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DIY Fridays

Again Friday, and a shorter weekend than last week. What about reading some articles to give you DIY and organizing ideas for your weekend? This week we bring you more Ikea furniture hacks, a junk-yard sale dresser given a second life, a very smart and well planned project for your ceilings and some tips for that to do list of things your need to do around your house.

Convert the IKEA FROSTA Into the Perfect Laptop Desk

Convert the IKEA FROSTA Into the Perfect Laptop Desk

Convert the IKEA FROSTA Into the Perfect Laptop Desk

Another Frosta Side table

The IKEA Frosta is a stackable stool in birch plywood. In Ireland it costs 11.17 Euros. In this article (with video) and its companion one, they show several ways of customizing the stool and give it other uses such as bedside table and living room side table. The instructions are very easy to follow and your most important tool is going to be a drill and something to take measurements.

DIY PROJECT: BRONZE NAIL CEILING DESIGN

DIY PROJECT: BRONZE NAIL CEILING DESIGN

DIY PROJECT: BRONZE NAIL CEILING DESIGN

Who knew you could use upholstery materials on your ceiling and make it look so beautiful and luxurious? Very imaginative people prove that a little bit goes a long way and something not very expensive can have an alternative look that would make the ceiling of your living room or any other room very classy and different. Just jump to the article to read all the instructions and how easy the project is.

Sunshiny Stenciled Dresser

Sunshiny Stenciled Dresser

Sunshiny Stenciled Dresser

A project making use of a very cheap second hand dresser, some paint, a stenciled design and new legs as well as some patience. And you get a very beautiful and unique dresser for very little money. Full instructions in the article.

20 Home Tasks to Get Done During Downtime

20 Home Tasks to Get Done During Downtime

20 Home Tasks to Get Done During Downtime

And finally an article about organisation. There lots of jobs that need to be done around a house and somehow we  always get sidetracked with work and other commitments. And of course they keep accumulating and continue to be on our to do list. This article will give you a small list and some ideas for those days when you have nothing to do and some tips to help you with them.

What do you think about this week’s projects? Have you done any of them or attempted something similar? Let us know in the comments and have a good weekend.

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