How To: Create an Inviting Entry Outside to Inside

By: Diy maven Jun 17, 2014

Will Rogers once said, "You never get a second chance to make a good first impression." Entryways, both outside and inside, are our guests' first impression to our home. And, oftentimes, our exterior entrances are the only impression our neighbors have of us. Which is why it's good to periodically turn a critical eye to them and get down to some spiffing… Continue Reading

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Make It: Black & White Clay Magnets

By: Lexy.b.ward May 30, 2014

diy clay magnets

Confession: I don't have the loveliest magnets on my fridge. One is a magnet from my doctor's office. Another is one I received in the mail from a local shop. The others are excess from trips to the library. It's a hot mess! I'm thinking I might switch them out for these lovely black and white ones this weekend!  … Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Genius Bookshelf-turned-Kitchen Storage IKEA Hack

By: Capreek May 06, 2014

Ahh, the Expedit* bookshelf. One of IKEA's most ubiquitous products and the springboard for many a creative DIY hack, including this Scandinavian-inspired/minimalist kitchen storage… Continue Reading

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Free Download: 10 Tips For Keeping A Clean Home With Pets

By: Faith-towers May 06, 2014

Pets can be messy. Stains, smells, fur... sometimes it feels like a losing battle. But today we have a list of invaluable tips for keeping your house clean with pets. You won't want to miss this one! Click through to get your free… Continue Reading

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Before and After: An Incredible Master Closet Makeover

By: Capreek Apr 23, 2014

The thing about older houses is: their quirks and charms aren't always functional. A tucked away, sloped-ceiling closet with an awkward layout just wasn't cutting it for these homeowners. So, with some hard work and a creative eye, they transformed this space into a beautiful and oh-so-functional master… Continue Reading

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How To: Make Hidden Book Storage

By: Diy maven Apr 22, 2014

Shannon had a bunch of old hardcover books on hand, so she decided to use a handful of them to create a hidden storage compartment.… Continue Reading

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10 Tips for Decorating Your Living Room on a Budget

By: Faith-towers Apr 17, 2014

How to decorate your living room on a budget.

I'm one of those people who takes budget decorating to the extreme. Because every little bit counts, right? Today I'm going to share some budget decorating tips with you, using a real living room (my own) as the model. Here are ten affordable ways to make your living room the most attractive one on the… Continue Reading

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Make It: His & Hers Wood-burned Hangers

By: Lexy.b.ward Apr 17, 2014

Wood-burned hangersWood-burning is one of those super classy DIY touches that seems like it would be difficult, but it's like writing with a pen! A really hot pen. After seeing these hangers, I know that there are about a bajillion things I could burn or etch this weekend!      

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Inspiration: 2 Ways to use Chairs as Impromptu Closets

By: Diy maven Apr 08, 2014

I've seen closets with less storage space than the folding chair closet idea pictured above. Its versatility is undeniable. Add another chair or two if you need the space, and when you don't, or if you move and find you don't need an impromptu closet, you have extra seating. Another great idea is… Continue Reading

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Before and After: An Old Filing Cabinet turned Brilliant Garage Storage Station

By: Capreek Apr 07, 2014

This makeover is one of the most clever repurposing projects I've seen -- and I've seen a lot!  … Continue Reading

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Make It: Space-Saving Kitchen Storage Hack for Under $10

By: Capreek Apr 07, 2014

If you've spent much time on Curbly or Pinterest, chances are you've seen a similar storage idea floating around. Usually it's in the context of a craft room, but I love the idea of creating under-cabinet jar storage in the kitchen like Chelsey from The Paper Mama has done… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Copper and Wood Ladder Storage

By: Capreek Mar 31, 2014

Wall hooks, paper towel holders, magazine racks: the creative ways people are using copper plumbing parts just keep inspiring me! The most recent project to utilize this common hardware store material is this clever and super easy DIY ladder storage… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Clever Ways To Straighten Up A Disheveled Garage

By: Lexy.b.ward Mar 26, 2014

10 garage organization projects

Garages can be a blessing and a curse. It's nice to have the space to store everything, but what happens when you store everything??? Things get messy, that's what. Here are ten projects to help you kick the clutter and keep things looking organized!  Continue Reading

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Roundup: 6 Inspiring Impromptu Garage Mudrooms

By: Diy maven Mar 25, 2014

I try to keep the garage entry to the house tidy, as that's the one everyone uses. But, I've never thought to turn it into an impromptu mudroom. It's a great idea for those without a proper mudroom (me),… Continue Reading

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Genius: Turn a Drawer Organizer into a DIY Craft Supply Storage 'House'

By: Capreek Mar 19, 2014

If it weren't for the (extra long) title, you probably wouldn't have guessed that this totally adorable and completely functional storage house was made from a drawer organizer,… Continue Reading

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