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Perfect bench for porch.

Perfect bench for porch.

I want this set-up for upstairs bedroom

Burlap...not too shabby

We LOVE burlap! Burlap is a very versatile fabric that can add dimension, texture and interest to your space. This fabric has gained popula...

perfect for an old door

perfect for an old door

how to build your own sliding door.

how to build your own sliding door.

Vintage Shabby Tall Chest. Gorgeous!!

French & Shabby Chic Dressers and Chests - Shabby Chic

Discover an array of beautiful French country and shabby chic dressers and chests. Shop now for white distressed chests and hand painted chests, many available in the color of your choice. Enjoy Free Shipping and our Best Price Guarantee.

staircase storage...  I love this!

staircase storage... I love this!

Potting Table Out Of An Old Door

Potting Table Out Of An Old Door

Window seat!

Window Seats - Fine Homebuilding

Relaxing and comfortable, these built-ins might be the best seat in the house

Old door for an island/bar.

Old door for an island/bar.

Great idea for wood countertops

Great idea for wood countertops

I truly heart that shelf

Jones Design Company | being creative in your everyday

a blog about home design · decorating ideas · favorite fashion finds · free printables · thoughts on family, faith, and life · pretty stylish things · simple diy projects · real-life living · fun tutorials · since 2002.

DIY... Make a front entry coat stand out of an old door...

Free Classifieds in Canada. Find a job, buy a car, find a house or apartment, furniture, appliances and more!

Visit Kijiji Classifieds to buy, sell, or trade almost anything! Used cars, pets, jobs, services, electronics, homes, boats for sale and more locally anywhere in Canada.

Love this desk idea

Small DIY Home Office

A little nook office made from found junk including (1) an old crib mattress spring as a pin-up office organizer (2) old cheese graters and cans to corral pencils and art supplies (3) a discarded, rickety table repurposed as a...

DIY: Headboard turned Coat Rack

DIY: Headboard turned Coat Rack | Centsational Style

One month ago, I bought a spindly old fashioned twin headboard at the local thrift store with every intention of turning it into a bench. I’d seen the idea traveling around on some blogs, and loved it. The headboard cost me a total of $12 dollars. After some thought, I decided I had less use f ...

cute diy coat rack

DIY: A Pretty Autumn Coat Rack

The change of seasons also brings a change in wardrobe — specifically, a more substantial, outerwear-heavy wardrobe. If you don't have enough places to

ladder back shelf from old chair

DIY: ladder-back shelf from old chair

ladder back shelf from old chair

Awesome....awesome idea....great plans.  She built this for only $130.

Awesome....awesome idea....great plans. She built this for only $130.

Super simple mirror project

At The Picket Fence with Vanessa Hunt

Where Ideas for your Home Meet Inspiration for your Heart

the backs of two antique chairs & make a bench, awesome..

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How to make a large couch small!!

DIY Couch - how to make a large couch small {with a sawzall}

Our DIY Couch is a couch that was two feet too long so I made it smaller by removing 2 feet from the middle of the couch with a sawzall.

how to build your own sliding door for only $40

DIY Home Decor: How To Make a Sliding Door for Under $40

Do you know what kind of looks you get when you go to the hardware store and tell the clerk you want to DIY a sliding door? When they point in the direction of “Doors & Windows,” you know it’s time to take matters into your own hands. I needed a door for a lofted space above our living room, and wanted the sliding effect. However, since it was a temporary solution, its construction needed to be simple and easy to do.

This is a daybed built from doors. Awesome!

How Doors Became Our Daybed - Perfectly Imperfect™ Blog

Alright, here it is. Building the daybed in its tedious details. You guys were so sweet in your comments on my reveal post of the daybed and the video post explaining the major parts of the build…thank you! For those of you who might pick up doors you have lying around and build them […]

Stack two tables on top of each other....perfect buffet

Somerset Bay Santa Rosa Server

We're sorry, but Somerset Bay Santa Rosa Server is no longer available. With a collection inspired by some of the most impressive coastal locales - Nantucket, Newport, Carmel, Bar Harbor, to name a few - you can expect an equally impressive product. Somerset Bay raises the standard in design and construction. Each piece is handcrafted from the finest plantation grown, kiln-dried mahogany and premium veneers and trim. Craftsmen use state-of-the-art techniques to produce the timeless soft…

porch swing made from old doors

One of a Kind Porch Swing

Dad finished Mom's Mother's Day present!!! She's long desired a porch swing and Dad has finally finished her dream! It's needless to sa...

