Before and After: A Playful, Budget-Friendly Dresser Makeover

By: Capreek Apr 29, 2013

Ah, the ubiquitous IKEA Malm Dresser. This simple piece of furniture is the perfect blank canvas for a colorful and quirky… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: Art-Filled Bedrooms and Living Rooms

By: Diy maven Apr 26, 2013

Art. It can add immediate personality, interest and beauty to any space. It can even mess with our minds, hiding the bad elements of a room and highlighting the good. The vignettes featured in these images serve as great inspiration as to how we might organize and display wall art ourselves; some even perform feats of decor magic. 

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Easy DIY: A Rustic Wood Slab Wall Clock

By: Capreek Apr 25, 2013

Equal parts whimsy and rustic, this DIY wall clock is a cinch to make!  … Continue Reading

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Just in Time for Spring: Free Bike Printables

By: Diy maven Apr 25, 2013

It looks like spring has FINALLY arrived where I live, and what a perfect way to celebrate but get out the old two-wheeler and hit the trail. OR print these fresh and charming FREE bike printables.… Continue Reading

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How to Make a Modern Bedside Table from Scratch!

By: Capreek Apr 24, 2013

Unimpressed with the bedside table offerings from your local furniture stores? Make your… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Mounted Animal Mask Art

By: Capreek Apr 23, 2013

I tend to like a bit of humor or quirkiness in my decor, which probably stems from my belief in not taking anything too seriously. I want to surround myself with things that make me smile, you know? So when I spotted this DIY animal mask art, which struck me as weird (in a good way) and immediately made me laugh, I knew I had to share… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Stylish Herringbone Cabinet from Upcycled Flooring Scraps

By: Capreek Apr 22, 2013

I stopped dead in my Internet-browsing-tracks when I saw this DIY cabinet on ManMade. I mean, c'mon! A solid-wood, Herringbone-patterned storage cabinet made from leftover flooring?! AWESOME.  … Continue Reading

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Cool Collections: 10 Creative Ways to Display Your Collectibles

By: Capreek Apr 22, 2013

Vintage cameras, PEZ dispensers, tin robots -- we all have our obsessions and it's time to show off those quirky collectibles in style! We've rounded up a few of our favorite display ideas below.  … Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Campaign Chest IKEA Hack

By: Faith-towers Apr 22, 2013

The Ikea Rast, only available in a natural pine finish, lends itself to Ikea hacks... it's like a blank canvas. And we've shown Rast hacks before. But this transformation is so complete, you would never even know the end result was achieved using a $35… Continue Reading

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Genius Transformation: Director's Chair to Accent Table

By: Diy maven Apr 20, 2013

Erin from House of Earnest took a director's chair, much like the Pier 1 staple pictured above, into a fabulous accent table in about a minute. Okay, it took longer than a minute, but all she did… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Inexpensive DIY Art & Picture Frame Ideas

By: Matt allison Apr 19, 2013

Framing your artworks can become quite costly when you add it all up, but take a peek at these inexpensive options that won't break the bank AND provide attractive ways of displaying your prized… Continue Reading

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Make It: A Playful DIY Mountain Wall Shelf

By: Capreek Apr 17, 2013

DIY Wooden Mountain ShelfI love mountains, loooove them. I'm lucky enough to live in a place where I can look any direction and see snow-capped mountains, going back in seemingly infinite layers, year-round. They're just straight up majestic. And, turns out, they look pretty dang adorable translated into wooden wall shelves!  … Continue Reading

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Rusty Plant Stand turned End Table Makeover

By: Brittni mehlhoff Apr 16, 2013

credit: Smile and Wave [http://smileandwave.typepad.com/blog/2013/04/40-projects-plant-stand-to-end-table-diy.html]

If you're looking for a small table or stand for a couple of knick knacks or spring plants, check out this DIY for converting a rusty plant stand into an end… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 8 More Basement Bedrooms You'd Actually Want Sleep In!

By: Capreek Apr 15, 2013

created at: 03/19/2013

Basement bedrooms get a bad rap (probably because they're usually dark and dank and full of spiders). Before you write them off completely, here are plenty of inspiring spaces that show just how incredible a basement bedroom can be!… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Concrete and Copper Bedside Lamp

By: Brittni mehlhoff Apr 12, 2013

created at: 04/03/2013

I've been on a bit of a lighting kick lately and I think I might just have to try this bedside lamp project. Especially since it involves two of my favorite materials: concrete and… Continue Reading

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