The 5 Things I Have to Clean Before Guests Arrive

By: Diy maven Feb 12, 2014

I love a clean house. That means that I clean or straighten up something every day. A quick wipe down of a bathroom sink, a speed dust-mopping. You get the idea. So you can imagine what happens when company is coming over. I go into hyper-drive. I do all the stuff that's expected, but I also do some things that I wouldn't necessarily… Continue Reading

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Everything Guide: Preparing Your Home to Make House Guests Feel Welcome

By: Faith-towers Feb 11, 2014

How to prepare your home for house guests

I enjoy having guests at my house, but I don't love all the prep that goes along with hosting. So I've assembled 8 essential tips for whipping your home into shape so you don't waste your whole day preparing, and your guests feel welcome… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Drastic Bathroom Makeover

By: Faith-towers Feb 10, 2014

Clearly this bathroom had seen better days. But the room had lots of potential, with plenty of space and some great details. Click through to see the incredible… Continue Reading

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How to: Declutter Your Bathroom Fast with These Clever Ideas

By: Faith-towers Jan 27, 2014

We've been talking about organization all month, and the bathroom is one of the hardest rooms to find extra space - but it's also super rewarding once it's done. Here are some tips for curbing the… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 10 Stunning Rooms with Dark Walls (and Tips for Using Them in Your Own Home)

By: Faith-towers Jan 21, 2014

Dark walls can be so gorgeous in a home, highlighting any artwork or fixtures that you hang on them. But they can also be intimidating. Here are some beautiful examples of dark walls, along with a few tips and ideas for using them in your own… Continue Reading

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5 Healthy Home Habits To Start In 2014

By: Matt allison Jan 15, 2014

5 Healthy Home Habits To Start In 2014

It’s hard to believe we are half way through the first month of the year. Resolutions are tough and they require effort in order to maintain them...you know, working out more, eating healthier, cleaning your home. All of these are only achieved through hard work… Continue Reading

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10 Things You Should Throw Out To Create A More Organized Space

By: Faith-towers Jan 14, 2014

Most of us are guilty of it.... holding onto things that we shouldn't. Also known as clutter. I'm in the process of culling through my closets and shelves in an effort to organize my space, so I thought I'd share some tips so you can do the same for your home. Here… Continue Reading

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Penthouse Loft Makeover: A Blend of Rustic and Modern

By: Diy maven Dec 23, 2013

This Toronto penthouse loft might not look like it needed a makeover at all, but it's owners wanted to make a fresh start with its decor. Enter designer GolbouContinue Reading

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2014 Spring Color THROWDOWN

By: Diy maven Nov 07, 2013

       

Did you hear? Recently, Pantone announced its spring 2014 color and PPG picked its fav for the entire year. First Pantone's pick: Dazzling Blue, which is… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Hanging Mason Jar Planters

By: Capreek Oct 30, 2013

Just when I thought I'd seen every possible mason jar craft, I stumbled across this sweet and simple… Continue Reading

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5 Contemporary Sewing Projects For Your Home

By: Faith-towers Oct 29, 2013

Dust off your sewing machines my friends, because there are lots of great new sewing tutorials floating around the web since the last time I posted a roundup on the topic. Here are five super easy, modern sewing projects you won't want to… Continue Reading

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Before and After: An Average Bathroom Becomes Extraordinary

By: Faith-towers Oct 28, 2013

There was nothing interesting about this bathroom. It was all white with basic fixtures, like a million other bathrooms. But then, something amazing happened... and it involved paint, tiles and beautiful wooden… Continue Reading

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Would You Put Wood Floors in Your Bathrooms?

By: Diy maven Oct 28, 2013

If it were up to me, I'd have wood floors everywhere. We did discuss—albeit briefly—putting wood in our full bath when we… Continue Reading

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How to: Make a Dramatic Test Tube Vase in 3 Easy Steps

By: Diy maven Oct 24, 2013

Makle this simple DIY test tube vase!
Who doesn't have a bit of 2" x 4" in their stash? That's all you need in the lumber department to make our 4th easy-peasy scrap wood project. We're labeling our test tube vase 'dramatic' because of its a generous height: 9 1/2" sans flora and 16" with flora. Positioned at the center of our rectangular dining table, it provides an impressive focal point without taking up a bunch of real estate. 

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How To: Make a Modern Wall-Mounted Storage Unit

By: Capreek Oct 21, 2013

If floor space is at a premium, put your vertical space to work for you with some cleverly arranged wall-mounted shelves and cubbies!… Continue Reading

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