Nick Smith and Emma Allard's escape from the humdrum includes traveling the UK in a camper Van. The old yellow VW was dark and funky when the couple first acquired it. Because they're also DIYers, they jumped right and began making the vee-dub into a bright and cheerful place to call their home on wheels. They went with an ocean-front, nautical
This cheap, plain wooden bed frame gets a classy and masculine update for a fraction of the cost of similar beds. Intrigued? Check out the 'after' and the full DIY scoop below!
This before and after is a succinct, and excellent, example of the magic of paint. No fuss, no furnishings...just bare walls. I found the images in the portfolio of Customized Decor. They provide
This isn't quiiiiite a before photo, but you get the idea that the room was just a big white box, right? Kinda boring. You know what isn't boring? An accent wall painted in one of the cheeriest hues on the planet!
Sibylle from Funkytime, whose previous dining room and bedroom makeovers we've featured before, recently moved into a new place. Like any DIYer, she was itching to make it her own! The result is a fantastically joyful space full of...
If anyone can make over a home office in 9 hours, it's Nate Berkus. In this case, the residences of said office wanted something modern that would serve as a backdrop to their eclectic collection of souvenirs that they've accumulated over the years. The space was bright but cramped with clutter and, although it had plenty of seating, it was uninviting seating as it consisted of only chairs.
So what did Nate do to fix these and other problems in...
Sue and Tom had a 'problem' living room. A built-in, a fireplace, and too many doors were three issues that had to be taken into account when placing furniture. Throw into that a baby grand piano that really didn't have a good 'spot' and dated blue furniture and home stylist Sabrina Soto had her work cut out for her. Especially considering the makeover had to be completed in 24 hours, but Sabrina was up to the task. Take a look:
We've got some modern makeover madness for you today! Here are 7 awesome furniture face lifts to inspire your own creativity. Enjoy!
A couple years back, Two Peas, Maria and Josh went all extreme makeover on their kitchen. Their documentation of the entire process is a demonstration of the old adage "It always looks worse before it gets better." Above we have a 'before' and here is a 'during':
What do you do with a giant, solid color rug? Give it some personality with paint, of course!
I love seeing how people interpret more expensive furniture in their DIY projects! Check out how these nightstands get transformed -- and the inspiration behind the makeover.
I always love seeing creative, affordable solutions to decor dilemmas and this DIY pegboard headboard does not disappoint!
Looking to introduce some texture into your home? Here's a unique twist on the ol' accent wall!
Cayley is headed for high school this fall, which meant she needed a more fashionable, fun and functional bedroom workspace/study area. When her parents decided to tackle this makeover project, they headed for IKEA. A little hacking later, this is what the space looks like
Dated kitchen be gone! We're about to get fresh and fun(ky) up in here.
Diane found a brass chandelier at a thrift store and decided to turn it into an outdoor chandelier for her deck. She removed the candelabra covers, cut all the wires and removed the sockets. A shot of Rust-Oleum primer and ORB
If you've got $15, a steady hand, and a bit of patience, you can turn a boring wall like this...
This painted table is all kinds of hot geometric goodness! The real kicker, of course, is that it's super affordable. Oh, and completely customizable!