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7 DIY Project Ideas for Your Weekend

By: Brittni mehlhoff Sep 04, 2015

Planning any DIYs over the Labor Day weekend? If so, there are plenty of project options to sink your teeth into, especially considering there's an extra day in there to get things done. Here are 7 DIY projects to try over the long, three day weekend.

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Make It: Totally Awesome Birds Of Paradise Filing Cabinet

By: Lexy.b.ward Sep 04, 2015
diy birds of paradise filing cabinet
photo: Katie Harvey

Oh my goodness. If there was every a filing cabinet that I wanted in my home, it's this one. Far from boring (and on point for color!), this is one you have to see. Hint: take a look at that sketch in the bottom left of the photo!      

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Roundup: 10 Hutch/China Cabinet Makeovers

By: Diy maven Sep 04, 2015

This morning on Craigslist in my city, there are 489 listings for china cabinets and a whopping 1351 listings for hutches. Does that mean china cabinets and hutches have fallen out of favor? Not with these clever makeover artists! Take a look and then you tell us...have china cabinets and hutches fallen out of favor with you??

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9 DIY Techniques That Look Expensive, But Aren't

By: Stephanie lee Sep 03, 2015
9 Ways to DIY High-End Finishes
Photos: Homey Oh My and The Lovely Drawer

If you’re anything like me, you may have spent the last few months drooling over the luxurious materials that have been so popular on Pinterest lately. Sadly these high-end looks come with a high-end price tag and I've never been able to justify splurging on a marble side table or shiny gold accessories.

Until now, that is! As it turns out, with a few hacks you can easily get that luxe look for less - click through for nine clever ways to bring a little chic to your decor.

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20 Reasons We Love DIY Concrete Projects

By: Faith-towers Sep 03, 2015
Concrete DIY
Photo: A Piece of Rainbow

Concrete seems to be the hot new material these days... it's being used to make everything from planters to candle holders to door stops. Here are twenty gorgeous concrete projects for your home.   

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How To: Cheap Mirrors Get A Glam Gilded Update

By: Lexy.b.ward Sep 03, 2015
diy octagon mirror
photo: A Joyful Riot

Mirrors are an easy trick to opening up a room and giving the illusion of more space. But it's tough to find mirrors for your space. This simple update takes boring and cheap mirrors from plain to insane with a few coats of paint and some chain! Such a difference!      

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Before and After: Bold Bathroom Makeover

By: Brittni mehlhoff Sep 03, 2015
Photo: The Effortless Chic

This all white bathroom was lacking in the personality and style department before, but is now a beautiful, relaxing space that might just inspire your next bathroom renovation. Want to see how it turned out?

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Make It: Add a Big Burst of Color with this DIY Giant Modern Clock

By: Hellolidy Sep 02, 2015
DIY Giant Modern Clock | Hello Lidy for Curbly

I love to add emphasis and a little drama to decor pieces  that are otherwise mundane and a little boring. We all have clocks in our home, but I'm sure we buy them with functionality in mind, rather than style. I decided to create this Giant Modern Clock, because it not only serves a purpose (as clocks always do), but also it adds that great burst of color and a geometric touch to the space in a big and bold way! Continue Reading

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15 Hangings & Woven Pieces We'd Display On Our Walls Proudly

By: Lexy.b.ward Sep 02, 2015
15 Hangings & Woven Pieces We'd Display On Our Walls Proudly
photo: We Are Scout

I don't hate the woven wall hanging trend. I actually don't hate any kind of wall art trend. If it's pretty, it can stay! Wall hangings can be expensive - especially the large ones! - so here are 15 of my favorite pieces that are affordable to buy, some DIY, and they're all ones I'd be lucky to have on display in my home!      

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Roundup: 10 Stylish Bike Storage Ideas that Double as Decor

By: Jennifer farley Sep 01, 2015
Photo: House and Garden

We live in the Midwest where everyone drives, yet my husband chooses to ride his bicycle to work whenever he can. Our garage is too small to accommodate it, and I get a little frustrated when he parks it right inside the front door and we have to maneuver around it all evening.

Bicycles are architecturally stylish, and often valuable, so why not create storage that puts them on display?  Here are some creative ways to incorporate bicycle storage into a room's design.   

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