Marble is a beautiful natural stone that adds a luxurious feel and a high-end look to any home. It lends a classic elegance that never goes out of style. However, marble is also one of the more expensive materials available, and you may believe that having anything made from real marble is beyond your means. Fortunately, I know an easy way to make a marble accent table, and it won’t cost you an arm and a leg to do it.
One of the things that I have been meaning to get to on my long list of to-do items is to move my son out of his twin sized bed into a queen size. He has really put on a growth spurt over the past few years, and that twin bed makes me think of Snow White trying to get comfortable in one of the dwarfs’ beds. Thank goodness he didn’t want anything too extravagant! He was more than pleased with this easy DIY modern platform bed.
Pallet furniture is a beginning DIYer’s dream come true. There are so many different ways that pallets can be used to create furniture and, if you need it, extra storage. This post is a quick and easy way to make a pallet coffee table.
As promised, I am demonstrating how I made the cedar top for my DIY Island last week. This particular tabletop build is done using 6″ construction grade cedar planks. Now if you know anything about cedar, you know that the construction grade lumber is quite rough, and it may seem like an unusual choice for a DIY tabletop. However, it actually makes a beautiful rustic piece when done properly. In fact, if you try it, you may never want to use standard pine (most DIYer’s wood of choice) again.
MY Easy DIY Island…
Just recently I decided to build a DIY island to go in my guest house. I really wanted a cedar topped island, but knew that this was not the typical countertop material for an island. But, I decided that I would go ahead with the project and try to demonstrate how to easily throw one of these together using only wood materials that can be found at any big box store.