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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Make It: DIY Gold Leaf Wood Slice Wall Hooks

By: Capreek Mar 10, 2014

Add a touch of rustic glam (that's totally a style) to your entryway with this simple but oh-so-stylish DIY… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Super Clever Closet Organizing Tips And Tricks

By: Faith-towers Mar 10, 2014

Boots stored with clothes hangers.

Every now and then I'll run across a closet organizing idea that's just genius - simple, smart and ridiculously obvious. I'm sure you've had these moments, right? I call them the "why didn't I think of that?" ideas. Well here they are, all in one place, for your organizational… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Leather and Twig Jewelry Organizer

By: Capreek Mar 06, 2014

I love this simple, vintage-y, rustic-ish jewelry organizer! The best part, of course, is that it costs practically nothing to make!  … Continue Reading

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How To: Make a DIY Standing Desk

By: Capreek Mar 05, 2014

I spend a lot of time sitting at a computer, which isn't exactly the healthiest thing in the world. It would be great to have the option to mix it up from time to time, which is why I'm completely in love with this DIY standing desk… Continue Reading

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