Tag Archive: building materials

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Champagne House Made On A Beer Budget

In just a few days corks will be a fly'n and the bubbly will be overflowing flutes all over the world. By the looks of the house pictured above, made almost completely from champagne bottles, the Ukrainian retiree/DIY enthusiast wasn't going to wait

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Room of the Day: The Grass Is Greener on the Inside

There's something soothing about walking through the grass barefoot. Naturally, though, this activity is usually experienced outdoors. Now, however, with a little DIY savvy and know-how, we can roll in a little of our lawn inside. Today's fun "Room of the Day" illustrates how the installation of this "greens"

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A Grand Kitchen Island Made From A Grand Piano

It just appeared. In my email inbox, I found this outrageously fantastic project submitted to me by DiggersList friend Tom Harber; an every day DIYer who decided to tap into his own Mozart and thus compose,

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Alternative Christmas Trees to Delight Up the Season

Traditions are very much a part of the Christmas and holiday season, especially when it comes to the beloved tree, adorned with years of memories and lit up to remind us of the magic

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Book Review & Giveaway: Salvage Secrets You'll Want to Tell Everyone About

Caked on dirt, cob webbed covered, rusted, scratched, dusty...and fabulous! That's what veteran and designer Joanne Palmisano shows us in her new book, Salvage Secrets:Transforming Reclaimed Materials Into Design Concepts. When I first received a copy of this book

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Small Kitchen Renovation Makes Big Impact

The 30's and 40's was a very interesting time in home design. Beautiful details, awesome wood floors, cute nooks and built-in crannies, but the kitchens were another thing. Ugh. They were small, inefficient, had zero counter space, and were often kind of dull and uninviting

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Room of the Day: A Bar for Coffee Nuts

Ahhh...coffee. One whiff of those freshly ground little beans sends "happy endorphins" straight to my brain! That's why, when I came across this gem of a room, or rather, nook, I knew it had to be featured as today's "Room of the Day". With the holiday season in full-swing

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Decor By Numbers...Easy As 1, 2, 3

It's a bit mind-blowing to think of how all the different languages, dialects, and even accents that verbally and communicatively separate us throughout the world. Luckily, there is one universally written method that brings us back together: numbers! Though we have different names for these numerical symbols,

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Dancing on the Ceiling Designs

Due to the growing fascination with home decor (DIY and professional), the need to expand "design real estate" is in great demand. Like they do in New York, many have found this space

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Room of the Day: Warm & White Welcoming Guestroom

There's a movement back towards white rooms that doesn't stir the "blah-borings" in me anymore. A perfect example is today's "Room of the Day" where DIYers Kevin and Layla Palmer so tastefully and conscientiously juxtapose a repurposed wood paneled wall with crisp, clean

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