Bicycle Vanity

By: Diy maven Nov 17, 2011

Benjamin Bullins mixed media discarded bicycle turned into a bathroom vanity

Just when you thought you'd seen everything in the way of bathroom vanities come this creation from artist Benjamin Bullins. Taking his inspiration from a single object--in this case a discarded bicycle--Benjamin… Continue Reading

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From Log to Luxe: A DIY Timber Bathroom Vanity

By: Capreek Oct 10, 2011

created at: 10/10/2011

So, what do you do with a giant piece of leftover, rough cut fir timber?  Turn it into a modern floating bathroom vanity, of… Continue Reading

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How To: Fancy Towel Folding

By: Diy maven Sep 27, 2011

created at: 09/27/2011

What a clever and inviting way to add a little style to a guest bathroom. And did I mention it's FREE? Basically, the idea is folding one of our existing hand towels to construct an attached pocket, then fill the pocket with, well, whatever you want. A sprig of greenery,… Continue Reading

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Make Your Own Colorful Bathroom Cube Cabinets!

By: Capreek Sep 20, 2011

created at: 09/20/2011

If storage is at a premium, consider making your own vertical bathroom cubbies!  Also, did I mention that they swivel??  Totally sold on the… Continue Reading

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How to Make Over Your Faucets

By: Diy maven Sep 19, 2011

created at: 09/19/2011

I'm gonna believe Kristi when she tells us that it's actually possible to makeover our faucets. Although fairly involved, because of all the prep work, it seems pretty easy. Products she used were minimal and included 220 grit sandpaper, #000 steel wool, painters tape, Rust-Oleum automobile primer and Rust-oleum Universal Spray Paint (in my new favorite color) oil-rubbed bronze. Her original bathroom faucet is pictured above with just a hint of the prep to come. This is what it looks like… Continue Reading

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Before & After: A Bathroom Makeover for Under $25!

By: Capreek Sep 05, 2011

created at: 09/04/2011

In a world where $40,000 kitchen renovations are common fodder for home improvement television, it's easy to get a little glossy eyed and discouraged by the thought of attempting your own home improvement project.  But don't despair!  We're here to show you just how far your dollar, or 25, can… Continue Reading

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How to Make a Rainforest Showerhead

By: Diy maven Aug 31, 2011

Rainforest Shower Head

Just when we thought we'd seen just about everything possible made out of a CD spindle case, Petar92 turns one into a rainforest shower head. And...AND...he did it in ten minutes. Other… Continue Reading

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How to: Make a Vintage-Nautical Shower Curtain

By: Kellyb Aug 12, 2011

created at: 08/12/2011

Shower curtains are pricey and a big part of the decor in your bathroom. Why not take a imple white one and create something uniquely… Continue Reading

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How to Make PVC Bathroom 'Holsters'

By: Diy maven Aug 11, 2011

created at: 08/11/2011

Have a curling iron or two tucked in a closet? Here's a genius idea from The Family Handyman using PVC to make storage 'holsters' for those particular appliances. Another use of PVC, they… Continue Reading

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Before & After: A Complete Master Bath Makeover for $500!

By: Capreek Jul 25, 2011

created at: 07/25/2011

Bathroom renovations are one of those projects that can quickly blow any semblance of a budget straight out of the water.  The fact that this makeover cost a little over $500 is absolutely mind boggling - and just goes to show the impact ingenuity and the DIY spirit can have on your space and your… Continue Reading

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Before & After: How an 80s-style Bathroom Became A Show-stopper!

By: Capreek Jul 11, 2011

created at: 07/11/2011

Ahhh, the 80s: the decade where style went to die.  Also, the decade when this bathroom was first imagined, complete with a pastel pink, blue, and white color scheme.  Hold on to this image for a moment before you check out the "After" of this unbelievable makeover, because really, it's pretty unbelievable.  Okay.  Ready?… Continue Reading

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Make It: A Super Easy DIY Wine Cork Bath Mat

By: Capreek Jun 22, 2011

created at: 06/22/2011

And by super easy, I mean if you have any motor skills AT ALL, you can make this bath… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Bathroom Transformed

By: Ethan Jun 20, 2011

Our guest bathroom was in sorry shape- cracked floor tiles, vanity falling apart, even the toilet wasn't salvageable. So, we knew it was due for a major overhaul.

Here's what we planned:

  • Retile the floor: It was obvious that the subfloor was uneven causing the tiles to break apart. We needed to remove all the tile and put down concrete board to provide a nice, even surface.
  • New vanity: The bathroom vanity was original to the… Continue Reading
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Bathroom Accessory: AquaNotes(r)

By: Craftmel May 25, 2011

created at: 05/25/2011

When inspiritation strikes, you had better be ready!  Here's one product that will keep your ideas fresh- and squeaky clean- without letting them wash… Continue Reading

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A DIY Shower Curtain for Ruffle Lovers... Or Anyone!

By: Craftmel May 24, 2011

created at: 05/24/2011

Shower Curtains are all-important when it comes to bathrooms.  I have to admit, I've been through 7 shower curtains in 5 years (and I have another one still in its packaging, waiting for its debut), and my husband thinks I'm crazy.  The problem is, I get antsy for new design quickly, and a new curtain is usually the easiest way to give the room a pick-me-up. 

What happens if you fall in love with a curtain design that is out of your price range?  You DIY it, of… Continue Reading

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