A very cost-savvy couple in North Carolina decided to remodel their kitchen with a budget in mind. Amazingly, the kitchen turned out beautifully for very little money spent.
I'm genuinely impressed. The folks at Decor and The Dog actually made one of those super nice, fairly pricey ($260), and clearly complicated West Elm modern headboards.
So a Chevron rug walks into a bar. He is at once taken by the beauty of Miss Modern Color Palette, who, with her deep navy blues and soothing slate grays, is simply oozing contemporary charm.
Well, well, well, look who's back! DIY master Emily Winters from Merrypad has broken down her kitchen island transformation step by step for us.
This is a totally brilliant idea brought to us by the folks at Hindsvik. Check it out: no matter what type of flooring you have (unflattering vinyl, ceramic, wood or any kind of hard flooring), you can get the chic "concrete look" with a simple coat of paint and the right DIY technique.
This sweet little chair makeover just blows me away....
Craft + activism = craftivism. Speaking out through creativity. Exhibit A: yarnbombing potholes like the artist Juliana Santacruz Herrerra, who took to the streets of Paris with soft, squishy yarn. Her agenda? Highlight the deteriorating city streets.
Some inventive fellow named Tim Thaler came up with the design for a mechanized kitchen island. Want a space to prepare your food? Kitchen island comes up. Want more square footage on your floor? Kitchen island goes down. And how does he operate the switch? With the click of a button on his iPhone. Yes, apparently there's an app for that.
Okay, now I've seen everything: hand-sewn fur rugs made from repurposed teddy bear skins! And not just tiny little rugs for decoration -- we're talking giant 9-foot by 7-foot rugs for the living room. For your friends to wonder why this odd-patterned rug looks so familiar and yet so alien in its setting.
The rugs are created by Agustina Woodgate, an Argentinian transplant living in Miami, who invests a great deal of time collecting, cutting...
See this beautifully rustic barnwood-framed mirror? Love it as much as I do? You're in luck, because my friend Emily from Merrypad, a DIY source of crafty home inspiration, has written up a how-to for those of us who simply have to have this mirror for ourselves. Take a look!
Where did the salvaged wood & parts come from?
The salvaged wood originated from my parents' old, old barn. They plan to tear it down soon, so I wanted to save a part of...