Make It: DIY Shelf Accents

By: Matt allison Sep 04, 2013

DIY Shelf Accents

I LOVE how these simple wood grain self accents add visual interest to these floating shelves. Best of all anyone can recreate them a roll of $2 contact paper! For more ideas and images visit the link below.

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Fresh Dining Table Set Makeover

By: Diy maven Sep 02, 2013

This dining table was well-made, but the finish had worn out its welcome. Its makeover included a refinish in a darker stain. The slipcovered pair are new IKEA Henriksdal chairs while the other two were rescued from a neighbor's trash. A coatContinue Reading

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Make It: Easy DIY Rolling Bookshelf

By: Capreek Aug 29, 2013

This DIY idea is a super easy project and a fun alternative to traditional bookshelves!        Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Projects Using Felt And Wool

By: Faith-towers Aug 29, 2013

Felt used to remind me of grade school craft projects. Until I realized that it's an incredibly versatile material that can be used to make everything from coasters to decorative pillows to garlands! Here are ten of my favorite projects using felt and wool.    

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Make It: DIY Metallic Diamond Mobile

By: Capreek Aug 27, 2013

Add a little bling to your decor with this fun and easy mobile you can make yourself!      Continue Reading

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Mid-Century Side Table Turned LEGO Table

By: Diy maven Aug 26, 2013

This $5 yard sale find languished a couple of years in an attic. Then, in a fit of brilliance, its owner—while playing LEGOS with the kiddo—decided to turn it into a LEGO table. A perfect addition to any playroom. Of course, thatContinue Reading

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Before and After: A Worn, Dated Chair Gets a Bright and Colorful Makeover

By: Chrisjob Aug 22, 2013


My friend Britany has a hard time getting rid of things. She's not a hoarder by any means, and her home is actually quite clean and clutter-free. But it is full of beat up, hand-me-down pieces of furniture that she got in college. (And, though I wasn't there, likely weren't all that attractive when they were new). Case in point? This chair, in all its early 90s green-and-cranberry glory.Continue Reading

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Before and After: Unbelievable Pool-turned-Artist Studio

By: Capreek Aug 19, 2013

What do you do with a dilapidated indoor pool? Turn the whole space into a light-filled studio space, of course!       Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Photo Wall Clock

By: Capreek Aug 19, 2013

How hilarious/awesome are these DIY wall clocks?! This would be a fun project for kids or kids at heart. I mean, imagine all the possibilities!      Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: Great-Looking and REAL Dorm Rooms

By: Diy maven Aug 19, 2013

The problem with rounding up a bunch of images of great-looking dorm rooms is many on the interweb aren't real. I mean, they're real in that there are walls, windows, beds, bedding, etc. in the vignettes, but they don't look like most you'd see in the real world. For instance, take a look at this image courtesy of IKEA. Pretty, yes, but an actual dorm roomContinue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Projects Using Plumbing Pipe

By: Faith-towers Aug 15, 2013

Usually we think of using a pipe for plumbing... but there are so many other ways to use this sturdy material that don't have anything to do with sinks. Here are ten of my favorite DIY projects using copper, galvanized and even PVC pipe.   

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DIY Dresser Drawer Wall Hanger

By: Capreek Aug 14, 2013

What do you do with a rogue dresser drawer? Take the front off and turn it into a stylish wall hanger, of course!     Continue Reading

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Petunia and Bistro Table Update--One Hailstorm Later

By: Diy maven Aug 14, 2013

Time to update some summer projects. First is the leggy petunia problem. As you might remember, when we last left them, they were shorn down to about 2" stalks. After three weeks and a coupleContinue Reading

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Make It: Wood Block Photo Holder

By: Matt allison Aug 14, 2013

Wood Block Photo Holder

I stumbled across this product, while not strictly a DIY project, it's certainly DIYable. All you need are some wooden offcuts and a saw, choose your angle and cut a groove 70% of the way through, presto, instant photo block, perfect for showcasing your printing Instagrams.

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Make A Table Runner From Popsicle Sticks

By: Lexy.b.ward Aug 14, 2013

Remember crafting with wooden popsicle sticks back in grade school? Well, guess what? The popsicle sticks are making a comeback. Read on to see how this classic craft medium gets a modern twist.      

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