Royalty-Inspired End Table Makeover

By: Diy maven Sep 30, 2013

Although Deneen isn't a huge fan of yellow, that's the color she decided to paint this sweet little end table. She chose yellow as a tribute to the English royal family, plus she'd seen an influx of… Continue Reading

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Before and After: Emma's Bold Living Room Makeover

By: Brittni mehlhoff Sep 27, 2013

This beige and basic living room went through quite the overhaul, complete with a custom made bookshelf and library ladder. The floor plan is still the same, but the overall vibe is completely different. You are going to want to see this… Continue Reading

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How to: Make DIY Marquee Letters

By: Diy maven Sep 26, 2013

Whether they're for a home theater, a kid's room or an Oscar party, these fun Marquee movie letters will bring the 'wow'. Made out of stuff we can find at craft stores, we're told the… Continue Reading

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Upcycled Fire Truck Desk Lamp

By: Diy maven Sep 25, 2013

Jasmine took a well-loved Tonka fire truck and turned it into a very cool desk lamp. She taped off strategic parts of the truck and then spray painted it. A… Continue Reading

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100+ Clock Makeovers

By: Diy maven Sep 19, 2013

Mel's making those of us who roundup look bad. Case in point: a couple days ago she posted one that included 106 (if my math is right) clock makeovers. There is, literally,… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Tiki Torches from Upcycled Glass Bottles

By: Capreek Sep 18, 2013

Turn sad, empty bottles into festive outdoor mood lighting perfect for chilly fall soirees! It's super easy -- here's… Continue Reading

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How to: Make Decal Art Bathroom Organizers

By: Bruno Sep 16, 2013

created at: 10/20/2010

There must be something about decorative glassware that makes it impossible to throw out. Perhaps it's the fear of breaking it in the recycling bin, or just an inability to admit it's not worth anything, but the shelves of thrift stores and flea markets are lined with the stuff. Where does it all end up?

Well, if we add a little customization, how about your bathroom? This set of glass organizers uses old bud… Continue Reading

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Make It: Vintage Fall Display With Clipboard Art

By: Lexy.b.ward Sep 11, 2013

Autumn is here! That means it's time to switch out your pink flamingos for pumpkins, and get your home decorated for the season! An easy update? Decorating with clipboards!  … Continue Reading

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How to: Make a DIY Mini Bell Jar

By: Diy maven Sep 10, 2013

The popularity of bell jars (aka cloches) doesn't seem to be stopping. I have one—a big one—that encompasses a lot of real estate. A small do-dad can get lost in it. So I decided to make a miniContinue Reading

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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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