5 Ways to Save Money on a Kitchen Makeover

By: Capreek Jul 23, 2013

If you could only makeover one room in your home, which room would you choose?

A few months back, we took a poll over on our Facebook page asking this question and the kitchen was the most common answer -- by a landslide. While kitchen makeovers can be one of the most expensive home improvement projects you're likely to tackle, it is possible to breathe new life into your space without breaking the bank.

So, if a kitchen makeover is next up on your to-do list, check out these five money-saving tips before you start!        Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Public Restroom Transformed Into A Home

By: Faith-towers Jul 23, 2013

Everybody called her crazy, but architect Laura Clark had a vision... and persistence paid off. She successfully converted a dilapidated old public bathroom in London into a warm, contemporary space that she now calls home. You won't believe your eyes when you see the "after" photos.   

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Unbelievable Painted Chair Makeover

By: Diy maven Jul 23, 2013

Mandy was given a leather (or possibly naugahyde) chair for which she had BIG plans. Recovering it was on the top of the list, but when she maybe-not-accidentally dripped some paint on it, her plans changed. She decided to paint it withContinue Reading

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Roundup: 9 Droolworthy Airstream Trailers

By: Faith-towers Jul 18, 2013

As my grandmother likes to put it, I have wings on my feet... which is one of the reasons why I've always had a fascination with Airstream trailers. You can live anywhere you like, and you can do it in style. Apparently I'm not alone, either. You'll want to own one yourself by the time you're done reading about these unbelievable Airstreams.   

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How To: Embellish a Vase with Pennies

By: Diy maven Jul 18, 2013

Remember the tiled, penny floor? This penny-covered vase project would be a snap in comparison. Vone Inspired was the genius behind it and breaks down theContinue Reading

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9 DIY Outdoor Swing and Hammock Projects

By: Capreek Jul 16, 2013

Nothing says summer like kicking your feet up and relaxing in a hammock with your favorite book and a cold beverage! Here are some stylish hammocks you can make yourself, plus a few DIY swings for the kids (or kids-at-heart), too!      Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Polymer Clay DIY Tutorials

By: Faith-towers Jul 16, 2013

Fimo and Sculpey were big when I was a kid back in the 80's, but then they fell off the radar for a while. Recently, though, I've been noticing quite a few tutorials using polymer clay - and I wanted to share a few of them with all of you!   

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Make It: Easy DIY Chicken Wire Pendant Lights

By: Capreek Jul 15, 2013

In need of some whimsical, Anthropologie-style accent lighting? Try your hand at these simple DIY chicken wire pendant lights!      Continue Reading

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Before and After: A DIY Floral Headboard Makeover

By: Capreek Jul 15, 2013

This DIY idea is such a fun and unique way to spruce up plain headboards -- and would look great in a girl's room or guestroom!      Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Revitalized New Kitchen

By: Faith-towers Jul 15, 2013

This old kitchen is dark and dingy, with too much wood and not very much style. But wait until you check out the revamped space - it's fresh, bright and contemporary. And the best part? The owners did everything themselves. Check out the amazing transformation after the jump.   

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Turning 3 Billy Bookcases into 1 Beautiful Kitchen Island

By: Diy maven Jul 12, 2013

Courtney and company used 3 IKEA Billy bookcases to create a beautiful and practical kitchen center island. The bookcases were topped off with an IKEA Numerar butcher block countertop and wrappedContinue Reading

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10 Beach-Inspired DIY Ideas For Your Home

By: Faith-towers Jul 11, 2013

I've always wanted to live on the ocean; there's something so calming about the beach. But it hasn't happened yet, so instead I'm filling my home with nautical, beach-inspired details... and sharing my inspiration with you!    

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How To: Make a Modern Wooden Tabletop Planter -- From Scratch!

By: Capreek Jul 10, 2013

Is your tabletop missing a little somethin'-somethin'? Add a bit of greenery and some geometric flair with this DIY succulent planter box!     Continue Reading

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Make It: Wooden Anthro-Inspired Mirror DIY

By: Capreek Jul 09, 2013

So... That mirror on the left? See it? Yeah, that one. It's pretty, for sure, but $1800 pretty? Not so much. As with many a beautiful-yet-insanely-overpriced Anthropologie object, this mirror was a springboard for a much less expensive DIY version! Check it out below.     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Projects For Your Summer Picnic

By: Faith-towers Jul 09, 2013

Celebrate summer with your friends and family by packing up a picnic basket and heading to the park! Check out these fun DIY projects that will have you picnicking in style in no time.    

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How To: Make a Terra Cotta Pot Wreath

By: Diy maven Jul 09, 2013

A local nursery, Bachman's, sponsors an 'Idea House' every spring, fall and 'holiday', providing onlookers with a wealth of design inspiration. In 2011, their Spring Idea House featured the most darling wreath ever made of tiny terra cottaContinue Reading

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DIY Idea: Make a Reclaimed Wood Planter Wall

By: Capreek Jul 08, 2013

Move over, wallpaper. Take a hike, paint! There's a new accent wall treatment in town -- and it's green from head to toe.      Continue Reading

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Before and After: An Office-Turned-Guestroom Makeover

By: Capreek Jul 08, 2013

When you're tight on space, sometimes the room you do have needs to pull double duty, like in the case of this office-turned-guestroom!     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Colorful DIY Summer Wreaths

By: Faith-towers Jul 04, 2013

I'll admit it, the wreath on my front door is leftover from last winter. So I decided that it was high time to make a colorful new summer one to freshen up the entryway. Here are ten pretty ideas that I'm using as my inspiration.   

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Eye Candy: 6 Modern Red, White and Blue Rooms

By: Diy maven Jul 04, 2013

Today in the U.S. we are celebrating Independence Day, or as my English brother-in-law might say, the day 'We were freed of them." But be that as it may, I thought I might take the opportunity to find some modern red, white and blue interiors, because, let's face it, oftentimes that particular color combination stirs up images of country. Not so forContinue Reading

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