Brilliant: Old Dresser Turned Bar/Buffet

By: Diy maven Oct 04, 2013

With the help of a good friend, Dresser Girl turned this $25, much-loved dresser into a bar/buffet. After seeing the 'after', I'm wondering why everyone isn't doingContinue Reading

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Roundup: 12 Stylish DIY Halloween Centerpiece and Decor Ideas

By: Capreek Oct 03, 2013

It's October, y'all! The best month there ever was, in my humble opinion, and the official/unofficial start of The Holiday Season. If you're antsy to start celebrating, here are 12 stylish and festive DIY decor ideas to get your home ready for the holiday that kicks everything off:… Continue Reading

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Totally DIYable Modular Coffee Table

By: Diy maven Oct 03, 2013

The Decoist spotted Curtis Micklish's Etsy shop and fell in love with his work. The one item that particularly caught my eye was this modular coffee table, which is no longer available. (So no clue as for the price tag.) Made of what… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Modern Wood and Copper Coat Rack

By: Capreek Oct 02, 2013

Now that I live in a place where the weather changes from sunny to drizzly to bone-soaking-wet and back again multiple times in a single day, I'm thinking it might finally be time to get proper coat rack. This wood and copper version is really catching my eye at the moment -- plus it's a cinch to… Continue Reading

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Make It: Kid-Friendly DIY Cloud Lamp

By: Capreek Oct 01, 2013

Maybe it's because I recently moved to Portland (and we've been experiencing the effects of Typhoon Pabuk for the last few days) but I'm totally digging this fun, cloud-shaped accent lighting… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Decor Projects Using String and Rope

By: Faith-towers Oct 01, 2013

I don't know about you, but I have an awful lot of string and rope stuffed into the back of my craft closet. I use little bits here and there... but today I wanted to share some ideas in which they are the stars of the show. Turns out string and rope are pretty… Continue Reading

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How to: Make a DIY Poster Hanger from Scrap Wood

By: Diy maven Sep 30, 2013

If you're a DIYer, you probably have a stash of scrap wood somewhere. Various sizes and lengths of various species that you have no idea what you're going to use them for, but you can't bear to part with them, because you're sure you're going to use them someday. 

In this, the first in a five part series, I'm going to show you how to make super fast and super easy projects using some of that stashed wood. Each will take less than an hour to make (not including paint/varnish drying times) and most—if not all—will cost absolutely nothing, because they can be adapted to whatever supplies you have on hand. 

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How to: Make a Flower Vase Using Branches from Your Backyard

By: Faith-towers Sep 30, 2013

I like to have a vase of flowers on my kitchen table, especially this time of year when a long cold winter is only a few short months away (eek!). This super easy wood chip vase uses materials that you probably already have at home, and will add some serious style to your… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Easy Home Decor Upgrades Using Spray Paint

By: Faith-towers Sep 26, 2013

Lately I've developed a slight obsession with spray paint. There's something about its transformative powers that I just can't resist. Soon everything in my home will be a different color than it was when I got it. And I'm drawing lots of inspiration from the internet... here are ten of my very favorite… Continue Reading

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Make It: Quick DIY Decor Cube

By: Matt allison Sep 25, 2013

Quick DIY Decor Cube

I'm passionate about vignettes, small collections of trinkets that, in my case, usually tell a story, somewhere I've been, be it overseas travel, to some novel thrift store… Continue Reading

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An Attic Bedroom That Still Looks Like an Attic

By: Diy maven Sep 24, 2013

Everyone I know with an unfinished attic has dreams of finishing it. That means sheetrock covering the studs, at least. In the case of this guest bedroom, the studs were left naked. Only the floor was finished. I love the look, but… Continue Reading

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The Ultimate DIY Custom Garage Storage System

By: Diy maven Sep 23, 2013

The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, shows us his all-time favorite garage storage system, and, yes, it's DIYable with the help of just a circular saw and a screw gun. The secret behind this incredibly adaptableContinue Reading

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How to: Easy Ideas To Turn Your Bathroom Into A Spa-Like Retreat

By: Faith-towers Sep 23, 2013

A trip to the spa is the ultimate way to de-stress, but we don't all have the time or money to head to the spa every month. So why not create your own calming sanctuary right at home that you can enjoy every single day? Here are a few simple tips for turning your bathroom into a relaxing spa-like… Continue Reading

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This Old Box: When Wood Floors Match the Kitchen Cabinets

By: Diy maven Sep 20, 2013

I think I've been in one too many kitchens that have hardwood floors that match the cabinets. Not only have some been the same color, they've also been the same wood species. Sometimes I feel like I've been trapped inside box (or worse yet, a coffin) when I walk into these kinds of kitchens.Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Easy DIY Dinnerware And Silverware Updates

By: Faith-towers Sep 19, 2013

I'll admit it, I love to entertain and I'm a sucker for a good looking table. And I love to make stuff. So I was thrilled to find so many simple ideas for updating mugs, plates, trays and even silverware.  Check out my favorite DIY updates for your tabletop after the… Continue Reading

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