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Mar 25, 2014

Stylish Illumination: 6 Masculine Lighting Choices To Brighten Your Space

industrial lighting

Time to come out of the dark ages of winter and shine some light in your home with some sleek, yet guy-friendly lighting options.

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Mar 25, 2014

DIY Idea: Make a LEGO Utensil Organizer

created at: 03/25/2014

There's nothing new to say about LEGO: they're awesome, they're fun, and they're surprisingly strong...as long as you don't ask them to bear much weight. 

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Mar 24, 2014

How to: Make a DIY Geometric Photo Display For Your Wall

created at: 03/24/2014

Most of us have one: that big blank wall that you're saving for just the right piece to add some color, texture, and a bit of personality. 

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Mar 14, 2014

Before and After: A Vintage Camper Gets an Affordable, Stylish Makeover

created at: 03/14/2014

If you've spent any amount of time on the DIY or design blogosphere, you've likely seen plenty of these vintage camper rehab projects, where an old shabby Airstream or bus becomes some usable live/work/travel space for some enterprising young individuals ready to go on an adventure.   

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Feb 25, 2014

Modern and Masculine Lighting by Tudo and Co.

Okay. Whoa. Just stumbled across a cool new store with awesome lighting products and plenty of inspiration.

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Feb 20, 2014

How to: Make a DIY Leather Strap Pendant Light

Rustic, modern, masculine. All the things I like to see in one mighty DIY project. 

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Feb 10, 2014

Before and After: Adding DIY Legs Gives this Mid-Century Dresser a Total Transformation

created at: 02/10/2014

As a full time DIY blogger and editor, I see my fair share of furniture makeovers. Dresser makeovers, in particular, since their strong bones and relative low-level of use make them great fodder for a redo.

In a seriousness and sincerity - this is absolutely, 100% my favorite furniture makeover project I've ever come across online, or in print. 

Check out this after shot:    

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Feb 05, 2014

How To: Turn an Old Tire into a Rustic Ottoman

When you think about it, a tire is a perfect place to rest your feet. It's round, plenty sturdy, and soft enough to easy accept hardware while being rigid enough to maintain it.

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Jan 21, 2014

The Best IKEA Hacks of 2013

created at: 01/16/2014

Here's a mighty list with tons of ikea hacks that will keep both your home...and your wallet happy!

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Jan 17, 2014

How to: Make a Super Easy DIY Floor Shelf

DIY book shelf

Use your magazines to stack...more magazines. How brilliant!

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Jan 10, 2014

Masculine Bedroom Inspiration: "Vintage" Bedding

H&M vintage collection

Lots of rustic bedroom goodness here to get you inspired...

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Jan 06, 2014

Rustic Decor Idea: Tiny Trees in Boxes for Winter

created at: 12/17/2013

It is currently -9° where I live. It's wonderfully sunny, and all I want to do is go outside...but the weather says no.

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Dec 10, 2013

No Tree? No Problem. Make This DIY Photo Tree Instead!

xmas inspiration

No space (or patience) for an actual Christmas tree? This DIY idea looks plenty festive, plus it leaves no mess at all. Bu-bye pine needles!

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Dec 05, 2013

How to: Make DIY Marbled Christmas Lights For Under $20

I love the festivity of string lights and paper lanterns for the holidays, and they're so easy to come by cheaply at the discount store. Except that, well, they look like cheap paper lanterns from the discount store. So, I came up with a way to put an arty spin on this classic - the perfect way to add a touch of modern to your holiday decor. 

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Dec 05, 2013

Let the Holiday Entertaining Festivities Begin! [Sponsored]

created at: 12/04/2013

The last of the Thanksgiving leftovers have been polished off, the bombardment of black cyber deals are (hopefully) over, and it's time to settle in to the real grooves of the holiday season, and use it as a special occasion to spend time with the people you like best.   

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Nov 14, 2013

Free Downloads: Large Scale Printable Patent Wall Art

The team at Primer offer these free pieces of downloadable art.

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Nov 13, 2013

DIY Idea: Make a Large-Scale Pegboard Organization Wall

Apartment Diet shares this cool image of pegboard organization writ large. Taking inspiration from small scale pegboard sheets, where the holes are spaced one inch on center, a large sheet of plywood

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Nov 12, 2013

House Tour: Vincent Kartheiser's Compact Masculine Cabin

When Mad Men actor Vincent Kartheiser found success and bought his own Hollywood home, he ignored the sprawling mansions and purchased this, instead: a 580 square foot cabin. The space is full of clever space saving details and designed with a masculine yet sleek aesthetic the Kartheiser calls "Japanese industrial." 

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Nov 06, 2013

DIY Idea: Make a Minimal Wooden Lamp

ModelWorks Lamp

Striking simplicity! This ModelWorks Lamp is perfect for your desk, as a gift, and even as a DIY challenge.

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Nov 04, 2013

DIY Idea: Build a Minimal Corner Book Shelf

DIY inspiration: minimal shelf

There's plenty about Scandinavian design that's so appealing and lends itself to a masculine aesthetic: the clean shapes, and classic color combos, etc. And (but?) this book shelf idea though can fit almost any place, modern or not, and that's kinda what I love about it.   

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