These Ikea hacks run the gamut from simple upgrades to complete rehauls, but they're all inventive, with amazing results. If you're looking for a new project and are ready to move on from the allen wrench, check these out.
As recycling becomes more of a norm versus flash-in-the-pan novelty, new DIY ideas are increasingly common. Which is great for those of us constantly on the search for projects around the house. Here are ten great ideas for repurposing leather belts you no longer wear.
I could grow up here. It's low key and comfortable, without a lot of pomp and circumstance. The color palette is cool and collected, with enough texture to keep it interesting. The design above costs just over $2000.
Tetris is timeless, right? Even if the game is a tad dated, the aesthetic pleasure I get from seeing interlocking pieces fit together just right feeds my sense of order—and my OCD. That's why I'm going to have to build some of these Tetris-style bookshelves.
Rental bathrooms are often small, a fact that can make storage options tricky, especially when coupled with landlord restrictions. Here are twelve options, large and small, that make the most of vertical space, narrow floor space, and visual space.
Here's an easy project to decorate the walls with your collection of photos for under $20. Print out those Instagrasms or Flickr photos as 3 1/2" x 4" images and use a Polaroid photo template for the full effect...
For years IKEA's EXPEDIT has been a ubiquitous storage solution for homes everywhere. But recently the Swedish furnishing giant's VITTSJÖ has been showing up more and more on my design radar. It doesn't scream IKEA, and you'd never guess the system starts as low as $40. The black metal and glass shelving system has a nice industrial quality on its own, but it seems to really shine when it's given a bright coat of paint. Here are five really great examples of VITTSJÖ's potential.
I'm about the introduce a new design term to the world. Are you ready? Meta Decor. Or, in one word, Metadeco. For a visual definition, check out all these houses in rooms in houses. Because kids nowadays are so much smarter than we were at their age.
Plate racks, shelves and ledges come in different shapes and sizes. Whether they're made of wood or wire, they display and organize plates beautifully. Depending on the style of the construction, they can also add an architectural element to your space.
Metal contact paper or shelf liners are fantastic for completely transforming furniture and even appliances. It's also very practical when you need a wipeable surface like a backsplash for the stove or a tabletop free of crayon marks.