Conquer Clutter with 44 DIY Jewelry Organizers and Displays You Can Make Yourself

Display your jewelry with these DIY jewelry organizers and storage ideas you can make yourself. #DIY #jewelry #jewelrystorage #organization

As fun as jewelry is to collect and wear, it can be tricky to figure out how to store all your pieces. If you're not careful, it can too easily turn into clutter. Home organization stores would love to convince you to run out and spend tons of money on jewelry organizers and storage. But if you're willing to get a bit crafty, you can easily make your own DIY jewelry organizer or holder to store your jewelry in style.                Continue Reading

How to Build DIY Floating Shelves 7 Different Ways

Want to build your own DYI floating shelves? Here are 7 different tutorials that show you how.
Photo: Rachel Jacks

When I first set out to build live-edge floating shelves in my kitchen a few years back, I had no idea how to do it. At the time, I had to figure a lot out myself. Luckily for you, the internet now has step-by-step instructions for a variety of different methods for building shelves without visible brackets. Having personally built floating shelves two different ways, I can tell you that it's not difficult once you have some basic woodworking skills. Continue Reading

10 Tips and Tricks For Adding Serious Character To Your Bathroom

10 Tips and Tricks For Adding Serious Character To Your Bathroom
Photo: Jeff Herr

Bathrooms can be boring. And they often are. But they don't have to be! A bathroom is a great place to start if you'd like to add some personality to your home. Click through to check out ten easy tips and tricks for adding some serious character to your bathroom.   

 

10 Tips and Tricks For Adding Serious Character To Your Bathroom
Photo: Mia Baxter Smail

1. Create a unique accent wall.     

An accent wall will draw attention, which can be handy if you're trying to detract from other not-so-nice elements of your bathroom. Continue Reading

Anthro Knockoff: Easy DIY Tassel Fringe Basket

Anthro Knockoff: Easy DIY Fringe Basket
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Every time I walk into Anthropologie, I walk out with a handful of items… and wishing I could have bought so much more. But when I ran across the Tahiti Basket, it occurred to me that it might be one piece that I could recreate at home. And so the fringe basket Anthro Knockoff was born!   

 

Anthro Knockoff: Easy DIY Fringe Basket
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Materials

Anthro Knockoff: Easy DIY Fringe Basket
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Step

Begin by wrapping a piece of yarn all the way around the top of your basket. Continue Reading

DIY Rolling Clothing Rack, a.k.a. How to Double Your Wardrobe Space

Make a rolling clothing rack from plywood and conduit
This post is sponsored by the Home Depot

You might know my wife, Alicia, from her amazing room makeovers here on Curbly (seriously, check out her work on the 2017 Curbly House – it’s awesome). But unless you’ve been following along really closely, you might not know that she’s also an entrepreneur. Last year, she and her business partner started a women’s clothing called Niche. They have put on several pop-up shop events here in St. Continue Reading

Has your bare foot ever met a LEGO in the middle of the night? (How to Store All the Tiny Dangerous Toys in Your House)

How using this tool organizer in the playroom can keep your home tidy
This post is sponsored by The Home Depot

If you live with a child between the ages of 4-10, chances are you have a tremendous collection of stuff lying around your house. In our case, many of the stuff comes in the form of tiny LEGOs and 4-wheeled Matchbox cars that serve as accidental (but totally legitimate) booby-traps in our home.        

Have you ever stepped on a LEGO with your bare foot? It's absolutely terrible. Have you ever lost your footing and rolled your ankle on a small metal car? Continue Reading

Make your Own Under-the-Bed Rolling Storage

Since I live in a relatively small apartment, I look for space everywhere I can. In my home, there there are few nooks or crannies left unfilled! One of the few spaces left unfilled after two years in this unit was under my bed, and since my shoe collection was getting a little crowded (no shame!), I decided it was time to make my own under-the-bed rolling storage to store away the shoes I wear less often, like my sandals, that would slide easily under the bed and out of sight. Continue Reading

How to: Make a Simple Built-In Bench for Extra Storage

We’d had enough of our dated kitchen, so we decided to give it a full-on facelift, while staying on a budget. Follow along with our whole series: Lidy’s Kitchen Makeover.

How to: Make a Simple Built-In Bench for Extra Storage

One of the more practical issues we faced with our current kitchen was inadequate storage. Because installing more cabinets was a bit out of our budget, we decided to make a simple built-in bench for a two-for-one punch: a place to sit AND a place to put things. Continue Reading

IKEA Hack: Turn an IKEA Stool Into a Storage Basket

IKEA Hack: Turn An IKEA Stool Into A Storage Basket
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Every now and then, I like to browse through IKEA's website to see if they have anything new and amazing (did you know they sell pet accessories now, for example?!). So last time, when I ran across the Västerön stool, I had this idea. What would happen if I flipped it upside down? Click through to find out.   

 

IKEA Hack: Turn An IKEA Stool Into A Storage Basket
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

It becomes a fun little basket! I wrapped jute twine around the legs and now it's the perfect spot for throw blankets and pillows. Continue Reading

10 Ways to Love Your Rental Bathroom

Ugly apartment bathroom solutions: From moldy caulk lines to ugly shower doors, here's one renters take on how to deal with an unsightly restroom.

If you have ever leased a home, you know the struggles that can plague a rental bathroom. Unless it's a brand new building, the restroom is likely going to have a unique set of unfortunate details. I've been a renter for all of my adult life. I've seen my fair share of bizarre bathroom situations – from lime green walls to landline phone accessibility next to the tub (true story). My current apartment bathroom has it's own flaws that over time I've either figured out how to disguise or how to live with. Continue Reading