Tag Archive: DIY design

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Nifty Nightstands Made From Repurposed Finds

Who knew such a seemingly minor piece of furniture could mean so much to us? The nightstand is the "butler" of all stands, always by our side, drawers full of essentials, and nearby at the ready with a good book (or iPad), a cool glass of water

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Climbing the Ladder To A Successful Room Design Feature

When fine design meets and marries practicality, who doesn't want to climb on board? Especially, when you can literally do just that. Today's design idea takes another step toward recycling and reuse

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Joel Kuphal Renovates Home Studs Up & All By Himself

When it comes to renovating his farm house from the studs on up, Joel Kuphal, of Gaylord, Minnesota gives the song "All By Myself" a whole new meaning.

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Add Pizazz and Focus With a Feature Wall

If you're a "Sex and the City" fan, you might recall how Mr. Big framed his "California King-sized" bed with and even bigger red wall; the quintessential example of a "feature wall". This hot new trend in to the DIY world is where a homeowner (or renter) adds an unexpected splash of color and/or "design pizazz" to one wall...

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How to Arrange Your Open Shelving Stuff

Stuff. It can be everywhere. I'm a pretty tidy person, so this month, before summer arrives and takes my weekend motivation to do anything but bask on the sand, my task is to rummage through this year's stuff and either recycle, donate, give it to friends or family, or with great regret, throw it into the trash bin. Today's quick-tip is: how to arrange your open shelving, mainly so that it doesn't become an unsightly clutter-catch-all.