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 rack.     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 mini bell jarContinue Reading

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Dresser Makeover Done TWO Ways

By: Diy maven Sep 09, 2013

 Virginia bought this roughly-used dresser two years ago for $20. She says 'it was broken in just about every way possible.' Plus, there were some souvenirs from a kid named Kevin on it. The perfect victim for a makeover, VirginiaContinue Reading

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Do DIY Bathtub Refinishing Kits Really Work?

By: Diy maven Sep 04, 2013

I've seen professionally refinished tubs that look brand new. The process costs less than removing and replacing existing tubs, but it's still not inexpensive. There are DIY alternatives out there that LOOK like they work, but do they?? I've rounded up a few of the more popularContinue Reading

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How to Make a Book Box Remote Control Holder

By: Diy maven Sep 03, 2013

Right now I'm not doing the best at hiding our remotes. I tuck them in a basket on the t.v. console. Another—better—option is this idea from Country Home. It's not a new idea. As a matter of fact, kids have been storing their stash in such DIY hiding places for decades. Be that as it may, this is a great idea for making the clicker disappear altogether. Yes, you can buy 'faux' books at any craft store these days, but they look 'faux'Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Metallic Diamond Mobile

By: Capreek Aug 27, 2013

Add a little bling to your decor with this fun and easy mobile you can make yourself!      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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Roundup: 10 DIY Decor Projects Made from Old Clothing

By: Faith-towers Aug 26, 2013

We all have old, unused clothing hiding in the back of the closet, so why not upcycle it into something beautiful for your home? Here are ten great ways to give new life to that old sweater.   

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How To: Turn Box Springs into a Modern DIY Platform Bed

By: Capreek Aug 26, 2013

This might be the best "before and after"/upcycle/DIY furniture/make-the-best-with-what-you've-got project ever.     Continue Reading

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Before and After: Geometric Nightstand Makeover

By: Capreek Aug 22, 2013

This nightstand was in pretty poor condition when Reeves took it home and, after realizing that wood stain wasn't enough to fix some of the blemishes, she opted to paint it. Check out the final result below and let us know what you think!       Continue 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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Before and After: Light and Airy Bedroom Makeover

By: Brittni mehlhoff Aug 22, 2013

This bedroom makeover not only looks better in the after version, it also looks bigger, with a few minimal adjustments. Continue Reading

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Tree of Life Dresser Makeover

By: Diy maven Aug 20, 2013

Karin and her niece Katherine rescued this dresser that was destine for the landfill. They then turned it into a piece of art that they donated to auction at a local Earth Day celebration. The new finish includes an image of theContinue Reading

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Eye Candy: Great-Looking and REAL Dorm Rooms

By: Diy maven Aug 19, 2013

The problem with rounding up a bunch of images of great-looking dorm rooms is many on the interweb aren't real. I mean, they're real in that there are walls, windows, beds, bedding, etc. in the vignettes, but they don't look like most you'd see in the real world. For instance, take a look at this image courtesy of IKEA. Pretty, yes, but an actual dorm roomContinue Reading

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Before and After: A Plain Wood Dresser Gets the Glam Treatment

By: Brittni mehlhoff Aug 16, 2013

A plain, wood dresser gets a whole new look with today's before and after furniture makeover.  This would make for a great weekend project!Continue Reading

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