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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Shopping Guide: Cool Kid's Decor Picks under $75

By: Brittnimehlhoff Jun 20, 2013

Choosing affordable decor items for the kiddos is easy enough, but affordable and cool, well that is another story entirely. So today, I have rounded up some of the coolest online decor picks for kids, all under $75. If you have been looking for non-branded, design-y storage options, wall decals, bedding, etc, be sure to bookmark this shopping… Continue Reading

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Before and After: Colorful Painted Dresser Set

By: Diy maven Jun 18, 2013

Last week we had a post showcasing a before and after of an MCM dresser that put some people on edge. The purists were ruffled! Today, we have another example that just might keep the pot boiling. Shari made over an MCM dresser set, giving it a 'campaign' feel. A shadow of its former self, the dressers now sport a lively Benjamin Moore teal ocean, corner brackets to give them a campaign feel, and a new base. Visit Turn Style Vogue toContinue Reading

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Roundup: 15 Furniture Turned Pet Bed Projects

By: Diy maven Jun 17, 2013

Besides DIYing, DIYers love their pets. These 15 examples prove as much. From magical to minimal, from challenging to easy, there's something for every decor and skill level. 

We're starting of with this lovely entry from DIY Network in… Continue Reading

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Five Fantastically Fun & Modern Playgrounds

By: Lexy.b.ward Jun 07, 2013

Playgrounds have become pretty generic over the years. There are so many safety guidelines for children when considering building (safety is important!), that it's hard to step outside the box. Here are five unique playgrounds around the world that have managed to stand the test of time. Their modern and whimsical designs make them some of the most popular playgrounds… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 15 Budget-Friendly Outdoor Textiles We Love

By: Brittnimehlhoff May 24, 2013

Spruce up your patio this spring with a handful of colorful outdoor textiles that will update the space in no time. These budget-friendly pillows, rugs, tablecloths, and more will modernize any outdoor space in need of a little TLC. The best part, though? Your wallet will be happy because all the items in this guide are under a $100 a… Continue Reading

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Make It: Modern DIY Brass Chandelier

By: Capreek May 22, 2013

Oh, hey there drop-dead gorgeous chandelier! What's that, you say? You're totally DIYable?! Tell me more!… Continue Reading

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12 Stylish and Easy DIY Birdhouses and Feeders

By: Capreek May 21, 2013

With spring in full force (and summer only a month away -- YAY!), it seems like every bird in the neighborhood is out and about and enjoying the sunshine. Give them something more to chirp about with one of these easy DIY birdhouses or feeders!… Continue Reading

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Makeover Tour: A Stylish, Light-Filled Senior Home Makeover with Designer Emily Henderson

By: Capreek May 20, 2013

If you've spent any time on the Internet in the last few years or have ever watched HGTV, you're familiar with Emily Henderson. On top of being a wildly talented interior designer, she's also one of the funniest and most down-to-earth people around. We are beyond thrilled, then, to share this month's Makeover Tour and get a behind-the-scenes look at the room Emily recently transformed for Fran Ferguson, a resident at an assisted living center.

Read on to see how Emily tackled the unique challenges of this room, including her tips for creating a stylish living space… Continue Reading

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Our Affordable Kitchen Makeover in Action

By: Alicia May 20, 2013
Our affordable kitchen makeover with Wilsonart

Last week, we told you about a kitchen makeover that we were planning for Bruno's dad's fixer-upper down the street. As I write this post, the magic is happening and we'll be back next week with the pictures of the demolition and makeover process. In the meantime, we wanted to share some of the thought and planning we put into this space.

But first, here's a little refresher to remind you what we're… Continue Reading

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Before and After: Mid-Century Bookcase Makeover

By: Brittnimehlhoff May 07, 2013


A mid-century book shelf gets a worthwhile makeover with a cool before and after. The new look allows the natural wood to show through and brings in a pop of color. Want… Continue Reading

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5 Easy Ways To Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal

By: Faith-towers May 07, 2013

First impressions are important. The exterior of your home is the first thing a person sees when they visit your home, and the last thing they see when they leave. These 5 easy tips will have the outside of your home in excellent shape in no… Continue Reading

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Make It: Easy Geometric Cake Toppers

By: Matt allison May 01, 2013

I have a bit of a crush on geometric shapes, combine that with my love of paint dipping and you've got a perfect combo, want to triple… Continue Reading

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Before and After: 5 Budget-Friendly Fireplace Makeovers

By: Faith-towers Apr 30, 2013

There are some ugly fireplaces out there. And renovating one can be a daunting task. But it doesn't have to be as scary as it seems... and you don't even have to spend a lot of money! These budget friendly makeovers will knock your socks off, I… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: Cool Gallery Walls in Homes

By: Matt allison Apr 24, 2013

I've always been deeply attracted to gallery walls. Their presence in a home immediately draws me in; the artwork an extension and reflection of a home's… Continue Reading

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