Check out this chair made from a suitcase.  Easy tutorial for a definite conversation piece.

vintage suitcase chair - see kate sew

My latest sytyc project for ‘upcycle’ week. A little less sewing than usual and a little more decor-y. ….. I love vintage luggage! It’s so nostalgic to me, I always am reminded of my grandfather’s travel journal that he wrote in the 40s. As a bonus, this suitcase smelled like my grandpa’s house when I […]

Easy solution to diy sliding door

Easy solution to diy sliding door

Great tutorial on how to use oak doors for countertops.

The Mustard Ceiling blog

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Look at this awesome piece made from an old door.  I have never seen this before!

Door Furniture

Shown here is furniture made from salvaged solid wood house doors. Most of the doors are salvaged from run down and abandoned houses. Please email for pricing. luke_greving@hotmail.com *Don't forget to click on 'Older Posts' at the bottom of the page to see more furniture*

This looks like a dresser.....but it is a murphy bed!  Awesome idea for a playroom!

"M" is for Murphy Bed ... It's finished!!!

This looks like a dresser.....but it is a murphy bed! Awesome idea for a playroom!

How to add legs and a skirt to cabinets!

DIY Furniture Style Cabinet

DIY Furniture Style Cabinet. Give a standard bathroom vanity a custom furniture style by adding legs and curved skirts.

DIY build a table top with 2x8 boards (4.75 each for $31.00) from Lowes

vintage home love

.....creating and sharing a simple vintage style on a budget.

Turn an old door into shelves or a bookcase. LOVE!

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Find the perfect handmade gift, vintage & on-trend clothes, unique jewelry, and more… lots more.

old dresser painted with no drawer fronts...baskets! for kids toys

33 Apartment Decorating Ideas to Steal Right Now

Living in a small space is tough, especially when your decorating options are limited by rental rules and landlord laws. Let these small apartment decorating ideas on a budget inspire you to make the home (and space) you want.

Homesick Texan's Bacon-Jalapeno Cheese Ball.  It's absolutely addictive!  Perfect for Memorial Day party!

Homesick Texan's Bacon-Jalapeno Cheese Ball. It's absolutely addictive! Perfect for Memorial Day party!

Union jack headboard made out of a door!

Simply Klassic Home -

When a decorator gets an idea, she has to run with it, right? Thus is the case with this master bedroom makeover. If you've been following since the beginning, you may remember the first makeover

This is the best tutorial for a Restoration Hardward knock off I have ever seen.

THE BLISSFUL BEE — A HOME DESIGN & INTERIOR STYLING SITE BY AMY HORANY

Hi, My name is Amy Walton and welcome to The Blissful Bee where you will find many tutorials and inspirations for home design and much more!

How to add crown molding to bookcases for a little bling :)

How to Add Crown Molding to a Bookcase | Thistlewood Farms

Wondering how to make your library feel fancier? This guide on how to add crown molding to a bookcase will elevate any room's decor.

love this little desk area  My Garden Cherries: One space all by itself

Uno spazio tutto per sè

Mi è venuto in mente solo ieri, fotografando la mia scrivania (per la preparazione della gallery del mese ): non ho ancora dedicato u...

Found storage space = Love :) under the cabinets!....I need to have my favorite carpenter add these to my cabinets!

How to Build Under-Cabinet Drawers & Increase Kitchen Storage

Gain extra storage space in the kitchen by installing under cabinet storage drawers. Assemble the drawer units in your shop and slip them in.

My 3 Monsters: Mod Podge Shoe Makeover

Mod Podge Shoe Makeover

A lifestyle blog about crafting, baking, sewing, decorating, and family life.

DIY mirror

$15 DIY Mirror

Hey there! I just put together this mirror in about an hour and it only cost me $15! I love the simplicity to it! Here's how you can make your own:) DIY Mirror I purchased

Knock Off Ballard Designs Inspired Wood Plank Storage Bench

3fourandunder.com

This website is for sale! 3fourandunder.com is your first and best source for all of the information you’re looking for. From general topics to more of what you would expect to find here, 3fourandunder.com has it all. We hope you find what you are searching for!

I am going to have my favorite carpenter build this closet for the upstairs bedroom.  Such a great idea.

I am going to have my favorite carpenter build this closet for the upstairs bedroom. Such a great idea.

Add a top to a drawer and it becomes a shelf.

A Visit to the Bachman's 2012 Spring Ideas House...

Itsy Bits And Pieces is all about home decor and DIY using new and vintage finds. You'll find home tours, seasonal decor, projects, and makeovers!

Old drawer as a toilet paper holder.  This is genius.

The Bachman's 2012 Spring Ideas House Part 2...

