Sweet and Functional Kitchen Makeover

By: Diy maven Aug 23, 2013

Oftentimes a great kitchen makeover doesn't take major reconstruction. The perfect paint color, shelving, a few new light fixtures—that's what Jesyka did. The outcome is a breath of fresh air with a whole lot of functionality. And, at the time of this reveal, Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Projects Using Plumbing Pipe

By: Faith-towers Aug 15, 2013

Usually we think of using a pipe for plumbing... but there are so many other ways to use this sturdy material that don't have anything to do with sinks. Here are ten of my favorite DIY projects using copper, galvanized and even PVC… Continue Reading

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Before and After: 7 Sensational Front Porch Additions

By: Diy maven Jul 31, 2013

There should be some sort of law that stipulates that all homes constructed from this moment in time onward must include a front porch. My opinion, of course. But seriously, wouldn't all homes look better with a front porch? They're inviting, charming, and add to the livable space of your home. If I haven't swayed you, check out these seven homes that have been transformed by porches.

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DIY Idea: Hanging Bicycle Wheel Art

By: Diy maven Jul 30, 2013

Last Friday, while walking into a local mall, I spotted these wonderful starbursts of fabric hanging in the windows of an upscale children's toy store. Intrigued, I went into the shop for a closer inspection. Much to my surprise, I discovered they were actually constructed using bicycle wheels. The fabric was woven in and out of the spokes. Some had exposed rims, like this one...Continue Reading

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Oh-So Ombre Chair Makeover

By: Diy maven Jul 29, 2013

I swear I see a chair not unlike the one pictured above every other week sitting dejectedly at someone's curbside. Usually, there's a 'free' sign attached to the… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Mid-Century Modern Inspired DIY Coffee Table

By: Capreek Jul 25, 2013

Whether you're looking for a temporary coffee table or just an affordable DIY option, you'll want to give this Mid-Century Modern inspired version a… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 9 Droolworthy Airstream Trailers

By: Faith-towers Jul 18, 2013

As my grandmother likes to put it, I have wings on my feet... which is one of the reasons why I've always had a fascination with Airstream trailers. You can live anywhere you like, and you can do it in style. Apparently I'm not alone, either. You'll want to own one yourself by the time you're done reading about these unbelievable… Continue Reading

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Curbly Bookworm: Mason Jar Crafts

By: Diy maven Jul 17, 2013

To be honest, when the prospect of reviewing Lauren Elise Donaldson's new book MASON  JAR CRAFTS from Ulysses Press was presented to me, my first thought was, "What could possibly be in the book that I haven't seen before on the Internet?" Turns out the answer to that question is a lot. More than 30 projects in fact. 

Lauren breaks… Continue Reading

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Before and After: An Office-Turned-Guestroom Makeover

By: Capreek Jul 08, 2013

When you're tight on space, sometimes the room you do have needs to pull double duty, like in the case of this… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Lace Floor

By: Diy maven Jul 01, 2013

Brooks and Dana Tucker's basement guest room gave them the creeps. Located off the pool, it was prone to a lot of foot traffic, which meant the carpeting had to… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 15 Furniture Turned Pet Bed Projects

By: Diy maven Jun 17, 2013

Besides DIYing, DIYers love their pets. These 15 examples prove as much. From magical to minimal, from challenging to easy, there's something for every decor and skill level. 

We're starting of with this lovely entry from DIY Network in… Continue Reading

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Cool to Creepy: 6 Toys Turned Planters

By: Diy maven May 31, 2013

On your next garage sale excursion, you might want to keep an eye out for old toys. It doesn't matter if they're broken, because you won't be playing with them; you'll be planting in them. From cool to downright creepy, these 6 toys-turned-planters are sure to inspire.

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Roundup: 10 DIY Garden Tool Totes and Benches

By: Diy maven May 28, 2013

One of the most irritating things about gardening can be getting all your gardening tools to the spot where they're needed. It's cumbersome, and it oftentimes involves multiple trips to the garage or garden shed because you've forgotten something. By the time all your equipment is assembled, you just might be too tired to actually garden! And then, when you're finished, you have to haul all… Continue Reading

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6 Sensational Up-cycled Birdhouses

By: Diy maven May 24, 2013

This selection of birdhouses will have you rethinking the wooden variety from here to eternity. 

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Make It: Modern DIY Brass Chandelier

By: Capreek May 22, 2013

Oh, hey there drop-dead gorgeous chandelier! What's that, you say? You're totally DIYable?! Tell me more!… Continue Reading

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