Don't Buy It, DIY It!
Save money and get just the look you want with our how-to instructions for home furnishings and projects you can build yourself.
Don't Buy It, DIY It!
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Sliding barn doors in this house by LeGault Homes appear to be outfitted with metal trim, but it's really metallic gray paint--a more affordable option. | Via youhouselove.com
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Barn doors | http://www.younghouselove.com Love the use of sliding doors.
House Crashing: The Whole Show –
How to install and hang remote-control window shades using a few kitchen-drawer tools and some D-cell batteries| Shown: Lutron Serena Roller Shades with radio-frequency remote Lutron Electronics
On open-top base cabinets, fill with plywood fastening strips every foot; for solid-top cabinets, create air space with thin furring strips to allow moisture to escape. Center holes in the strips and drive a screw fitted with a fender washer up through each hole, into the countertop. Find the full step-by-step here
All About Wood Countertops
The gals at Shanty2Chic built this fabulous hall or mudroom tree bench (designed by Ana White) using PureBond Plywood. And they rave about it. They're working on the tutorials. So check back with them soon.
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Entry way: Shanty Hall Tree Bench
I want this but dont know if I can ever convince Matt to try and build it...haha!!! Hall tree entry bench - pinner built for a total of only $120 (compared to one sold for $1400 online). Made with PureBond hardwood plywood panels - sold at Home Depot. Free DIY furniture plans are available from a mother living in Alaska that builds handmade furniture. http://ana-white.com.
Ana White | Build a Fancy Hall Tree | Free and Easy DIY Project and Furniture Plans
Mud room Shanty Hall Tree Bench
Tutorial on how to build this Hall Tree entry bench for $120! #halltree #mudroom #storage
Shanty Hall Tree Bench - Shanty 2 Chic
From PlansNow.com, check out the step-by-steps for this nifty rolling DIY storage cart!
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This would be awesome in a craft room. I can envision punches hanging on that peg board! And of course it could be painted your favorite color(s).
garage storage cart woodworking plan - Forget garage, I need this for my craft room!
garage storage cart woodworking plan - Could use it for anything (art supplies)
Garage storage cart with pegboard perfect for storage in an art studio!
...pegboard could also be used on interior rolling cart garage storage cart woodworking plan - LOVE this!
Garage Storage Cart Woodworking Plan - Take a Closer Look
It's not often we tell our readers to hit the liquor store, but the crates used to make these wood shelves are freebies from the wine shop. | Photo: Laura Moss
19 Stylish Home Refreshers for a Year of Upgrades
Create a custom bulletin board for a home office with Homasote, an eco-friendly fiber composite used for soundproofing. It takes paint great or you can cover it with fabric. | Photo: ColorBlind Images/Getty Images
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bulletin board wall, eco- friendly fiber that provides sound proofing that you can paint over for the boys bedroom.
bulletin board cover
50 Nifty Fix-Ups For Less than $100
You can make this DIY farmhouse-style desk from 2x4s with how-to instructions from Shanty2Chic.
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fancy farmhouse desk Pretty much the best website ever: knockoff DIYs of retail decor. (anthropologie, ballard design, crate barrel, land of nod, pier 1, pottery barn, restoration hardware, urban outfitters, west elm, williams-sonoma and others). Truly some of the neatest ideas ever!!
DIY Desk for Bedroom - Farmhouse Style - Shanty 2 Chic
This DIY sliding barn door replaced a swinging door between the kitchen and mudroom that would hit the table in the eating area | via Ashli @Mini Manor Blog
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Lot of creative "sliding barn door" ideas For the master bath! LOVE
sliding barn door for closet door, easy upgrade projects from home bloggers. Classy version of the sliding door!
sliding barn door DIY - cheaper than putting in a pocket door
DIY Sliding Barn Door for the laundry room
9 Creative Low-Cost Upgrades From Our Favorite Bloggers
This handsome side table is made with stock pieces, doesn't require any sawing, and will take less time to make than shopping for a look-alike! Get the instructions here. | Photo: Wendell t. Webber | thisoldhouse.com
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Three-Tiered Side Table made from artists' wood panels & 6 inch wood table legs. So easy you can put it together in a couple of hours. DIY tutorial on how to make it from This Old House.
DIY side table
3-tiered side table DIY using premade wood legs and cabinet doors
How to Build a Three-Tiered Side Table
Vintage wood balusters can make for stately candleholders set up on a hearth. For just a few dollars you can make them in less than an hour with our step-by-step instructions. | Photo: John Gruen | thisoldhouse.com
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Stair Baluster Candlesticks | 23 of Our Best Salvage-Style Projects | This Old House
Love candle holders by fireplaces!
DIY Candlesticks from vintage staircase spindles - rustic. Love that.
Stair Baluster Candle sticks
Photo: John Gruen | thisoldhouse.com | from 23 of Our Best Salvage-Style Projects Stair baluster candlesticks- yes!
