Before, this claw-foot tub was old and dingy, but had a lot of unique charm. Its unique-ness went up a notch after the homeowner decided to give it a little makeover.
What do salad bowls, bed frames, and shelf brackets have in common? They've all been turned into stylish, DIY lamps! Oh, and they're all readily available from IKEA. Here are ten of our favorite IKEA lighting hacks -- enjoy!
Ahh, folding chairs. Typically ugly and generally uncomfortable, they're usually a must-have around the holidays when our homes reach full capacity and our seating situation is on the brink of shambles. Alas, you CAN make them a bit more festive with this simple DIY makeover (no promises on the comfort factor, though)!
Most chandelier makeovers we see on the intertubes these days consist of a quick shot of spray paint. Although they're always fun to see, when I started looking for projects for this roundup, I wanted to find chandelier makeovers that did something that went above and beyond just color transformations. Here are ten that will make you think outside the box. Or should I say 'can'?
We had a light fixture in one of our houses that looked very much like Chelsie's. Brass with dangling glass
“Would you like our old patio furniture?”
That's the question my uncle asked me earlier this summer. It was a bit of a loaded question, especially when he told me that he was going to throw it away if we didn't want it. Hmm... if he was tossing it, why would I want it?
This attic space, the shared bedroom of two sisters, was almost depressing in its starkness. These are teen and pre-teen girls, we're talking about: let's get some personality and life in here, STAT!
Do you have an attic that's just waiting to be finished, and although you'd love to take on such a project, you're just can't quite imagine what said attic would look like after all that trouble. I mean, would it be worth it? Would you like the living with a slanting ceiling and knee walls? Take take a look at Shaunna's attic reno; it just might alleviate all your qualms. Before the attic was a typical, dark
When Janet Lee first moved into her tiny studio apartment, it was a blank box of white walls and neutral parquet floors. As a renter, she wasn't able to add any actual architectural details for visual interest, so she faked the look by bringing plenty of depth to her bland folding closet doors, creating an inexpensive and removable solution that anyone can do at home.
After completing their closet-turned-bathroom renovation earlier this year, the Chao family has been hard at work transforming their master bath from this...
I don't know about you, but I tend to get pretty excited about a makeover project when I actually like the 'before' picture. I mean how could you go wrong with this rug hack?
Gail has a thing about doors. Especially old, junky ones. She uses them to make toddler beds and bookshelves and things. When she saw Jan's castoff door, she was struck by inspiration, which actually came from Brittany over at Pretty Handy Girl. Brittany used a door to make a bedside table, so Gail figured
The family that belongs to this dining room didn't used it that often. (Holidays and special dinners, like many people.) When designer Stephen Saint-Onge heard that, he suggested they turn it into something that they'd use every day. Namely, a family room. Stephen is all about encouraging people
This is probably one of the nicer 'before' photos I've posted lately, but the after is really unique. Check out the this sea-inspired dresser makeover that started with a Craigslist furniture find.
When I was assigned the task of rounding up ten kitchen cabinet makeovers, I decided to give myself some parameters. Actually, one parameter: No bright white kitchen cabinets. It's not that I don't love white kitchen cabinets, it's just that they're everywhere these days, aren't they? So here they are; some of the best not-all-white kitchen cabinet makeovers on the intertubes.
Melissa when with a two-tone makeover