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By Bonnie Rush | Inspiration for making your home feel comfy, all with your own hands.

The "Mountain Mural" Bedroom Makeover

Makeover by: Pam
CanadaLast Spring, I started envisioning how my artwork would look at a larger size. The mountain design I created for a …


How to Paint Stripes on a Cement Floor

THE BEFORE PICTUREMy boy’s carpet had been through a lot.Potty training x 2.1 particularly lazy potty training boy.Accidentally muddy …


How To Strip and Refinish Wood Furniture — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

You'd never know it, but this Mid-Century Modern credenza was once disguised in flat white paint. For twenty bucks, it was really hard to resist …


DIY Plumbing Pipe Table Tutorial.

I’ve been shopping around for a patio table but just couldn’t seem to find the perfect one. When you can’t find one, make one! As promised I’m back …


DIY Dining Room Open Shelving

Over year ago I wrote a post about how I wanted to add a big wall of shelving to our dining room. And for over a year, I’ve been patiently waiting …

DIY Rustic Modern Plant Stand

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If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen the sneak peek photo of the DIY rustic modern plant stand I’m going to share with you …


DIY Home Repair Kit with Makr

My Mom is the best gift giver. Everyone knows it. She always has the most thoughtful ideas, which also happen to be completely practical. It’s …


Brass Chandelier DIY — One Kings Lane

Our special projects editor shows you a brass chandelier DIY project that will leave your space aglow.


Rope Mat

Fig.0: What you will need

What you will need for your rope mat

40 m of old climbing rope or two 20 m ropes

A wooden board of 75 x 65 cm

A hammer

18 nails …


Modern Cube Plant Stand With Optional Fretwork

Hello again, it’s Amy from Hertoolbelt back to share another build project. At my house, we have differing styles and tastes. My husband likes the …

DIY Wire Laundry Hamper

The laundry hamper in our bedroom has been on its last legs for a while. It’s the one we got when we were newlyweds, so it’s lasted a good 10 years. …


How to Build a Tree Bench

strips of scrap lumber or cardboard to make a template and spacers

¼-inch-thick scrap lumber or shims

5⁄4x6 decking by Kebony for the seat and stringers …


Make: Upcycled & Personalized Glass Water Bottle

I am always a fan of a practical project that replaces an expensive purchase. Everyone loves to save some money, right? Since we switched completely …


DIY // Ikea Hack Distressed Wooden Shelves

• Wood stain in preferred colors (a medium brown works best)
• Paint brush
• Ekby shelving brackets
• Untreated wooden shelves
• Hand towel

Using random tools and …


Hand-stitched Stuffed Animals

Last year, Faith wanted to make something special for my Mom. Faith picked the shape, color, and whole project itself. There’s no stopping her …


DIY Hanging Lounge Chair

I know I always get pretty excited about the projects on here but, seriously, this is one of my favorites! I’ve had a hanging chair on my to-make …


Make Your Own Concrete Planters

Transform molds from your pantry and easy-to-use concrete into a variety of planters that will add texture and charm to your outdoor spaces.


DIY Paver Planter

DIY plant boxes with a modern look are easy and inexpensive to make with square concrete pavers and adhesive.

Step 1: Dry Run

Put pavers together …


EP36 Ironbound Bookcase

This DIY bookshelf project has a nice rustic, modern look and is easily created from angle irons and 2x10s.
Two 2x10 (8' long)
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diy modern and very cool cooler

well, just like last year, and the year before that — we’re throwing ourselves a little birthday picnic for our shared birthday week. so of course i …


Build a Leopold Bench


DIY Wood Scalloped Wall Tutorial

Today’s the day! I have had floods of comments and emails asking for this DIY Wood Scalloped Wall Tutorial and as promised, here it is!!! This wall …


DIY Midcentury-Style Plant Stand

Hey, it's Mandi! You guys, this project is so easy I almost feel like I shouldn't be calling it a project. It's a pretty simple concept that's not …


Make It: DIY Picnic Box

Try your hand at this simple picnic box. All it takes is a little plywood, dowels and copper pipe. Paint it or leave it raw, then pack your …

Tutorial : Macrame Lawn Chair

Macrame Chairs!

Hello everybody and welcome to the first ever Henhouse video tutorial. I know crazy, right? I’m not super good at these sorts of …


DIY | Wooden Base Desk Lamp

Contributor post by Caitlin of The Merrythought

Lately I have been working on creating a work space in my apartment that is inspiring and functional. …


plain to pattern

This pattern might look a bit familiar and you’d be right! I liked the dabbed paint affect from the DIY phone pouch so much that I thought it needed …


HomeMade Modern EP8 $5 Bucket Stool

The $5 bucket stool epitomizes exactly what we are trying to do at HMM. The stool is durable, simple to make and aesthetically pleasing. It looks …


Budget-Friendly Ideas for Outdoor Rooms

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Tour four bold and budget-minded outdoor rooms to find inspiration for your backyard.


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