Furniture Ideas & Inspiration
Explore inspiring furniture ideas that will drastically make your home more efficient & appealing.
Give ho-hum wood furniture a colorful weathered finish with five simple distressing techniques. A pair of paint-makeover pros show you how.
All it takes is a little imagination and a few products and tools anyone can master to transform flea-market finds and unfinished wood pieces into personal treasures
Construct a cupboard from edge-glued pine panels, or select one to buy and get a jump on making preserves
It only looks tough to build. This easy-to-customize piece will give your bed an instant lift
Whether you have a full-on mudroom or want to dedicate a section of wall to act as one, a seat with storage is a by-the-door essential
Outfit your bedroom with do-it-yourself furnishings that add appeal—and save you money
Assemble a custom tiered storage unit. Modify the height and width to vary your shelf space
Facebook fans of This Old House came up with the idea to turn this found cabinet door into living room centerpiece
Take some stock cedar, make a few tricky cuts, and puzzle it all together to create an instant heirloom.
This bedside perch now boasts one-of-a-kind style, thanks to strips of decorative molding
A newel-post pedestal, plus a ceiling medallion on the base, add decorative flair to this practical piece
Blending rustic wood with industrial metal, this coffee table has a high-end look—but costs less than $70 to make.
A blank box becomes an inviting gathering spot with new paint, molding, trim, and furniture
Get a custom look for less by dressing up stock pieces with trim, knobs, and furniture feet
TOH reader Cheryl Demartini shares how she turns salvaged doors, barn boards, and hardware into one-of-a-kind furnishings
Bypass the flea market and go straight to a faux-aged finish
Repurpose a paneled beauty for a bit of classic master bedroom adornment
Turn a plain pine cabinet into a sophisticated vertical bar by adding crown molding and custom rack assemblies
From our new Hammer It Out series: Create a stately and sophisticated gathering place for mixing and serving drinks
Rather polish your tools than your silverware? Then check out this fir potting bench-turned-entertaining center
11 inspiring window seat designs and ideas provide a place to perch or relax (even snooze) and add style to any room in the house, often with the bonus of built-in storage
Turn paneled closet closers into handsome bookends for a bed
Get your media center organized with a custom-built storage unit
For the folks at Thos. Moser, it starts with select cherry trees, old-fashioned craftsmanship, and a passionate respect for the wood
How to build a small bookcase with more than 10 square feet of shelf space
These built-ins are popping up in more and more homeowners' remodels, whether as a fully equipped kitchen in miniature or just a niche carved out for bottles and glassware.
Everything Sam Maloof touches — every chair, every table, every cabinet, every rafter, every molding, every window, every door, every latch — reveals his genius