Furnishing a new place can get expensive. Whether it’s your first year in college or you just moved into an empty apartment, we have a variety of DIY plans that can help you furnish your place on a budget.
We worked with Sadie Mae John aka The Awesome Orange to transform her wall space into an adjustable bookshelf that fits the needs of her room. Not only does it look amazing, but she utilized our Strong-Drive CSV construction screws to build it. We think it turned out great and we can’t wait to see what other projects she has in store. Continue reading “DIY a Fastener-Connected Built-in Bookshelf with The Awesome Orange”
This piece of furniture serves a dual purpose — providing a comfortable place to sit during the day and an extra bed when entertaining overnight guests. DIYer Joana will take you through the Simpson Strong-Tie hardware she used and the process of building this sofa bed. Continue reading “How To Build a Sofa Bed with Joana Bianchi”
In 2016 we teamed up with Jaime Costiglio from That’s My Letter on this easy to build DIY sofa and ottoman.
Most people have a family room or another designated space where they watch TV or play games. In my home, we have an open first floor with a section for more formal gatherings and a separate space for family time. In the formal space, we have a seating arrangement with lots of decorative pillows (because more pillows equals fancy, right?). The kids are not allowed to sit in this area. Conversely, in our casual family area, we have a battle-worn microfiber sectional that the kids are allowed to lounge and relax on. Let’s just say that the sectional has seen better days.