How To: Make your Bathroom Pop with a Custom Toilet Paper Holder

Rachel Mae Smith
DIY Toilet Paper Holder
by Design Love Fest

Chances are when you think of your toilet paper holder in your house right now, it does nothing for you. In fact, I dare share that most are a bit boring and even downright ugly. But it doesn't have to be this way! Bri of Design Love Fest made three different holders,that are perfect for just about any style . Who knows, maybe when the holder is this fancy, maybe you/your roommate/ husband/kids will be more inclined to actually change the roll. 

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Apartment Tour: 90 Square Feet in NYC

Diy Maven
Photo: Curbed

Helen Rowell's tiny West Village apartment is one of the tiniest I've ever seen. At just 78 inches wide, it's smaller than a queen-size bed is long. But it IS in the West Village and her rent is only $775 a month. Helen's become quite adept at getting rid of stuff, which she says is

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5 Tips to Keep Your Bathroom Presentable 24/7

Diy Maven
Photo: Sweep Beat

Have you ever used the bathroom of one of your favorite restaurants only to find it filthy? That happened to me once. I loved their food, but I couldn't get over the condition of the bathroom. I figured if a public space like that is in such a state, what did their kitchen look like?? Ick. Anyway, the day I used the bathroom was the last day I set foot in that particular restaurant. That's the thing about bathrooms: they leave a lasting impression. If they're clean, then the rest of house

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How To: Create Fun Little Typographic Boxes For All Your Knick-Knacks

Faith Towers
DIY Clay Letterform Storage Boxes
Photo: Faith Towers

There's something so fun about a functional letterform, isn't there? Or maybe it's just the typography nerd in me. But nonetheless, you have to admit that storing cotton balls inside of an ampersand is more fun than storing them in a plain old glass jar.

I was inspired to make typographic storage containers after seeing ones made from cookie cutters on Pinterest (from Willowday). Instead of using cookie cutters, I simply used clay, a favorite font, and a steady hand! 

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How To: Make Your Bathroom Feel More Luxurious

Diy Maven
Photo: Coastal Living

I love the idea of making a bathroom look and feel more expensive without a wallet-busting makeover. Now, granted, the bathrooms pictured in the accompanying roundup aren't your run-of-the-mill bathrooms, but Julia's advice could make a luxurious difference even to the most mundane WC. Below is the CliffsNotes version of Julia's suggestions. Which ones would you consider doing? Which have you already done? Any of her tips

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