Popular DIY Projects

Looking for some more DIY inspiration? You might be interested in some of these projects!

Furniture Builds

DIY Storage Basket Side Table

If you checked out my recent home office makeover you may have noticed the basket side table in the new sitting area – I’m sharing my full tutorial as part of the At Home DIY June Challenge to build cheaper than buy! I’ve seen this style of side table pop up in a few different

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DIY Storage Unit with Tilt-Out Laundry Baskets | Master Bedroom Makeover | One Room Challenge | House by the Bay Design

DIY Bedroom Storage Unit with Tilt-Out Laundry Baskets

Friends, I am so glad that week four of this One Room Challenge is over! This week I’ve been tackling one of my biggest build projects ever – my new bedroom storage unit! Let’s have a quick refresher on my starting point okay? This is the before – three different width bookcases from Ikea, crammed

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Upholstery & Sewing Projects

How to Sew Perfect Fit Box Cushion Covers

This past week I’ve been working on lots of different things for our ORC living room makeover, but I’ll be honest, I’m making pretty slow progress. One project I am working on is all new cushion covers for both of our vintage chairs so I thought for this week’s post I would share a tutorial

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How to Refinish a Vintage Footstool

A vintage footstool, some elbow grease, and some beautiful fabric – put them together and you have the ingredients for a fun DIY project you can complete in a weekend! This little footstool belonged to my nana, and when she moved to long term care I rescued it from the donation pile with the goal

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DIY Ikea Bed Makeover | One Room Challenge | House by the Bay Design

DIY Bed Slipcover | One Room Challenge Fall Week Two

I’m so grateful to all my sponsors for the One Room Challenge. The art print featured in this post was provided to me by Minted. All thoughts and opinions are my own.   It’s week two of the One Room Challenge and my bedroom is looking a little ridiculous. Why? Because our bed is literally

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Break Out the Fun Tools

Build a Vertical DIY Bike Rack with 2x4s

Chris loves to cycle. With his three bikes (yes – 3!!) and my bike we have four that need a home in our garage. We’ve experimented with different storage solutions over the years, none of which have worked great. Last year Chris built this DIY bike rack and it’s been working perfectly. It fits in

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How to Build a Floating Deck

Thinking about building a floating deck? It’s really easy and something you can definitely do yourself. Chris and I built our 10’ x 12′ floating deck in two days a few years ago on a beautiful June weekend. In case you’re thinking of building your own floating deck I’ve put together all the details on

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