Sliding Barn Door Nightstand – DIY

Sliding Barn Door Nightstand – DIY

Inexpensive barn door hardware may be transformed in to a do it yourself nightstand following the steps in a simple tutorial. The rustic modern project finished in a smoky stain is constructed from hardwood plywood and introduces the use of a glue bot. The finished...
DIY Upholstered Tufted Ottoman

DIY Upholstered Tufted Ottoman

I have like 3 major furniture pieces in my house that are just screaming for an upcycle like this.    When I came across this tutorial, I was SOOOO excited to dive into one of my projects.    What an amazing difference some paint and fabric can make?   Sure I’m...
Fabulous DIY Faux Antique Barnwood Mantel

Fabulous DIY Faux Antique Barnwood Mantel

I love the look of rustic wood, barn wood, driftwood – anything that looks like its old, natural, and just oozes character.   If you saw my recent Family Room Makeover Reveal, you saw my old oak mantel.   We have oak ALL OVER our house – I’m sure it...
IKEA Rast Hack:  Industrial Side Table

IKEA Rast Hack: Industrial Side Table

Confession time:   I am a big time IKEA junkie – specifically when it comes to the upcycling and decorating potential.  I could spend hours and hours walking through the different levels and imagining all sort of upcycled coolness. So Hickory Hardware asked me...
DIY Upcycled Copper Pipe Projects – 30 Inspiring Ideas!

DIY Upcycled Copper Pipe Projects – 30 Inspiring Ideas!

Copper Pipe has a gorgeous industrial look to it – I have seen a few totally stunning projects using copper pipes lately, so I decided to put together a list of some of the best DIY projects using copper piping. One thing to note, a few of the projects use...
DIY Antique Inspired Corbels

DIY Antique Inspired Corbels

OMG, I am totally obsessed with this project over at Remodelaholic right now.   Have you ever come across vintage corbels in an antique shop?   They are gorgeous, but they can run a few hundred dollars, depending on how big they are.  Yikes!!!   They’ve always...
25+ Ideas for Painting A Cement Slab Or Walkway

25+ Ideas for Painting A Cement Slab Or Walkway

This is such a simple and inexpensive way to add MAJOR wow factor to a walkway, patio, or cement slab.   Want the brick, or stonework look but aren’t looking to spend a fortune?   For less than $100 (depending on the size of your area), you can transform a plain...
Give Your Kitchen Island A Facelift And Some Sexy Legs!

Give Your Kitchen Island A Facelift And Some Sexy Legs!

Happy Labor Day everyone!!!   I’m spending the weekend finally pulling a ton of photos off of cameras, so I can finally share some of the projects that I’ve been working on, and totally slacking on posting.   Am I the only one who leaves like 500 photos on...
IKEA Dresser Turned Pottery Barn Apothecary Cabinet

IKEA Dresser Turned Pottery Barn Apothecary Cabinet

I love a good IKEA hack, and this one certainly will not disappoint.   Its an upcycle of the IKEA Tarva line which, I’m not sure if its new all around, but it was new to me.   I was in IKEA yesterday, and my heart flipped when I saw the Tarva display.   The...
Gorgeous Pottery Barn Style IKEA Media Shelf Makeover

Gorgeous Pottery Barn Style IKEA Media Shelf Makeover

Hey Giddy Gang, get excited, because I have a pretty spectacular project to share with you this morning.   If you’ve been around the DIY block for awhile, you’ve probably heard of IKEA hacks.   People buy cheap furniture or decor pieces from IKEA, and then...
DIY Faux Crank Table

DIY Faux Crank Table

Have you heard of a crank table before? I haven’t, until I ran across this project by DIO home improvements. How gorgeous is this table, and you’d never know it was done for less than $30. Whats even crazier, is that the authentic vintage versions of these...