Make This! Renter-Friendly DIY Typography Wall Art

By: Brittni mehlhoff Apr 23, 2013

When you're renting, wall art can be a sensitive subject. Usually, it involves a whole lot of holes in the wall or a whole lot of painting, only to have to spackle and paint the walls again when you move out. Luckily, I have a solution that won't harm your walls and definitely makes a big impact, without a single hole or drop of paint.    

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Make It: DIY Mounted Animal Mask Art

By: Capreek Apr 23, 2013

I tend to like a bit of humor or quirkiness in my decor, which probably stems from my belief in not taking anything too seriously. I want to surround myself with things that make me smile, you know? So when I spotted this DIY animal mask art, which struck me as weird (in a good way) and immediately made me laugh, I knew I had to share… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Clever Ways To Use Pegboard

By: Faith-towers Apr 23, 2013

Pegboards seem to be popping up all over the Internet these days. They're functional, but they're also fun to look at... I like to think of them as 3D polka dots. And there are plenty of nontraditional ways to use… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Stylish Herringbone Cabinet from Upcycled Flooring Scraps

By: Capreek Apr 22, 2013

I stopped dead in my Internet-browsing-tracks when I saw this DIY cabinet on ManMade. I mean, c'mon! A solid-wood, Herringbone-patterned storage cabinet made from leftover flooring?! AWESOME.  … Continue Reading

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Cool Collections: 10 Creative Ways to Display Your Collectibles

By: Capreek Apr 22, 2013

Vintage cameras, PEZ dispensers, tin robots -- we all have our obsessions and it's time to show off those quirky collectibles in style! We've rounded up a few of our favorite display ideas below.  … Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Campaign Chest IKEA Hack

By: Faith-towers Apr 22, 2013

The Ikea Rast, only available in a natural pine finish, lends itself to Ikea hacks... it's like a blank canvas. And we've shown Rast hacks before. But this transformation is so complete, you would never even know the end result was achieved using a $35… Continue Reading

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Genius Transformation: Director's Chair to Accent Table

By: Diy maven Apr 20, 2013

Erin from House of Earnest took a director's chair, much like the Pier 1 staple pictured above, into a fabulous accent table in about a minute. Okay, it took longer than a minute, but all she did… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Inexpensive DIY Art & Picture Frame Ideas

By: Matt allison Apr 19, 2013

Framing your artworks can become quite costly when you add it all up, but take a peek at these inexpensive options that won't break the bank AND provide attractive ways of displaying your prized… Continue Reading

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Make It: A Playful DIY Mountain Wall Shelf

By: Capreek Apr 17, 2013

DIY Wooden Mountain ShelfI love mountains, loooove them. I'm lucky enough to live in a place where I can look any direction and see snow-capped mountains, going back in seemingly infinite layers, year-round. They're just straight up majestic. And, turns out, they look pretty dang adorable translated into wooden wall shelves!  … Continue Reading

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How To: Turn a Pizza Box into a Laptop Stand

By: Matt allison Apr 17, 2013

Every wondered what to do with that empty pizza box? Look no further, assuming of course the double crust, extra cheese you ordered hasn't left an unsightly mess inside. I love this upcycling project, all you need is a ruler, box cutter, pencil and stapler. Have fun!

Laptop stand made from a Pizza box via Behance

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How To: Turn an Old Tire into a Stylish, Nautical-Inspired Ottoman

By: Capreek Apr 16, 2013

As it turns out, with the right materials and some creativity, you can transform just about anything into a functional and stylish piece of furniture -- even old tires!  … Continue Reading

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Rusty Plant Stand turned End Table Makeover

By: Brittni mehlhoff Apr 16, 2013

credit: Smile and Wave [http://smileandwave.typepad.com/blog/2013/04/40-projects-plant-stand-to-end-table-diy.html]

If you're looking for a small table or stand for a couple of knick knacks or spring plants, check out this DIY for converting a rusty plant stand into an end… Continue Reading

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How to: Make an Easy Perpetual Chalkboard Calendar

By: Faith-towers Apr 11, 2013

created at: 04/10/2013

Organization is not my strong suit. Of course, I enjoy being organized, but somehow I never quite get there. So, I thought a new calendar might help to keep my schedule in order. I wanted to make one that I could reuse each month to keep track of my projects and appointments, so I decided to make a perpetual chalkboard version. And then? I stumbled upon the miracle of clear chalkboard paint... and the rest is, well, my own DIY… Continue Reading

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How To: Turn Cardboard Boxes into Colorful Leather Handled Storage Bins

By: Capreek Apr 10, 2013

created at: 04/10/2013

I'm a bit of an online shopper... and with online shopping comes cardboard shipping boxes. Lots of 'em. I usually hold on to them "just in case" or take them to our neighborhood recycling bin. But this clever upcycling project has me thinking about them in a whole new light!… Continue Reading

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How To: Turn an IKEA Nightstand into an Indoor Dog House/End Table

By: Diy maven Apr 10, 2013

created at: 04/10/2013

Alex's little Yorkie needed a home to call his own. Perfect for breeds of about 10 pounds or smaller, Alex says an IKEA, 2-drawer Malm chest ($50) is the way to go. The chest-turned-doghouse/end table hack takes… Continue Reading

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