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Free DIY Furniture Plans: How to Build a Storagepalooza Storage Bin

Free DIY Furniture Plans: How to Build a Storagepalooza Storage Bin

Showcase: Built From These PlansI am so honored each and every time one of you fine friends builds from these very plans! If you have built this piece, please take a moment and showcase your build! We are dying to see your fabulous hard work!

A great way to store those toys both little and big! You can stack these units up by two or three and add that much more storage to your space. When in doubt always go vertical! You can view our other plans for stylish storage options and plans for coordinating children's furniture too! Xx... Rayan

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Design Moments: Out of Sight Out of Mind + Some Peace of Mind for The Master Bath

Design Moments: Out of Sight Out of Mind + Some Peace of Mind for The Master Bath

This post is sponsored by Rolling Door Designs, all ramblings and traumatizing experiences are 100% my own. ... Read More

Reader Showcase: Mid Century Modern Credenza

Reader Showcase: Mid Century Modern Credenza

I made a chest of drawers for my soon to be born child! 

Built From These Plans  Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build an Mid Century Modern Credenza To Read More About This Build, Visit This Blog Post  Chest of Drawers Estimated Cost  Length of Time  Modifications  Lumber Used ... Read More

2014 Design Forecast: Predictions + Trends

2014 Design Forecast: Predictions + Trends

This might be the first year where my design obsessions and the current state of affairs in the design world, actually align. Fingers crossed this is so, because when the masses jump on board, it's a tad easier to find those items I am coveting. Though this also means I am likely to tire of it a tad more quickly, since it will become style overload for someone like myself who is constantly bombarded with visual inspiration. I for one am over the moon excited to jump on the bandwagon I see coming down the line here in 2014. It appears as though I am not the only one in need of a little less fuss and a lot more calm and soothing in my life, because the movement toward more minimal styling, clean lines and fresh natural elements is beginning to emerge from every corner of the design-osphere (totally a thing). 

But let's talk specifics, shall we?

My Design and Style Predictions for 2014

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Design Moments: Project TV Alcove Update + Reveal

Design Moments: Project TV Alcove Update + Reveal

I kinda love that I am posting a reveal on a project you didn't even know was happening! Ya, that's how we roll here at TDC. Everything is strictly confidential these days... and it's definitely been a tad silent around the old blog lately between the new site overhaul and all of the behind the scenes work happening on that front (thank you John!) and some other gorgeous projects going on at the TDC homestead (I post occasional sneak peeks on my Instagram, if you are interested)! So I am excited to show you the first of those major projects and check this baby off the list! I should give you a bit of background on what you are looking at, because it's entirely more spectacular than it might appear at first glance. Promise...         ... Read More

Instagramers Gallery: A Place to See and Be Seen

Instagramers Gallery: A Place to See and Be Seen

Instagramers Gallery The Design Confidential

This post is sponsored by Instagramers Gallery, all ramblings are 100% my own. Thank you for supporting all of the lovely folks who make this site possible. If it weren't for them, we might shrivel up and die. And that is just so very sad (insert frowny face here).... Read More

Reader Showcase: Wiskerface Chesapeake Bench

Reader Showcase: Wiskerface Chesapeake Bench

Wiskerface Chesapeake Bench

This Chesapeake Bench was my first large project. The photo is not as good as I would like but I hope to add better ones at a later time.

It took about 2 weeks of and on to do it and is very sturdy. The brass hardware is there for 2 reasons 1) it takes the viewers eyes away from some of the errors and it compensates for were I misplaced a couple Pocket Screws which caused a portion of wood to come apart. As I was near the completion and weather was a factor to get it done (I don't have room in my house to paint large projects)

Built From These Plans:  Free Woodworking Plans to Build a Potterybarn Inspired Chesapeake Storage Bench Estimated Cost: 

$50 Canadian in wood not including screws and glue.

Length of Time: 

2 weeks

Modifications: ... Read More