As you all know, my favorite plants in all the world are succulents. I love 'em in big, statement-piece hanging gardens and I especially love them in tiny, magnetized terrarium form. But these candlesticks-turned-planters might be my favorite DIY succulent containers yet! Continue Reading
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and I'm beholding some very goofy lamps out there all ripe for makeovers. Thank goodness for spray paint!
Tiff's makeover, pictured above, cost less than six dollars to complete. Before it looked heavy and rather masculine. After...not so much.
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Itty-bitty baths and little loos present unique decor and renovation challenges to homeowners and renters alike. If you've found yourself stuck with this "small bath problem", don't fret! Inspiration is on the way: we've rounded up ten big impact makeovers from DIY-minded small bath renovators across the web. Enjoy! Continue Reading
You may have noticed that there are a lot of goofy and cheap clocks out there. If they're goofy, they're probably outdate and if they're cheap, they probably lack personality. Here are five makeovers that tackle both kinds of problems to GREAT effect.
Above is clock purchased for $4 at Walmart. A dollar for scrapbook paper and we have a cute timepiece with personality. The creator used Continue Reading
When Mike and Trina Burke bought this 1920s farmhouse in the country it was falling apart and in desperate need of some TLC. Fast forward a few years (and many, many hours of hard work) and they're sitting pretty in a bucolic, picture-perfect farmhouse complete with the classiest country kitchen I've ever seen! Continue Reading
Along with cheese moats and slides in houses, one of my dream home features would be an airy, light-filled sun room. I'd spend my days blogging in sunshine yet protected from the elements--it would be heavenly! Until my perfect plan can come to fruition, I'll just have to bask in the warmth of this inviting painted sun room makeover instead! Continue Reading
Ombré was a big, huge deal last year, but this makeover takes a unique spin on the DIY decor trend! Continue Reading
Wedding photographer Christa Elyce's home office lacked focus and creative energy, something she felt embarrassed about when meeting with clients. But, with the help of a stylist and a few money-saving tricks, she was able to transform this space into a true reflection of her personality and artistic vision! Check it out below! Continue Reading
Ah, the ubiquitous storage ottoman! These multi-functional bad boys can be had for cheap, cheap, cheap from just about any discount store, thrift store, yard sale, or "super mega market". Of course, they're usually covered in some sort of horrible quality, lime green microfiber... maybe even hot pink with sparkly purple piping. You know what I'm talking about. Fortunately, there's an easy solution to all this garishly-colored madness! Continue Reading
It's rare that a washer and dryer go on the fritz at the same time, which is why there are so many miss-matched duos in the world. Brooke has the antidote for such odd couples as well as those old, boring sets too. The prescription isContinue Reading
We have a 'no brass' rule in this house, so I have no brass switch plates on hand. If I did, however, I'd be steampunking them up using The Steampunk Workshop's tutorial. The transformation from what they looked like before to what they look like now is rather shocking. Continue Reading
The 'before'? Not too terrible. The 'after'? All I'm going to say is that it involves a paper-mâché horse named Harold. Continue Reading
I'm not going to lie, this 'before' photo is a little scary... and probably a little sticky. And smelly, too. And, well, there's a whole lot o' yellow going on up in there. The 'after', though? Oh, the after rains down buckets of awesome--and wipes that sticky, smelly, yellow mess right off the map! Continue Reading
While walking down the plumbing supply aisle in her local big box store Mandi was hit by inspiration. She decided to use PVC pipe to makeover an old dresser she had purchased at a garage sale for 50 dollars. Now, I know what you're thinking: How does one go about using PVC pipe to makeover a dresser?? Like this:Continue Reading