Category Archives: DIY and Home Hacks

Dining Room Decor Strategies That Can Help You Find Your Own Style

A lot of homes these days tend to overlook the dining room which used to be a must-have some time ago. We’re now moving towards a more casual and flexible lifestyle which doesn’t necessarily require a separate space for eating. Instead, we often opt for extensions of the kitchen island which can serve as a…
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Small Balcony Makeover: A Must-Read for Renters

Just because an apartment balcony is small, that doesn’t mean you have to compromise on comfort and style. You’ll see what we mean with the gorgeous small balcony makeover styled by Chari Herndon of Chic Home Style. She made the absolute most of her small outdoor space with a lovely outdoor bistro set, outdoor string lights…
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How to Clean Brass Simply and Effectively

There are plenty of natural methods to be found online for cleaning and polishing brass. The question is, which (if any) of these methods work? Which are worth your time? We undertook an experiment of four common brass cleaning and polishing methods, using regular ingredients you likely have on-hand (most of them all natural) and…
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Wine Rack Designs That Impress With Their Originality And Flair

It’s easy to just enter a store and buy the first wine rack you see, that common type that everyone has and which serves its purpose well but doesn’t really stand out in any way. However, if you want something different, something that’s more than just a simple countertop wine rack, you need to do…
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DIY Faux Gold Mirror Makeover

Hello Remodelaholics! I’m Tasha and I blog over at Designer Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body about thrifty DIY projects and home renovations. You may remember some of my other contributor posts, like the one about how to transform an outdated, cultured marble vanity with concrete or my popular post about how we built a wood…
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Easiest Grilled Mushroom Salad

Here at Remodelaholic we love all things home decor and DIY, but we also love RECIPES. While we will continue to share our latest and greatest remodeling projects we want to start sharing some really yummy recipes once a week. Enjoy the recipes and know that we are still Remodelaholics. This grilled mushroom salad is…
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Fancy Interior Design: What it Is…and What it Isn’t

For many people, the word “fancy” is a loaded weapon. It conjures up all sorts of mental images, most of them punctuated with glitzy embellishments and enough curlicues to make your eyes spin. I feel like this is a little unfair to the concept of “fancy,” though. At least, a certain aspect of it. Is…
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IKEA Expedit or Kallax Hack

The Expedit shelving units (now replaced by the Kallax system) have been a popular, budget-friendly staple in many homes, they lend themselves very well to a DIY Bookcase Makeover. Taking a basic item and making it individual, can be easily achieved especially using a readily available material such as contact paper. One of vogue’s interior…
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Apartment Remodel Uncovers Its History And Restores Its Charm

As time goes by, interior decors get old and boring and that’s usually when a renovation is in order. With each renovation and each remodel, however, a home gets an extra layer that hides its original charm. This could mean that at one point nothing would be left of the initial interior design. If you…
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