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Totally obsessed with this site... Plans to build just about ANYTHING!!! For the beginner or ultimate DIYers.

Totally obsessed with this site... Plans to build just about ANYTHING!!! For the beginner or ultimate DIYers.

You won't believe what a difference it makes in how light your house feels! (Check out the before and after!)

You won't believe what a difference it makes in how light your house feels! (Check out the before and after!)

Mudroom storage to die for - this is gorgeous! I need a real builder in this house...

Mudroom storage to die for - this is gorgeous! I need a real builder in this house...

Ana White shaker style cupboard

Make Way for Fall Clothes: Wardrobe Storage Solutions to DIY

16 Gorgeous DIY Bed Frames- Tutorials, including this Pottery Barn inspired DIY headboard by Lipstick and Sawdust!

16 Gorgeous DIY Bed Frames

16 Gorgeous DIY Bed Frames- Tutorials, including this Pottery Barn inspired DIY headboard by Lipstick and Sawdust!

You've picked your color, but how many gallons will you need for your room? Calculate the wall area of the room; you'll need one gallon for 450 square feet. To determine the wall area, multiply the height of each wall by its width (don't subtract for doors and windows unless they take up more than half the wall); total the figures for the walls. Add 10 percent for future touch-ups. For two coats, double the number.

How Much Paint?

You've picked your color, but how many gallons will you need for your room? Calculate the wall area of the room; you'll need one gallon for 450 square feet. To determine the wall area, multiply the height of each wall by its width (don't subtract for doors and windows unless they take up more than half the wall); total the figures for the walls. Add 10 percent for future touch-ups. For two coats, double the number.

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