We moved into our house in June. One of the unexpected treasures the previous owner left behind was this old pine bar.… Continue Reading
A while back Beck snagged this walnut, Drexel Declaration coffee table at an auction. Since then, the table had been waiting patiently in her garage for her attention. And attention it needed.… Continue Reading
A few years ago, designer/maker Christopher Stuart hit the ground running with his book DIY Furniture: A Step-by-Step Guide. I reviewed it for Curbly, giving it a glowing shout-out. When Christopher's followup book appeared in my mailbox last week, my first thought was, "more of the same?" The answer… Continue Reading
I agree with Lisa: this side table was disgusting. And not for the reason you might think. Yes, the finish needed some serious TLC, but that was nothing in the cootie department. Let's run through the list. Paper 'stuck' onto the top, wads and wads of gum stuck under the top edge, a… Continue Reading
Every space has one: that funny little spot where you need a side table, but don't quite have enough room. Maybe it's in a tiny bedroom or a reading nook or a too-small living room. Instead of trying to track down an appropriately-sized side table (and no doubt coming up short), why not make one… Continue Reading
What do you do when you find a rusty old plant stand? Turn it into an adorable side table, of… Continue Reading
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… Continue Reading
When you're expecting guests, an extra table or two always comes in handy. The go-to solution is typically a card table, which can easily be folded and stored away, but sometimes (okay, most of the time) they're just plain ugly.
Check out what this clever DIYer did to up the style ante while still maintaining all the functionality of the… Continue Reading
A good dining table is hard to find. In my experience, they're super expensive and never quite right. But the second I found this one, I fell in love. Its hexagonal shape gives it character and provides seating for six people, while its pipe legs lend an industrial feel. Click through to see the final product and find out how to make one… Continue Reading
There's something so satisfying about building your own furniture. It saves you money (most of the time!), and you can tweak it to fit your personal aesthetic. I've been searching for a unique desk when I happened upon this tutorial for a desk made from plywood! I'm on board.