My mother has a picture of me at about 9 months old getting a bath in the kitchen sink. It could very well be Phillippe Malouin’s mother has a similar picture of him at home too, which ultimately served as inspiration for the designer’s ‘The Unit’.
‘The Unit’ is a kitchen, table, refrigerator (the rectangle on the lower left) and a bath tub. It looks like there's an insert for the tub when not in… Continue Reading
Question: What do you get when you buy a pair of tab curtains from Target and add some fabric and trim with adhesive? Answer: An inexpensive way to make custom curtains.
First up is horizontal black rick rack with lends a little geometry and widens the overall look of the window.
Next, add a 17" band of color. Because you’re not draping the entire window, this is a great way to incorporate that to-die-for fabric on a budget.
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Jen at IndieFixx has assembled a collection of the most bouncy and bubbly table linens that just scream "it's spring!"
With Valentine's Day and Easter over, the candy company's get to take a break until Halloween, with a brief resurgence for Mother's Day, perhaps. So, someone has to use all that chocolate, so it might as be you! This video tutorial from Reuters and Skindalous provides instructions for a DIY cacao face mask.
1/3 cup cocoa powder
3 tbsp. heavy cream
2 tsp. cottage cheese
¼ cup honey
3 tsp. oatmeal
Mix all… Continue Reading
- a 5 ½" by 32" length of 3/4" thick board
- a 2 ½” hole saw and drill
- red glossy paint
- 1 child’s size bat (they’re 28" long)
- 1 baseball
- 3 wooden pegs
The maker also employed a router, by the looks… Continue Reading
Although it’s snowing outside my window, spring is in the air, which means planting season is just around the corner! If you’ve always wanted to gather vegetables from your own garden, then you might want to make friends with Catherine Abbott, the vegetable garden helper. Catherine suggests, even before you start planting, you ask yourself these questions:
‘What vegetables do you and your family like to eat?
Which ones would you… Continue Reading