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furniture

  • Green Your Furniture Without Breaking the Bank

    If you’ve ever looked for green furniture, you’ll notice that the environmentally friendlier pieces tend to come with a pretty high price tag, probably because green products are still a relatively…

  • Revive Your Home and Garden in Seattle

    Thursday, Oct 1st we’ll be checking out the grand re-opening of Revival Home & Garden in Seattle as they’ve settled into a new shop at 1517 12th Avenue in Capitol Hill.…

  • Modest Summer Backyard Makeover

    Sometimes simple projects are the most satisfying. This homeowner has blogged about refreshing her recent market finds that include outdoor chairs and a table and the easiest DIY firepit made of…

  • Garden Toad Stool

    Here’s an innovative piece of garden furniture that is beautiful in its simplicity. The Toad Stool is very portable and keeps you off the ground but with such a small footprint…

  • Protect Your Furniture from Your Pets

    As a pet owner we are always conscious of furniture materials and a 9 pound puppy can do more damage than you may think, but there are some pet friendly materials…

  • Removing Dents from Unfinished Wood

    Many do-it-yourselfers are drawn to unfinished furniture, both because it’s generally less expensive than finished furniture, and because the finishing process provides a creative outlet. Unfortunately, unfinished furniture is basically unprotected…

  • BKLYN Designs 2008 Rocks our World

    We checked out BKLYN DESIGNS 2008 this weekend held in various locations throughout the vastly changing DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn. The exhibitors on display were top-notch and really showed the best…

  • Make a Mosaic Table for Spring

    This is the perfect spring project. Make a mosaic table out of old dishes, glass pieces you’ve collected, or tiles from your local hardware store. Create a side table for your…

  • IKEA: The Method Behind the Madness

    IKEA, the venerable low-cost modern home furnishings store, remains unchallenged in providing smart looking furniture and home accessories for the masses at reasonable prices. But for IKEA to achieve these progressive…

  • Find a Spot For a Window Seat

    Window seats are a great addition to any room that provide not just extra seating, but more storage and decorative space. If a window seat is something you’ve always wanted but…

  • The Incredible Shrinking Sofa

    The trend to small homes is starting to take hold as they are typically more energy efficient and community friendly. Smaller furniture is following this lead and is now coming in…

  • Build It Yourself: Upholstered Headboard

    Is something missing in your bedroom? Or maybe your current headboard is old but you just haven’t gotten around to throwing it out. Here’s a DIY headboard project that’ll refresh any…

  • Table and Chairs That Make Great Pairs

    These uniquely matched chair and table sets make the most of their space and are definitely the most modern pieces of furniture we’ve seen in some time.…

  • Sleek Desk/Bookcase Combo

    For a modern, clean look in your home office this Zeus Desk Bookcase Combo from Eurway should make the cut. It’s practical with plenty of storage space for books, electronics or…

  • Straw Sticks and Bricks

    photo courtesy of Straw Sticks and Bricks After a frustrating search throughout the Midwest for construction materials needed for a straw bale home, Jen Carlson and Josh Shear founded Straw Sticks…

  • Go-Cart Bookcase from CB2

    What can we say, we like orange. This Go-Cart Desk set from CB2 would make a fine addition to our office but we especially like the utility bookcase that could be…

  • Build It Yourself: Shoe Rack

    This shoe rack is a perfect example of inspired ingenuity. The design for this shoe rack (courtesy of DWR) is brilliant as it takes up no space and keeps shoes off…