Category Archives: Decor DIY

DIY Hack: 6 Ways to Transform Your Decor with Marble Contact Paper

Alternate title: six ways that marble contact paper is about to change your life (and your home decor game) forever.

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How to Build DIY Dog Beds

…if you’re into that sort of thing…

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Adding Floating Shelves by the Fireplace

We loved the look of built-in shelves, but we knew they weren’t an option in our living room. Instead, we took a DIY approach with floating shelves on either side of our fireplace.

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Decor DIY: Dried Flower Art

Whether you want to immortalize a bouquet from a meaningful occasion, or just pay homage to Dead or Alive’s Nude album cover (let’s be honest, for me it’s a little bit of both..) creating a dried flower shadow box display is a brilliant way … Continue reading

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5 Cheap & Easy Upgrades That Will Make an Old Home Look & Feel New

Here are five ways we made our old house look and feel (a little bit more) like new construction.

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DIY Furniture: Build a Nightstand out of 2x4s

I spent $40 on some 2x4s and wood stain, and I ended up with a groovy pair of nightstands. Here’s how I did it…

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Before & After: Our White Kitchen Makeover

This kitchen is probably the coolest thing I’ve ever done in my entire life, so here’s a million pictures of it.

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Decor DIY: Chalkboard Wall Panels

Use MDF to build removable chalkboard panels that give the look of a chalkboard wall, without damaging or painting your actual walls!

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Decor DIY: Rainbow Bookshelves

Color-coding your library: only slightly less practical than the Dewy Decimal System.

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Mounting Floating Shelves on Tile Backplash

Once we had finished (mediocrely) backsplashing the wall behind our wine / coffee bar, it was time to add the finishing touch: floating shelves!

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