Up here in the northeast, the snow has melted and the trees are beginning to show signs of life. After a long cold winter, I can't get enough of the great outdoors... so I'm bringing nature inside! All of these pieces of wall art are simple to make, and they will add a bit of natural beauty to your bare walls.
The front of a desk can easily seem organized. You can toss things in drawers and the mess is gone! But what about the back of the desk? What should you do about all those cords that are constant eye-sores?
Every wondered what to do with that empty pizza box? Look no further, assuming of course the double crust, extra cheese you ordered hasn't left an unsightly mess inside. I love this upcycling project, all you need is a ruler, box cutter, pencil and stapler. Have fun!
Laptop stand made from a Pizza box via Behance
If you're looking for a small table or stand for a couple of knick knacks or spring plants, check out this DIY for converting a rusty plant stand into an end table.
Try to find an attractive air return grille at the big box store and you'll be in for a surprise. They won't have any. At least, nothing affordable. Hillary, from The Friendly Home, found a way to DIY an attractive vent cover
I've been on a bit of a lighting kick lately and I think I might just have to try this bedside lamp project. Especially since it involves two of my favorite materials: concrete and copper.
We're not a strictly vegetarian household, but with the soaring cost of meat and the questionable ethics of factory farms we've adjusted our diets to be largely vegetable based. One of favourite meat substitutes are eggplants, hearty and flavor attractors they work well in many dishes, especially in today's curry dish.
Don't have a mudroom? No problem! Here's how to make one out of thin air (and some other materials, of course).
Organization is not my strong suit. Of course, I enjoy being organized, but somehow I never quite get there. So, I thought a new calendar might help to keep my schedule in order. I wanted to make one that I could reuse each month to keep track of my projects and appointments, so I decided to make a perpetual chalkboard version. And then? I stumbled upon the miracle of clear chalkboard paint... and the rest is, well, my own DIY perpetual...
I'm a bit of an online shopper... and with online shopping comes cardboard shipping boxes. Lots of 'em. I usually hold on to them "just in case" or take them to our neighborhood recycling bin. But this clever upcycling project has me thinking about them in a whole new light!
Alex's little Yorkie needed a home to call his own. Perfect for breeds of about 10 pounds or smaller, Alex says an IKEA, 2-drawer Malm chest ($50) is the way to go. The chest-turned-doghouse/end table hack takes about
I love these printable post-it notes from How about Orange, imaging surprising a loved one with these custom messages. Just Perfect!
Turning a small powder room into a full bath is no easy task, but Katja has tackled this project and won. And she came up with an incredible Ikea hack while she was at it. Continue reading to see the dramatic transformation.