You’re So Vain! 7 DIY Mirrors To Transform Your Space

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I like to keep a few mirrors around the house. One by the front door, so in a pinch I can fix any stray hairs or unblended make-up on the way out the door. A spare in the bathroom that I can use to see the back of my head for particularly complicated hair-dos. Mirrors are also great as mere decorating accents to your home. They are pretty, clean, and serve more than one purpose! Here are seven mirror DIYs that will transform your space.

This is more art than mirror. Still, it's funky and fun! Source.

This is more art than mirror. Still, it’s funky and fun! Source.

7 Affordable and Creative DIY Picture Frames

Small logs DIY frame, by Top Dreamer.

Picture frames offer a sophisticated and professional way in which to showcase photographs of your loved ones, loved places, or loved pets. If you’re bored by the typical picture frames easily found in department stores and online, then doing-them-yourself is a totally affordable and easy option. Whether it’s revamping an old frame, or making them from scratch, it’s never been easier to create one-of-a-kind frames.

Small logs DIY frame, by Top Dreamer.

Small logs DIY frame, by Top Dreamer.

Wooden frame DIY by It's Overflowing.

Wooden frame DIY by It’s Overflowing.

Lamp Mania!

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Stand alone lamps not only light up any room, but can add a colorful, personalized touch to an otherwise drab environment. One easy and inexpensive way to find the lamp of your dreams? Make it yourself! Okay, or just paint it yourself. You can pick up old lamps at thrift stores, or inexpensive ones at Bed, Bath, and Beyond (or wherever), and paint it to your liking. Here are seven great paint ideas for your lamps.

 

Source: Mr. Kate

Source: Mr. Kate

A little more ambitious. Source: Ruby Lane

A little more ambitious. Source: Ruby Lane

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Source: Pinterest

Source: Madigan Made

Source: Madigan Made

7 Ways To Have Fun With Photos

Now that everyone has cell phones, everyone can be a photographer with a swipe of a screen. Instead of just sharing all your photos on social media, why not create hard copies and display them in your house? And I’m not talking just your standard picture frames. There are tons of ways to get creative with displaying photos; here are seven of them.

Pick up a funky picture frame from a thrift store, spray paint it, and display lots of pics inside! Source: One Good Thing

Pick up a funky picture frame from a thrift store, spray paint it, and display lots of pics inside! Source: One Good Thing

Frames within a frame. Source: Love My Element

Frames within a frame. Source: Love My Element

Personalized magnets, from mpix.

Personalized magnets, from mpix.

Personalized calendar from Snapfish.

Personalized calendar from Snapfish.

Black and white photo bracelet. Make it from home! Source: How To Gal

Black and white photo bracelet. Make it from home! Source: How To Gal

Put them in bottle caps. Source: Craft and Creativity

Put them in bottle caps. Source: Craft and Creativity

Create custom envelopes. Source: Kate's Creative Space

Create custom envelopes. Source: Kate’s Creative Space

7 Stunning Wallpaper Prints

Garden party. Source: Photowall

Wallpaper doesn’t have to be drab or shabby. Now you can find a variety of prints on the internet that can be shipped to you quickly as can be! And with innovations like removable wallpaper, or peel-and-stick, decorating your house has never been easier. Make a statement and tell a story using these amazing prints!

Gorgeous removable wallpaper. Source: Murals Your Way

Gorgeous removable wallpaper. Source: Murals Your Way

Textured brick. Source: Total Wall Covering

Textured brick. Source: Total Wall Covering

Screen printed, black and white. Source: Design Your Wall

Screen printed, black and white. Source: Design Your Wall

Brass plate. Source: JW Walls

Brass plate. Source: JW Walls

Make a buzz. Source: Spoonflower

Make a buzz. Source: Spoonflower

Garden party. Source: Photowall

Garden party. Source: Photowall

Cockatoos! Source: Signature Prints

Cockatoos! Source: Signature Prints

5 DIY Leather Headboards

DIY Leather Headboards

Leather is an elegant material and it’s cool for making a headboard, with such a headboard your bed would look stylish and awesome. Using natural leather is very expensive, so if you don’t have any – just buy faux leather. Actually, making a leather headboard is just the same as making a fabric one, and you can make a usual, tufted or a diamond one very easily. An interesting idea is making a woven leather headboard using a metal frame – it will give your bedroom a cool rustic touch. Look at the ideas below and choose something for yourself!

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15 DIY Heavenly Backyards

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Have you ever thought about how easy would it be to create the perfect backyard? Many of us let the designer do his job, without even realizing how much money we could save just by using our imagination. I believe that perfect is what you need plus what you love. So, get ready to create your dreamlike backyard. Here you have some simple ideas and sugestions on how to put them into practice.

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12 DIY Chalk Walls

DIY Chalk Walls

Good style can take on many forms. If you enjoy multi-chromatic schemes, you will find eclectic decor to satisfy your hunger for animation. If you take comfort in casual settings, you will argue cottage-style homes are more inviting. If you are sweeped away by the simplicity of modern designs, you will leap into minimalistic decor like a lion furiously securing its next succulent lamb. But as these various decor styles stand against time, one feature can be added to all of them to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary.

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