Eye Candy: 10 Ways to Use Clothing and Accessories as Art

By: Diy maven Mar 21, 2013

created at: 03/21/2013

We've seen how open closets can be a practical and beautiful way to store clothing in a way that adds to the decor of a room. Now we're going to step away from the closet and see how we can use clothing and accessories as wall art. 

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Make It: Fast and Easy Animal Menagerie Storage

By: Diy maven Mar 20, 2013

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Colorful, artful and totally charming. That pretty much sums up these animal storage jars. Great for kids rooms but also craft rooms as well. They'd be very easy to make too. All we'd need are some jars (I'd shop in my recycling bin),… Continue Reading

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DIY Wall-Mounted Wrapping Paper Storage Organizer

By: Capreek Mar 19, 2013

created at: 03/17/2013

My name is Capree and I am a wrapping paper hoarder. (Phew! It feels good to get that off my chest!) I have an entire closet full of wrapping paper and several drawers of a giant, Mid-Century dresser are dedicated to all manner of colorful ribbon. It's... a problem. Fortunately, there is a simple, budget-friendly solution that I can't wait to implement!  … Continue Reading

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Before and After: 5 Inspiring Basement to Workspace Makeovers

By: Faith-towers Mar 19, 2013

created at: 03/19/2013

Basements are easy to ignore. They tend to lack natural light, and they are a common place to toss unwanted junk. But with a little elbow grease and lots of creative vision, these homeowners have transformed their unfinished basements into amazing offices, sewing rooms and workspaces.… Continue Reading

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How to Give a Boring Stool a Colorful New Makeover!

By: Capreek Mar 18, 2013

created at: 03/12/2013

Nothing says "Please, I need a makeover!!" like old, gunky vinyl. If you're in possession of a similarly worse-for-wear piece of furniture, this DIY makeover idea may be just the inspiration you're looking for!  … Continue Reading

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Make It: Easy DIY Magazine Rack

By: Capreek Mar 14, 2013

created at: 03/13/2013

I'm the type that only keeps magazines around for a short period of time before donating or recycling them, but I love the idea of having a small, rotating collection readily available to peruse. This simple DIY magazine rack would be perfect for storing a few faves!… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Clever IKEA Table Hacks

By: Faith-towers Mar 14, 2013

created at: 03/14/2013

I've always been drawn to the simple, modern lines of Swedish design, so naturally, I'm a frequent shopper at Ikea. But since their products are now so ubiquitous, sometimes I crave more of a custom look... which is why I've become obsessed with IKEA hacks. Below are ten easy DIY projects using a variety of IKEA… Continue Reading

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How To: Make Easy Modern DIY Concrete Pendant Lights

By: Capreek Mar 13, 2013

created at: 03/13/2013

Concrete table lamps, concrete stools, and now concrete pendant lights: I am clearly obsessed with new uses for this inexpensive material!… Continue Reading

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Awesome DIY Pipe Table -- Plus Free Downloadable Plans

By: Capreek Mar 12, 2013

created at: 03/12/2013

Having gone through a recent office makeover of my own, DIY tables and desks just seem to jump out during my Internet browsing sessions these days (which go something like "cute puppy, cute puppy, AWESOME DIY IDEA, cute puppy").  … Continue Reading

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Easy DIY: Colorful Glazed Brushstroke Bowls

By: Capreek Mar 07, 2013

created at: 03/06/2013

Ahh, this DIY project is my usual speed: something that looks gorgeous in the end and only requires a few simple materials and a little bit of time!  … Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Glamorous Gold DIY Projects

By: Faith-towers Mar 07, 2013

created at: 03/07/2013

Gold adds instant elegance to a room, and the metallic trend only seems to be gaining momentum. It's an easy way to infuse some sophistication into, well, anything. And now, fair warning - painting things gold can be addictive. Trust me.… Continue Reading

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Trash to Treasure: 7 Junk to Inspiring Room Makeovers

By: Brittni mehlhoff Mar 07, 2013

created at: 03/06/2013

There's nothing better than a little before and after inspiration to give you the motivation you need to get your own makeover projects started. These seven rooms were once messy, unorganized, or unused and now they have function and style. Are you ready to see these trash to treasure… Continue Reading

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DIY Industrial-Modern Wood and Concrete Table Lamp

By: Capreek Mar 06, 2013

created at: 03/06/2013

I love projects that mix different materials in unique or interesting ways. Lately, I've been on a big concrete and wood kick (like this stool we shared recently). The combination of warm wood and cool concrete has a really nice aesthetic and textural balance that I can't resist. My newest DIY obsession is this concrete and wood table lamp!… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Simple DIY Fabric Storage Basket

By: Capreek Mar 06, 2013

created at: 03/04/2013

We are a bit strapped for closet space here in San Francisco –- the verdict is still out on if it’s because I have a shopping problem or the fact that our 1906 apartment has tiny closets! I had been on the hunt for a practical way to store excess blankets and pillows when I came up with the idea to make a fabric basket.    … Continue Reading

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Before and After: An Easy End Table Update

By: Brittni mehlhoff Mar 05, 2013

created at: 03/03/2013

An unsuspecting end table from a secondhand furniture shop gets a good cleaning, a small repair, and a mini… Continue Reading

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