If you have an unfinished basement, you are sitting on a gold mine of potential square footage. Perhaps 2013 is the year to finishing that space and adding to the value of your home. Family Handyman gives us a great
I love this creative DIY solution for keeping small office and craft supplies available and within reach! It's especially useful for small spaces or work surfaces, don't you think?
I'm ALWAYS forgetting dates, meetings and to do's! I NEED to write them down and while it's easy enough to jot them down in iCal, there is something special and tactile about having a physical calendar adore your wall or desk.
How to: Make a DIY Faceted Wooden Gem Paperweight...or Decorative Object...or Whatever This Is
I do as much as I can to stay paperless in my office. With online bill pay, shared online documents, lots of apps and software, and a general goal of wasting less, I can get pretty close, save for my trusty notebook and craft supplies. I've even moved my multi-tiered tray off my desk to create more working room.
But, no matter how I try, there's always a small pile of 8 1/2x11"s that I just can't seem to shake. And without an inbox/outbox setup, they just won't stay still. So, I decided I needed a paperweight. You know, to weigh down actual papers.
When I first saw the photos for this DIY, all I could think about was how long it must have taken and how expensive all that film would be. Then, I actually read through the tutorial and realized I had been duped. This project is way easier than it looks, and a lot less expensive than I thought too. Why?
I really love the look and inherent texture of sculptural wall art; I feel like it adds a unique energy to the room you just don't get with your typical 2D fare. If you're looking to add a unique "wow" factor to an entryway, guest room, or anywhere in your home for that matter, check out this clever DIY decor project from Rue Magazine!
Thinking about throwing a party anytime soon - maybe for an upcoming birthday, dinner party, or even something for Valentine's Day? If so, make sure to bookmark this DIY. It is a conversation starter for sure.
A generic bathroom gets a Moroccan inspired makeover with a can of paint and a little perseverance.
Currently, all our pendant lighting needs are being met, but the next time I need something awesome (and inexpensive) to light our place, I will definitely try out this DIY origami lamp!
You guys... I love when people get crafty and turn ordinary objects into extraordinary, way-more-functional objects. Like this clever decor hack from Curbly reader Kim!
Add a pop of color to a dreary space with these playful polymer clay plant holders that can be hung almost anywhere.
It's easy enough to drill a few holes into a chunk of wood and call it a pencil holder or office organizer. But it's what you do after that that really sets your DIY project apart, which is why I love this embellished pencil holder by Kate Pruitt!
Before you throw away that tired set of dining room chairs, try this check out this chair makeover. I've seen plenty of reupholstery jobs, but the stencil on this one makes it one of the coolest chair redos I've seen in a while.
If you've caught a couple of my previous posts you'll know I'm a sucker for washi tape. While I've seen some great uses before I love this larger than life geometric art feature, it's one of the coolest creative uses I've seen and very much on trend.