DIY Concrete Table Top: Chic and Durable

Posted by: on July 17th, 2015 | One Comment

DIY Concrete Table Top: Chic and Durable

 

This concrete table top replaces an easily-scratched top of an otherwise lovely and useful dining room table. Designer Andrea Crawford of Couture House Interiors decided to create this concrete table top because needed a table top that was durable… and the fact that it’s a bit chic, makes it all the better.  

Follow along as she shows us, step-by-step how she created the concrete table top– covered the existing table top in concrete, to be precise. You’ll see it’s surprisingly easy to do, and the results are impressive. 

 

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Easy DIY Concrete Shelf Project

Posted by: on July 16th, 2015 | Make A Comment

Easy DIY Concrete Shelf Project

This DIY concrete shelf project will show you once and for all that working with cement is easy. It’s kind of fun, too. Whitney Jones of Whitney J Designs will be first to tell you that. She created this concrete shelf for her bathroom. Looking at the final result, you’d have no idea this was her first DIY project using cement.

You can make a stylish, industrial chic concrete shelf just like this for your own home. Just follow the step-by-step tutorial.

 

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Concrete Serving Tray Project

Posted by: on July 15th, 2015 | 4 Comments

Easy DIY Concrete Serving Tray Project

 

Concrete projects are quite popular these days. It’s no wonder why. It doesn’t take much more than an inexpensive bag of cement and some cardboard to create this cool, industrial-chic concrete serving tray. It was created by decor and DIY expert Amy Kim, who blogs at Homey Oh My! 

Just follow her step-by-step tutorial to create your own DIY concrete serving tray.

 

 

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DIY Desk with Concrete Desktop and Wood Legs

Posted by: on July 14th, 2015 | 3 Comments

DIY Desk with Concrete Desktop and Wooden Legs

 

This cool, minimalist desk features a DIY concrete desktop and a simple wooden frame for the desk legs. DIYer Manda McGrath of The Merrythought explains all the steps in this tutorial. 

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Bathroom Vanities in 3 Unexpected Places

Posted by: on July 13th, 2015 | 2 Comments

Bathroom vanities aren’t just for the bathroom, and we’re going to prove it.

See, there are a lot of places in the home other than the kitchen or bathroom where a sink and faucet can come in really handy. And installing a bathroom vanity makes the addition of a sink more attractive, plus it adds more storage space. It’s easier to install than a sink and separate shelving, too.

Here are our top three places in the home (other than the bathroom) to put bathroom vanities and sinks. Check out the photos, too. You’ll see that a vanity can be a natural fit in several parts of your home.

 

Bathroom Vanities in the Mudroom

Bathroom Vanities in 3 Unexpected Places: The Mudroom

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How to Use a Paint Sprayer to Restore Old Furniture

Posted by: on July 8th, 2015 | 5 Comments

How to Use a Paint Sprayer to Restore Old Furniture

Painting old wooden furniture can be very gratifying, but also a pain. It can be especially difficult to get good results painting wicker pieces. If you know how to use a paint sprayer, though, you can get professional results and save a lot of time. 

DIY expert Kim Wilson show us how she used a paint sprayer in a project to restore old porch furniture that had succumbed to the weather. 

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DIY Sunburst Painted Picnic Table

Posted by: on July 6th, 2015 | 2 Comments

DIY Sunburst Painted Picnic Table

This painted picnic table project can turn your table into the focal point of your backyard or patio. All it takes is some spray paint and a little creativity.

We’ll show you how we added this sunburst pattern onto our wooden picnic table with spray paint. Of course, you can choose your own paint colors and create a design of your own. This tutorial will show you how to get started.

Just follow our step-by-step instructions for your own fun, colorful painted picnic table. 

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DIY Hook Rack Using Cabinet Knobs

Posted by: on July 2nd, 2015 | 2 Comments

DIY Hook Rack Using Cabinet Knobs

This eclectic DIY hook rack is so cute. Since you can choose what cabinet knobs to use, you can match your decor and express your own style. It’s quite practical, too. Hang it your bedroom or closet to hold scarves and necklaces. Choose smaller cabinet knobs or draw pulls, and you could hang keys and other small items from it. It’s an easy project. Just follow these step-by-step instructions to create you’re own DIY hook rack.

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Closet Organization For a Child’s Room

Posted by: on June 26th, 2015 | Make A Comment

Closet Organization For a Child's Room

 

Closet organization is important in any room. But when it comes to setting up the closet in a child’s room, you need versatility and efficient use of space. That’s exactly what DIY blogger Adrianne Lentine accomplished with her closet organization project for her little boy’s room.

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Wooden Crates Become a DIY Storage Ottoman

Posted by: on June 24th, 2015 | 3 Comments

Wooden Crates Become a DIY Storage Ottoman

One of the most popular DIY projects here on The Home Depot Blog is a DIY storage ottoman made from two wooden crates. It’s both practical and pretty. Stow away extra blankets, books and magazines in the wooden crates, and roll them away when you need extra space in front of the sofa. The best part is that you can make it in just one afternoon!

Kelly from Live Laugh Rowe created this gorgeous version of the ottoman to use in her living room. It houses her extra books and makes a great spot to put up her feet.

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