I know, it's a big effort to lug your sewing machine up onto the craft table and dig out all of your fabric and thread... but trust me, you'll be happy you did once you finish a couple of these easy projects.
These colorful crates can be painted and assembled in a day and will help you store your accessories in a fresh way. Can you guess what is holding them together?
We all have one spot in our house that is like a black hole. Things go in, but they don't come out. In most cases it's the dreaded junk drawer. Not sure where to put something (bills, nail files, extra rubber bands, headache medicine)? Stick it in the junk drawer. Right?
This makes things a nightmare to find when you really need them. So here are some helpful tips for cleaning (and organizing) your junk drawer in five minutes.
Of course, once you've gotten everything all tidy and fresh, you've got to keep it that way. So, we're offering a free, downloadable cheat sheet to help you keep...
Colorful, artful and totally charming. That pretty much sums up these animal storage jars. Great for kids rooms but also craft rooms as well. They'd be very easy to make too. All we'd need are some jars (I'd shop in my recycling bin), plastic zoo animals (available here), two-part epoxy (my choice for this type of installation), and some spray paint (I'd opt for Krylon Short Cuts) and we're good to go.
My name is Capree and I am a wrapping paper hoarder. (Phew! It feels good to get that off my chest!) I have an entire closet full of wrapping paper and several drawers of a giant, Mid-Century dresser are dedicated to all manner of colorful ribbon. It's... a problem. Fortunately, there is a simple, budget-friendly solution that I can't wait to implement!
Just in time for spring and Easter is Ama's easy and fast woven felt basket project. It starts with a big plastic jug, felt and embroidery floss and ends up a sturdy basket perfect for display or storage. Although she uses felt, I'm thinking
Do you worry that when you open your cabinets, piles of paperwork and odd and end will coming spilling out? Sounds like you need to do a little organizing than. Don't worry though, it won't take long.
Caldo verde originates from northern Portugal and is often referred to as 'green soup', a firm family favourite and true 'one pot wonder'.
For someone who keeps her books in alphabetical order by genre, I'm kind of a slob when it comes to the refrigerator. It's not that it's exceptionally dirty. The problem is it is a disorganized free for all.
I'm the type that only keeps magazines around for a short period of time before donating or recycling them, but I love the idea of having a small, rotating collection readily available to peruse. This simple DIY magazine rack would be perfect for storing a few faves!
I've always been drawn to the simple, modern lines of Swedish design, so naturally, I'm a frequent shopper at Ikea. But since their products are now so ubiquitous, sometimes I crave more of a custom look... which is why I've become obsessed with IKEA hacks. Below are ten easy DIY projects using a variety of IKEA tables.
Sure, it's an eating utensil, but nowadays forks can be used for so much more than winding up spaghetti. They're being remade into unique, beautiful and handy things that can be used in homes as well as in commercial spaces. Some of the links in this roundup