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How-To Create A Yummy Butterscotch Concrete Floor

The following step-by-step instructions show us how to paint a previously carpeted floor, creating a warm, "butterscotchy", leathery effect. This project just floored us! What do you think?

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Weekend DIY Project: How to Build A Really Cool Lamp

I've always been envious of my friend in San Diego who can build the most interesting, unique, and custom-looking lamps. His process is to "hunt" for interesting bases (i.e. bamboo, wood stumps, and even a ukulele),

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Weekend DIY Project: How To Make A Fire Pit from A Washing Machine Tub

Call me crazy, but I'll bet MacGuyver and Martha, who must have teamed up as a superhero DIY-duo, dreamed up today's do-it-yourself project: a wash tub fire pit.

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How To Transform An Old Dresser

I love easy projects especially when I can do it on the cheap! There's also nothing like putting your stylistic stamp on a piece of furniture to make a home your home. I thought it would be fun for our DIYers to "dog-ear" this how-to blog and save it for this coming weekend's answer to your "what-am-I-doing-to-do-today" project.

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New Year's DIY: Create an Elegant Champagne Candle Hurricane

This weekend we will celebrate another year's passing and toast to a happy new one. Some of us will choose to do so with a party at home with friends, family, and neighbors, so when it comes to decorating, why not pull out all the stops...or, in this case, the corks?

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Weekend DIY Project: How To Make a Fancily Framed Chalkboard

As of late, chalkboards have resurfaced in the world of home decor, where the memory of schooldays' powdery hands and pants, (and the dreaded fingernail sound), has seemingly been erased by nostalgia.

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Weekend DIY Project: How to Make Side Tables Into Dog Beds

As many pet owners know, animals love to snuggle and sleep in their own comfortable space. With this weekend's DIY project, you can create a place for them to dwell that's not only cozy, but stylish as well.

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Weekend DIY Project: How to Turn an Ugly Coffee Table Into an Upholstered Bench

One of my most favorite DIY projects are the how-tos that require only basic skills, findable materials, and low monetary risk.

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Weekend DIY Project: Go Brassy to Classy with a Chandelier Makeover

Our friend Kate, from Centsational Girl is today's featured blogger who provides readers with a fun, frugal, and doable do-it-yourself makeover.

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Recycled Materials Inspire Light Bulb Moments

We can be inspired by one idea to then create something we've never imagined, simply by keeping our minds and eyes open.