Make It: Color Block Clock

By: Matt allison Oct 30, 2013

Color Block Clock

Can you believe this stunning DIY clock costs less than $10 to put together? A simple decor element that is both striking and functional and inspired by the David Weatherhead's 'Primary Clock'.

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Before and After: An Average Bathroom Becomes Extraordinary

By: Faith-towers Oct 28, 2013

There was nothing interesting about this bathroom. It was all white with basic fixtures, like a million other bathrooms. But then, something amazing happened... and it involved paint, tiles and beautiful wooden shelving.   

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Weekend Project: DIY iPad Stand from Scratch

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 25, 2013

This wooden iPad stand would be the perfect weekend project if you're looking for something to DIY. You can use it in the kitchen when you're sourcing recipes or give it as a gift to the chef in your life when the holidays roll around. You won't even need a hammer or nails.   

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How to: Make a Dramatic Test Tube Vase in 3 Easy Steps

By: Diy maven Oct 24, 2013

Makle this simple DIY test tube vase!
Who doesn't have a bit of 2" x 4" in their stash? That's all you need in the lumber department to make our 4th easy-peasy scrap wood project. We're labeling our test tube vase 'dramatic' because of its a generous height: 9 1/2" sans flora and 16" with flora. Positioned at the center of our rectangular dining table, it provides an impressive focal point without taking up a bunch of real estate. 

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How To: Make a Rustic Wooden Floor Lamp

By: Capreek Oct 22, 2013

Grab that reclaimed wood you've been holding onto "just in case" and take a look at this rustic/woodsy/kinda-nautical-ish tripod style floor lamp tutorial!     Continue Reading

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How to: Make an Embroidery Hoop Pendant Lamp

By: Diy maven Oct 22, 2013

Jessica fell in love with the DIY dodecahedron pendant lamp (pictured above) she spotted on View Along the Way, but wasn't thrilled with the 'ton' of work that was involved in making it. Not readyContinue Reading

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How To: Make a Modern Wall-Mounted Storage Unit

By: Capreek Oct 21, 2013

If floor space is at a premium, put your vertical space to work for you with some cleverly arranged wall-mounted shelves and cubbies!        Continue Reading

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Roundup: Budget Fall Decor From The Backyard

By: Faith-towers Oct 17, 2013

The days of fall are getting shorter and chillier here in New England, signaling the approach of a long, cold winter - and inspiring me to get outside and make stuff! It's amazing what you can do with pinecones, branches, rocks and all the natural materials hiding in plain sight in the backyard.   

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How to: Make a DIY Geometric Trivet from Scrap Wood

By: Diy maven Oct 16, 2013

The third of our scrap wood projects is, again, super easy with the right equipment. In this case, a table saw with a dado blade. The slick thing about our design is that it only takes 2 setups to get all the fancy dados cut. If you're new to using dado blades, this project is the perfectContinue Reading

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How To: Repair and Restore a Thrift Store Chair

By: Capreek Oct 15, 2013

Thrift stores, garage sales, Craigslist... They're great sources for finding furniture. Sometimes (re: 95% of the time), though, this furniture has seen better days and is in need of some TLC.         

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Before and After: An Extreme Ottoman Makeover

By: Capreek Oct 14, 2013

This makeover gets the "extreme" label because, well, you'll see:       Continue Reading

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Fresh $70 Entry Makeover (2-fer)

By: Diy maven Oct 14, 2013

After five months of hating her avocado green entry, Aly rolled up her sleeves and transformed it for $70 and a weekend's worth of work. After seeing tutorials on the interweb for adding board and batten trim to a wall, she decided to give it a go. With the old and new trim painted whiteContinue Reading

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How to: Make a DIY Chalkboard Greeting Card Holder from Scrap Wood

By: Diy maven Oct 09, 2013

For our next scrap wood project, we're going to make a super easy and FAST chalkboard greeting card holder. Again, because this project is customizable to what you have on hand, the supply list is fluid, but for us, it includedContinue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Ways To Dip-Dye Your Decor

By: Faith-towers Oct 09, 2013

The popular dip-dye trend is still going strong, and there are some fun new variations circulating around the world wide web. Check out these colorful new ways to dress up your home this fall.   

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How To: Make Your Own Fold Up, Portable Office

By: Capreek Oct 08, 2013

If dedicating an entire room to a home office isn't quite doable, here's something that is: a fold up office that hangs on the wall! And the best part, of course, is that you can make it yourself.         Continue Reading

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