Category: Living Room Ideas

Upgrade an Old Armoire for a Weathered Wood Herringbone Look

Check out how DIY blogger Adrienne Boswell from Chic California transformed an old TV armoire with a weathered wood herringbone pattern for her office. Upgrade an Old Armoire for a Weathered Wood Herringbone Look You probably have an old TV armoire or have seen one at a garage sale or thrift store recently. Most of today’s... The …

Renter-Friendly DIY Faux Fireplace with Smart Tiles

This DIY faux fireplace is beautiful and renter friendly! Jen Woodhouse, of The House of Wood, transformed her living room by adding a fireplace. Using Smart Tiles, Jen was able to create a the perfect look in no time. Read on to find out how you can use peel and stick tiles in your home. Renter-Friendly... The …

How to Install a Barn Wood Accent Wall in Herringbone Pattern

Shara McCuiston of Woodshop Diaries created a gorgeous herringbone barn wood accent wall in her home. Read more to find out how to get this look for your home. How to Install a Barn Wood Accent Wall in Herringbone Pattern Barn wood is so trendy right now. One great way to use it in your home is... The …

DIY Tile Fireplace Makeover

Joni Lay of Lay Baby Lay used these beautiful peel and stick tiles to give her tile fireplace a total transformation in just one hour. Read how this simple, refresh brightened up the whole living room! DIY Tile Fireplace Makeover I just finished updating my tile fireplace with Home Depot’s peel and stick Smart Tiles. The... The …

How To Hang Large Artwork

Hanging large artwork or photography in a space can add lots of personality and visual impact.  With the right hardware, it’s easier than you think. How To Hang Large Artwork Materials OOK Professional Picture Hangers Ladder (optional) Painter’s Tape (optional) Tools Hammer Measuring Tape Pencil Level (optional) Step 1: Mark Artwork Placement Once you determine... The …

How To Paint Your Fireplace

Painting your fireplace brick is easy, affordable and can create a stunning focal point for your room. How To Paint Your Fireplace Materials BEHR Paint (shown: Pink Mimosa) BEHR Primer/Sealer Painter’s Tape Drop Cloths Degreaser Rags Heat-Resistant Paint (if needed) Tools Wire Brush Gloves Roller Tray Set with Brush Textured Roller Cover Eye Protection Mask... The …

How To Hang Curtains

Attractive window treatments are an easy way to add an additional layer of style and sophistication to any room. How To Hang Curtains Materials Curtain Panels Curtain Rod Kit w/Finials Wall Anchors (if needed) Fabric Steamer (optional) Tools Screwdriver (or Cordless Drill) Measuring Tape Pencil Stud Finder Laser Level (optional) Step 1: Mark Curtain Height... The …

How to Build a Giant Pegboard Accent Wall

This giant pegboard accent wall is trendy and quite practical. For Rachel Metz, of Living to DIY, it’s an eye-catching accent wall to her office space. We could easily see it working in a kid’s bedroom, or casual bonus room. Rachel shows us the steps to follow so you can build your own pegboard accent wall... The …

How To Build a DIY Faux Fireplace with Extra Storage

If your home doesn’t have a fireplace, build a DIY faux fireplace! Ashley Basnight, who writes Handmade Haven, built her own faux fireplace. Not only is it cute and on-trend with its sliplap sides and limewashed faux brick, Ashley also included some extra storage space! Here’s her step-by-step tutorial. Build a DIY Faux Fireplace for... The …

New Decor Trends in Hardware: 10 Inspiring Mood Boards

Check out these mood boards based on new decor trends in hardware tones and finishes and how they’re combined. Your cabinet hardware– the knobs, handles, drawer pulls– is often the last thing you think about when you’re creating the look of your home decor. But cabinet hardware can play a major role in getting the The …