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How To: Easy Chair Reupholstery Tutorial

Hello Best Laminate visitors! My name is Shannon, and I’m here today sharing a really simple DIY chair upholstery tutorial with you. This is the kind of project I like best. It doesn’t cost a lot, it’s beginner level friendly and you get a dramatically different look when you’re done with it. If you’ve got dining chairs, or really any chairs …

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Repurposed Laminate DIY Welcome Sign

Decorating the front entryway of your home is a great way to boost curb appeal. Today I’m sharing a simple DIY welcome sign made out of a laminate flooring plank. You can customize the color, style, and letters to fit the style of your home. Skill Level: Beginner Time: 30-40 Minutes Materials: Laminate flooring Plank (approximately 50” in length) 5” …

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Thrifted Glass DIY Vignette

Hello! I’m Larissa from Prodigal Pieces, where DIY is what we’re all about – from redeemed furniture, to budget-savvy remodeling. Today, I have a fun project that most anyone can do utilizing a sort of “gold mine” if you will. Have you ever been to a garage sale or thrift store that have those dreaded collections of glass vases and …

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DIY Key Wind Chime

One of my favorite summer memories growing up was spending time on my grandma’s front porch. She had a porch swing and tall trees in the front yard. It was the perfect lazy summer activity; my family would sit around visiting while I played with my cousins. As we got older we spent less time on the porch, but the …

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Vintage Upcycled Laminate Serving Tray

It is trash to treasure time again and today I would love to share another great DIY weekend project. I hoped you like the repurposed laminate flooring coat hanger I made last time. This time, I am upcycling an old mirrored serving tray that I got for free. Yes, free. I can never turn down a good bargain! This tray …

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DIY Thrifted Sweater Pillow Covers


Regardless of the season, when I go thrift shopping I always find myself drawn to the sweater aisle. I sift through the racks, dig through the piles, try on multiple sweaters, and still buy at least one, even when it’s summer. I have two baskets of sweaters in my closet as I write this, but I know if I went …

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DIY Thrifted Batik Place Mats


I have a confession to make. I’ve lived in my house for almost two years and have done next to no decorating. Sure, I’ve put up some shelves, carefully arranged some nick-knacks, but no real decorating. I’ve even left up some of the curtains from the previous owners, ack! I could easily make excuses as to why I haven’t done …

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Mother’s Day DIY Gifts

Mother’s Day DIY gifts are undeniably the best gifts to give! Made with love, your mothers and grandmothers will appreciate the extra effort that went into making a DIY gift. After cruising Pinterest, I found some awesome DIY gift ideas for mom! I will even be trying a few of these myself. Happy DIY’ing! For Gardeners: For any mom that …

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Re-purposed Laminate Flooring Coat Hanger by DIY Inspired

I love re-purposing old or discarded things into something new. It’s a true passion of mine. With a little imagination, a thrift store or flea market find or even an unwanted item found by a dumpster can be transformed into something more beautiful and useful. Today I want to share a simple project made out of re-purposed laminate flooring planks. …

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How to Paint a Metal Gate – A DIY Guide

I am truly honored to be a contributor and writer for Bestlaminate Blog. For my first post, I wanted to share a simple weekend DIY project, how to paint a metal gate. My metal gate looked really worn and rusty and needed a little TLC. The before and after photo looks like two different sides, but believe it or not …

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