Tag Archive: building materials

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Swing'n From the Rafters

In less than two weeks, summer officially begins. It'll be the time for gulping down cold glasses of lemonade, lazily napping on grassy lawns, and swing'n to and fro from big oak trees...

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Create A Headbang'n Headboard From Leftover Stuff

With a little inspiration, leftover stuff from around your house, and simple tools and supplies, you can make a headbang'n headboard all your own! Materials like wood pieces (distressed is nice like the one show above),

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Room of the Day: Inception Inspired Dining Space

Today's "Room of the Day", seemingly Inception-inspired, has a kind of luxurious mysticism, and though we're looking at a ceiling recycled from old shutters, the illusion created in

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One of a Kind Repurposed Kitchen Islands

It's fun to share ideas, especially when they're as spectacular as these repurposed kitchen islands, featured in today's blog with how-tos and explanations written for our friends at servicemagic.com.

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How To Create Bang On House Numbers

The very nature of DIY suggests "doable", a word that perfectly describes today's "how-to". With a simple supply list and about one to two hours, you'll be able to proudly display your house numbers with bang on rustic charm.

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Plumbing Materials Metamorphose Into "Living" Beach Creatures

Words cannot fully describe the sci-fi, non-human, wind-powered beach creatures Dutch kinetic sculptor, Theo Jansen creates with simple building materials such as PVC pipe, plastic sheeting, and lashing.

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How To Repurpose A Dresser Into A Kitchen Island

I was so excited when I came across this repurposing idea from Small Place Style; I had to share it with you "DiggersListers" immediately. What I especially love about this simple how-to is how stylishly fantastic it is and how you can customize its look, color and functionality to your personal style.

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Video: iPad App Makes Home Design Easy To the Touch

The "iPandemic" is a true phenomenon and the new Home Design 3D application isn't helping matters. Available in nine languages for both the iPad and the iPhone and ranging from $4.99-$5.99, this little hand-held studio will have you picking out paint and fabric swatches,

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Super-Cool Hexagon Wall Tiles

Tucked away on a tree filled mountainside in Österbymo, Sweden lies a family business since 1946 called Träullit. They have developed today's "DIY Goods, Gadgets and Gizmos", a customizable and decorative hexagonal wall tile that is made from wood slivers (or "wool"), cement, and water.

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Bunk Beds Bobby Brady Wished He Had

Yes, Bobby Brady will always be remembered for his incessant bedtime badgering of his TV brother and bunk partner Peter. No privacy, limited moving around room, and very little panache.