Itsy Bits And Pieces is all about home decor and DIY using new and vintage finds. You'll find home tours, seasonal decor, projects, and makeovers!

What an incredible idea!  She took a door and added molding on top with crown.

Somewhat Quirky

A blog about things I create, things I paint, cakes I make.

Built in window seat and bookshelves!

Lasten huoneet

Olen täällä kotona vatsavaivaisena maatessani miettinyt lasten huoneiden sisustusta. Tyttärelläni on lievästi sanottuna vahvat mielipiteet...

flatware storage box

DIY Flatware Storage Box - Jaime Costiglio

A knock off flatware storage box. Except the flatware is still in the kitchen drawer so we’ll call this the homework supplies box. I made a knock off of Pottery Barn’s flatware storage box: Minus the French and add some color on the interior and you have this: The typical after school homework session begins... Read more

Garage shelving idea: the lower shelves actually glide out so you can step to reach top shelved items. Then they slide back to the wall. LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE!!

Glee: For the Shorties

While I don't need special parking privileges, i am the shorter side of the height spectrum. This stairCASE by Danny Kuo would be a nice a...

DIY Dining room table with 2x8 boards (4.75 each for $31.00) from Lowes This is the coolest website!!!

Dining Room Table

One of the things I've loved so much about blogging this past year is how much I'm learning about home design, building my own furniture, ...

Look at the detailing on this window seat.  I need for this to visit at my house :)

PROJECT PROGRESS

Remember this plan for a fun and updated family room. I am happy to report that the project is almost complete. The sofa fa...

Architectural interest with a door?  I already have corbels like that.  Amazing!

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Architectural interest with a door? I already have corbels like that. Amazing!

Great tutorial on building the cabinets up to the ceiling!

Building the Cabinets up to the ceiling

How to build your cabinets all the way to the ceiling.

plywood flooring!

When You Just Can't Leave Well Enough Alone.

You know what's the best thing about spending $60 on a plywood floor? You can do whatever the H you want with it, and you don't really giv...

Garden Flow

Trädgårdsflow

Välkomna till nya adressen! gardenflow.se

Thrifty and Chic: Project Knock-off Series: PB Wood and Canvas Crate

Project Knock-off Series: PB Wood and Canvas Crate

Creative, cheap, and chic decorating ideas for your home.

DIY Potting Bench

DIY Potting Bench | Centsational Style

At last at last at last, I finally have a potting bench to call my own! Last weekend, my mister agreed to spend a day building this for the corner of our yard since I’ve been nudging him for a few years now. On Saturday, we built ourselves a 6 foot long potting bench that now sits in a shady s ...

'Helmer' drawers from Ikea - In the USA they are only $40!!

Kottens corner

'Helmer' drawers from Ikea - In the USA they are only $40!!

How to turn shutters into a bookshelf,

Shutters Repurposed into Bookshelf - My Repurposed Life® Rescue Re-imagine Repeat

This Shutters repurposed into a bookshelf project is not as difficult as it looks. Easy construction tutorial with lots of tips so you can make this project

No sew ottoman with nail head trim

How to Make a No Sew Ottoman Part 2 | In My Own Style

Step-by-step photo tutorial showing you how to make a no sew ottoman. | In My Own Style

Replacing the cheap backing on a store bought bookshelf for a whole new look!

Pallet Backed Bookshelf

Replacing the cheap backing on a store bought bookshelf for a whole new look!

How To Make a Faux Transom Window

How to Create a Faux Transom Window | Thistlewood Farms

Do you want to create a faux transom window? Follow this step by step tutorial to transform almost any room in your home with a faux transom window.

Easy DIY Window Bench

Diy Window Bench

How to make a window bench.

Savy & clever storage! I love this built-in around the window.

Easy Ways to Add Character

With little time and little money, you can add lots of charm all around the house. Here are 19 do-it-yourself projects to consider.

attic organization. Shelves in wasted space.

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attic organization. Shelves in wasted space.

3 in. x 8 in. Northeastern White Pine Wooden Wall Tile-#CKP-31621 at The Home Depot  TONGUE AND GROOVED TILE FOR YOUR WALLS--awesome!!!

3 in. x 8 in. Northeastern White Pine Wooden Wall Tile-#CKP-31621 at The Home Depot TONGUE AND GROOVED TILE FOR YOUR WALLS--awesome!!!

tutorial on how to do a coffered ceiling with beadboard and simple trim lumber.

tutorial on how to do a coffered ceiling with beadboard and simple trim lumber.

Between the studs - Built in nook for purses, cell phones, mail! And an outlet on the inside!

