Summer may be winding down but vacation season is still in full swing. For those of us who are currently office bound (home or otherwise) tropical leaf prints are a trend that provides a visual escape. We've rounded up a few examples of the trend in action, as well as resources to get the look for yourself.
Living in a tiny dorm room (and being on a tight budget) doesn't mean you can't have a stylish space. We've rounded up 25 creative DIYs and dorm-friendly decor ideas that will make your room the envy of everyone on your floor.
Kristine picked up a couple of small cheap laminate dressers for $25 (one is pictured above), with an ambitious plan in mind for them. This is no makeover, or simple paint job — it's a full on transformation. Click to see what they become...
Breanna's parents pickedup this trunk for her at an antique show for only $10. What a great deal for such a multi-purpose, handsome piece! She added one simple element and is now using this antique in a whole new way.
Anna and her fiancé were like many couples who are just starting out: their first home was full of mismatched hand-me-downs. Even though there's a big front window, the room never felt like it got a lot of natural light. And it was just small and cramped. Their goal: Make their living room lighter, brighter and look bigger! Here's how they did it.
Is there any other design element that has a bigger effect on a room's look than the lighting? The right light can make a room, while the wrong lighting can break one. How do you know if yours is good? Want to know how to dim a lamp? Or looking for DIY lighting project inspiration? We've gathered some of our favorite lamp and lighting ideas to help you light the rooms of your home!
If you rent, you might have a kitchen you just don't love. You might have cabinets you hate that you can't change or paint. You might not the like the layout. Your appliances might be old. You might not even be able to paint the walls. (And for budget reasons, you might even feel this way if you own home). So what to do? Have fun and make one of these insanely adorable DIY magnets for your fridge. They won't change your life or even really change the look of a kitchen you don't love, but they sure will make you smile.
As any fan of interior design knows, curtains are one of the easiest ways to give a room a face-lift. They have the power to instantly brighten or soften a room, and I love using them to inject drama and pattern into a space. But pre-made panels can often be cost prohibitive or an improper fit for oddly sized windows, and that's when DIYing comes in.
Dark and old, this TV tray was less than inspiring, but DeaAnna saw potential in it, and bought it for only $8. It was a small afternoon project with only a few materials, but the result is impressive and affordable!