Before and After: A DIY Painted Floor Makeover

By: Capreek Jan 29, 2014

This factory in Brooklyn was converted into a loft space, which is awesome... not so awesome was the century-old layer of grime and who-knows-what embedded in the wood floors. So what does a design-minded DIYer do? Paint the floors of… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Stationery Organizer from Scratch

By: Capreek Jan 28, 2014

I tend to have a lot of stationery and greeting cards on hand, a result of my inability to pass up a cute card when I see one. What I don't have, though, is an easy way to organize them -- until… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Fun Ways To Decorate A Non-Working Fireplace

By: Faith-towers Jan 28, 2014

I see these all the time around Boston: beautiful fireplaces that don't work. Maybe your landlord doesn't allow it, or maybe there's a fire safety issue. Or perhaps yours does work, but you're just looking for a decorative idea for the warmer months. Whatever the case may be, there are lots of fun ways to decorate this coveted area of your home. Here… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Cute and Cozy Nursery Makeover

By: Capreek Jan 27, 2014

After getting the keys to their new place in November, Holly and her husband got to work preparing the 110-year-old home for a very special new addition: a baby… Continue Reading

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Make It: Modern DIY Pegboard Wall Shelves

By: Capreek Jan 27, 2014

This is probably one of my favorite DIY projects I've seen recently. It's simple. It's beautiful. It's completely functional... And just about anyone can make it!    … Continue Reading

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How to: Declutter Your Bathroom Fast with These Clever Ideas

By: Faith-towers Jan 27, 2014

We've been talking about organization all month, and the bathroom is one of the hardest rooms to find extra space - but it's also super rewarding once it's done. Here are some tips for curbing the… Continue Reading

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Make It: 7 DIY Desktop Organizers

By: Diy maven Jan 27, 2014

What do cereal boxes, soup cans, cardboard, LEGO, and an old picture frame have in common? We can used them to tidy up our desktops by turning them into desktop organizers. Check out these 7 projects (plus a bonus at the… Continue Reading

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Kitchen Inspiration: 7 Stylish and Organized Open Pantries

By: Capreek Jan 23, 2014

I'll admit, I'm not an open pantry/open shelving type of person. For the most part I like my things tucked away and out of sight; visual clutter just makes me kinda twitchy, ya know? But these seven open pantries are so stylish and organized they may just change my mind!… Continue Reading

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How to: Reduce Your Stuff By 10% In One Weekend

By: Faith-towers Jan 23, 2014

If you have lots of clutter, this is usually a good indicator that you have more stuff than your space will allow. Which means that it's time to pare down. So I'm here to help you reduce your stuff by 10% in just one weekend. Read on my… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Wooden Geometric Wine Stopper

By: Capreek Jan 22, 2014

This simple DIY woodworking project would make a great gift for birthdays, holidays, house warming parties... you name it! Just pair it with a bottle of the recipient's favorite wine and you'reContinue Reading

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Make It: DIY Constellation Lamp

By: Matt allison Jan 22, 2014

DIY Constellation Lamp

I stumbled across this great little cross-stitch piece, it turns a bland old drum shade into to fab decor feature and better still when illuminated highlights the constellations. Head on over to download the FREE pattern guide and get… Continue Reading

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How To: Make Modern DIY Candle Holders Using Plastic Cups

By: Capreek Jan 21, 2014

The fine folks at A Beautiful Mess have done it again: given me a "Duh! Why didn't I think of that?" moment with this super simple candle holder… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 10 Stunning Rooms with Dark Walls (and Tips for Using Them in Your Own Home)

By: Faith-towers Jan 21, 2014

Dark walls can be so gorgeous in a home, highlighting any artwork or fixtures that you hang on them. But they can also be intimidating. Here are some beautiful examples of dark walls, along with a few tips and ideas for using them in your own… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Stylish DIY Kitchen Makeover for $2000

By: Capreek Jan 20, 2014

We completed a kitchen makeover a couple years ago (which you can see here) and are in the process of planning another one for our new place. If this past experience and my current researching tells me anything, it's that doing an entire kitchen makeover for $2000 is a feat in and of itself. I mean... you could spend that much on tile… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Mid-Century Modern 3D Starburst Wall Art

By: Capreek Jan 20, 2014

Gilded sea urchins, 3D starbursts, Mid-Century-inspired/Sputnik-esque wall art: whatever you want to call these there's no denying that they're an awesome way to add some pizzazz to your walls for… Continue Reading

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How To: Make Your Own DIY Leather Cord Organizers

By: Capreek Jan 16, 2014

I'll admit, when my gadgets aren't actually being charged their accompanying cords are usually wadded up in a tangled mess. If your cables and cords often find themselves in a similar situation, take a look at this DIY… Continue Reading

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How To: Make an Anthropologie-Inspired Copper Desktop Organizer

By: Capreek Jan 15, 2014

I loooove this DIY project: it's super stylish, insanely easy, and SO functional. And hey, if metallic hues aren't your thing, this would look great in anyContinue Reading

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Colorful IKEA MASKROS Pendant Resurrection

By: Diy maven Jan 15, 2014

Ever wreck something in a move? That's exactly what happened with an IKEA MASKROS pendant lamp like the one pictured above. Its owners fixed the damaged lamp and in a very… Continue Reading

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5 Healthy Home Habits To Start In 2014

By: Matt allison Jan 15, 2014

5 Healthy Home Habits To Start In 2014

It’s hard to believe we are half way through the first month of the year. Resolutions are tough and they require effort in order to maintain them...you know, working out more, eating healthier, cleaning your home. All of these are only achieved through hard work… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Industrial-Modern Copper Pendant Lamp

By: Capreek Jan 14, 2014

A little bit modern, a little bit industrial, a whole lot of awesome: this DIY pendant light can be made in one afternoon and enjoyed for years to… Continue Reading

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