Roundup: 7 Blue Jeans Turned Aprons

By: Diy maven May 10, 2013

Who doesn't have a pair of blue jeans that have seen better days? Usually, I save those for 'work' jeans, but I'm thinking I may have to rescue a pair from the stack to makeContinue Reading

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Before and After: Black and White Kitchen Makeover

By: Brittni mehlhoff May 09, 2013

This tiny kitchen get a high contrast makeover, with a whole lot of black and white and a finished space that is twice the size of the original. Curious to see the… Continue Reading

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Weeknight Meal Recipe: Cheesy Mac & Cheese

By: Matt allison May 03, 2013

Cheesy Mac & Cheese

Spring's in the air bringing the promise of seasonal vegetables, try this fresh approach to an old favourite, mixing up with leeks, fresh tomatoes and a selection of rich, creamy cheeses and summer… Continue Reading

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Five Fabulous Kitchen Update Ideas

By: Lexy.b.ward May 03, 2013

The kitchen is one of the places we spend most of our time. It can feel a little boring at times, but maybe you don't have the money to do all of the renovations your heart desires. We've rounded up a few simple updates that can help it feel like a brand new room!  … Continue Reading

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Make It: Easy Geometric Cake Toppers

By: Matt allison May 01, 2013


I have a bit of a crush on geometric shapes, combine that with my love of paint dipping and you've got a perfect combo, want to triple… Continue Reading

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10+ Stylish and Affordable Gift Ideas for Mother's Day

By: Capreek Apr 30, 2013

Mother's Day will be here before you know it (May 12th -- mark your calendar!). If giving flowers is getting old, check out these stylish and affordable gift ideas that any mom will love!    … Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Clever Ways To Use Pegboard

By: Faith-towers Apr 23, 2013

Pegboards seem to be popping up all over the Internet these days. They're functional, but they're also fun to look at... I like to think of them as 3D polka dots. And there are plenty of nontraditional ways to use… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Inexpensive DIY Art & Picture Frame Ideas

By: Matt allison Apr 19, 2013

Framing your artworks can become quite costly when you add it all up, but take a peek at these inexpensive options that won't break the bank AND provide attractive ways of displaying your prized… Continue Reading

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Six Space-Saving Kitchen Gadgets You'll Love

By: Diy maven Apr 19, 2013

Space-saving in kitchens is imperative for many. Here are some gadgets that recently caught my eye that do just that. Now I’m wondering how I’ve gotten along without them for all this time!

I love my… Continue Reading

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Before and After: Goodbye 80s Kitchen

By: Brittni mehlhoff Apr 18, 2013

credit: Crafty Clumsy Happy [http://www.clumsycraftyhappy.com/new-kitchen/]

I tend to be drawn to minimal kitchens without much color, but when I saw my friend's kitchen makeover I changed my tune a little bit. I love how this before and after makeover project turned out and it definitely is not without color. Aside from that, nearly everything you see in the before has now been changed: the wall color, the cabinet faces, the drawer pulls, the countertop, the sink, and the backsplash. Take a… Continue Reading

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Art in Unexpected Places: 10 Ideas to Add Style to Every Space in Your Home

By: Faith-towers Apr 16, 2013

created at: 04/05/2013

Art doesn't necessarily have to be displayed in the living room... sometimes it can be more inspiring in another part of your home. Your patio, bathroom, kitchen or even your closet may be the perfect spot for your masterpiece. Go ahead, try it!    

created at: 04/05/2013

1. This colorful piece of art adds some much-needed interest to a monochromatic bathroom. [Photo: House and Leisure]

2. Make the mundane task… Continue Reading

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Makeover Tour: A Dated Midwest Kitchen gets a Scandinavian-Inspired Revamp

By: Capreek Apr 15, 2013

created at: 04/15/2013

Our Makeover Tour this month is one of my favorite kitchen makeovers to date! Read on to see how this pest-filled foreclosure was transformed into a fresh, Scandinavian-inspired dream home in the heart of the Midwest!  … Continue Reading

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Before and After: An Affordable Kitchen Makeover

By: Faith-towers Apr 15, 2013

created at: 04/05/2013

This budget makeover added a dose of personality to an average, somewhat mundane kitchen. Contrast gave the space that pop that it desperately needed, while a new layout added functionality.… Continue Reading

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Weeknight Meal Recipe: How to Make Thai Eggplant and Lemongrass Curry

By: Matt allison Apr 12, 2013

created at: 04/12/2013

We're not a strictly vegetarian household, but with the soaring cost of meat and the questionable ethics of factory farms we've adjusted our diets to be largely vegetable based. One of favourite meat substitutes are eggplants, hearty and flavor attractors they work well in many dishes, especially in today's curry… Continue Reading

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Kitchen Makeover With a Professional Touch

By: Diy maven Apr 12, 2013

created at: 04/12/2013

Emily from Decorchick fame really wanted a white kitchen. But instead of going the whole DIY painted cabinets route, she opted to hire a professional to do the job. (Probably the best way to go if your budget allows, especially… Continue Reading

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