old console tv

Mom’s console TV becomes flat screen TV cabinet | retro modern makeover

My mom loved her Zenith TV console. Me, not so much. When she died it became mine and, even though I thought it was an eyesore, I kept using it because it still worked. And for the most part I don’t like to get rid of things that are still useful. And that’s another thing […]

front door with no curtain

Front door privacy curtain

Privacy is hard to come by when you live in the city. People are always walking up and down the street, cars are driving by, the neighbors are always coming and going. So when I’m sitting on my couch with the front door open, I feel like I’m on display and I don’t like that. […]

small bathroom makeover

My 5 simple rules for a small bathroom makeover

A few years ago we converted a closet into a much-needed second bathroom. Actually, it’s just a half bath with a toilet and the tiniest sink you’ve ever seen. We managed to make pretty good use of what little space there is, about 41″ by 64″. But it was basically a boring white box, until […]

Lynda Makara's DIY home decor

A $4 can of spray paint saved me over $200

A new coat of paint can do wonders to revamp your decor. And you’ll be amazed to see how far one cheap can of Rustoleum spray paint can go. My old and tarnished porch light, floor lamp and dresser pulls were instantly transformed. Now they look like new and I saved a lot of money […]

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lynda makara

My name is Lynda Makara. I’m an artist, DIYer and dancing queen. My love of color, sparkles and shiny things shows in everything I do.

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