Before and After: A Modern Kids' Bathroom Makeover

By: Capreek Aug 05, 2013

Heather and Mike have spent the past three years renovating their old fixer-upper, slowly turning it into their modern dream home. Most recently, they finished their upstairs bathroom. Check out the playful new look… Continue Reading

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Colorful Garbage Can Makeover

By: Diy maven Aug 05, 2013

I love the look of new galvanized steel garbage cans and have always thought they were too pretty to consign to such degrading tasks such as holding garbage. Brittany saw the potential in the lowly containers and decided to make one over, using it for craft storage.Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Small Kitchen Gets a Storage-tastic Makeover

By: Capreek Jul 29, 2013

Four upper cabinets: that's all* the storage this small kitchen had when Molly from Almost Makes Perfect moved in. As she puts it, "I don't know who these people are that only need four cabinets, but I am not them people". See her DIY storage solution… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Blank Canvas Entryway Makeover

By: Faith-towers Jul 29, 2013

Sometimes a blank canvas is the most intimidating type of space to work with. The possibilities are endless. See how this empty, plain entryway was transformed into a vibrant, functional landing area. I'll give you a hint - it isn't white… Continue Reading

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Oh-So Ombre Chair Makeover

By: Diy maven Jul 29, 2013

I swear I see a chair not unlike the one pictured above every other week sitting dejectedly at someone's curbside. Usually, there's a 'free' sign attached to the… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A DIY Floral Headboard Makeover

By: Capreek Jul 15, 2013

This DIY idea is such a fun and unique way to spruce up plain headboards -- and would look great in a girl's room or… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Revitalized New Kitchen

By: Faith-towers Jul 15, 2013

This old kitchen is dark and dingy, with too much wood and not very much style. But wait until you check out the revamped space - it's fresh, bright and contemporary. And the best part? The owners did everything themselves. Check out the amazing transformation after the… Continue Reading

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Fresh Steamer Trunk Makeover

By: Diy maven Jul 15, 2013

I'm torn. I kinda love the rough, pirate-y personality of this steamer trunk before its makeover. But I also love it after its makeover. Shannon, to whom the trunk belongs, taped out the leather straps, the wood cross beams and metal parts and… Continue Reading

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Before and After: An Office-Turned-Guestroom Makeover

By: Capreek Jul 08, 2013

When you're tight on space, sometimes the room you do have needs to pull double duty, like in the case of this… Continue Reading

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Bench Gets Colorful Rag-Rug Makeover

By: Diy maven Jul 08, 2013

Courtney turned the ho-hum, painfully traditional bench you see above into the most colorful, fun and funky bench ever using--of all things--a rag rug. (Genius.) The bench isContinue Reading

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How To: Make a Lace Floor

By: Diy maven Jul 01, 2013

Brooks and Dana Tucker's basement guest room gave them the creeps. Located off the pool, it was prone to a lot of foot traffic, which meant the carpeting had to… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Rustic Fireplace Makeover

By: Capreek Jun 24, 2013

Admittedly, this fireplace looks fine as-is. But the homeowners wanted to take it from fine to utterly fantastic, making it the stand-out focal point of the room (and not just a place to hang the TV). Check out the makeover… Continue Reading

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Unbelievable Curb Appeal Makeover

By: Diy maven Jun 24, 2013

This is one of those makeover where we have to suspend disbelief. The '50's ranch pictured above came to the new owners complete with a concrete front yard and metal fence that made it look like a prison. (Not the vibe most people want in their curb appeal.) The owners of the ranch decided to remove it all and then reorient the garage (at the far left). Now what does it… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Funky Embellished Chair Makeover

By: Capreek Jun 17, 2013

This wicker chair was left abandoned and helpless on the side of the road. Fortunately for it, someone with some serious style and DIY design chops brought it home for some much-needed TLC.… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Moroccan Inspired Kitchen Makeover

By: Faith-towers Jun 10, 2013

I know, I know... this kitchen isn't so bad. It is certainly livable, and the appliances are beautiful. But it doesn't have a lot of personality, and lacks cohesion. You'll just have to trust me that the "after" image is worth… Continue Reading

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How To: Turn Pickle Jars into Apothecary Jars

By: Diy maven Jun 10, 2013

When Amanda saw Tauna's pickle jar turned apothecary jar, she had to make one ofContinue Reading

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Make It: Vintage Fans Turned DIY Succulent Planters

By: Capreek Jun 03, 2013

Old wire-cage fans seem to lurk in every corner of every consignment shop/thrift store/estate sale on the planet. If you've wondered what to do with them, here's a clever DIY project to… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Dramatic Dining Room Overhaul

By: Faith-towers Jun 03, 2013

Yes, maybe this color palette was on trend... at one time. But its owner decided it was time for a change. A drastic one. See how this dining room was transformed into a light, airy and inviting new place to… Continue Reading

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Before & After: 1942 Cape Cod Gets New Open Floor Plan

By: Diy maven Jun 03, 2013

The kitchen of the Aldrich's 1942 Cape Cod was of the galley variety. Too small and closed-off from the rest of the space, they were ready for a big change. Architect Eric J. Hansen came up with a plan that gave them everything they were looking for without adding any square footage. This was accomplished byContinue Reading

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Roundup: 5 Yard & Landscaping Makeovers

By: Faith-towers May 27, 2013

It's easy to let the yard go downhill over the winter, but these dramatic landscaping makeovers will inspire you to give your outdoor space a little extra TLC this… Continue Reading

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