This ubiquitous light fixture from decades past (raise your hand if it hung over your breakfast table) doesn't need to be completely abandoned. See how a quick fix can bring it up to date.
What did it take to transform this light fixture? A new shade, basic DIY supplies, and a few hours blocked off on your calendar. Simple as that.
This basic outdoor rug was a snoozefest before a simple makeover took it to the next level.
Use painter's tape to mark out a design and fill in with a few coats of chalk paint to create a custom look on a simple rug.
Learn how to reupholster a chair to give it a whole new look.
Give a plain wall a fresh face in just a weekend with this basic project.
Simply stenciling over an existing wall color injects some much-needed freshness into a room. Try a tone-on-tone look or add a little shimmer with metallic paint.
Ready to stencil? Watch and learn the secrets to success.
While monochromatic has its place, look to your lamps if you're looking to add a little color.
With a few DIY supplies, you can transform what you already own. This stitched shade features flowers colored with oil-base permanent markers. The base of the lamp was spray-painted a sunny yellow, which picks up on one of the colors used on the shade.
Galvanized accessories are hot, but why not take this trend and personalize it a bit?
Create painted stripes on a plain tray in just a few simple steps.
No, you don't have to be stuck with that boring old light fixture. And yes, you can install a new one without calling an electrician. How? We're glad you asked...
It's amazing how one change can completely elevate a room. Say good-bye to an old fixture and hello to fresh illumination with our step-by-step how-to.
This past-its-prime veneer file cabinet was looking for a new lease on life.
Watch and see how to paint wood furniture like a pro.
Removing a drawer and adding paint repurposed the cabinet as a brand-new end table. Adding feet and new hardware customized the look, while leaving some of the wood unpainted nods to the piece's original form. Use painter's tape to mark off any areas you don't want painted, and remove any painter’s tape while the paint is still tacky but not wet. When fully dry, install the new hardware.
A ho-hum door doesn't have to stay that way. Giving it a colorful makeover can be done in a weekend or less.
Painting your front door a fun color is an easy way to boost curb appeal without extensive exterior remodeling.