Before and After: Old IKEA Table and Chairs Get a Fresh, New Look

By: Diy maven May 12, 2014

One of the good things about IKEA furniture is its affordability; one of the bad things about it is it's readily ID'd as IKEA. Not that there's anything wrong with that, but sometimes you just don't want to advertise for the big blue box store. If that describes you and your good/bad feelingsContinue Reading

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7 DIY Project Ideas for Your Weekend

By: Brittni mehlhoff May 09, 2014

If you have a little time for DIYs this weekend, I've put together another list that I think you'll enjoy. I've included a little bit of everything - from lighting and art projects to DIY gifts for Mother's Day and more. Here are 7 DIYs you might want to try this… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Beaded Cage Light

By: Matt allison May 07, 2014

DIY Beaded Cage Light

I love how this cheap cage light gets a 'Nordic' make-over. Detailed instructions and a step-by-step guide can be found at the link… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 10 Ultra Colorful Rooms

By: Faith-towers May 05, 2014

10 Unbelievably Colorful Rooms

In honor of Cinco de Mayo, today we have an eye-popping roundup of ultra colorful rooms. Every color of the rainbow is fair game here. Click through to see ten of my favorite brightly hued… Continue Reading

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IKEA Arm Chair Gets Opulent Copper Makeover

By: Diy maven Apr 28, 2014

With a can of copper spray paint and some fabric trim, Kata gave a Villstad chair a personality makeover. Before it was dark and more than a little sad. After, it's all smiles and opulence. Now for the… Continue Reading

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7 DIY Project Ideas for Your Weekend

By: Brittni mehlhoff Apr 25, 2014

If you're ready to roll up your sleeves and tackle a DIY project or two, I have a handful of suggestions for you. With weekend projects ranging from dip dyed placemats to stenciled doormats, you're bound to find something that tickles your fancy. Here are seven DIY project ideas to kick off your… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Donut Doormat IKEA Hack

By: Capreek Apr 24, 2014

I don't know about you, but this is probably the cutest IKEA doormat hack I've ever… Continue Reading

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Decor Dispute: Should You Paint A Small Room A Dark Color?

By: Faith-towers Apr 24, 2014

Can you paint a small room a dark color?

It's a widely known design "rule" that painting a room a light color makes it feel larger. So, therefore, painting a small room a dark color will make it feel even smaller. But others feel that dark walls recede visually into the background making a space feel larger. And some people don't care about the rules to begin… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Affordable DIY Decor Projects Using Wood

By: Faith-towers Apr 22, 2014

10 DIY decor ideas using wood.

Sometimes wood can be an intimidating material to work with, but you don't necessarily need a whole garage full of power tools to create something beautiful. And it can be pretty affordable, too! Here are ten of my favorite DIY decor projects using… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 10 Amazing Hand-Painted Walls

By: Faith-towers Apr 21, 2014

10 unbelievable hand-painted walls.

When I think of wall treatments, wallpaper usually comes to mind. Or paint. But sometimes I forget that you can paint a wall to actually look like wallpaper. Here are some unbelievable examples of hand-painted walls. You'll be inspired, I… Continue Reading

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High Drama Black Bathroom Makeover

By: Diy maven Apr 21, 2014

This bathroom makeover serves as a great lesson in contrast swap. From white walls and black cabinet to black walls and white cabinet. Doesn't sound like… 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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Before and After: Built-In Storage Makes A Big Difference

By: Faith-towers Apr 14, 2014

Before: A cluttered room with no built-in storage.

This living space looks like so many others... there's just nothing memorable about it. But the owner saw potential in the large, open wall surrounding the fireplace - and she did something about… Continue Reading

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Unbelievable Dresser to Desk Makeover

By: Diy maven Apr 14, 2014

This is one of the most clever makeovers I've ever seen. Seriously. Alicia saved this 1970's Broyhill dresser from the donate pile by turning it into a desk. After removing six of its drawers,… Continue Reading

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A Perfectly Purple Little Girl's Room Makeover

By: Alicia Apr 11, 2014

SW National Painting Week Feature

We are thrilled to be a part of Sherwin-Williams National Painting Week again this year. It's one of our favorite weeks because it involves some of our favorite bloggers doing amazing things with paint! If you haven't had a look at all of the amazing things happening this week, please take a look at Thrifty Decor Chic's walk-in closet makeover and Recycle Consign & Design's chairContinue Reading

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7 DIY Project Ideas for Your Weekend

By: Brittni mehlhoff Apr 11, 2014

Looking for something to do this weekend? If you're hoping to tackle an easy project or two, this list will help. I've rounded up seven DIYs that are perfect for a quiet weekend at home. Try them all or just… Continue Reading

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Weekend Project: Galaxy Wall Mini Makeover

By: Brittni mehlhoff Apr 11, 2014

If you're looking for an easy, low cost way to makeover your bathroom, this might be the project for you. It looks just like wallpaper, but costs a sliver of the… Continue Reading

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Better After? Robin Egg Blue Kitchen Makeover

By: Diy maven Apr 11, 2014

To the outside world, Nicole's kitchen 'before' might look perfectly fine, but Nicole wanted a change. And all it took was some paint and a new glass tile back splash. Everything else--appliances, furniture, and light fixtures--remained the same.… Continue Reading

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10 No-Cost Redecorating Tips: How To Use What You Already Have

By: Faith-towers Apr 10, 2014

10 no-cost redecorating ideas.

Redecorating your home is not necessarily synonymous with spending a ton of money. Believe it or not, there are lots of things you can do that won't cost you a penny. Read on for some… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Small Hallway Gets a High Contrast Makeover

By: Brittni mehlhoff Apr 10, 2014

This neglected hallway was completely overhauled, without changing the layout one little bit. Don't let that fool you though. Every square inch of this space has been modified - from floor to ceiling. Take a… Continue Reading

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