Make It: DIY Copper and Wood Ladder Storage

By: Capreek Mar 31, 2014

Wall hooks, paper towel holders, magazine racks: the creative ways people are using copper plumbing parts just keep inspiring me! The most recent project to utilize this common hardware store material is this clever and super easy DIY ladder storage… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 8 Super Organized and Stylish Craft Rooms

By: Capreek Mar 27, 2014

Organized craft room inspiration.

Do organized spaces and perfectly lined up objects make you feel warm and fuzzy? This is the roundup for you! Check out these incredible craft rooms and let yourself go to your happy… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Inventive New Ways To Display Air Plants

By: Faith-towers Mar 27, 2014

A wreath with air plants.

Air plants, or tillandsia, are popping up all over the web these days. And with good reason... they're low-maintenance, inexpensive and are sure to garner attention from your guests. Here are ten super inventive ways to display these curious little natural… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Wood Bead Pendant Light

By: Capreek Mar 26, 2014

I love free-hanging pendant lights like this one: they're so versatile and are a great, non-permanent way to bring light into just about any space. It's fun to see all the different variations people come up with, too. I'm especially digging this beaded version from Camille… Continue Reading

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Inspiration: Joe's Dream Home On Wheels

By: Diy maven Mar 26, 2014

Joe needed a change. He wanted to escape the city's noise and tightness. So he bought a new 12 ton truck and turned it into his dream home. It's complete withContinue Reading

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How To: Make DIY Nautical Rope Railing

By: Capreek Mar 25, 2014

DIY nautical rope railing

Looking to bring a coastal cottage vibe into your home? This DIY stair railing idea may be the perfect nautical touch you need!… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 6 Inspiring Impromptu Garage Mudrooms

By: Diy maven Mar 25, 2014

I try to keep the garage entry to the house tidy, as that's the one everyone uses. But, I've never thought to turn it into an impromptu mudroom. It's a great idea for those without a proper mudroom (me),… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a DIY Dining Table from Salvaged Beams

By: Capreek Mar 24, 2014

Equal parts industrial and rustic, this dining table would no doubt go for a pretty penny from just about any home furnishing company. But with about $150 worth of materials and a day of work, you can have your very own stylish, salvaged wood beam table -- and the bragging rights that go along with building… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Wood and Copper Paper Towel Holder

By: Capreek Mar 24, 2014

DIY wood and copper paper towel holder

I've had my eye on a marble and brass paper towel holder from Ferm Living for a while. It's all hexagon-y and brassy and gorgeous. But then I spotted this DIY birch and copper version that is equally stunning -- and much more… Continue Reading

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How To: Make Your Own Woven Footstool

By: Capreek Mar 20, 2014

Footstools are a great way to introduce pops of color or pattern into a space, not to mention that they're just handy to have around. If you're in the market for one, check out this awesome tutorial for weaving your… Continue Reading

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Genius: Turn a Drawer Organizer into a DIY Craft Supply Storage 'House'

By: Capreek Mar 19, 2014

If it weren't for the (extra long) title, you probably wouldn't have guessed that this totally adorable and completely functional storage house was made from a drawer organizer,… Continue Reading

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10 Stylish DIY Jewelry Storage Ideas

By: Faith-towers Mar 18, 2014

Hanger with hooks for jewelry.

I love to buy jewelry. I love to make jewelry. I love everything about it, except for the difficulty I have storing it. And I'm sure some of you have the same problem. So today I'm going to share some clever (and super stylish) DIY jewelry storage ideas with… Continue Reading

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Eye-Popping Victorian Sofa Makeover

By: Diy maven Mar 18, 2014

Before seeing these pictures, I don't think I could have looked past this sofa's tufted back, curvy lines, and exposed wood and thought "makeover!" The vision came from the… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 5 Incredible Garage-turned-Living Space Makeovers

By: Capreek Mar 17, 2014

Most garage makeovers include things like epoxied floors, custom-built cabinets, and the like. They're great and practical and totally inspiring. But today, I thought it would be fun to see how people have transformed typical garages in atypical ways, whether it's converting the space into a home in and of itself or into a private… Continue Reading

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Before and After: Mid-Century Modern Dresser Turned Entertainment Center

By: Capreek Mar 17, 2014

Caitlin made a major Craigslist score when she found this Mid-Century dresser in pretty decent shape. With a little bit of elbow grease, though, she took its function out of the bedroom and into the living room by transforming it into a modern entertainment… Continue Reading

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Take a Tour: My Fairy Garden Adventure

By: Diy maven Mar 17, 2014

This weekend I took a tour of the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum fairy garden exhibit. With camera in hand, I gleefully entered a wee, magical land. Although there were no Leprechauns to be seen, sharing my photos seemed like the perfect way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. 

As it turns out, not all fairies like the same kind… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Modern DIY Corner Shelving System

By: Capreek Mar 12, 2014

Have an awkward corner or just need some more storage space? Consider building one of these modern and stylish shelving systems -- it's easier than you… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Stylish Outdoor Bench from Cinder Block!

By: Capreek Mar 11, 2014

Spring is (finally) in the air, bringing a nearly insatiable desire to get outside and start sprucing up my outdoor living space. The first project on my list? Making one of these awesome cinder block and wood slat… Continue Reading

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Vintage Suitcase Turned Campaign Desk and Crutches Turned Tripod Lamp

By: Diy maven Mar 11, 2014

Scott Valentine is an up-cycling genius. He takes old trunks, suitcases and other vintage things and turns them into something new and amazing. Enter into evidence the old Seapack suitcase pictured above. It was made by Hartmann circa WWII. Scott decided to… Continue Reading

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How To: Make Your Own Restoration Hardware-Inspired Pipe Shelving

By: Capreek Mar 10, 2014

After spotting some reclaimed wood shelves at Restoration Hardware (with a starting price of $195 each -- ouch), Greg and Ashley decided to make their own version, perfectly sized for a tiny… Continue Reading

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