How to: Make Perfect Paper Poppies

By: Diy maven Oct 22, 2013

Paper artist Jeffery Rudell knows a thing or two about mimicking flowers using only paper. He even wrote a book about it, called Paper Blooms. He celebrated its recent release by sharing aContinue Reading

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Roundup: 12 DIY Fall Wreaths and Garlands

By: Brittnimehlhoff Oct 22, 2013

Autumn is one of my favorite times of year because the weather is usually amazing and the leaves are changing, so everything is some varying shade of yellow, orange, or red. Aside from that, the decorations for fall are usually pretty neat - getting everyone in the mood for pumpkin pie and apple cider. So, with the harvest season in mind, here are 12 DIY garlands and wreaths for… Continue Reading

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8 Tips For Creating A Stunning Vignette In Your Home

By: Faith-towers Oct 22, 2013

In the interior design world, a vignette is a small grouping of items arranged artfully on a table, shelf or mantle. Creating a vignette is an easy and affordable way to infuse some of your own unique style into a space. So go grab a few of your favorite vases, candles, books and knick knacks and let's get… Continue Reading

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How to: Make an Embroidery Hoop Pendant Lamp

By: Diy maven Oct 22, 2013

Jessica fell in love with the DIY dodecahedron pendant lamp (pictured above) she spotted on View Along the Way, but wasn't thrilled with the 'ton' of work that was involved in making it. Not readyContinue Reading

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Make It: Modern DIY Blanket Basket Makeover

By: Capreek Oct 21, 2013

Spruce up a plain basket with a fun, painted pattern and hand-stitched embellishments! It's an easy, inexpensive way to add a pop of personality to your home, while providing a simple solution for storing blankets and… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Modern Wall-Mounted Storage Unit

By: Capreek Oct 21, 2013

If floor space is at a premium, put your vertical space to work for you with some cleverly arranged wall-mounted shelves and cubbies!… Continue Reading

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Make 'em: DIY Telephone Bookends

By: Diy maven Oct 21, 2013

FINALLY, something super-clever to do with those old telephone handsets! Turn 'em into bookends!! Cool in funky, retro colors and white, but I can see thisContinue Reading

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From Beige to Blue: MCM Desk Gets Colorful Makeover

By: Diy maven Oct 21, 2013

The midcentury modern desk Lindsay found on Craigslist looked to be in great condition. The before picture is more pinkish beige than the blonde we're used to when considering such pieces,Continue Reading

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Roundup: Budget Fall Decor From The Backyard

By: Faith-towers Oct 17, 2013

The days of fall are getting shorter and chillier here in New England, signaling the approach of a long, cold winter - and inspiring me to get outside and make stuff! It's amazing what you can do with pinecones, branches, rocks and all the natural materials hiding in plain sight in the… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Functional Pumpkin And Gourd Ideas

By: Faith-towers Oct 17, 2013

Pumpkins and gourds are fun to decorate with, but are usually just that - decorations. Why not use them for something at the same time? Here are ten creative ways to use pumpkins and gourds as functional decor in your… Continue Reading

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Make It: Classy DIY Magnetic Letters

By: Diy maven Oct 17, 2013

I have a new blog crush. His name is Michael, and he's the soul of Inspired by Charm. Michael's eye (and voice) puts a fresh spin on just about everything in the creative-living department. Case in point are… Continue Reading

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Make It: Modern DIY "Marble" Table Lamp

By: Capreek Oct 16, 2013

I've seen some really cool marble table lamps and decorative accessories popping up lately and I really love the look. If you'd like to add something similar to your decor, check out this ridiculously simple DIY lighting… Continue Reading

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How to: Make a DIY Geometric Trivet from Scrap Wood

By: Diy maven Oct 16, 2013

The third of our scrap wood projects is, again, super easy with the right equipment. In this case, a table saw with a dado blade. The slick thing about our design is that it only takes 2 setups to get all the fancy dados cut. If you're new to using dado blades, this project is the… Continue Reading

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How to: Super Simple DIY Confetti Pumpkin

By: Faith-towers Oct 16, 2013

You'll never guess what material was used for this colorful confetti pumpkin... and once you know, you'll wonder why you didn't think of it yourself! Click through to find out what the secret item is, and how you can make your own vibrant confetti… Continue Reading

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How To: Repair and Restore a Thrift Store Chair

By: Capreek Oct 15, 2013

Thrift stores, garage sales, Craigslist... They're great sources for finding furniture. Sometimes (re: 95% of the time), though, this furniture has seen better days and is in need of some TLC.         

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