I'll be the first to admit that making roman shades as not been my forte. My last two attempts were nothing short of disastrous. The shades looked great when completely let down. And that's all they did, because I was so confused when sewing them that I did things wrong and they never pulled up correctly! I think I might go the "no-sew" route and try this faux version!
Okay, these lettered plates are going to be making an appearance at every dinner party I host from now until 2030 (which is the year I'm assuming dinner parties will be replaced by something else?). They're simply stunning and you don't have to be a professional hand-letterer to create them!
It's no secret that fresh flowers can brighten anyone's day. A custom arrangement is even better! Save those dollar bills and delve into your creative side with inspiration from one of these 10 DIY bouquets and arrangements made from flowers straight from the grocery store!
This is not a post about deceiving your landlord. This post is about updates you can make to your rental that more than likely don't need your landlord's permission. My husband and I are landlords. Rentals are a part of our full-time job; so here are some things WE wouldn't mind you doing if you lived in our rentals ... and I bet your landlord might feel the same way.
Ever notice how almost every single cool looking, modern chair is (at least a little bit) uncomfortable to sit in? Well, worry no more! This DIY no-sew cushion project will help make any chair a bit more comfortable and a little cuter too.
I really like the look of wind chimes, but am not always a fan of the constant noise it makes. At least not when I'm working on something that needs my full concentration. So, I decided to bring that wind chime vibe indoors, without the noise, to create a natural hanging mobile that acts as a sculptural element in the space.
Serious props to Jenise who made--yes, MADE--this concrete vanity countertop with an integral sink. Of course, she had to make templates and build forms first (pictured below). If you're wondering how she was able to get such stunning results, that's because she
Rock crystal and geode lamps are the rage but they come at a price. I was inspired by the rock crystals made by many out of Borax and wondered if I could make a rock crystal lamp out of borax crystals. This was one big learning process but I like the way it turned out. Here is how you do it.
I will admit that pastel colors are not my favorite so when Pantone revealed the two colors of the year it challenged me a little. I do have this theory that black can make any color awesome so it was the first thought in my head when trying to style with these colors. Here are three spaces that show you how you can style Rose Quartz and Serenity with good old fashioned black.
In case you haven't noticed, I really like IKEA hacks. There's something about customizing a mass produced piece that just feels so satisfying. So today I have another one for you! This time, we'll transform a cork trivet from IKEA into a glamorous wall mirror. Read on to check out this impossibly simple process.
Getting ready for the weekend with 7 more DIY ideas to try. There are a few larger furniture and decor projects to test the waters on, along with some quick and easy small projects too. So, regardless of how much time you may to spare this weekend, there is bound to be something that fits the bill in the DIY department. Click through to see all 7 weekend DIY ideas.
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If you're contemplating starting your own creative business but don't know where to begin, you're not alone. The prospect of becoming your own boss can be a daunting one. So today I'm sharing ten online resources that have been invaluable to me throughout my journey to becoming a small business owner. And the best part? Most of them are free!
Ring dishes are important. Truly. But sometimes you just need a dish that's big enough for those watches and sunnies. The solution: These faux Terrazzo tiles. They have stolen my heart and look like an easy afternoon project!
Add some color to your sofa, while we all wait out the drab winter months with these colorful tufted DIY pillows.