Make It: Colorful DIY Braided Fabric Scrap Basket

By: Capreek May 16, 2013

Put old t-shirts, fabric scraps, and discarded bedding to use with this fun -- and functional -- DIY idea!     Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Orimono Pillow

By: Diy maven May 14, 2013

Anthropologie's delightful Orimono Pillow takes patchwork to a new and fresh level. Not so fresh is the price. Eight-eight bucks. Ouch! Mim had the same reaction, so she made a DIY version that set her back a schmeezily $3. The outcome? Nothing less than Continue Reading

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Affordable Outdoor Style: DIY Patio Swing Makeover

By: Capreek May 13, 2013

Adding some style to your outdoor space doesn't need to be expensive. Take some advice from this affordable patio swing makeover and work with what you've got!    Continue Reading

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An Outstanding Outdoor Room Makeover

By: Diy maven May 13, 2013

Centsational Girl, Kate, helped her friend Cheryl re-do her outdoor living space. The 'room' had a lot of things going for it. Great furniture and a lovely pergola, to name a few. But the space wasn't as 'pretty' as Cheryl Continue Reading

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Roundup: 7 Blue Jeans Turned Aprons

By: Diy maven May 10, 2013

Who doesn't have a pair of blue jeans that have seen better days? Usually, I save those for 'work' jeans, but I'm thinking I may have to rescue a pair from the stack to make an Continue Reading

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Curbly Shopping Guide: Stylish Outdoor Seating Under $100

By: Capreek May 09, 2013

I don't know if you noticed, but... IT'S MAY! May brings a handful of rainy days, sure, but also the promise of summer and warm evenings spent outside with friends, some good food, and a cold drink or two. Get your outdoor space entertainment-ready with these stylish and affordable seating options!     Continue Reading

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Make It: Colorful DIY Dip-Dyed Bed Linens and Throw Pillows

By: Capreek May 08, 2013

I'm still loving the "dip dyed" trend, especially when applied to textiles, as it has more of an organic, water-color type effect rather than an opaque, colorblocked look. I think I might snag some plain white bedding and give this project a whirl this weekend!     Continue Reading

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BIG Tiny Laundry Room Makeover

By: Diy maven May 08, 2013

For being tiny (about 94 inches wide), Chrissy's laundry room is big on style. Of course, it wasn't always that way. Above is how it looked before she made it over. Utilitarian: yes. Inviting: not so much. After sewing curtains to hide the wire shelving, a new coat of Continue Reading

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Inspiration: 10 Hotel Style Bedrooms

By: Diy maven May 07, 2013

I LOVE finding inspiration in public spaces, including hotel rooms. Yes, there are some hotel rooms out there that are worthy Continue Reading

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Make It: A Modern DIY Stitched-Leather Stool Cover

By: Capreek May 01, 2013

It's a fact. I can't resist a good stool-related DIY project. Stools are just so handy, ya know? And they make great makeover fodder, like this super stylish and modern stitched-leather version!    Continue Reading

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How To: Transform an Armoire into a Sewing Cabinet

By: Diy maven May 01, 2013

Lindy had an antique armoire just itching to become a sewing cabinet. With the help of some birch plywood, piano hinges and drop-leaf table hardward that she found on the interweb, she was able to transform Continue Reading

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Light 'Em Up: A Colorful String Light Project

By: Lexy.b.ward May 01, 2013

Haven't you always wanted to have some string lights hanging over your summer dinner party or in your child's bedroom? It's definitely a fantasy of mine! This easy and colorful project knocked my socks off and it will surprise you too when you see how it was created!      Continue Reading

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Chair Makeovers: From Queen Anne to Queen Awesome

By: Diy maven Apr 30, 2013

These two Queen Anne chairs were stuck in a time warp. Their sturdy builds made them perfect makeover specimens. The first, a Harden-made pleather-seated dining chair, is part of a set Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Outdoor Awning

By: Brittni mehlhoff Apr 25, 2013

We're about a month into spring and the weather is already warming up. Soon it will be time to dust off those outdoor chairs and spruce up the backyard because summer, believe it or not, is right around the corner. So, if you're looking for an outdoor project to tackle now, before the temeperatures really start to rise, try this weekend project for a backyard DIY awning.   

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Make This! Renter-Friendly DIY Typography Wall Art

By: Brittni mehlhoff Apr 23, 2013

When you're renting, wall art can be a sensitive subject. Usually, it involves a whole lot of holes in the wall or a whole lot of painting, only to have to spackle and paint the walls again when you move out. Luckily, I have a solution that won't harm your walls and definitely makes a big impact, without a single hole or drop of paint.    

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