I really believe that having outdoor furniture is a key to getting the most use out of your outdoor spaces. If you’ve been thinking that patio or lawn furniture is way out of your budget, think again! A little imagination and some spray paint can go a long way to making your dreams of comfy seating outside come true. Check out these 5 Ways to Makeover Outdoor Furntire.
Today I’m talking about furniture that looks like it would be in a vintage laboratory or library that has stacks of tiny drawers you would never be able to fold a sweater into. You have probably seen these around and may have coveted them like I have. You may have heart them referred to as card catalogs, specimen drawers, apothecary cabinets, or cartographer’s drawers. There are some fantastic tutorials out there that show you how to make your own from scratch or by repurposing easy-to-find furniture. Her are 5 Ways to Make Multi-Drawer Furniture.
I’ve got fireplaces and mantels on my brain this week. I’m loving the look of stacked stone, so I was very drawn to this beautiful living room designed by Color Drunk Designs that was recently featured at House of Turquoise. I looked around to find five of the best tutorials for projects that you could do yourself to replicate the look of this room. If you are up for a little DIYing, you can definitely get this look at bargain prices! Scroll down to find the five ways I found to decorate a living room with a dramatic fireplace.
Friends who have two story rooms in their homes tell me that those high ceilings can make decorating tricky. It’s a bit of a balancing act to keep the room from seeming cavernous when you are arranging furniture, draperies, and accessories. I spotted this lovely living room at Better Homes & Gardens, and it actually took me a minute to realize that this cozy room had a very high ceiling. This is the way to decorate a tall space. Here are 5 Ways to Get This Look.
As the days get warmer, I’m drawn more and more to the kind of colors that decorate beach towels and umbrellas. Sun-drenched rooms have the light to be able to handle saturated colors. This room by Holly Hollingsworth Phillips of The English Room was featured at House of Turquoise. It’s a good example of how a room with great natural light can support a bright, busy mix of color and pattern. Check out the tutorials I found for DIYing several elements of this inspiration room.
Have you ever watched a movie or TV show and been more interested in the sets than the plot? I know I’m not alone in this, because Julia from Hooked on Houses gets requests from readers all the time to showcase homes from movies and television shows. One of those “home tours” that gets clicked on the most is theset from the Disney Channel sitcom, “Good Luck Charlie.” Check out these five tutorials I’ve found for making your home look a little bit like the one the Duncans live in.
Today is Laura’s, from Finding Home, debut on Infarrantly Creative as one of my new contributors. She brings to us a cool font art sharpie table she made. Her technique is simple enough to transfer into all sorts of ideas, like a sharpie desk, art piece, lampshade, etc. This whole little area she created is drool worthy. Please join me in welcoming Laura to the stage.
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