Finally! DIY instructions for how to build solid wood floating shelves of any length, to stain or paint any desired color. My kitchen open shelving project can proceed!

Build DIY Floating Shelves With Ana White

DIY instructions for how to build solid wood floating shelves of any length, to stain or paint any desired color. DIY instructions for how to build solid wood…

How to install your own kitchen backsplash (great step-by-step tutorial with supply list). We did it ourselves for under $250!!!!

How to Install a Kitchen Backsplash - The Best and Easiest Tutorial

Shelves tucked into a corner. this might be the perfect thing to put in my front room behind the door as a tiny library.

Corner shelves, I love how you can use small corner space. I don't like a shelf facing only one side in the corner and a tall bookcase would eat up the space around.

Double vanity with cabinet storage on either side, lighting built into mirror. LaMantia Design & Construction

White bathroom with Carrera marble counters, open towel storage -- such a perfect master bathroom. I would use a slightly darker grey marble countertop with the white cabinets and silver fixtures

Benjamin Moore Fieldstone paired with gray kitchen cabinet crown moldings with marble countertops and white subway tile backsplash. Gray shaker kitchen cabinets above stainless steel double door counter-depth refrigerator and built-in microwave nook.

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Have a Seat: 10 Floor Cushions That Will Make You Want To!

I don't know about you, but I happen to absolutely love me some floor cushions! Additional seating is important regardless of the size of your home, and floor cushions may…

Very detailed instructions on how to turn Ikea Billy bookcases into built-in shelving

DIY: How to Install IKEA Bookcases So They Look Like Built-In's - lots of pictures and info on how this project was done, including how to allow for electrical outlets and mouldings - via Storefront Life

Don’t block the view! Blocking the windows in a room with furniture severely limits the amount of light, which makes a room look small and cramped. Use low or small scale pieces in front of a window. Likewise, try not to block your view into a room. If the room is viewed most often from another room, keep the path of sight clear to make the space visually expand. Julie-P-layout-revised

Furniture Arranging Tricks

Furniture arranging tricks can change your room. Here are some great easy furniture arranging tricks to try to give it a whole new flavor in just an hour.

Mirrors at back of glass-fronted wall cabinets. Great idea!

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how to paint tile floors – a tutorial; ugly bathroom floor is getting a makeover!!

how to paint tile floors – a tutorial;my ugly bathroom floor is getting a makeover! I'm doing this to my ugly bathroom floors.

Open flow, beams, dark floors, white cabinets, lanterns

Cottage kitchen with rustic wood beams layered over white plank ceiling. Pair of iron carriage lanterns over white marble top kitchen island. Kitchen opens to dining room and family room. Looks like opening from kitchen to great room at Cordova