Eye Candy: 10 Stunning Rooms with Dark Walls (and Tips for Using Them in Your Own Home)

By: Faith-towers Jan 21, 2014

Dark walls can be so gorgeous in a home, highlighting any artwork or fixtures that you hang on them. But they can also be intimidating. Here are some beautiful examples of dark walls, along with a few tips and ideas for using them in your own space.   

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Make It: Geometric Felt Coasters Project

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jan 21, 2014

Make a set of colorful coasters in about an hour to add a little cheer to your kitchen table.   Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Mid-Century Modern 3D Starburst Wall Art

By: Capreek Jan 20, 2014

Gilded sea urchins, 3D starbursts, Mid-Century-inspired/Sputnik-esque wall art: whatever you want to call these there's no denying that they're an awesome way to add some pizzazz to your walls for cheap!      Continue Reading

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How To: Tips For Giving Your Filing Cabinet A Massive Overhaul

By: Faith-towers Jan 16, 2014

With all the craziness of the holiday season, I've been ignoring the massive piles of mail and paperwork that have accumulated on my desk. But now that I finally have some time, I'm doing a massive makeover. Here are some expert tips on how to create an effective (and pretty) filing system.   

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How To Bling Out Your Keys in 5 Minutes or Less

By: Diy maven Jan 16, 2014

We have a key to the in-laws' house on our key ring that also holds the truck remote entry clicker on it. Whenever I drive the truck, I invariably try to use their key because it looks EXACTLY like ours. Jocie's blinged-out key project would take careContinue Reading

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How To: Make an Anthropologie-Inspired Copper Desktop Organizer

By: Capreek Jan 15, 2014

I loooove this DIY project: it's super stylish, insanely easy, and SO functional. And hey, if metallic hues aren't your thing, this would look great in any color!     Continue Reading

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Colorful IKEA MASKROS Pendant Resurrection

By: Diy maven Jan 15, 2014

Ever wreck something in a move? That's exactly what happened with an IKEA MASKROS pendant lamp like the one pictured above. Its owners fixed the damaged lamp and in a very colorful wayContinue Reading

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How to Make a Chevron and Chenille Blanket

By: Diy maven Jan 14, 2014

Anneliese used a pre-printed chevron fabric to make this absolutely delightful baby blanket. As she admits, this is not a 'quick' project, but it isn't terribly complicated, thanks to her great tutorial. For those of you wondering howContinue Reading

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Eye Candy: Small Offices With Big Impact

By: Faith-towers Jan 09, 2014

In order to be productive, it's important to have an organized space to work in... but we don't all have enough extra space to use an entire room for an office. So today I wanted to share some examples of effective (and attractive) home workspaces with small footprints.   

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Make It: Modern IKEA Sidetable With A Wood-Stained Twist

By: Lexy.b.ward Jan 09, 2014

Confession: I love IKEA furniture. I love that it's affordable. I love that it's modern. And I love that it can get an easy makeover to become a custom piece of furniture!      

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Winter Warmth: 15 Stylish and Cozy Throw Blankets We Love

By: Capreek Jan 08, 2014

It's January, the coldest and dreariest month of the year. To combat the chill, we've rounded up 15 of our favorite throw blankets that are sure to keep you warm and cozy -- and stylish! So, pour yourself a nice cup of tea, grab your favorite book, and check out our top picks.       Continue Reading

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Painting Upholstery: Experimenting With Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

By: Diy maven Jan 06, 2014

Big Sis had a Victorian side chair that she'd been itching to have reupholstered. I suggested painting the fabric with Annie Sloan's chalk paint. She hadn't heard about the technique, but she was up for it. She found a local retailer and bought a pot of Barcelona Orange. That was a few months ago. On Christmas day, I noticed the chair, still dressed in its traditional tapestry and asked why she hadn't painted it yet. She said she had been intimidated by the notion of taking paint to its fabric, and then she asked me if I'd doContinue Reading

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Before and After: A Complete Craft Closet Makeover

By: Faith-towers Jan 02, 2014

This closet started out like almost any other closet... with a jumble of clothing hanging on mismatched hangers, and heaps of random household items in messy piles. But with some vision and determination, it has been completely transformed into a colorful, organized craft closet with a dedicated spot for every tool.   

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Roundup: 10 Last Minute New Years Eve DIY Projects

By: Faith-towers Dec 30, 2013

Can you believe that the year is almost over already? Whether you're going out or staying in this New Years Eve, these easy yet festive DIY projects are sure to ring in the new year on the right foot.   

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Roundup: 10 Super Unique Gift Wrapping Ideas

By: Faith-towers Dec 23, 2013

Now it's really crunch time. If you're like me, you still haven't quite finished wrapping all of your Christmas gifts. But there's no need to panic here people, because I have ten super creative gift wrapping ideas that are sure to knock your socks off. And you probably have many of the materials lying around the house already, right under your nose!   

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