Not everyone is brave enough to show off their laundry room like Anna. Hers was the room that accumulated all of the extra "I-don’t-quite-know-what-to-do-with-this-right-now-so-I’m-going-to-leave-it-here-and-forget-all-about-it." Finally enough was enough and Anna decided her laundry room should be functional for, you know, actual laundry.
Certain decor doesn't transition well from college to more grown-up digs, and your futon is one of them. Which makes this a good hack for folks who don't want to get rid of the one they currently own, or spend the money on a new sofa. Elizabeth shows you how to do it with IKEA's GRANKULLA, but you can use any similar type of wooden futon.
When Tessa found this desk in the free section of Craigslist, she knew it was meant to come home with her. She said, "I liked the lines of it a lot and the non-existent price tag, if not the color and Hannah Montana stickers."
Big on picnics, Molly from Almost Makes Perfect decided that the drugstore cooler was in desperate need of a makeover. She grabbed some paint, rope, and contact paper, and gave this bargain basic a summertime twist.
One of my favorite things to collect is vintage tins. They add just a hint of eclectic style in your space. Easy to find and affordable, they are versatile décor multitaskers. While you can display them as a colorful collection on their own, here are nine more creative and practical uses:
I have an old Marimekko shower curtain that I have always loved but just doesn't go with our bathroom decor anymore. I haven't had the heart to donate it, so imagine my excitement to find this tutorial: turning an old shower curtain into a large-scale work of art!
As upcycled projects go, this one is pretty impressive. Using recycled wooden pallets, Jack created a piece of DIY furniture that barely resembles its former life as industrial supplies. It also has a special feature that's as surprising as it is inventive!
We love our pets (sometimes more than other people). So why shouldn't they get a position of honor on the walls of our home? This pop-art inspired portrait is an easy way to pay homage to a beloved furry friend—and all you need is a photocopier.
When Julie's family arrived at their new home in Ottawa, Ontario this gem was waiting in the driveway. The metal frames had been left over from a renovation and had been rusting outside for quite a while. But brave Julie took one look at the pile of rubble and immediately thought, "I can do something with that!"
With summer comes seemingly endless days spent lounging in the sun, napping in the shade, and later hanging out by the campfire. Here are some great DIY ideas and projects to take the outdoors to a whole new level, and make you enjoy it so much more....