My pup Charlie goes through toys quickly. And I mean really quickly. What can I say? The dog loves to play. So I've found that the best option is to make toys and games for him. Here are a few of my favorites, along with some great toys for your feline friends as well.
When I adopted my puggle, Charlie, two years ago, one of the biggest surprises was how much stuff I needed to get for him...and how expensive everything was. So of course, the logical solution was to start making things... and you can too! Here are ten of my favorite projects.
Yes, maybe this color palette was on trend... at one time. But its owner decided it was time for a change. A drastic one. See how this dining room was transformed into a light, airy and inviting new place to eat.
Sheds aren't just for storing tools anymore. When I was a kid, my dad put an addition onto his shed so that I could have a fort to play in (it was awesome). Since then, I've always dreamed of having an office in a shed - but people are using them for all kinds of other things too.
This stylish all-occasion chalkboard banner will add a little pizzazz to your wall, whether it be for a party or just for everyday use. Write a celebratory message on the pennants, or draw stripes on them... the possibilities are endless!
It's easy to let the yard go downhill over the winter, but these dramatic landscaping makeovers will inspire you to give your outdoor space a little extra TLC this spring.
Sometimes I wish I had a patio, just so I could give it a makeover. All of these outdoor spaces began as bare, not-so-inviting areas... but with a little imagination and some elbow grease, each one became something very special.
This living room had a few great existing architectural details, but needed some serious TLC. Paint was the most important element of this makeover, accentuating the shape of the walls and drawing attention to the bay windows.
Lighting is a crucial part of any space, and the backyard is no exception. But outdoor lighting options can be pretty generic. So why not make your own lanterns and light fixtures? Check out these inventive DIY ideas.
Flooring can be expensive. And hiring someone to install flooring can be even pricier. So why not get creative and try doing it yourself? There are plenty of DIY flooring treatments out there that can really add some pizzazz to your space. Check 'em out!
1. Learn how to use a one part epoxy garage floor paint to renew an old slab of cement. [Photo: Pin Your Home]
3. Try painting colorful stripes in an interesting pattern. [Photo: Edison Avenue]
5. Don't throw out those wine corks! Make a floor out of them instead. Don't have enough corks? They aren't pricey! [Photo: Phoenix Commotion]
7. Another variation of stripes - paint them wider, and let the existing wood show through. [Photo: Orange Beautiful]
9. Use leftover scrap marble to achieve a more organic floor finish. Check out the instructions here. [Photo: WikiHow]