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Renovation Inspiration: Do It Yourself Concrete Kitchen Countertops

Kristen of <i>Storefront Life</i> recently wrote to us and shared photos of the new custom DIY counters that she and her husband made for their converted …

Sleek Kitchen Design With Wooden Inlays by Gabriele Centazzo

Combining the age-old art of wooden inlays with modern Italian craftsmanship, the <b>SineTempore Inlay kitchen</b> exudes inviting warmth and inimitable …

60 Great Bar Stool Ideas – How To Pick The Perfect Design

Having a bar or an island in the kitchen is pretty much a must. It’s a very functional thing to have, plus it gives you the opportunity to …

How to Build a Solar Heating Panel with Soda Cans

If you’ve got good sun exposure on one side of your house, you can take advantage of free heat from the sun with this DIY solar heating panel, which …

Vintage Industrial DIY Bar Stools

I am so excited to be sharing this project with all of you. Most of the time when I pick up a piece of furniture to refinish I have no clue what I am …

5 Handmade Gifts Under $2!

If you’re looking for inexpensive ideas for a chic, budget-friendly bridal or wedding be sure to check these 5 terrific ideas from <i>Eclectically …

Vintage

How-To: Pallet Wood Bench

Happy November, everyone! We’re diving into our Pallet Wood Bench tutorial today, as mentioned here! Woo-Hoo!<p>First, we would like to give credit …

Pallet Coffee Table

Last week we shared our pallet chairs, and we now have a pallet coffee table to go along with them. We received about nine pallets and knew that …

Twig Flower Pots to Give or Keep

Make the prettiest pots using twigs and upcycled containers. Beautiful for wedding centerpieces, gifting flowers in or keeping for yourself!<p>672<p>2234

The Aqualibrium Garden — The Future of Food, For Any Apartment, House, Or Room

<b>Published on</b> October 5th, 2013 | <i>by Sponsored Content</i><p>4<p>The Aqualibrium Garden — The Future of Food, For Any Apartment, House, Or Room<p>October 5th, 2013 …

How to make Homemade Soap - Weed 'em & Reap

Homemade Soap is quite literally one of the easiest things to make.<p>ONE BATCH lasts our family of four an entire year. Now, that is just plain …

Build a Bench With Logs and a Chainsaw: PM Saturday

Pro chain-saw carver Jim Barnes builds benches like this at fairs, festivals—anywhere people appreciate raw, two-stroke artistry. "it really is quite simple," Barnes says. "You're releasing it from the log."<p><b>Carver:</b> Jim Barnes<p><b>Location:</b> Williamston, MI<p><b>Chain Saws Used:</b> Jonsered 2159, Husqvarna</b> …

Woodworking

5 Candle Displays That Anyone Can Make

Mixture of candles on a cake plate make a lovely display.<p>Glue dried leaves onto glassware to create this natural effect.<p>This wood box of candles …

We Are What We Do. Master Craftsman Eric Hollenbeck on the Workshop as Remedy

If this video was just about a guy who makes things using only pre-1949 shop tools, it would be awesome (check out the wicked picket-cutting machine …

10 DIYs for Your Thanksgiving Table

Want to add a touch of handmade charm to next week’s big meal? Design Sponge put together a great roundup of 10 DIY projects that will do your Thanksgiving table proud!<p>I’m still in shock that next week in Thanksgiving. I know we say that every year, but seriously. If you have any time on your …

23 Cute and Simple DIY Home Crafts Tutorials

These tutorials will show you how to make some cute stuff, which are so easy to make and look so sweet.<p>These easy for making decorations are great …

6 DIY Pallet Furniture Tutorials

It is estimated that 2 billion shipping pallets are in use every day in the U.S. alone, so it is inevitable that some lay abandoned.<p>Why not use them …

Ana White | Step Up Side Table - DIY Projects

HANDMADE FROM THIS PLAN >><p>Projects built from this plan. Thank you for submitting brag posts, it's appreciated by all!<p>Handmade by: IronMom<p>Handmade …

40 DIY Home Decor Ideas That Aren't Just For Christmas

The holidays are so ephemeral. These stylish decorating ideas are festive, yet they also work beyond the month of December.

Five Friday Favorites: Best DIY Craft Projects for Your Tabletop

It's time for entertaining, festive gatherings and decorative tabletops, and the DIY projects are rolling in. Here are the best and most stylish …

Tim Dowling: do or DIY

I have performed many DIY tasks since summer ended; some of them, given my limited skills, qualify as small acts of improbable heroism. None of them, unfortunately, proved permanent.<p>I managed to repair the heavy pendant light that dangled from its frayed flex and threatened to drop on to the head …

8 DIY Kits for Making Your Favorite Boozy Beverages (Great Gift Idea!)

It’s holiday shopping, hosting, and party time, and what’s really better than bringing your host a bottle of booze? Bringing them a bottle of booze <i>and</i> a kit that lets them make their own! From whiskey to hard cider with a totally strange turn-juice-into-booze kit in between, these 8 kits are great …

DIY: How to Plant a Personal Garden In a Small Urban Space

Many people bemoan the fact that they can’t grow their own food (or even flowers) because they lack any kind of garden space, but guess what? You can …

Gardening

INTERVIEW: How Grace Bonney Explores Green Interiors & DIY In Design*Sponge at Home

When we need inspiration for great interiors and DIY projects we often head over to Design*Sponge, the brain child of Brooklyn-based Grace Bonney. …

Make Your Own DIY Drive-In

Seeing a movie outdoors used to be pretty simple. Drive a bit, pay at the entrance gate, find a parking space, and wait for the towering images to flicker into view. Some nights you'd even get a double feature. But finding a drive-in isn't easy these days. Just 370 remain in the U.S., down from a …

12 DIY Poufs For Your Pad

We can’t live without accent pieces throughout our home and office. We’re always scouting out new and different ways to add pops of color to our space, but few decor accents beat the quick punch you get from a bold pouf. Of course, it’s hard to justify spending your furniture budget on a glorified …

A DIY Project That Makes You Smile: The Honeycomb Shelves

The honeycomb shelves, recently discovered on a beautiful mess, are funny sympathetic shelving units for a DIY project which will add a sense of …

DIY: An Old-Meets-New Dining Table (for Under $125)

We like this magically reimagined dining table from Los Angeles based interior designer Faye McAuliffe of You Are the River, created from a vintage …

Furniture

DIY: Beat the Heatwave by Making Your Own Air Conditioner

Martha and the Vandellas were on the right track — heatwaves can definitely tear you apart. The current temperature in parts of the US has our “<i>heads</i> …