Before and After: Ugly 70s TV Stand Gets a New Life as a Modern Bar Cart

By: Capreek Apr 08, 2015
Sarah Eddy

There are plenty of not-so-lovely furniture items floating around the garage sale circuit. These affordable pieces can easily be transformed, though, with a bit of elbow grease and, of course, some colorful paint!    Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Easy (And Affordable) DIY Light Fixtures

By: Faith-towers Apr 07, 2015
10 DIY LIght Fixtures
Photo: Poppytalk

Lighting can be pricey. And if you want a really unique piece, it can be prohibitively expensive. So why not get crafty and make one yourself? Here are ten gorgeous, easy, affordable DIY light fixtures.   

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Make It: Easy and Affordable DIY Hanging Wall Art

By: Capreek Mar 17, 2015
Photo: Lay Baby Lay

Empty walls are all fine and dandy, but if you'd rather make a statement with an over-sized piece of art, this is the project for you!     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Fantastic DIY Storage Boxes, Baskets And Containers

By: Faith-towers Mar 17, 2015
Roundup: 10 Fantastic DIY Storage Boxes, Baskets And Containers
Photo: Hometalk

Store-bought boxes and bins can be prohibitively expensive if you're trying to get organized on a budget, but that's no excuse - there are plenty of DIY storage container projects that won't break the bank (and they're pretty, too!). Here are ten of my favorites.   

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Roundup: Spring Organization Ideas for the Garage and Basement That ADD Space

By: Diy maven Mar 17, 2015

It's springtime, and that means it's time to sweep out and organize the garage and basement. The sweeping part is easy. The organizing part? That can be a little tricky when you lack space. In this roundup of organization ideas we've put together ideas and how-tos that will actually add space to ourContinue Reading

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7 DIY Project Ideas for Your Weekend

By: Brittni mehlhoff Mar 13, 2015

Planning any projects for the weekend? These 7 DIYs will get you through the next couple of day, in a pinch. Make a DIY textile ladder with copper tubing (my favorite project of the week), try a graphic art piece, or make a woven planter. Click through to see all 7 weekend DIY projects.   

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Make It: DIY Color Coded Cutting Boards

By: Capreek Mar 13, 2015
Photo: Dream a Little Bigger

Let's face it: food poisoning is pretty much the worst. To help avoid mixing your meat juices with, say, your veggies, color coded and labeled cutting boards are a great idea. Here's how to make your own!     Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Wall Clock From Kitchen Cutting Board

By: Lexy.b.ward Mar 13, 2015
DIY hanging wall clock
Photo: The Lovely Drawer

Do you have a clock hanging on a wall in your home? If not, you should. Every house needs a hanging clock! And this one is perfect because it's made from something you may already have in your kitchen!      

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How-To: Jewelry Cloches with Household Items

By: Rachel mae smith Mar 04, 2015
DIY Jewelry Cloches
by Honestly WTF

Why let your jewelry collect dust when you can make these adorable cloches in no time?! There's a chance you might already have everything on hand you need to make them, but if not, you should be able to find most of the supplies at a thrift store. Even if you're not big on jewelry you can always make these to display other decorative items in your home. So, not only is this project affordable, it's also practical which makes it aContinue Reading

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How To: Make a Unique Side Table for $30

By: Rachel mae smith Mar 02, 2015
DIY Side Table
by Oleander and Palm

Ikea has nothing on this DIY wire basket table by Oleander and Palm. Not only does it look great, but it's completely affordable to make. Seriously, only about $30! Plus, you can have the entire project done in less time than it would take you to figure out those pesky assembly instructions that most pieces of store bought furniture come with. That to me sounds like a no-brainer to me my friends, especially if you're on the hunt for a new side table!Continue Reading

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Make It: A Stylish DIY Fur Stool for Under $30

By: Capreek Feb 25, 2015
The Kitchy Kitchen

Love all those sheepskin throws that keep popping up all over Pinterest but don't want spend an arm and a leg to "steal the look"? Try this simple IKEA hack instead!     Continue Reading

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How-To: Copper Pipe Light Fixture

By: Rachel mae smith Feb 20, 2015
DIY Copper Pipe Light FIxture
by The Gathered Home

Renters rejoice-- there's an affordable way to replace generic light fixtures! You no longer have to settle for boring fixtures because The Gathered Home shared a tutorial that looks like a million bucks, but that costs way less. And although there's a bit of geometry involved, the end result is chic and oh-so-worth it. Here's to dusting off our rulers this weekend, making something beautiful, and impressing our high school teachers in the process. Continue Reading

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Make It: Easy DIY Mid-Century Inspired Planter IKEA Hack

By: Capreek Feb 19, 2015
Sugar & Cloth

Love the look of vintage bullet planters but don't want to fork out a ton of cash for one? This DIY project is for you!    Continue Reading

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22 Unique and Creative DIY Headboard Ideas

By: Capreek Feb 11, 2015

A quick internet search shows that DIY headboards tend to fall into two categories: tufted or reclaimed wood (i.e. pallets). We say it's time to move beyond the obvious and try out some of these creative and totally unique headboard ideas instead!    Continue Reading

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Make It: Easy DIY Wooden Desk Organizer

By: Capreek Feb 09, 2015
Photo: Caitlin McGrath

I'm always looking for clever, inexpensive ways to add more storage and organization to my space. When I spotted this simple, modern desk organizer, I knew I needed to add it to my project list, STAT!     Continue Reading

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