How to Make Gorgeous Popsicle Stick Decorations for Your Home
Think popsicle stick decorations are just for kids? Then think again! Join Hometalk today and learn how to make gorgeous interior accessories for your own home
Board and Batten Wall
We needed a solution for hanging our coats and this long wall in our entryway was the perfect solution! Before Here are the measurements of our board and batten layout (not to scale).160.44" (length of wall) - 28" = 132.44"132.44" / 7 (the # of spaces between the 8 boards) = 18.92"18.92" spacing between each batten board Step 1: Remove the bottom baseboard.Step 2: Attach the .25 x 2 x 4" birch plywood across the whole wall (edges are made to line up with batten to cover lines)…
How to Clean Oven Doors Between the Glass Panes — Mack Packing
Quick steps for how to clean between the glass panes on an oven door. Getting rid of this kitchen eye sore is easier than you think!
How to Make a Safe No Chemical Wood Finish DIY
I have posted a few painting techniques in the past, take a look at my most recent one which I used for some fall pumpkins. The thing is, I really don't like using chemicals. It's pretty hot here in Arizona, and I hate using chemicals in my home, so if I can use a no chemical solution to get the same results, then I'm all in! Today I was cleaning out my under the sink flip out drawer. It was looking really rusty and dirty and then I had a light bulb moment! If by leaving my Brillo pads…
Faux Driftwood Sofa Table
I wanted a whole new beachy look for my Marketplace sofa table find. I loved the style but not the color. I knew it could be really handy having that shelf on the bottom as well. First things first... You have to clean. I found this new product (to me that is) by Krud Kutter that actually has a deglosser in it as well. Win-Win. After I cleaned it with a rag I let it dry for 10 minutes. Ready to paint! I used one of my favorite paints by Retique It called Ivory Tower. It's the…
Easy DIY Pantry Organization Idea
They were tired of their messy pantry and didnt know how to store their plastic bags. See this easy and budget friendly solution that made their pantry more organized. Easy DIY idea to organize your pantry on a budget.
How to Build a DIY Window Bench
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to build a DIY window bench. The bench could also be used as a corner seating nook, like ours! Step 1: Demo, if neededThis is the area that we wanted to create a window bench and seating area in our breakfast nook. We first had to rip out all the old material before getting started. Step 2: Build foundation with 2x4'sFor the depth, we spaced the boards to be about 15.5” from the wall, to achieve the overall end goal of 17.5” seat depth.We cut the…
DIY Front Yard Landscaping Idea on a Budget
See how she made her front yard maintenance free with this DIY outdoor project. How to save money on landscaping project. Check out this landscaping idea for front of house upkeep and maintenance friendly. Simple front yard landscaping with rocks.
DIY Sliding Barn Door Under $100
Check out this non traditional take on the classic barn sliding door. Make a modern farmhouse sliding door with this easy DIY for cheap. How to make a sliding barn door on a budget.
How to DIY a Bed Pelmet
Hi, Liz here from SimpleDecoratingTips.com I’m so excited I finally found the time to make this DIY bed pelmet for our bedroom. By embellishing premade drapery panels for part of the project and a using little ingenuity made this DIY project fairly easy.This is the only ‘before’ picture I could find! It gives you a rough idea of the bare look we’ve had in the bedroom since we completed the whole house renovation and moved in a few years ago… So many other things were taking my time…
Wardrobe With Reclaimed Doors
Give your bedroom a modern rustic look with these 'build in' wardrobes made from reclaimed doors and an Ikea storage unit. My bedroom is in the attic and has slanted ceiling so my old wardrobes unfortunately didn't fit. Buying new ones wasn't an option either due to the restricted head space so building my own it was! I thought it might be nice if one whole wall will be transformed into a wardrobe, it looks like a build in but in fact I can take it apart in case I want to take it with…
DIY Old-World Concrete Garden Trough
I love anything that has an “old-world” look, and I’ve always admired the ancient-looking concrete water troughs that I’ve seen around Europe. Many of them have been converted into garden art or planters that grace the gardens and town squares of quaint villages.But, around here, concrete troughs usually have three significant disadvantages: They are hard to find, they’re expensive, and they are very heavy. So today, I’m sharing how I recently made my very own “old-world,” lightweight…
DIY Hidden Storage: Canned Food Storage Cabinet
Give that space between your fridge and the wall a whole new purpose with this great storage cabinet hack. DIY hidden storage for your canned food! If you're short on space, it pulls out for easy access to whatever you need to store. diy | woodworking | storage cabinet | storage ideas, urban living, woodworking projects, Pulls out for easy access to canned goods etc
I picked up almost 150 shallow bee boxes for a big spring market that I would be a part of back in May.Kyle: “What are you going to do with all them?!”Me: “Trust me. They’ll sell.”
Learn How to Make a Dresser That Doesn’t Take up Any Square Footage
Do you want to learn how to make a dresser that doesn’t take up any square footage in your room? I have the answers here! It started with an inspiration picture that I had in my idea binder for years. One cold January morning I pulled it out and had a chat with “Handy“. As you all know, we live in a very small house. 1,300 square feet to be exact! I am always looking for ways to add storage to our home. Our home is an A-Frame so there is space between the walls a…
You HAVE to see the before! Can you guess what happened to the hot water heater?
When I posted this project I went back to find a before picture. I couldn't even believe it. I had forgotten what it looked like. When we bought the farmhouse in 2009, I fell in love with the kitchen and the attached butler's pantry. It was dark and dreary and wallpapered from celing to floor, but I knew. I knew that it could be so much more than a dark dreary space. For more details....check out....http://www.thistlewoodfarms.com/the-new-butlers-pantry