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DIY Garden Ideas: Easy Crate and Pallet Projects

Wood crates and shipping pallets are often free for the asking. See how a little elbow grease and ingenuity can turn these raw materials into fab accents for…

Pallet sofa daybed

Easy DIY Ideas: Pallet and Crate Furnishings

Looking for a DIY furniture project that won’t require a big investment? Work with recycled wooden pallets or crates instead of new building materials. A Pallet can be…

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Easy DIY Ideas: A Very Vintage Guestroom

Give a plain-Jane guestroom some vintage character with linens, accents, and repurposed furnishings—just in time for holiday visitors. Our antique quilt has inspired us again (you may remember…

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Easy DIY Ideas: Repurposed Furnishings

Faced with a tight budget? Under-furnished rooms? Check out these fab furnishings ingeniously built from an array of objects. Put your imagination into play, and within a weekend…

Covered crate footstool

Crate Ideas: DIY Furnishings for a Garden Room

Use vintage and handmade crates as repurposed furnishings to add character to your porch, deck, or patio.   A crate made from pallet slats fashions a sturdy base…

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Savory Soup Buffet: The Drinks

Soup’s on! When the weather turns cold, gather friends for a cozy night in and serve a heartwarming buffet of savory soups. And don’t forget the beverages. Set…

Buying a Mattress: the Mail-Order Solution

Buying a mattress is one of the least glamorous, yet most important purchases you can make. Although it’s completely covered by layers of linens, the mattress is your…