Don't have a mudroom? No problem! Here's how to make one out of thin air (and some other materials, of course).
Organization is not my strong suit. Of course, I enjoy being organized, but somehow I never quite get there. So, I thought a new calendar might help to keep my schedule in order. I wanted to make one that I could reuse each month to keep track of my projects and appointments, so I decided to make a perpetual chalkboard version. And then? I stumbled upon the miracle of clear chalkboard paint... and the rest is, well, my own DIY perpetual...
Alex's little Yorkie needed a home to call his own. Perfect for breeds of about 10 pounds or smaller, Alex says an IKEA, 2-drawer Malm chest ($50) is the way to go. The chest-turned-doghouse/end table hack takes about
If you're planning your spring and summer projects, definitely add this custom DIY window bench to the list! It's beautiful, comfortable, and oh so functional.
Art doesn't need to be flat to hang it on your wall -- heck, it doesn't even need to be hung on a wall at all! Here are 12 creative DIY projects that will add some dimension and visual interest to your space in no time flat.
Learn how to make an iPhone amp with a block of wood and some power tools. Check it out.
When items get touched multiple times during a twenty-four hour period, where do...
Basements are usually not the first place you'd think of turning into your living or family room, but as families expand and space shrinks they may just be the ticket, growing down rather than up.
With spring right around the corner, this DIY is a great way to bring the outdoors in without taking up a whole lot of counter space.
My name is Capree and I am a wrapping paper hoarder. (Phew! It feels good to get that off my chest!) I have an entire closet full of wrapping paper and several drawers of a giant, Mid-Century dresser are dedicated to all manner of colorful ribbon. It's... a problem. Fortunately, there is a simple, budget-friendly solution that I can't wait to implement!
I'm the type that only keeps magazines around for a short period of time before donating or recycling them, but I love the idea of having a small, rotating collection readily available to peruse. This simple DIY magazine rack would be perfect for storing a few faves!
I've always been drawn to the simple, modern lines of Swedish design, so naturally, I'm a frequent shopper at Ikea. But since their products are now so ubiquitous, sometimes I crave more of a custom look... which is why I've become obsessed with IKEA hacks. Below are ten easy DIY projects using a variety of IKEA tables.
Having gone through a recent office makeover of my own, DIY tables and desks just seem to jump out during my Internet browsing sessions these days (which go something like "cute puppy, cute puppy, AWESOME DIY IDEA, cute puppy").
When I think of any furniture project that involves wood, my first guess is that it took at least a couple of days to make, maybe longer. So when I saw this wood bench project was finished in an afternoon, I knew I'd better share it.
I'll be the first to admit that my jewelry organization situation is pretty horrendous. The knobs on my closet doors are home to countless necklaces, half of which fall off if one happens to even glance in their general direction. Fortunately, there are DIY jewelry holders aplenty, a few of which I have my eye on for upcoming weekend projects. Check out all 25 below and let me know which one is your fave!
This dining room already has a lot going for it: gorgeous floors, great light, and a beautiful Mid-Century sideboard. So, what could make it better? Even more wood!
For most of us the entryway or mudroom is the first insight that guests have into our homes. While many choose function over form, there is no reason you can't have both.
A fresh coat of paint isn't always the best solution for a home makeover. Sometimes the answer is a less likely material, like using horizontal wood planks in this modern farmhouse transformation.
Bi-fold, sliding, swing. No, they're not classes of ballroom dances; they're closet door types. Whatever kind of closet doors you have, or whatever you call them, we have a makeover for them. Read on, be inspired and go from slab to fab in no time.
1. Janet gave her boring white bi-folds an architectural lift with cheap canvas stretcher bars that she applied with 3M tape. Click here to read more about the project and to...