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How to make your own washer/dryer pedestal. I LOVE the baskets underneath!!!!

What a great idea! Put the washer/dryer on a raised shelf with space for laundry baskets underneath. Do It Yourself Home Projects from Ana White. Will do this when we get a new washer and dryer!

Collection of ideas from the blogosphere of ways you can get the function and look of built in shelving for less!

5 Ways to Fake Built In Shelving

5 ways to build Fake Built-In Shelving . i really want to fake built-ins in the townhome

YES! Laundry pick up. Each family member has their own drawer.

Every family member gets a basket with their clean folded laundry that can be taken to their room and put away. -Could also use for each member's dirty laundry & put clean, folded laundry back in when finished.

Done by painting glossy details in exact same paint color over flat base. Would be awesome for a striped wall.

Budget Kitchen Updates! {Accent Wall and Faux Painted Backsplash

Paint the wall in flat color then use the same color but in high gloss for the design! For picnic tables? Is there such a thing as outdoor gloss paint? Maybe in this case, contrasting colors, but with base in a flat and design in a gloss.

Ironing board hanger

Ironing board hanging on coat hangers framed with molding. Of course, I would actually have to put the ironing board away for this to make sense

Kids art wall- love this!!

Before &amp After: Kids' Art Wall — A Soft Place to Land

I love this! kids art gallery wall and chalkboard - this is at the end of her hallway between her kids bedrooms. And framed kids art.

Take an old picture frame, choose a fun fabric for the background, frame a small picture (they used greeting cards in this one), and attach to the fabric.

Frames within a frame. Take an old picture frame, choose a fun fabric for the background, frame a small picture (they used greeting cards in this one), and attach to the fabric.

Backyard fire pit ~ nice for on the edge of a patio

Top Fathers Day Gift Ideas for DIY Dads

Great way to control access to the fire, and prevent too much heat where you don't want it! Just build the back rim of the fire pit surround so it's higher! Backyard fire pit ~ nice for on the edge of a patio.

Closet turned office- via Cape Cod Designs

Not that I have an empty closet, but i do like this."Closet Office" - Turn your un-used closet/reading nook into an office space. Maximize the little space with lots of shelving and storage *LIKE CORNER DESK/nook & shelving for office corner

Patio under deck with separate firepit patio. traditional patio

Paver patio under deck and side patio with stone veneer firepit and sitting wall. - LOVE the sitting wall! Wonder if we could do this!

House Numbers Post and Planter Tutorial by Shanty2Chic

Address Numbers Post Planter

House Numbers Post and Planter Tutorial ~ for mama's front bed. paint "welcome" or house numbers.

Table over the toilet...why didn't I think of this? Looks so much better then those ugly looking 'space saver' things that go over the toilet.

Table over the toilet.why didn't I think of this? Looks so much better then those ugly looking 'space saver' things that go over the toilet. Great idea for our bathroom redo. And maybe even the front bath as well.

Closet ideas. Even a pretty color

Easy Custom Closet Idea : add a few Ikea shelves and shower curtain rods! Easy Custom Closet Idea : add a few Ikea shelves and shower curtain rods!

Children's Homework Message Center

Delightful Order: Children's Homework Message Center - I like each child having a hook for backpack, bus pass, jacket, etc and their own place for papers relating to them