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DIY

  • Light Fixture Makeover - doorsixteen.com

    Simple light fixture makeover.

    Here’s a little ceiling light makeover I did that only took a couple of hours, but which makes a really big improvement in appearance of one of my hallways. The fixture in…

  • Painting aluminum storm windows.

    I continued with my ambitious back-garden to-do list over the weekend. The last project I tackled was painting the vinyl basement window, and now I’ve moved on to the much more complex,…

  • DIY wood plank countertop. No more dead space!

    For as long as we’ve owned this house, I’ve been lamenting the weird, dead corner space to the left of the stove. My decision years ago to use pre-fab, freestanding IKEA kitchen…

  • Barb Blair’s Furniture Makeovers + a giveaway!

    I’ve been following Barb Blair and her South Carolina furniture rehab shop, Knack Studios, online forever — first on Flickr (Remember when everyone hung out on Flickr? Poor Flickr…), and then on…

  • Quick + cheap: Frameless frame.

    For the past 22 years, I’ve been dragging this giant Morrissey poster around with me everywhere I’ve lived — and I’ve lived in a lot of places. It’s done a few stints…