Category Archives: DIY and Home Hacks

How to Build Space-Saving Deck Benches for a Small Deck

Just like dessert at your favorite restaurant — I always like saving the best for last! Today to wrap up our #2x4andMore series, I'm so thrilled to have an amazing building plan and video tutorial for you from our friend and contributor Krista. (There's still time to share your projects at the link party and…
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Small Apartment Got A Complete Remodel And A New Attic Room

Sometimes an apartment can seem smaller than it actually is and that’s usually because of bad planning of the floor space or an impractical layout. This 48.5 square meter apartment in New Taipei City, Taiwan is a pretty good example. Its original interior design was fragmented, with lots of walls separating the spaces, creating a…
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100 Beautiful Kitchens To Inspire Your Kitchen Makeover

Kitchens are such versatile rooms. We use them to cook meals for ourselves and our families daily. They hold homework on the island or table. They show off cheese plates and pies when we host parties. They become the hub of the home, all work and life revolving around them. So it’s important that our…
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5 Small Bathroom Updates That Make An Impact

Destiny Alfonso, of Just Destiny Mag, kept putting house projects on pause, but when a free weekend opened up she jumped at the chance to spruce up her bathroom. Check out five small bathroom updates Destiny did in one weekend! Small Bathroom Updates When you have a free weekend, make plans to spruce up your small…
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50+ Fun Outdoor 2×4 Projects to DIY for Your Patio, Yard, and Garden

You can do amazing things with 2×4 or other structural lumber, some simple building materials and tools, and your own elbow grease! If you're looking for some ways to revamp your outdoor space this summer, we've got the perfect #2x4andMore roundup for you. Just grab your favorite tutorials here, snag some structural lumber and get…
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Waterproof Wood-look Flooring

My sister recently called me and asked my advice for some new flooring. She currently had a faux travertine tile, that while it was nice it hadn't been laid well just 10 years ago but now it was cracking and she was hoping to replace it. She couldn't have called at a better time, because…
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DIY Painted Stencil Bathroom Floor

This painted stencil bathroom floor project totally changed the look of the room. It was a lot cheaper than re-tiling the floor, too. It’s the work of Mallory and Savannah of Classy Clutter. They used chalked paint in black and white for a bold contrast to match the large, eye-catching flower pattern of the stenciled…
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Coffee Table Sets – Strength In Numbers And Beauty In Details

One coffee table is great but two are even better. A coffee table set is often considered more practical and better suited for a modern living room than a singular table, the reason being the fact that they can each be used separately for different purposes or in different areas of the room when larger…
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A Masculine Apartment Enriched With Personal Collections

While there are, of course, exceptions, there’s a clear distinction between a feminine interior design and a masculine one. Masculine decors tend to be wonderfully uncomplicated and more focused on practicality and functionality. They’re also usually defined by a restraint palette of colors and materials and by simple forms and overall minimalism. That doesn’t make…
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Modern Bar Cart Designs That Impress With Their Understated Luxury

Bar carts are very practical and overall useful yet a small percentage of households have one. We’d like to use this opportunity to encourage you to give them a chance. A modern bar cart can be a functional and also quite fancy addition to any home, even a small one. It could even double as…
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