Stained Stripe Side Table

We enjoy hunting for treasure at our local thrift shops and imagining the possibilities for those finds. Katie Bower of the Bower Power blog did just that when she spotted a metal base in a thrift … [Read more...]

Cerused Oak Dining Table

Cerusing, also known as liming, is a finish that gives oak a modern, whitewashed look. Kristi, who blogs at Addicted 2 Decorating, posted about her cerused oak dining table, and we just had to show it … [Read more...]

Wine Barrel Lazy Susan

Today's feature has the best of both worlds: beauty and functionality. This wine barrel Lazy Susan from a LO and behold life makes a lovely centerpiece for Lauren's kitchen table, but it also serves a … [Read more...]

Vittsjo Hack

As Kim from Yellow Brick Home says, the IKEA Vittsjo shelving unit is a great alternative to the popular Billys or Expedit systems. This fab Vittsjo hack caught our eye this week. Concerned that … [Read more...]

Paint Stick Transformed Expedit

We're no strangers to a great IKEA hack here at Best of DIY, and Amy's paint stick transformed expedit is the latest edition to our gallery. Stained paint sticks are an inexpensive way to give a pair … [Read more...]

Wood Flooring as a Countertop

For those of you who are still enjoying the beauty of your new wood floors, you might have some extra pieces that you're not sure what to do with. We were delighted to find this helpful idea at … [Read more...]

Stained Wood Floating Shelves

We all know the value of storage, especially in a bathroom where towels and toiletries are in demand. That's why we love these Stained Wood Floating Shelves built from scratch then stained in place by … [Read more...]