34 DIY Flooring Projects That Could Transform The Home
Are your floors driving you crazy because you want them to look amazing and they are far, far from that? Mine used to be this way, too, and it was so frustrating because I knew I could not afford new flooring, not even close. When you find yourself in this predicament, no fear. There is a solution - DIY, of course! Not just one solution, either, but hundreds. When I started looking for DIY floors to update the old, I made a list of the 34 best ones and want to share it with you. From doing…
The foyer is coming along nicely and I just finished a project I had absolutely no intention of doing - my front door. It was a very pretty solid oak door and sidelights but the other night I got "an itch" to maybe paint it. I know wood purists will be furious but I did keep the actual door natural wood - I just painted the side lights and added a header. It wasn't much work and I am thrilled with the new look. This is what I started with. I KNOW I KNOW - it is a solid oak door and not meant…
DIY Embroidery on Wood - Ideas & Inspiration
Who says embroidery has to be a textile affair? Check out these clever examples of embroidery on wood to get your hacker juices flowing.
My Kitchen Dreams Are Coming True
A Kitchen Revamp Makeover. Dream, Save, Plan, Purchase. Making Over Our Kitchen DIY Style. One Step At A Time; Buying Wood Floors.
a penny saved.. is a tile floor
i knew even before we bought our house that i wanted to put a penny tile floor in somewhere. as in real pennies. we had seen a floor like this at the standard grill in new york and thought it was really pretty and on a small scale wouldn't be hard to fabricate. so i saved a bunch of pennies, made a template, bought some mesh backing for mosaic tiles, glue that could hold metal and started making sheets of tile. then we just installed them directly over the existing ceramic tile in the…
To give a sisal or sea-grass area rug some traction, flip it over, and apply lines of acrylic-latex caulk every 6 inches or so. Once dry, you can safely put down your rug; the rubbery strips will hold it in place.
Fabulous Floorcloths Part 3 and a Style file Segment!
Happy Monday all! Things have been silent here at Design Share for a little bit. One of the things I read about starting a new blog is to be...