Shannon Lanier

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DIY - Garden Love Seat - Quiet Corner

This slatted garden bench makes the perfect garden love seat.<p>You will need:<p>1 of 900 x 900mm 16mm marine plywood*<br>• 7 of 20 x 94mm PAR pine – cut to …

11 Bathroom DIYs That Take One Hour or Less

Have a spare hour and a boring bathroom? These 11 quick DIYs will fill the time—and your space.<p>Want to spruce up your bathroom, but don't have the time for elaborate projects (or budget for the renovation you've always dreamed of?) Don't worry. Tackling a DIY project may seem like a huge endeavor, …

Interior Design

12 Make-It-Yourself Projects For Valentine's Day

These 12 easy Valentine's DIYs are perfect for gifts or decoration.<p><b>1. Heart Drink Stirrers</b><p>Planning a pretty in pink Valentine's brunch? These super-cute drink stirrers from Tell Love and Chocolate are the perfect addition. Not too saccharine and not too cutesy, they'll add a little Valentines …

You've Never Used A Lemon Like This Before

When life gives you lemons, use them in more ways than you ever imagined.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p><b>Help Toothaches</b><p>Lemon juice is no replacement for going to see your dentist—and exposing your teeth to fruit acids isn't a great long-term strategy. But if you've already got a toothache, the citric acid in lemons …

A Fresh Bathroom Makeover for Less Than $100

This DIYer proves you don't have to sacrifice style on a strict budget.<p>When we spotted this bathroom makeover on Hometalk, we knew we had to read all about it. Urusula, the blogger behind Home Made by Carmona, stretched her DIY legs and wrote that she completed the transformation for just …

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10 Cheap Ways To Make Your Kitchen Look Expensive

Little details go a long way. These upgrades will bring a touch of luxury to your space without emptying your wallet.<p><b>1. Update hardware.</b> Hardware can completely change the look of a piece of furniture and it can do the same for your cabinets. Replace drawer and cabinet pulls for an new unique look …

Before & After: A Moldy and Outdated Bathroom Gets an Elegant Update

There's a Secret Behind IKEA's Catalog Photos

And you're not going to believe what it is.<p>When you open a fashion brand's catalog or shop for a new dress online, you probably assume that the models wearing the clothes don't look like that in real life. Photoshop is everywhere in fashion (and sometimes it's rather egregious), but did you know …

Would You Stay in a Hobbit House?

Attention, Tolkien fans: While you await the final "Hobbit" movie, you can immerse yourself in the world of hobbits, trolls, and elves at this Montana fantasy dwelling.<p><i>The Shire of Montana</i><p>If re-watching all the "Lord of the Rings" and "Hobbit" movies isn't enough to get your fantasy fix, it might …

The 4 Elements of a Perfect Laundry Room

This laundry room designed by Urban Grace Interiors is a happy blend of function and form. See how to get the look below, and tour the kitchen from the same house here.<p><i>Photo: Tara Striano</i><p><b>1. Create Space</b>A front-loading washer and dryer let you make the most of your counter space. Whirlpool's Duet …

7 Hands-On Ways To Get Your Kids Interested In Decorating

In an ideal world, your kids are as into a beautiful, tidy home as you are. Until then, 7 fun crafts to pique their interest...<p>In an ideal world, your kids are as into a beautiful, tidy home as you are. Until then, 7 fun crafts to pique their interest... This piece originally appeared on …

Why You Shouldn't Paint Your Bathroom

We've seen what happens when you go bold in the bathroom. Here, we observe the opposite approach to small space decor: plain white walls.<p>Interior design by Robert Stilin.<p>Interior design by Adam Leskinen.<p>Interior design by Mark D. Sikes and Michael Griffin.<p><i>in the bathroom, are you for all-white</i> …

10 Easy Projects for Your Makeup Station

Your makeup station doesn't have to be a mess. Here are 10 easy DIY projects to make your space more glamorous.<p><b>1. Marble Tray</b><p>This multipurpose marble tray from Pennies for a Fortune can be used for anything — as a cheese board, a coffee table tray, whatever. But we think it looks best on the …

Tour A Tiny Home With A Tinier Hot Tub

Even skeptics might be sold on small-space living with this one.<p>The minimalist living trend certainly does not seem to be dying down. There are families of four who live in just over 300 square feet, surprisingly charming buses-turned-hotels, and cottages on wheels. And the latest home we've …