Before & After: A Colorful and Kid-Friendly Mudroom Makeover

By: Capreek Jul 30, 2012
created at: 07/30/2012
I've never lived in a house with a mudroom, but I love, love, LOVE the idea of having a space dedicate to taking off muddy hiking boots or snow-covered coats after a day's adventure. It just seems so... practical. And I like that.    Continue Reading
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Before and After: A Fresh and Functional Office Makeover

By: Capreek Jul 30, 2012

created at: 07/30/2012
We're getting started on an office makeover of our own (our first of many IKEA trips kicked off this last weekend), so I'm on the prowl for some office inspiration. I love the functionality of this makeover as well as the his and hers desks -- check it out!    Continue Reading
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Cheerful Camper Van Makeover

By: Diy maven Jul 30, 2012

created at: 07/30/2012

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, nauticalContinue Reading
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Before and After: Vinyl Ottoman to High Style Seating

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jul 26, 2012
created at: 07/25/2012
If you've ever wanted to know how to do upholstery on your own, you have to check this out. The 'after' alone is definitely worth clicking through.   Continue Reading
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Before & After: A DIY Upholstered Bed Frame

By: Capreek Jul 23, 2012
created at: 07/23/2012
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!    Continue Reading
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The Magic of Paint

By: Diy maven Jul 16, 2012

created at: 07/10/2012

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 provideContinue Reading
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Before and After: A Colorful Dining Room Makeover

By: Capreek Jul 09, 2012
created at: 07/09/2012
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!    
created at: 07/09/2012
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 ofContinue Reading
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9 Hour Home Office Makeover (With Nate Berkus)

By: Diy maven Jul 09, 2012

created at: 07/09/2012
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 inContinue Reading
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Before and After: Decorative Ceiling Medallion to Unique Wall Clock

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jul 05, 2012

created at: 07/03/2012

Have you ever looked at something in an aisle at a home improvement store and thought, 'this is weird, but there must be something cool I can do with this'? Of course you have, and after you see this before and after, you might just be heading out to grab yourself a ceiling medallion. 

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24 Hour Living Room Makeover

By: Diy maven Jul 02, 2012

created at: 07/02/2012

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:Continue Reading

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Roundup: 7 Modern Furniture Makeovers!

By: Capreek Jun 25, 2012

created at: 06/25/2012

We've got some modern makeover madness for you today! Here are 7 awesome furniture face lifts to inspire your own creativity. Enjoy!    Continue Reading

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How to: Brilliant Upcycled DIY Watering Can

By: Diy maven Jun 25, 2012

created at: 06/25/2012
The folks at Hawaii Gardening are geniuses, and this DIY watering can proves it. It's so brilliant and easy to make we may never buy another watering can ever again! They started with a plastic laundry detergent bottle, much like the one pictured above, and turned it into this: Continue Reading
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Extreme Kitchen Makeover

By: Diy maven Jun 25, 2012

created at: 06/25/2012

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':Continue Reading

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Before and After: From Dark and Traditional Family Room to Bright Cottage Feel

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jun 21, 2012

created at: 06/12/2012

This living makeover is a complete transformation. In fact, I almost couldn't believe it was the same space.   Continue Reading

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Before & After: A DIY Painted Starburst Rug

By: Capreek Jun 18, 2012

created at: 06/18/2012

What do you do with a giant, solid color rug? Give it some personality with paint, of course!    Continue Reading

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