Years ago, my brother-in-law and I made a gingerbread house, Christmas-style. If memory serves, it turned out pretty cute, but I haven't attempted to make another one since. However, having rounded up these haunted gingerbread (actually, most are chocolate) creations, a second attempt is in order, but for Halloween, of course. As
Spruce up a plain basket with a fun, painted pattern and hand-stitched embellishments! It's an easy, inexpensive way to add a pop of personality to your home, while providing a simple solution for storing blankets and textiles.
This kitchen was pretty ragged. It was outdated, dirty, and appears to be barely functional. But with some time and a clear vision, it was transformed into a colorful, modern culinary oasis.
When Joy moved into her home in 2010, the kitchen looked a little something like the above photo (minus the pixelation -- dang real estate listing photos!). It was pretty dated and bland and did not match her style in the least.
Packing up a suitcase and traveling around the country in an Airstream sounds like the perfect way to spend a few months. Unfortunately, Airstreams are incredibly expensive though. Unless, of course, you can get your hands on one that needs a whole lot of TLC, like the one above, and fix it up. Wait until you see what the owners did with this trailer. It looks so good.
Remember this kids bedroom? Well, Mandi Gubler, the industrious DIYer that tackled all three versions of that room has been busy, busy, busy with the rest of her house, transforming this living room into a cozy space that perfectly reflects her style.
This makeover gets the "extreme" label because, well, you'll see:
After five months of hating her avocado green entry, Aly rolled up her sleeves and transformed it for $70 and a weekend's worth of work. After seeing tutorials on the interweb for adding board and batten trim to a wall, she decided to give it a go. With the old and new trim painted white
Let's say you find an old piece of furniture at your local thrift store: it has great bones but the finish has seen better days (sound familiar?). You know you can do something awesome with it, but what? All-over paint? A new stain? Boring!
Instead, bring it back to life with this colorful, pattern-tastic DIY idea from ModCloth! Whether you choose to go bold or keep it subtle, this technique allows for nearly infinite customization and creativity. Ready to get started? Let's go!
This makeover is kind of a cheat. The previous owners used it at as an office, so that's our 'before' picture. However, that doesn't undermine its lovely makeover. Brecklyn's mommy painted the walls grey three times because she couldn't get the color quite right. When she finally did
Alternatively titled The Life and Times of Dylan's 'Big Girl Room', this bedroom has gone through a series of different looks and styles thanks to the guidance of one Miss Dylan, the four-year-old daughter of blogger and DIY extraordinaire Mandi Gubler. Curious to see what it looks like now? Read on!
Although Deneen isn't a huge fan of yellow, that's the color she decided to paint this sweet little end table. She chose yellow as a tribute to the English royal family, plus she'd seen an influx of bright yellow
Last week we told you all about the magic that's happening in our master bedroom, thanks to Ms. Emily Henderson and the lovely folks at Sherwin-Williams! This week, we're back to give you a little preview of what's in store for the dining room.
But, before we get into the details of our new-and-much-improved dining space, let's take a little trip down memory lane, shall we?
When bought the house, the dining room...
This beige and basic living room went through quite the overhaul, complete with a custom made bookshelf and library ladder. The floor plan is still the same, but the overall vibe is completely different. You are going to want to see this one.