I recently came across a story about two artists that built a cabin, from start to finish, for $500! I was really impressed with what they were able to accomplish with such an extremely modest budget. Click through to see for yourself.
Grab that reclaimed wood you've been holding onto "just in case" and take a look at this rustic/woodsy/kinda-nautical-ish tripod style floor lamp tutorial!
In the interior design world, a vignette is a small grouping of items arranged artfully on a table, shelf or mantle. Creating a vignette is an easy and affordable way to infuse some of your own unique style into a space. So go grab a few of your favorite vases, candles, books and knick knacks and let's get started.
Spruce up a plain basket with a fun, painted pattern and hand-stitched embellishments! It's an easy, inexpensive way to add a pop of personality to your home, while providing a simple solution for storing blankets and textiles.
When Joy moved into her home in 2010, the kitchen looked a little something like the above photo (minus the pixelation -- dang real estate listing photos!). It was pretty dated and bland and did not match her style in the least.
This 1928 Jacques Le Chevallier table lamp recently sold at Los Angeles Modern Auctions for a cool $62,500. It was estimated to go for $20k. (Still a chunk of change!) Why the high price tag? Because it is considered to be a 'noted piece in the evolution of Modernism.'
That wasn't the only big ticket at the auction. These Billy Haines Brentwood lounge chairs were estimated
The days of fall are getting shorter and chillier here in New England, signaling the approach of a long, cold winter - and inspiring me to get outside and make stuff! It's amazing what you can do with pinecones, branches, rocks and all the natural materials hiding in plain sight in the backyard.
Pumpkins and gourds are fun to decorate with, but are usually just that - decorations. Why not use them for something at the same time? Here are ten creative ways to use pumpkins and gourds as functional decor in your home.
I've seen some really cool marble table lamps and decorative accessories popping up lately and I really love the look. If you'd like to add something similar to your decor, check out this ridiculously simple DIY lighting idea!
When decorating for fall, there's a fine line between classy and cheesy. But there are a few no-fail ways to make sure you don't cross that line. Here are ten rooms with subtle fall accents, and some tips for using them in your own home.
Made by Tennessee Tiny Homes, the construction costs of Mendy's tiny house, called The Shoebox, start at $22,500. A home complete with a kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, and living room all for less than the cost
Remember this kids bedroom? Well, Mandi Gubler, the industrious DIYer that tackled all three versions of that room has been busy, busy, busy with the rest of her house, transforming this living room into a cozy space that perfectly reflects her style.
This makeover gets the "extreme" label because, well, you'll see:
The minute you carve into a pumpkin it will begin decomposing... and will be in the trash before you know it. So we wanted to share some great no-carve ideas that will last a bit longer. Recently we showed you how to create your own typographic pumpkins, and this week we have ten other great no-carve pumpkin projects to share with you.
Let's say you find an old piece of furniture at your local thrift store: it has great bones but the finish has seen better days (sound familiar?). You know you can do something awesome with it, but what? All-over paint? A new stain? Boring!
Instead, bring it back to life with this colorful, pattern-tastic DIY idea from ModCloth! Whether you choose to go bold or keep it subtle, this technique allows for nearly infinite customization and creativity. Ready to get started? Let's go!
The popular dip-dye trend is still going strong, and there are some fun new variations circulating around the world wide web. Check out these colorful new ways to dress up your home this fall.
If you're the type to wait until the last minute to come up with a Halloween costume (guilty as charged), here are a few homemade options that won't take a ton of time or money.