Roundup: 9 DIY Bathroom Organization and Storage Ideas

By: Brittni mehlhoff Sep 20, 2013

Organization and storage are a must in a smaller home, especially in the tiniest room of pretty much any house, the bathroom. So to kick off the weekend, and hopefully inspire a little weekend organization, I'm rounding up the best DIY ideas for bathroom storage and organization. It may not be glamorous, but it is sure is… Continue Reading

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How to Make a Rental Sink Cover with DIY Vessel Bowl

By: Diy maven Sep 19, 2013

I'm not sure if this idea is pure genius or an accident/leak waiting to happen. (Let me know in the comments, please.) A renter had a sad little sink with no personality, so he/she decided to cover… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 10 Bathrooms That Have Gone To The Dark Side

By: Lexy.b.ward Sep 18, 2013

Traditionally, we've always been told NOT to paint small rooms a dark color. "Dark paint closes the room in and makes it smaller than it already is!" Blah, blah, blah. Well, here are ten bathrooms that are getting it right when it comes to dark and dramatic.  … Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Sinks and Vanities (and a Tub and Shower Too!)

By: Diy maven Sep 17, 2013

DIYer's turning bowls into vessel sinks and dressers into vanities, aren't new ideas, but the DIYer's included in this roundup did it right. Also in our list are some ideas that might serve as inspiration for the next… Continue Reading

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How to Spookify Your Toilet for Halloween

By: Diy maven Sep 16, 2013

You could spookify your toilet by not cleaning it for a month before Halloween, but I wouldn't recommend it. Instead, try Canadian Nickel Scrap'n's absolutely, hilariously delightful Spooked Out… Continue Reading

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How to: Make Decal Art Bathroom Organizers

By: Bruno Sep 16, 2013

created at: 10/20/2010

There must be something about decorative glassware that makes it impossible to throw out. Perhaps it's the fear of breaking it in the recycling bin, or just an inability to admit it's not worth anything, but the shelves of thrift stores and flea markets are lined with the stuff. Where does it all end up?

Well, if we add a little customization, how about your bathroom? This set of glass organizers uses old bud… Continue Reading

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7 Bathroom Makeovers To Put You In DIY Overdrive

By: Lexy.b.ward Sep 12, 2013

Even if you are renting, you can customize many aspects of your home. From the kitchen to the living room, there's a DIY project for everyone. We love taking a look at before and afters, and today we take a look at some pretty pretty bathroom makeovers!  … Continue Reading

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Make It: Easy DIY Copper and Concrete Clothes Rack

By: Capreek Sep 10, 2013

Sibylle from Funkytime knows the way to my heart: gleaming copper and smooth-as-butter concrete! The two materials just contrast so perfectly, ya know? I'm especially loving how she's combined them in this super functional DIY coat… Continue Reading

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How to: Make a DIY Mini Bell Jar

By: Diy maven Sep 10, 2013

The popularity of bell jars (aka cloches) doesn't seem to be stopping. I have one—a big one—that encompasses a lot of real estate. A small do-dad can get lost in it. So I decided to make a miniContinue Reading

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Why Having Tons of Bathroom Storage Space Isn't Necessarily a Good Thing

By: Diy maven Aug 28, 2013

My favorite 'celebrity' interior designer, Laurence Lewelyn-Bowen from the BBC's Changing Rooms, tells us why having a ton of bathroom storage space isn't necessarily a good thing. It canContinue 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 BuhanContinue Reading

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Eye Candy: Tile Shop Showroom Tour

By: Diy maven Aug 21, 2013

Even if you buy all your tile and tiling needs at a big box store, do yourself a favor and visit a dedicated tile shop before your next project. Good shops feature vignettes using their products which is like visiting the kitchens and bathrooms of over a dozen Parade-of-Home homes all in one place. Over the weekend, I made a trip to my favorite tile vendor for inspiration concerning a possible bathroom re-do. As I was ogling theContinue Reading

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How to Install an Occupancy Sensing Light Switch (Video + Giveaway!)

By: Bruno Aug 16, 2013


Installing an occupancy-sensor switch is a quick, easy job that can make a big difference. This week, I got a chance to try out one of Lutron's Maestro Occupancy Sensing switches in our bathroom. Read on to see how I installed it, and to find out how to enter to win five Maestro switches for your home (a $100… Continue Reading

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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 SOContinue Reading

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How to Make a Custom DIY Mirror Frame with Moulding

By: Brittni mehlhoff Aug 09, 2013

This straightforward how-to will instantly transform those boring builder mirrors into something way more custom, and expensive looking, without breaking the… Continue Reading

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