Tag: coffee table

Incredible Indoor-Outdoor Concrete Decor to Make Now

  Now’s the time to get busy with craft projects (preferably small ones you can work on in a corner of your basement or garage) that you can use on your porch or deck next summer … or inside your home any time of the year. Your material?Concrete. Yes, you heard right. Besides the fact that it has become very fashionable for modern home decor, concrete is inexpensive, and surprisingly easy to work with. Try your hand at one or all of these great indoor-outdoor concrete projects. TIPS: Blend perlite and peat moss into your concrete mix to make...

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IKEA Furniture Hack How To’s

Guess what’s even more fun than going shopping at home furnishing stores like IKEA? Why, hacking the flat pack furniture finds you bring home, of course. Make them over to suit your family’s individual needs and style … and have a lot of crafty fun with them along the way as well. Especially if you score big in the “as-is” section, the cost is so affordable that you can feel free to let your creativity flow. Follow our simple how to’s below to make the most of your IKEA hacks. Plan Your Shopping Trip Start out by inventorying your home. See...

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Make the Most of a Small Living Room

Small is beautiful … or so they say. Nevertheless, an undersized living room does pose a few unique decorating challenges. Learn how to keep your small salon feeling cozy, while at the same time taking away that unpleasantly cramped feeling. Light it up. An abundance of light sets an airy, open tone in a living room of any dimensions, but is especially important in a small one, to prevent a claustrophobic feeling. While natural daylight is the best, installing electrical fixtures fitted out with low energy, full-color-spectrum bulbs is a close runner-up. Color it bright. Don’t be afraid to use...

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DIY Recycled Door Coffee Table

Old door, new life Provided by: networx.com I’m pretty sure you can teach an old door new tricks, and Hometalk users have pretty well proved it with their wide assortment of reclaimed door projects large and small. One of my favorites right now, though, is the humble coffee table, because it’s such a great, but simple, use of a door in interior design and decor. How hard can it be? I took a look around to do some preliminary research and discovered that it’s pretty darn easy, even for hamfisted people like me, so here’s our easy DIY carpentry tutorial for turning an old door into...

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