This might be one of the coolest lighting projects I've seen in a while! It's big, bold, modern, and kinda rustic all at once... win-win-win-win in my book!
On the off chance that you actually find a vintage card filing cabinet in decent condition, it's probably going to be pretty pricey. (Gotta love the up-charge at those sweet consignment shops!) If you care more about the look than the vintage street cred, this DIY version is big on style and low on cost!
We've all seen the capiz shell chandeliers, but have you seen the same technique used to make wall art? Angie did just that after seen the above picture in House Beautiful. She made her shells pretty much the same way as everyone is doing these days, however, she added
Reupholstering furniture is a big investment. Not only is the work expensive, but the fabric can be, too! The folks at Spruce blogged some smart tips to help pick the right fabric for the job.
If you're short on outdoor space, you can still enjoy some greenery indoors with a terrarium! Read on to learn how to make your own tiny garden.
Hello, slightly-abstracted chevron pattern! You're my new favorite thing. Also, that metallic gold flair you've got going on really suits you. I have a feeling we're going to be BEST. FRIENDS.
Jenny was in a bind. She had a big party coming up, not enough seating, and a budget that wouldn't allow those dream chairs. When her less expensive alternatives showed up, she realized that her chairs looked cheap too. What's a girl to do? Customize, of course!
This nondescript living room could be in any home, anywhere; we've all seen something similar, right? It's not completely terrible, but it could be so much better. All it needs is a dash of style, maybe a light dusting of flair, and a big ol' punch of personality -- then it's goodbye Beige Town, hello Awesomeville. Let's see if this space can make the move!
My dear friend Mandi has got to be the "Queen of DIY." I was in a craft competition with her once, and when I found out she was a fellow contender, I practically threw in the towel before it began. I don't know if any square foot of her house hasn't been affected by Mandi's Touch. See that dimensional zebra rug? Yep, she made that. No zebras involved.
Big brown rooms: they happen to the best of us. But with a little elbow grease, creativity, and inspiration (see below!), you can banish those boring browns for good*!
If you were faced with this existing entertainment center and wanted to use it with that sleek TV, what would you do? After a splurge on the perfect television, one DIY-er had to get creative with her existing furniture and make it work.
We told you about our favorite pieces from Redefine Home, and now it's time to show you how we might use some of them in a room. Inspiration comes in all shapes and sizes, and if you're normally a do-it-yourselfer it's nice to look outside the normal places every once in awhile for sparks in creativity. Visualizing how a room might come together in your mind's eye is key to having all of the right elements in place once everything starts to come together.