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These Magnet Gadgets Simplify DIY

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 22, 2014

Your first do-it-yourself project as a child may well have involved magnets. Whether you glued buttons and pebbles onto magnetic backing to adorn your family’s fridge, or experimented...


Photo: Brian Moloney/Flickr

Dress Up With Wainscoting

Posted by Katie Marks | Apr 02, 2014

Ever walked into a home and felt like it's just a little more classy than your average house? Chances are that sleek interior look was helped along by crown molding, or wainscoting,...


Meredith K. used overlays to punch up this ho-hum dresser. Photo: Meredith K./Hometalk

Dress Up Furniture With Overlays

Posted by Katie Marks | Dec 18, 2013

You know how IKEA sells all this super plain, almost stark furniture? Many people use it as-is, since the utilitarian look is a totally legitimate design choice, but I view it less...


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Inspiration: Four Rustic Tables Made from Scrap Lumber

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Jul 17, 2013

The great thing about the rustic furniture trend is that you can take something kind of rough-hewn, and it's suddenly fashionable. Have you seen the Restoration Hardware catalog recently?...


This picture of a climbing wall in a lodge is what dreams are made of. Photo by gshowman/flickr.

Guidelines for Building a Bouldering Wall at Home

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Jun 12, 2013

Building a bouldering wall at home requires planning, possible engineering help, power tools, and a good friend or two to help (or a good carpenter). Planning: You'll need to find a...


Removing veneer from a table at/by Gypsy Barn via Hometalk.com.

1 Cool Trick for Stripping Veneer Without Power Tools

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Mar 29, 2013

Have you experienced this? You find a table at the thrift store that looks perfect for rehabbing, except there is this one little problem...it's covered in veneer. You don't like stripping...


Slate stair risers and photo via Ana M. via Hometalk.com.

Ideas for Creative Stair Risers

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Feb 24, 2013

Looking for a way to add visual pop to your house? Stair risers are often ignored, but they are the perfect canvas for a style statement. Whether you paint the risers, or cover them...


Karen's potting bench made out of pallets via Hometalk.com.

Build a Potting Bench This Spring

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Feb 20, 2013

We are all itching for spring here at Networx HQ. We are gearing up for gardening and outdoor living projects, and we can't wait to see yours. If you have an amazing gardening or home...