This room reminds me of my elementary school, filled with dark brown wainscoting and flesh colored walls... a look that hasn't been cool since the 1970's (and even then its cool-factor was debatable). But just wait until you see how paint completely transformed this space.
Last week we showed you how to use cardboard to decorate your home, so today it seemed appropriate to share some inventive ways to use paper in your decor. You'll be surprised at how easy, affordable and beautiful these projects are!
It's never too early to talk Halloween. At least not according to me and Kristen who shares her 15 favorite and FREE Halloween Fonts. Just looking at the list gets me jazzed for my favorite holiday! Fly on over to Ella Claire Inspired for the entire roundup and links to each.
My Favorite Free Halloween Fonts [EllaClaire Inspired]
In general, kitchens tend to be the 'make it or break it' room of the house, even amongst homeowners like myself, that are terrible at cooking. So what does a kitchen really need in order to squeeze into the 'make it' column? Nine times out of ten, I'd say the two must-haves are function and style. I don't know about you, but I can overlook size in an instant if the space has those two things. So today I'm sharing seven beautiful and functional kitchens that are small in size but mighty in style.
Spring cleaning may be over, but you should try to reorganize your home at the start of every new season. As we near the end of summer, it’s time to organize the kitchen! Here are 10 organizational projects that you can do yourself!
In my house, keeping the kitchen organized is a constant battle. But over the years I've learned a few handy tips that help curb the clutter and keep the cupboards in order. Here are ten helpful ideas.
This DIY idea is a super easy project and a fun alternative to traditional bookshelves!
Add a little bling to your decor with this fun and easy mobile you can make yourself!
A new coat of paint and the removal of an awkward closet primed the space on the left for it's final, colorful debut as a more spacious, inviting living room. Click through to see the stunning transformation.
We all have old, unused clothing hiding in the back of the closet, so why not upcycle it into something beautiful for your home? Here are ten great ways to give new life to that old sweater.
This might be the best "before and after"/upcycle/DIY furniture/make-the-best-with-what-you've-got project ever.
This nightstand was in pretty poor condition when Reeves took it home and, after realizing that wood stain wasn't enough to fix some of the blemishes, she opted to paint it. Check out the final result below and let us know what you think!
I don't know what it is about polka dots that's so attractive, but I just think they're lovely. They're an ever-growing trend on the blogosphere, and it's easy to see why - they're easy to create, and they pack a big punch. Here are ten of my favorite DIY ideas.
After experimenting with dye for this rope leash project, I've been on a big fabric dyeing kick. While psychedelic tie dye isn't quite my bag, I think this more subdued indigo version is something I could really get behind!
Even if you buy all your tile and tiling needs at a big box store, do yourself a favor and visit a dedicated tile shop before your next project. Good shops feature vignettes using their products which is like visiting the kitchens and bathrooms of over a dozen Parade-of-Home homes all in one place. Over the weekend, I made a trip to my favorite tile vendor for inspiration concerning a possible bathroom re-do. As I was ogling the displays, I...
Sometimes we forget about ceilings. We focus so much on our walls, and everything inside of the walls, that the space above can sometimes take a backseat. So today I wanted to share some great ways that you can spice up your ceilings without breaking the bank.