Fresh Dining Table Set Makeover

By: Diy maven Sep 02, 2013

This dining table was well-made, but the finish had worn out its welcome. Its makeover included a refinish in a darker stain. The slipcovered pair are new IKEA Henriksdal chairs while the other two were rescued from a neighbor's trash. A coatContinue Reading

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Weeknight Meal Recipe: Spicy Chicken with Bombay Potatoes

By: Matt allison Aug 30, 2013

Spicy Chicken with Bombay Potatoes

I love Indian food: the colors, texture and fragrant aromas. While this dish is a little work, it's well worth the effort. To bulk it out further serve it with a side of basmati rice and enjoy a taste of India.

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Take a Tour of an Attic Kitchen

By: Diy maven Aug 30, 2013

Attic, garret, loft, sky parlor—whatever you want to call them, we don't see a lot of kitchens in them. The angled roofline is only one thing that sets this attic kitchen apart. Minimal and sleek, the addedContinue Reading

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How to: Make Custom Rope Letters

By: Lexy.b.ward Aug 29, 2013

Rope isn't just for outdoor use anymore! If you like to keep your decor minimal and natural-looking, then this do-it-yourself project is for you!      

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How to Turn a Coffee Bottle into a Milk Bottle [Free Printables Included]

By: Diy maven Aug 29, 2013

Before I saw this project, I honestly hadn't noticed the resemblance between a coffee bottle and a milk bottle. Now I'll never see the former without thinking of the latter. Perfect for a party whereContinue Reading

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A Bright and Bold Cabin Kitchen Makeover

By: Brittni mehlhoff Aug 27, 2013

This retro, red kitchen gets a top to bottom rehab in today's before and after makeover transformation. I'm pretty sure you're going to want to see this.   Continue Reading

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Magical Transformation from Garage to Residence

By: Diy maven Aug 27, 2013

Now you don't see it; now you do. But not without a lot of forethought. That's the magic behind this garage turned one-room residence named Passage Buhan createdContinue Reading

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Weeknight Meal Recipe: Butternut and Radicchio Pappardelle

By: Matt allison Aug 23, 2013

Butternut and Radicchio Pappardelle

I whipped this dish up this week after finding a self seeded radicchio plant popping up between the cabbages in my garden. The bitter chicory flavors blend well with the sweetened roasted squash, providing an easy and super tasty weeknight meal.

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Sweet and Functional Kitchen Makeover

By: Diy maven Aug 23, 2013

Oftentimes a great kitchen makeover doesn't take major reconstruction. The perfect paint color, shelving, a few new light fixtures—that's what Jesyka did. The outcome is a breath of fresh air with a whole lot of functionality. And, at the time of this reveal, she's wasn'tContinue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Polka Dot Projects

By: Faith-towers Aug 22, 2013

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.   

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Roundup: 10 DIY Ceiling Embellishment Projects

By: Faith-towers Aug 20, 2013

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.   

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Weeknight Meal Recipe: Barley & Bean Soup

By: Matt allison Aug 16, 2013

Barley & Bean Soup

This soup is a great "one pot wonder", easy to make and loved by meat eaters and vegetarians alike. It's packed with flavor and texture, a rich mix of fresh and aromatic herbs.

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Before and After: An Outdated Kitchen Gets A Complete Makeover For $10K

By: Lexy.b.ward Aug 16, 2013

Not everyone can afford to move into their dream home right off the bat. To get things just right, it takes time, money, and a lot of effort (if you plan to DIY!). This kitchen and its pink countertops had to go. Along with those, the cabinets, appliances, shelving, pantry door, and other features got a major facelift. Check out what this kitchen looks like today. You will NOT believe your eyes. Trust me.      

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How To: Make Your Own DIY Concrete Countertops -- The Easy Way

By: Capreek Aug 15, 2013

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. 

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Roundup: 10 DIY Projects Using Plumbing Pipe

By: Faith-towers Aug 15, 2013

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.   

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