Browse:

Design Mistakes

  • Rookie Mistake: Buying the Wrong Rug Size

    Rookie Mistake: Buying the Wrong Rug Size

    Need help choosing the perfect rug size for your room? This post walks you through the dos and don’ts when it comes to choosing the right size rug…

  • Rookie Mistake: Hanging Wall Art

    Rookie Mistake: Hanging Wall Art

    We see so many people hanging art ALL WRONG. Here is the correct way to hang art on your wall…

  • How to Clean Couch Cushions

    How to Clean Couch Cushions

    Our couch sees plenty of wear & tear and stains! Today we are diving into the details on how I clean couch cushions…

  • Rookie Mistake: Over-the-door Hangers & Mirrors

    Rookie Mistake: Over-the-door Hangers & Mirrors

    Rookie Mistakes: a series of common decor mistakes made by rookies… aka us. And no we are not judging because we have made (and continue to make) these mistakes too! Rookie Mistake #1: Couch Pillows Rookie Mistake #2: Shower Curtains Rookie Mistake #3: Generic Home Decor Rookie Mistake #4: Carnations Rookie Mistake #5: Decorating with Picture Frames Rookie Mistake #6: Shop

  • Rookie Mistake: Matching Furniture

    Rookie Mistake: Matching Furniture

    Are you making this big design faux pas? I’m not a huge fan of matching sets of furniture. Here’s why and how to fix it…

  • Rookie Mistake: Hanging Curtains

    Rookie Mistake: Hanging Curtains

    So many people are hanging curtains the wrong way! Here’s the right way to hang curtains in your home for an elegant look…

  • Rookie Painting Tips from a Professional Painter

    Rookie Painting Tips from a Professional Painter

    As many of you already know, my dad is ALWAYS willing to lend a helping hand behind-the-scenes at the DIY Playbook. Although we always vow to each other that we want to tackle our project WITHOUT his help, we always know he’s just a phone call away ready to answer our questions… or avert a DIY

  • Rookie Mistake: Shop First, Plan Second

    Rookie Mistake: Shop First, Plan Second

    In the early days of decorating our homes, we wanted our spaces furnished and decorated as quickly as possible. We didn’t measure, we didn’t research to find the best prices, and we didn’t live in our spaces to get a feel for the things we actually NEEDED to buy…

  • Rookie Mistakes from your Favorite Bloggers

    Rookie Mistakes from your Favorite Bloggers

    We all make mistakes in life, right? I mean that’s just a normal part of being human. But imagine if lots of your everyday mistakes were documented on the internet for the world to see. Yikes, right?! Welcome to the wild, wild west of being a blogger. It may seem like bloggers have picture perfect

  • Rookie Mistake: Picture Frames

    Rookie Mistake: Picture Frames

    Rookie Mistakes: a series of common decor mistakes made by rookies… aka us. And no we are not judging because we have made (and continue to make) these mistakes too! Rookie Mistake #1: Couch Pillows Rookie Mistake #2: Shower Curtains Rookie Mistake #3: Generic Home Decor Rookie Mistake #4: Carnations Rookie Mistake #5: Decorating with Picture Frames Rookie Mistake #6: Shop

  • Rookie Mistake: Carnations

    Rookie Mistake: Carnations

    Rookie Mistakes: a series of common decor mistakes made by rookies… aka us. And no we are not judging because we have made (and continue to make) these mistakes too! Rookie Mistake #1: Couch Pillows Rookie Mistake #2: Shower Curtains Rookie Mistake #3: Generic Home Decor Rookie Mistake #4: Carnations Rookie Mistake #5: Decorating with Picture Frames Rookie Mistake #6: Shop

  • Rookie Mistake: Generic Home Decor

    Rookie Mistake: Generic Home Decor

    When it comes to shopping for accessories we try to avoid generic home decor at all costs. Here’s what you can replace it with for a personalized home…