Remember my DIY paver stone patio and walkway project from the summer? Well, those paver stones came to us stacked on (what else?) wood shipping pallets ... 'lotsodem. For a couple months, those pallets sat out behind our garage while I mulled over what to do with them. Neighborhood bonfire? Wild turkey shelter (yes, we have dozens of wild turkeys around)? Skate ramp (wait, I don't skateboard)?
Sure, we've shown you how to make actual tree stump coasters, but isn't everything better in cozy cutesy felt form?? At the very least, this won't require a saw or have any potential for serious bodily injuries (unless accidentally poking your finger with a fat embroidery needle counts). So, ready to get the faux tree stump party started? Read on! Continue Reading
You know those how-to's that are so easy, they wanna make you smack your forehead? Yeah, this is one of them. It's a festive garland made of wrapped fall-colored candies. Of course it could work for any holiday or occasion; we'd just need Continue Reading
It's about time to rock and roll with some pumpkin carving shenanigans! If you're hard up for ideas, don't fret. We found the perfect tool to get your creative juices flowing--and it's free! Continue Reading
Block printing, a printing method that involves carving an image in relief, has been around since the dawn of time (okay, not quite that long, but almost). You're probably most familiar with woodcut or woodblock printing, but today we're going to show you a common variant called linocut! So, are you ready to learn a new skill? Let's go! Continue Reading
Instead of the run-of-the-mill baby nurseries that are in every catalog out there, this mom-to-be wanted her little guy's nursery to have something extra that would stand out and grow up with the baby. That called for something a little more masculine than Winnie the Pooh. Continue Reading
Big brown rooms: they happen to the best of us. But with a little elbow grease, creativity, and inspiration (see below!), you can banish those boring browns for good*! Continue Reading
These pretty painted patterned pumpkins (say that ten times fast!) are inspired by bold textiles like Suzani fabrics, Missoni, and traditional Indonesian Ikat. While the source material may be classic, these pumpkins are anything but! Continue Reading
Today I'm going to teach you how to make a stylish convertible dress in just fifteen minutes. Really. It requires only four seams, and looks deceptively simple before you put it on; the success of the dress lies in the way you wrap the ribbon around your body. This project is easy enough for almost anyone to do - all you need to know is how to sew in a straight line. Continue Reading
I love sweets as much as the next person, but the months of October through Decemeber can be a little heavy on the bad stuff (even for me). This DIY is the perfect little munchy gift to give to your favorites while keeping a little bit healthfulness in mind.
Okay, hold on while I have a big ol' "DUH!" moment...
...phew, that was intense. Thanks for waiting. But really, how obvious of an awesome coat rack idea is this??! Seriously, guys. Using a bold, graphic dart board as a coat hanger is straight brilliant. Continue Reading