Push Pin Art
As with the vast majority of my projects lately, this one was inspired by something I saw on Pinterest. I thought this thumbtack wall design was just about the coolest thing ever, and wanted to mak…
How to Paint Laminate Kitchen Countertops
The experts at DIYNetwork.com discuss the pros and cons of using a kit to paint laminate counterops so they look like granite.
Our Readers’ Best Tips for Living on Next-To-Nothing
Our lovely readers came together with an outpouring of responses for making ends meet when it feels like there are miles between them.
60 Free Home DIYs to Try
You may be strapped for cash, but that doesn't mean your home has to be strapped for style. If you're seeking free ways to hit the refresh button, here are 60
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country road bedding, via est magazine. well, kids, this my fifth straight day sick in bed with the flu — this is getting real old. all i could think of to share in my withered state of mind was beds. but pretty, cheerful bedding — something to lift my spirits and hopefully inspire you. changing […]
Flea Market Mirror Makeover
I found this dated nautical mirror at the flea market and gave it a chic modern makeover. See how a thrifted mirror was easily turned into this DIY mirror frame with wooden balls.
Color Confidence: 10 Colors that Work Well with Wood Trim
In this post on easy-to-live-with paint colors, a number of you asked for a post on paint colors that go with wood trim. Ask, and you will receive! Here’s a roundup of some successful colors from our House Tours that allow wood trim to shine. When it comes to wood trim, neutrals are an easy choice, but as some of these rooms from our house tours show, having wood trim doesn’t mean that you have to be a shrinking violet. Bold colors can work just as well! TOP ROW: 1.
French By Design
It’s finally Spring! Yay! Have you noticed how all shades of green are everywhere lately? So today, I felt “lime-ish”… this is my lime eye-candy moodboard. Happy Spring my dear! Sources : 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
The 9 Best Kitchen Updates You CAN Do (When You Can’t Renovate Your Rental)
Whether you’re renting and can’t do a lot of permanent damage or even if you own a house but just don’t have a budget to tear everything out and start from scratch, you can still make impactful changes and additions that will make your kitchen quite a bit nicer to look at (and nicer to use, too). It seems like such an insignificant element to add to try and create an effect on an entire room, but adding a mirror in the kitchen achieves all sorts of visual positivity.
The Big List: 49 Smart, Money-Saving Creative Reuse Ideas
We get excited about stylish, functional, and innovative creative reuse ideas, from the myriad ways you can reuse a jar, to uses for chipped tea cups, antique bread bins, vintage card catalogs, bubble wrap, wallpaper scraps, even old gym floorboards. Here’s a big roundup of some of our favorites… The Many Amazing Ways to Reuse a Jar: • 10 Simple Uses for Spaghetti Jars • Crafty Uses for Baby Food Jars • Don’t Throw Out That Jar!
Cheap, Yet Chic: Low Cost Living Room Design Ideas
We live hard in living rooms. It’s where we entertain, relax in the evenings, watch TV, and do countless other activities each day. Yet when we get sick of our surroundings and need something different, it’s tough to make big changes in the context of our busy lives and small budgets. That’s when small, cheap tweaks come in handy… Here are eight small ways to switch it up at home, on a budget: 1.