The Rast dresser from IKEA, with its untreated pine and minimalist lines, is common fodder for DIY furniture makeovers. This version, though, takes the Rast to a whole new level -- times… Continue Reading
If you've spent any time on the Internet in the last few years or have ever watched HGTV, you're familiar with Emily Henderson. On top of being a wildly talented interior designer, she's also one of the funniest and most down-to-earth people around. We are beyond thrilled, then, to share this month's Makeover Tour and get a behind-the-scenes look at the room Emily recently transformed for Fran Ferguson, a resident at an assisted living center.
Read on to see how Emily tackled the unique challenges of this room, including her tips for creating a stylish living space… Continue Reading
Decorating your home or updating a piece of furniture, but not sure where to start? Take this tip from Design Milk and use a favorite work of art as a springboard for color and pattern… Continue Reading
There are plenty of do-it-yourself headboard options out there, but I don't see many that take you through the design process as well. Until now, that is. If you've ever wanted to create a custom headboard from scratch, this is the tutorial for… Continue Reading
There's really nothing wrong with the 'before' version of today's bedroom makeover. It's not an eyesore, the room gets plenty of natural light, and the space itself is laid out just fine. The only problem is, it seems to be missing one important decorating detail: personality. So how did the owners remedy this problem and manage to pack this room with style? You'll just have to see for… Continue Reading
How many times have you passed up a great old dresser at a yard sale because you weren't sure what to do with it? It happens to me all the time. Well, it turns out that there are lots of alternative ways to use a chest of drawers... they're not just for… Continue Reading
I'm still loving the "dip dyed" trend, especially when applied to textiles, as it has more of an organic, water-color type effect rather than an opaque, colorblocked look. I think I might snag some plain white bedding and give this project a whirl this… Continue Reading
A simple, low-cost DIY lighting project that you can make from the most basic materials, without any special tools, that looks great and is completely customizable?! YES,… Continue Reading
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.
The white walls and linens fade into the background in… Continue Reading