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Ottoman Coffee Table DIY - UsingWhatYouHave.com

Ottoman Coffee Table

Recovering of this ottoman coffee table took just a few hours and cost around $25. Andy and I had been living with cat-scratched …

Ikea Hack Lighting Update - UsingWhatYouHave.com

One Less Ugly Frosted Lampshade

This white cylinder shade looks so much better than the frosted glass dome shade, and it took just minutes for Andy to install …

DIY lamp update - selecting shade

DIY Lamp Update

Cheap and easy improvement on a thrift store lamp! I was able to do this DIY lamp update with a new harp and …

Dining room makeover #1 - drapes, flooring and editing furniture

Dining Room Makeover #1

Replacing the worn our carpet with hardwood, painting the walls with a more modern grey color, modernizing the chandelier and updating the …

Woven leather footstool - DIY UsingWhatYouHave.com

Woven Leather Footstool

Woven Leather Footstool Makeover of Mid-Century Stacking Stools When I  wrote about the makeover of the cowhide footstool a month ago, I …

Chipped Particle Board Quick Fix

Touch up Chipped Wood

Andy and I did a very quick improvement to touch up chipped wood on a dresser and make it presentable until we …

DIY Walking Path

A DIY Walking Path Through a Marshy Yard The backyard of our country-in-the-city house (the second house I lived in with my …

Ideas for easy and inexpensive lighting updates to modernize your pendants and chandeliers

Modern Pendant Lights

I really like the clean look of clear glass pendants and how modern they look.  Replacing just the shade for these three …