I'm not sure how it happens, but cardboard boxes just seem to accumulate, don't they? If you're like me and hold on to them, you know "just in case", here are 10 DIY decor ideas that will free up some of that precious storage space all that cardboard has been taking up!
My favorite 'celebrity' interior designer, Laurence Lewelyn-Bowen from the BBC's Changing Rooms, tells us why having a ton of bathroom storage space isn't necessarily a good thing. It can even be downrightContinue Reading
A new coat of paint and the removal of an awkward closet primed the space on the left for it's final, colorful debut as a more spacious, inviting living room. Click through to see the stunning transformation.
We all have old, unused clothing hiding in the back of the closet, so why not upcycle it into something beautiful for your home? Here are ten great ways to give new life to that old sweater.
This might be the best "before and after"/upcycle/DIY furniture/make-the-best-with-what-you've-got project ever. Continue Reading
This nightstand was in pretty poor condition when Reeves took it home and, after realizing that wood stain wasn't enough to fix some of the blemishes, she opted to paint it. Check out the final result below and let us know what you think! Continue Reading
I don't know what it is about polka dots that's so attractive, but I just think they're lovely. They're an ever-growing trend on the blogosphere, and it's easy to see why - they're easy to create, and they pack a big punch. Here are ten of my favorite DIY ideas.
After experimenting with dye for this rope leash project, I've been on a big fabric dyeing kick. While psychedelic tie dye isn't quite my bag, I think this more subdued indigo version is something I could really get behind! Continue Reading
Even if you buy all your tile and tiling needs at a big box store, do yourself a favor and visit a dedicated tile shop before your next project. Good shops feature vignettes using their products which is like visiting the kitchens and bathrooms of over a dozen Parade-of-Home homes all in one place. Over the weekend, I made a trip to my favorite tile vendor for inspiration concerning a possible bathroom re-do. As I was ogling theContinue Reading
Sometimes we forget about ceilings. We focus so much on our walls, and everything inside of the walls, that the space above can sometimes take a backseat. So today I wanted to share some great ways that you can spice up your ceilings without breaking the bank.
Karin and her niece Katherine rescued this dresser that was destine for the landfill. They then turned it into a piece of art that they donated to auction at a local Earth Day celebration. The new finish includes an image of theContinue Reading
What do you do with a dilapidated indoor pool? Turn the whole space into a light-filled studio space, of course! Continue Reading
Driftwood is an easy material to find, but a difficult one to utilize successfully. Sometimes it ends up looking just a little too, well, handmade. But this tutorial uses a pop of color to add a modern feel - click through to check out the final product.
I've always loved the look of concrete countertops but am, admittedly, a bit intimidated by the intense mold making/concrete casting/everything-could-go-horribly-wrong aspects of the usual DIY approach. So when I stumbled across this DIY concrete countertop alternative, my jaw dropped. IT'S SO EASY.
Usually we think of using a pipe for plumbing... but there are so many other ways to use this sturdy material that don't have anything to do with sinks. Here are ten of my favorite DIY projects using copper, galvanized and even PVC pipe.