On another trip to Taiwan last week, MWT found a spot he hadn’t yet visited before. Namely a coffee shop in the Da Keng area of Taichung City that seems to revere cardboard.
the tables, cup holders, menus....
the stage (for open mic night?)...
and shelving and wall treatments....all cardboard.
For a limited time, VOCs-free Freshaire Choice is giving away 3 2-ounce paint samples. All you have to do is go to their website, pick 3 colors from the 66 they offer, call a toll free number and they’ll ship the samples out to you. Freshaire even pays for the shipping. (For comparison, those small plastic bottles of craft paint that you can buy at Michaels et al. are 2 ounces.)
"Though the number of flowers you’ll need depends on how long you want your garlands to be, gather up at least a couple dozen blooms, as well as a needle and thread. Carnations are a good choice because they’re sturdy (and affordable!), but any locally… Continue Reading
Bold, graphic wall decals have been everywhere the last few years, but I've yet to see a DIYable option (have you? Post it below). Thankfully Danielle Thompson has taken the plunge, and done it up the DIY route.
She writes, "Really, you can create your OWN for much less money and that it's easy!
So I was like, "YES! i can do this MYSELF!" LOL. So I started searching stock photography sites a few weeks ago, found what… Continue Reading
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TipNut.com has created the most extensive list on the web for sweeping out your post winter dirties and dusties. If you can accomplish at least half, you can consider yourself spring cleaned.
Working From The Top Down
4. Cupboards, Counters, Drawers, Shelves
5. Furniture & Appliances
Declutter & Organize… Continue Reading
DWR’s Tablo Table ($200) is basically a metal serving tray/bowl perched on teak legs. To go the DIY route, I’d find an appropriate shallow bowl–metal or otherwise–and then construct the legs around it. For outdoor applications, I’d even consider using a large terra cotta saucer for the bowl.