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Whether you want to save money, personalize your home, or just satisfy your crafting itch, these do-it-yourself projects are a great way to put your mark on your home.
These custom photo cubes have six images to share. It's easy to rearrange the cubes to show a new image, or rotate the cubes for a fun collage.
This country-style table is both pretty and practical thanks to a clutter-concealing skirt attached with hook-and-loop tape. To get this weathered look, follow our step-by-step instructions.
Turn discount-store lampshades into style markers in your home. Try this no-sew lampshade slipcover to add elegance and class.
We made a gorgeous tailored headboard from plywood, foam, and a tight-fitting slipcover. Try it yourself with our how-to instructions below.
See how to turn old dresser drawers into savvy underbed storage.
See how easy it is to add architectural character to your rooms with this DIY picture rail.
Dress up your windows with this smart (and easy!) window treatment.
Add an easy embellishment to your kitchen island with these brackets.
Create a stately side table out of a metal or resin urn in minutes.
You won't believe the "before" of this project!
See how we turned a baby-changing table into a handy (and stylish!) bar cart.
Here's a great way to add storage when you have no space to spare. We used 1x2s for the horizontal bars and 1x3s for the vertical bars and hung artwork, bins, and peg racks to hold toys galore.
Here's how to make a desk designed on a modular cube system for easy construction and adjustable height.
Sometimes all that blah piece of furniture needs is a dose of style CPR. Check out these two easy projects for ideas.
Here's how to make a comfy hideout complete with built-in storage cubbies and a work surface for coloring or homework.