How do you take a plain, bulky cabinet and turn it into a complete show-stopper? If you're Miruna, you go the opposite of subtle. A few bold materials, an interesting pattern and this dresser gets quite the makeover!
The phenomenon known as the "fauxdenza" — using wall mounted cabinets (usually from IKEA) to create the look of a more expensive credenza — has gone from DIY trend in recent years to all-out, do-it-yourself classic. If you still haven't tackled your own fauxdenza yet (or just need more stylish storage for home) we've chosen eight of our favorite fauxdenza tutorials from around the web to inspire your own DIY project this weekend! And the best part? These projects showcase the beauty of the fauxdenza: That even using common base components can yield fabulously diverse results when you put your own touch with material variations and design details.
A coat of paint can make any piece of furniture feel like new, but how about the folks who are able to make a piece of furniture look completely like something else? These twelve before and afters are impressive not just in skill and final result, but because an original item was made entirely unrecognizable. Look at something you already have in your home in a new light — a terrific furniture transformation idea might get sparked after seeing how these fabulous final results first started their furniture life!
Just because it's officially Autumn doesn't mean your outdoor fun has to be done. In fact, I think the cooler temperatures that we begin to feel in the fall make it the perfect time of year to sit yourself down on the front porch and enjoy a few sips of whatever warms you up. Even if you've got nothing more than a tiny entryway to work with, this is the time of year to set up your stoop for Autumn's prime porch sitting. So grab a stair and get started with one of these impactful ideas.
Whether you're on the hunt for a new-to-you set of nightstands or you're just sick of looking at the ones you've currently got, these ten nightstand makeovers are proof there are lots of ideas you can try to improve the look of your bedside table.
Have you used paint on a previous DIY project — maybe painted a room in your home or the cabinets in your kitchen — and find yourself with a couple of cans taking up space and collecting dust in a closet or a garage? There are plenty of DIY details you can add to your home with just a little bit of paint. Perhaps one of these real-life project examples will spark some inspiration to make use of some leftover paint you've got around the house?
Tired of paying full price for the things you fill your home with? You may know a few places to snag a good deal, but do you know them all? This weekend, spend some research time — online and on-foot — finding the best furniture and accessories deals your city has to offer.
Some design mistakes that are commonly made in interiors take work and time to tackle to get your rooms back on track. But some design detours can be fixed easily and in one day. See if your home has any of these common design mistakes happening currently and have a better-looking house by the end of the day with these fixes.
Furnishing an outdoor space can really add up. This is the perfect time of year to get the best deal on outdoor furniture and get the most use out of it for the summer season ahead. Early June is a time when retailers start to panic at their stock levels and put their outdoor furniture on special promotion. If you are flexible with your style and color choices, this can often net you a great deal, including some of our favorite picks below.