25 Home Solutions to Take on Through the Year
Follow our step-by-steps for building this handsome cocktail hutch, and you'll always be ready for guests with a place to hang glasses, store wine bottles, tuck bottle openers and napkins, and display spirits. | Photo: Ryan Benyi | thisoldhouse.com
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wine hutch Photo: Ryan Benyi | thisoldhouse.com | from 37 Easy Ways to Add Storage to Every Room
Just for you @Teriann Haugen Build a Cocktail Hutch Hunting through cupboards for cocktail fixings just as guests arrive, it's time to get all those items in one location. A tall & slender hutch provides a handy and attractive place to hang glasses, store wine bottles, tuck bottle openers and napkins, and display spirits. The boards that create the X-shaped wine rack and simple glass rack assemble quickly, but installing the finishing touches of crown and base molding takes a little time.
How to Build a Cocktail Hutch - Use techniques for a larger liquor cabinet
How to Build a Cocktail Hutch
For less than $100 you can build a DIY Étagère out of plumbing pipe and fittings, plus shatterproof acrylic, rather than glass, for the shelves. | Photo: Jesse Walker/Cornerhouse Stock | thisoldhouse.com
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DIY metal shelving unit using plumbing pipes from This Old House
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28 Ways to Refresh Your Bath on a Budget
Using a 1-inch-thick wood panel, jute rope, two types of chain, and mason jars from a closeout store, this TOH reader created an expensive-looking chandelier for just $100! | Photo: Cassandra Stambaugh | thisoldhouse.com
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Reader Cassandra Stambaugh and her husband wanted a chandelier for their dining room but couldn't swing the $400 price tag. So they made one instead, using a 1-inch-thick wood panel, jute rope, two types of chain, and mason jars from a closeout store. "It cost just $101.77!" she says.
July: Make a Mason Jar Chandelier | 88 Quick and Easy Decorative Upgrades | This Old House Mobile
Make a mason jar chandalier
Want the look of a custom built-in without having to shell out big bucks? This one was put together with inexpensive IKEA Pax wardrobes and lumber rescued from construction sites for just $320. | thisoldhouse.com
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Bedroom solution. Inexpensive IKEA wardrobes, lumber rescued from construction sites and some crown molding create an expensive-looking home entertainment center for a fraction of the price of a custom built-in. | thisoldhouse.com
Budget Built-In Entertainment Center. Inexpensive IKEA Pax wardrobes and lumber rescued from construction sites
Pouring your own concrete counters is easier now thanks to prepackaged concrete mix and foam forms. Check out Quikrete Countertop Mix available by special order at home centers and Preitech's foam form which comes with an instructional DVD. | Photo: Tria Giovan | thisoldhouse.com
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Design For Today: Cottage style ideas you can use.
Rustic kitchen: beadboard cabinets, natural wood ceiling
kitchen love the white cabinets, solid wood ceiling
Love this country kitchen. Don't know if it's the rusty clock, wood ceiling, or tin backsplash. Or maybe it's the wire basket light?
I love this tiny cottage kitchen with the beaded board cabinets and wood ceiling...
Consider white kitchen cabinets, with the doors refaced in this cottage style....
28 Thrifty Ways to Customize Your Kitchen
Create this stylish sunburst mirror for yourself for under $40 using carpenter shims and glue. We have your instructions here. | Photo: Ryan Benyi | thisoldhouse.com
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DIY wood shim mirror from 'This Old House'
This Old House sunburst diy mirror.
DIY Sunburst Mirror Frame made from wood shims. Nice.
sunburst mirror frame made from wood shims. This Old House tutorial. so easy and cheap!
DIY starburst mirror with wood shims.
How to Make a Sunburst Mirror Frame
See how this reader used stock cabinets--trimmed, painted and topped with a wood counter--to create a custom DIY kitchen island. | thisoldhouse.com/yourTOH
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DIY Kitchen Island using my existing cabinets...add trim and bead board and counter top
kitchen island ideas | ... --to create a custom DIY kitchen island. | thisoldhouse.com/yourTOH
52213676904059897 See how this reader used stock cabinets trimmed, painted and topped with a wood counter to create a custom DIY kitchen island. | thisoldhouse.com/yourTOH
Using wood from old skids and castoff futon frame, this reader built a new cart for his kettle grill. | thisoldhouse.com/yourTOH
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How to make a diy charcoal grill! http://www.craftlikethis.com/worlds-coolest-charcoal-grill-diy/.... Ok, so this really isn't a DIY Tutorial, when I went to the link, it was basically just a description of what you see in the pic.... Kinda disappointing, but still a really cool idea!! *I would love to see a real tutorial on this!! *Hint, hint!!
A DIY pergola adds architectural interest to this garage. See the full effect here. | thisoldhouse.com/yourTOH
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A DIY pergola adds architectural interest to this garage. I wonder about being able to hand laundry from this off the back of a tiny house?
Repurpose wood pallets as outdoor seating. | Photo: Courtesy of Tiffany Hill; (inset) iStock Photo | thisoldhouse.com