Personalize a bland dorm room and add functionality by choosing colorful textiles, adding smart storage, and bringing in a few extra furnishings. Learn how to help your college student create a personality home away from home with these shopping strategies.
In the market for a new eco friendly desk? Avoid overpriced store-bought versions by making one yourself. All it takes is some salvaged wood, basic tools and supplies, and a single weekend. TOOLS Tape Measure Pencil Sawhorses Putty Knife Quick Square Tool Framing Square/Drywall T-Square Hammer and Crow Bar Squeeze Clamps (2) 60-Tooth and Plywood-Cutting …
This folding bar is a must have piece for any sized room in your home. For less than 100 bucks you can build one of your very own, and create the perfect place to hang out and unwind after a long, hard day. Here’s what you need to take on this project: TOOLS & MATERIALS …
Do you love the look of a rustic farmhouse dining room table? You can save money by making one yourself in a single weekend. This easy build uses standard lumber and a simple distressing technique to give your table a unique antique finish. Here’s what you’ll need to take on this project: TOOLS & MATERIALS …
Standing desks are all the rage these days and for good reason. Research shows sitting for long periods every day is detrimental to your health. And people are looking for an easy way to get a little more physical activity into their everyday routine. A standing desk riser turns any desk into a standing desk. …
Use up those 2×4’s that are taking up space in your garage, or lingering around from your last project. We have compiled three simple DIY projects that will help you use up that old lumber and leave you with gorgeous and useful furniture pieces for your home. But, before we jump into it… did you know …
The coffee table has long been a living room fixture, well – probably since we first had living rooms! And while not many actually use this traditional element to serve coffee, it’s still an important centerpiece of room decor, which is why we thought these tables would be amazing to show you. From fish tank …
Learn about common decorating mistakes and how to avoid them with tips from Furniture.com's Davis Remignanti and The Money Pit's Leslie Segrete.
From kitchens to basements, wooden bar stools are a great addition to any home. Building bar stools is an easy, inexpensive task, ideal for those new to DIY. Here’s what you’ll need to take on this project: TOOLS Tape measure Carpenter’s square Circular Saw Power Drill & Bits Miter Saw Orbital Sander 80, 150, 220 Grit …
Find out how natural non-toxic wood stains can be made from coffee, tea, raspberries, vinegar and walnut hulls. Find out how to apply and protect organic wood stains.
Learn how to date furniture using hardware and tool marks to help you determine whether you have an antique piece in your attic, including tips on how hardware, saw blades and tool marks can be clues.
Use ideas from master suites to transform a bedroom space of any size. Find out how to use color, textures, lighting and furnishings in a bedroom makeover.
Add style to your holiday home in one easy step by refreshing furnishings with Minwax Wood Finishing Cloths. They combine stain and finish in a pre-moistened, wipe-on cloth, making it simple to finish everyday furniture as well as cabinets, woodwork and wood accessories.
Minwax Wood Finishing Cloths combine stain and finish in a pre-moistened cloth applicator for simple finishing of everyday furniture as well as cabinets, woodwork and wood accessories.
A home theater can be a valuable investment, especially as costs of family entertainment and gas continue to rise. Find out how to plan a home theater on a budget, with wise equipment investments and smart use of space and furnishings you already have.
Tom Kraeutler and Leslie Segrete from The Money Pit demo Krylon Rust Protector Paint, which dries in as little as eight minutes for results up to 15 times faster than the competition.
Find out how to refinish and reupholster old furnishings to give them new life. Get tips on when to sand wood vs when to strip it, and learn why you may want to outsource the stripping of your piece.
Find out an easy way to update dining chairs for the holidays. Get step by step instructions for changing the fabric on dining chair cushions.
Learn how a glue gun can help you complete quick decorating projects that add a lot of pizzazz without too much effort. Get tips on dressing up a lampshade and step-by-step instructions for creating a seasonal table runner.
Find out how to make your bedroom more beautiful and tranquil by creating your own headboard. Get step by step instructions for cutting the plywood, wrapping it in foam and fabric and attaching it to the wall.
Find out how to choose the right size staple for every job around the house. Arrow Fastener gives you tips on matching your staple to your project materials.
Find out how to make a wall organizer using fabric, ribbons and a type of paperboard called Homasote. Attach it to the wall with a picture hanger and all your papers will be easy to see and reach.
Great painting results depend a great deal on the primer you use — even when you’re applying spray paint to metal surfaces. Leslie Segrete from The Money Pit demos Krylon’s new Dual Paint and Primer, which delivers a superior finish in one easy step.
Learn how the new Dual by Krylon spray paint helps prime and paint in one step, on both wood and metal.