It may look like this smart, pleated bedskirt (dust ruffle) was custom made for this daybed bedding ensemble, but oh no. This simple, single pleated fabric panel is attached with velcro to the front bedspring rail. It can be removed and replaced easily for lots of under the bed storage. KidSmartLiving.com gives you step by step instructions to make a sewn, and a no-sew version of this bedskirt. All you need to get
Yep, that's the title of this unbelievable bookshelf/installation by UK designer Ron Arad. I wonder if the specific titles coorespond to their state in any way, or if they're just there to look sharp. Which, oh my, they do.
Is your state occupied or empty? Mine is seemingly book-free, but no doubt houses some complex cleat system for hanging this beauty. Or, perhaps, not.
The Gorm Shelving System from Ikea is a unique offering - it's made of real fir, rather than Ikea's might-as-well-have-invented-it laminate-coated compressed fiberboard recipe. Cool, but the downside? Sometimes softwoods simply ain't straight, and your Gorm ends up a little crooked.
No worries, says Randofo. I'll just make a bench outta it.
Artist Cheeming Boey has chosen to use an unusual canvas for his work: Styrofoam cups. He uses a Sharpie to create extraordinary images on the vessels. It started as a hobby back in '06 but now Cheeming sells the cups for several hundred dollars each.
This mobile home, called 'Opera', is not your standard pop-up trailer. Designed by Belgian architect Axel Enthoven, the RV unfolds to reveal a roofline reminiscent of the Sydney Opera House,
A folding table can come in very handy. This little fellow comes to us from Handy Man Wire, who says that it can be constructed out of any wood of your choosing. (Because the maker is using his table on a porch, he built it out of cedar. Stainless steel and brass hardware was chosen for the same reason.) Since you can make it in an afternoon or so, it would be the perfect weekend project. Here's your shopping list!
From Stillwater Dwellings in Bend, Oregon, this 2,950 s.f. prefab should sway any prefab-nay-sayers. Take a look inside:
Pick spot, pound in nail. That's what a lot of us do when we hang art. But did you know, there's actually an art to art-hanging? Rental Decorating shows-and-tells us all about it. Their lesson includes the following:
This is Leo, a cat scratching post that looks as lithe as are the fur-people that use it. Made of Zebrawood, it's soft enough to give kitty's claws a workout, but it's hard enough to keep its shape.