Category: DIY Tips

DIY Wall Shelf From A Headboard

A wall shelf is an important part of your decor. It can be both functional as well as beautiful. We all need extra shelf space in at least one room in our home, and Gail from myrepurposedlife shows us how to create a lovely DIY Wall Shelf from an old headboard. Any solid headboard will…

Scandinavian Candle Holder

Scandinavian Candle Holder

Do you love the look of Scandinavian decor? With it’s clean, spare design, Scandinavian objects can fit almost anywhere in your home. Brooke from anastasiavintage offers a tutorial on creating a beautiful Scandinavian candle holder with the minimalist lines of the best Scandinavian design. This simple project is outlined in detail by Brooke, with a short…

House Numbers Vertical Planter from Cedar Fence Pickets

House Numbers Vertical Planter from Cedar Fence Pickets

This struck me as a cool idea incorporating a vertical planter! Check out the original article for details and instructions… Built by Broads and Boards This simple DIY project is a quick way to add curb appeal to your home.  Made from an inexpensive cedar fence picket and house numbers, all you’ll need is a…

Painting Laminate Furniture

Painting Laminate Furniture

Painting laminate furniture can be tricky if you don’t do it right. Check out these tips for getting a great finish… Do you have a piece of furniture you’d like to paint? Is that piece of furniture laminate? Do you dread the thought of painting it? If you answered “yes” to all of these questions,…

Quick (and cute!) DIY fixes in the laundry room!

Quick (and cute!) DIY fixes in the laundry room! from Thrifty Decor Chick

DIY projects are always fun to do and many DIY fixes can save you money at the same time. Check out this post from Thrifty Decor Chick to see how she transformed her laundry room… Hello! How was your weekend? Ours was equally fun and productive. The small projects continue around here and each one…

Refinishing A Hutch

Refinishing A Hutch

Refinishing A Hutch. Do you have a piece of furniture stashed away in your basement or garage that is too good to throw away, but you’re in a quandary as to what to do with it? It isn’t unusual to find a piece of furniture at a thrift store or flea market that has the…

Creating A Lamp From A Vintage Camera

Create A Lamp From A Vintage Camera

Most folks have a collection of something going on at all times. Some collect salt and pepper shakers, but Carrie from lovelyetc collects vintage cameras. If you have a collection of some sort, then maybe you’d like to do something creative with those pieces you’ve amassed. Carrie’s idea of creating a lamp from one of her…

How To Create a Cool Looking Lamp

DIY Lamp From Any Vessel

If you’ve ever roamed through a high end (or even a big box) home dec store, you’ve probably noticed how expensive lamps are. If you’ve ever shopped for a lamp, you probably have also noted that most of the lamps available are pretty ho-hum and not really beautiful items unless you have deep pockets in…

DIY Wood Signs Perfect For Every Occasion

Of all the ways to decorate a space, we find that DIY wood signs are among the purest and simplest expressions of beauty. A wood sign is also fairly easy to make/ decorate so that’s a big plus on its side. Add to that the infinite number of ways to customize it and you got…

Linen Closet Organization Ideas That’ll Change Your Life

Here are some linen closet organization ideas that’ll tame this area in no time. You might be surprised by what’s lurking behind that mountain of towels: Photo frames! Umbrellas! Your long-forgotten bag collection! Prepare for some surprises. But today, you will reclaim your linen closet as a spot for sheets and towels alone—and maybe extra toiletries. That’s because once…

100 Unbelievably Cheap DIY Home Decor Crafts

Do you ever get that urge to do something for your home, to craft something…anything that could make your home more beautiful, more customized, more…you? All it takes is one successful attempt at DIY home decor to get hooked and to want more so if you’ve already done this once you’re probably already looking for…