Majestic Homes Carrollton Pool Resurfacing

majestichomesandremodeling.com is your first and best source for all of the information you’re looking for. From general topics to more of what you would expect to find here, majestichomesandremodeling.com has it all. We hope you find what you are searching for!

Vintage door love

The Apothecary Shop...

Yet another tray story....an old prayer book, a toastie from Ireland, some vintage silver and a few old postcards.....I love putting things like this together, one of lifes simple pleasures ~Chrissy~

14 Ways to Amp Up Living Room Storage with Furniture

Keep clutter to a minimum by concealing and organizing your living room necessities. These 14 pieces of furniture will help you store more with style.

Love this fireplace surround from @Ask Anna Moseley!  I need to do this on the outside deck.

Fireplace surround makeover with AirStone - Ask Anna

Have you been wanting to do stonework but can't afford the high cost of real stone? Check out my fireplace surround makeover using Air Stone!

This space is created by opening the space between the studs in the wall.  Small, skinny spot, but look at all of the fabulous storage with small pantry items that take forever to find - a great idea to steal space and have a big impact.

This space is created by opening the space between the studs in the wall. Small, skinny spot, but look at all of the fabulous storage with small pantry items that take forever to find - a great idea to steal space and have a big impact.

Repurposed Shelving using an old door

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Find the perfect handmade gift, vintage & on-trend clothes, unique jewelry, and more… lots more.

DIY BATHROOM

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The Best Farmhouse Fall Decor Inspiration - A huge collection of Farmhouse fall decorating ideas that are completely on-trend, showcasing neutral color palettes with natural materials. #farmhousedecor #falldecor #farmhouse #farmhousefall #fallfarmhouse #fallfarmhousedecor #falldecoratingideas #farmhousesigns #thanksgivingdecorations #falldecor #outdoorfalldecor #autumndecor #diyfalldecor #fallgarland #fallhomedecor #falltabledecor #falldoordecor #falldecorations #fallporchdecor

The Best Farmhouse Fall Inspiration | Home Sweet Farm Home

The best fall farmhouse décor collection of completely on-trend neutral color palettes with natural materials for a cozy fall feel.

How to build your own DIY Range Hood Fan at thehappyhousie.com #kitchenrenovations #diy

How to Build a DIY Range Hood Fan {for a Broan Insert} | The Happy Housie

How to build your own custom DIY Range Hood Fan for a Broan Insert. This is a step by step tutorial for the DIY range hood.

Perfect bench for porch.

Perfect bench for porch.

I want this set-up for upstairs bedroom

Burlap...not too shabby

We LOVE burlap! Burlap is a very versatile fabric that can add dimension, texture and interest to your space. This fabric has gained popula...

perfect for an old door

perfect for an old door

how to build your own sliding door.

how to build your own sliding door.

Vintage Shabby Tall Chest. Gorgeous!!

French & Shabby Chic Dressers and Chests - Shabby Chic

Discover an array of beautiful French country and shabby chic dressers and chests. Shop now for white distressed chests and hand painted chests, many available in the color of your choice. Enjoy Free Shipping and our Best Price Guarantee.

staircase storage...  I love this!

staircase storage... I love this!

Potting Table Out Of An Old Door

Potting Table Out Of An Old Door

Window seat!

Window Seats - Fine Homebuilding

Relaxing and comfortable, these built-ins might be the best seat in the house

Old door for an island/bar.

Old door for an island/bar.

Great idea for wood countertops

Great idea for wood countertops

I truly heart that shelf

Jones Design Company | being creative in your everyday

a blog about home design · decorating ideas · favorite fashion finds · free printables · thoughts on family, faith, and life · pretty stylish things · simple diy projects · real-life living · fun tutorials · since 2002.

DIY... Make a front entry coat stand out of an old door...

Free Classifieds in Canada. Find a job, buy a car, find a house or apartment, furniture, appliances and more!

Visit Kijiji Classifieds to buy, sell, or trade almost anything! Used cars, pets, jobs, services, electronics, homes, boats for sale and more locally anywhere in Canada.

Love this desk idea

Small DIY Home Office

A little nook office made from found junk including (1) an old crib mattress spring as a pin-up office organizer (2) old cheese graters and cans to corral pencils and art supplies (3) a discarded, rickety table repurposed as a...

DIY: Headboard turned Coat Rack

DIY: Headboard turned Coat Rack | Centsational Style

One month ago, I bought a spindly old fashioned twin headboard at the local thrift store with every intention of turning it into a bench. I’d seen the idea traveling around on some blogs, and loved it. The headboard cost me a total of $12 dollars. After some thought, I decided I had less use f ...