Royalty-Inspired End Table Makeover

By: Diy maven Sep 30, 2013

Although Deneen isn't a huge fan of yellow, that's the color she decided to paint this sweet little end table. She chose yellow as a tribute to the English royal family, plus she'd seen an influx of… Continue Reading

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Upcycled Fire Truck Desk Lamp

By: Diy maven Sep 25, 2013

Jasmine took a well-loved Tonka fire truck and turned it into a very cool desk lamp. She taped off strategic parts of the truck and then spray painted it. A… Continue Reading

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An Attic Bedroom That Still Looks Like an Attic

By: Diy maven Sep 24, 2013

Everyone I know with an unfinished attic has dreams of finishing it. That means sheetrock covering the studs, at least. In the case of this guest bedroom, the studs were left naked. Only the floor was finished. I love the look, but… Continue Reading

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Turning 1 Story into 2: A Makeover of All Makeovers?

By: Diy maven Sep 23, 2013

Terri and Mark have a very large house that recently became much larger. No, they didn't grow their square footage OUT. They grew it IN. How? By using the hand-to-god-high, wasted-space ceiling in their great room. Design team Amalia and Todd Goldwasser worked… Continue Reading

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The Curbly House: Designing Our Master Bedroom with Emily Henderson

By: Alicia Sep 19, 2013

Welcome to our master bedroom ... almost.

Two weeks ago we announced that Emily Henderson is coming to the Curbly House to make it beautiful. Just reading that last sentence makes me want to do a Shannon Miller floor routine circa 1992. The chance to work with Emily is amazing, and we feel like the luckiest home-owners on the block (I think we are)! You will not believe the cool things we have planned for the bedroom. Read on, friends, to… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Colorful DIY Hanging Rope Mirror

By: Capreek Sep 19, 2013

I love, love, LOVE this colorful spin on the nautical rope/leather belt mirrors that have been popular lately. And, as it turns out, this version is quite easy to… Continue Reading

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100+ Clock Makeovers

By: Diy maven Sep 19, 2013

Mel's making those of us who roundup look bad. Case in point: a couple days ago she posted one that included 106 (if my math is right) clock makeovers. There is, literally,… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Rustic Nordic Candle Holder

By: Matt allison Sep 18, 2013

Nordic Candle Holder

I stumbled across this delightful project! Easily assembled from off the shelf parts, it makes for a striking decor element. Copper is on trend and the clean wooden lines and form lend itself to a Nordic feeling, at home in… Continue Reading

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Make It: Giant Macrame Jewelry Wall DIY

By: Brittni mehlhoff Sep 17, 2013

If you spend more than a few minutes on Pinterest each day, you've probably seen your fair share of macrame hanging planters. But a DIY macrame jewelry wall? This is definitely the first time I've seen one of those. If you need a place to store your ever-increasing jewelry stash, and maybe even a few accessories, check out this giant macrame jewelry wall DIY.  … Continue Reading

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How to Build a Simply, Minimal, and Inexpensive Floor Lamp

By: Diy maven Sep 11, 2013

BHG tells us everything we need to know to build the floor lamp pictured above. Check out the supplies listed; I bet most of us have… 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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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 aContinue 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 moreContinue 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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