Katie from Addicted to DIY finally crossed off a project that had been on her DIY list for awhile – a ladder bookshelf for her oldest son’s room. While the wire baskets may account for the bulk of the expense with this project, they are also what makes it so stinkin’ awesome! In this case, [...Read More]
Angelica from Once Again, My Dear Irene found the perfect duvet cover for her son’s room at Restoration Hardware. However, a twin size duvet cover and a standard sham would have cost her $288, or five time the cost of her son’s bed alone! To get the same combination of crisp white with colorful detail, [...Read More]
A friend of Debbie from Painted Therapy was ready to purchase a baseball display shelf for her sons when she thought of Debbie and wondered if she could work her DIY magic and make them for her. Debbie loves a challenge and easily created these two adorable shelves with just a few tools. They are [...Read More]
When deciding on curtains rods for her son’s bedroom, Carrie from Making Lemonade had a choice to make – drive to the mall and purchase West Elm’s industrial curtain rods or drive to Home Depot, make her own, and save $100. “Guess which idea won?” she asks. DIY, of course! Carrie assures that it’s easier than you think, especially since she’s got your shopping list ready!
Amanda from The Contractor Chronicles whipped this beautiful twin bed up for her son while her husband was away on a trip. It’s Amanda first build by herself and gave her some much needed confidence to pick up the power tools more often. Amanda followed plans from Ana White, making just a few changes along the way since she doesn’t have a Kreg Jig. I’d say this is pretty awesome for a first time build!
After putting the finishing touches on her baby-on-the-way’s nursery Tamara from Provident Home Design couldn’t help but notice the wall above the crib was “glaringly blank.” She set off in search of wall décor inspiration and finally stumbled upon a wooden whale plaque that fit her subtle nautical/exploring theme – just not her budget. Fortunately, that’s not a problem at all when you’re a crafty gal like Tamara and have ALL the supplies on hand to DIY!