One of the trends I’ve been trying to figure out how to incorporate into my own home is the sliding barn door. Up until recently, barn doors were a high-end privacy solution, due to the expense of the specialized hardware required to make them slide. Fortunately, intrepid DIYers have been working on money-saving solutions to that! This is no longer a design feature that is out of reach. Here are five examples of barn doors that homeowners designed and installed themselves. Enjoy!
So I finally have one room in my new home that is finished. Unless, of course, you count my garage…
With Halloween behind me and Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, I can’t help but think of how much I’d like to have a beautiful dining room to host holiday gatherings. While gathering inspiration, I spotted this rustic/eclectic dining space with interesting woodwork and pretty colors. House of Turquoise featured this room from a home decorated by Four Chairs Furniture and photographed by Hiya Papaya Photography. Check out the five tutorials I found to get this look for less:
I’m still a little bit giddy about my mudroom lockers. I can’t tell you how many pictures of mudrooms and lockers I’ve saved over the years, hoping to be able to recreate something similar in our home someday, but I can tell you that there are a ton of mudrooms to look at out there, and each of them is jam-packed with ideas. Let’s take a look at one of those mudrooms today. I’ve found five tutorials to help you make your own mudroom look and feel like this pretty space. Check out these 5 ways to get this look for less:
I squealed with excitement when I spotted this laundry royom entry in Apartment Therapy’s Room for Color Contest. The combo of turquoise and yellow is one of my favorite color pairings, for sure. Designer wallpaper, paneled walls, marble counters, gorgeous cabinets….this room has got it going on! Check out these 5 Ways to Get This Look
Guys, I know. Flooring can be pricey. And the options for flooring? Endless. You haven’t really learned to appreciate the word “overwhelmed” until you’ve visited a flooring store. The good news is that a change of flooring can make a world of difference in a space. And I’m not here to give you any bad news–the additional good news is that even though updating your floors with new materials can be expensive, there are ways to makeover the floors you already own. Today, I’m sharing five examples of how homeowners used paint to give their floors a new 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.
Sometimes, as a grown up, all you want is a place where you can shut the door on the crazy world outside, kick of your shoes, and R.E.L.A.X. If there’s a comfy bed and a few good books for napping and reading….that’s icing on the cake. This calm master bedroom designed by Lindy Allen of Four Chairs Furniture looks just right, to me. Want to recreate a fresh, calm space like this one for your own master bedroom? I found several tips and tutorials that will help you do that, even on a budget. Check out these 5 Ways to Get This Look.
I spotted this lovely living room at House of Turquoise, and it just seemed to embody the fresh, airy feeling of Spring. The living room that caught my eye looks so light and cool with it’s combination of washed out sun yellow and sky blue. I definitely love the custom woodwork (that window seat!) and the eclectic blend of furnishings. I’m happy to say that if you want a room like this, you can have it! I’ve collected tutorials for projects that can help you copy some of the fun design elements of this room and put them in your own house. Enjoy!
I’m not sure if there’s any room more fun to decorate than a nursery! I’m pretty sure more love and happy anticipation goes into the planning of a nursery than any other room of a house. That’s probably the reason why it’s so fun to get a peek of the places where little ones sleep. I spotted this particular nursery at Pretty Plain Janes, and I’ve found five really great tutorials to help you get this look for less!
I am changing out our color scheme in our family room. We painted the walls a light gray color which really helped lighten the space. Then I added the new painted striped curtains and now I am moving onto the lamps. They were red and now with a few cans of spray paint I turned them into some DIY ombre lamps.
My friend Jessica got this old dresser from a junk store in downtown Indy. Â Unfortunately they didnâ€™t have all…