! Here are 14 DIY fire pit ideas to get the wheels turning.        Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Small Kitchen Gets a Storage-tastic Makeover

By: Capreek Jul 29, 2013

Four upper cabinets: that's all* the storage this small kitchen had when Molly from Almost Makes Perfect moved in. As she puts it, "I don't know who these people are that only need four cabinets, but I am not them people". See her DIY storage solution below!     Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Blank Canvas Entryway Makeover

By: Faith-towers Jul 29, 2013

Sometimes a blank canvas is the most intimidating type of space to work with. The possibilities are endless. See how this empty, plain entryway was transformed into a vibrant, functional landing area. I'll give you a hint - it isn't white anymore!    

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How To: Make a Mid-Century Modern Inspired DIY Coffee Table

By: Capreek Jul 25, 2013

Whether you're looking for a temporary coffee table or just an affordable DIY option, you'll want to give this Mid-Century Modern inspired version a try!      Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Gourmet Campfire Cooking Recipes

By: Faith-towers Jul 25, 2013

Your taste buds don't have to suffer just because modern conveniences aren't available in the woods... you'll want to go camping every weekend after you try some of these amazing recipes!   

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How To: Make a Modern Geometric Wall Caddy

By: Capreek Jul 24, 2013

If your craft room or office could use some extra storage, try your hand at this fun and easy wall caddy!      Continue Reading

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How To: Make a DIY Modern Art-Inspired Canvas Headboard

By: Capreek Jul 23, 2013

Make a statement in the bedroom with a bold headboard inspired by modern, over-sized paintings!     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Unbelievable Outdoor Kitchens

By: Faith-towers Jul 23, 2013

Isn't there something so luxurious about an outdoor kitchen? I look forward to dining al fresco when summer hits - and cooking outside is even more fun! You'll want one of your own after you check out these inspiring outdoor kitchens.   

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