Tag: frames

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Easy DIY Ideas: IKEA Bar Cart Hack

Get ready to entertain in style with this simple makeover. An easy facelift and some clever accents and you’ve got a drinks station that will grace dining room,…

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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: By the Book

Don’t toss old damaged volumes. Use those loose bindings and book pages to make beautiful accents that will add texture and character to your decor.   If you’re…

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Vintage Seed Collectibles

Colorful and historical, vintage seed packets and boxes are appealing works of art that offer unique ways to collect and decorate.   Well-preserved seed packet specimens hold collectible…

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Easy DIY Ideas: Fabric Scrap Projects

Waste not, want not! Gather up a stash of fabric leftovers to fashion fun and stylish items for your home. Sweeten up a simple white lampshade (or camouflage…

Budget-Friendly Makeovers: Thrift Store Artwork

Make your own artwork by refinishing and hanging old frames and filling them with whatever grabs your fancy. Multiples in paintings provide punch. Take the same approach with…

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Budget-Friendly Makeovers: Thrift Store Gallery Wall

Give old frames new life. This entire wall of art was created for under $50, including the paint! Shop for interesting picture frames at yard sales, flea markets,…

Budget-Friendly Makeovers: The Bathroom

We took a stuck-in-the-seventies bathroom and gave it an affordable update with better flooring, pretty cottage patterns, new paint finishes, and beach-hued tiles.   This dark and dizzying…

Budget-Friendly Makeovers: The Guest Bedroom

Lively layers of dynamic color, vintage finds, and space-stretching strategies reanimate a sleepy guest room without breaking the budget. Neither warm nor inviting, this guest bedroom needed a…

How to Style Your Shelves

Put your tastes and design aesthetic on display fearlessly with these simple styling steps. Step 1: Choose a bookcase or shelving that works with the style of your…