How To: Make Duct Tape Tumbling Block Art

By: Diy maven Apr 29, 2014

I'm all over art that doesn't involve paint and a brush--because I'm terrible at that sort of thing--which is why I LOVE this project. No paint; just tape! The secret to getting the effect of tumbling blocks is in the 60 degree cuts of the decorative medium, namely, 3… Continue Reading

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7 DIY Project Ideas for Your Weekend

By: Brittni mehlhoff Apr 25, 2014

If you're ready to roll up your sleeves and tackle a DIY project or two, I have a handful of suggestions for you. With weekend projects ranging from dip dyed placemats to stenciled doormats, you're bound to find something that tickles your fancy. Here are seven DIY project ideas to kick off your… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Colorful, Wooden Key Ring Organizer and Wall Shelf

By: Brittni mehlhoff Apr 25, 2014

Always losing your keys? If you had one of these DIY key organizers hanging by the front door, I bet you wouldn't have that problem anymore. Find out how to make your own with the supplies you see above, in about… Continue Reading

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Geek Chic: How to Make a Molecule Model Sculpture

By: Diy maven Apr 25, 2014

Some thanks goes to Ann Shea, the set director for The Big Bang Theory's, for helping take the Geek Chic movement to new levels. One object in Sheldon and Leonard's apartment that many fans covet is the 6 foot DNA sculpture located just right of their living room closet. That little item blew… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Donut Doormat IKEA Hack

By: Capreek Apr 24, 2014

I don't know about you, but this is probably the cutest IKEA doormat hack I've ever… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Dipped Macrame Wall Hanging

By: Lexy.b.ward Apr 24, 2014

diy macrame wall hangingMacrame wall hangings seem to be popping up everywhere these days. If you've ever felt intimidated by the idea of making one, you're not alone! This tutorial breaks it all down to an easy step-by-step process.      

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Make It: DIY Stool Makeover

By: Matt allison Apr 23, 2014

DIY Stool Makeover

What a neat, inexpensive makeover! Watch as the ladies from The Merry Thought makeover this $1 rummage sale buy. If you're not as lucky to find one Ikea have similar stools for $5, then using their tips and instructions get to work on customizing your own.

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Roundup: 10 Affordable DIY Decor Projects Using Wood

By: Faith-towers Apr 22, 2014

10 DIY decor ideas using wood.

Sometimes wood can be an intimidating material to work with, but you don't necessarily need a whole garage full of power tools to create something beautiful. And it can be pretty affordable, too! Here are ten of my favorite DIY decor projects using… Continue Reading

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How To: Make Hidden Book Storage

By: Diy maven Apr 22, 2014

Shannon had a bunch of old hardcover books on hand, so she decided to use a handful of them to create a hidden storage compartment.… Continue Reading

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Make It: Stylish Ombre Leather Coasters

By: Lexy.b.ward Apr 18, 2014

diy ombre leather coasters

I love ombre. And leather. And when those two things are combined, it's just magic. Protect your tabletops in a stylish way with these ombre leather coasters!  … Continue Reading

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Inspiration: Doodle Easter Eggs

By: Diy maven Apr 18, 2014

Alisa skipped the dye altogether and grabbed a fine point black Sharpie to create her doodle Easter eggs. To make them,Continue Reading

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How To: Make a DIY Hanging String Garden for Spring

By: Capreek Apr 17, 2014

Trees are flowering, bulbs are blooming, and it's finally feeling like spring! This hanging garden is a great way to bring the season's colors and plants into your home or would make a wonderful gift for any… Continue Reading

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10 Tips for Decorating Your Living Room on a Budget

By: Faith-towers Apr 17, 2014

How to decorate your living room on a budget.

I'm one of those people who takes budget decorating to the extreme. Because every little bit counts, right? Today I'm going to share some budget decorating tips with you, using a real living room (my own) as the model. Here are ten affordable ways to make your living room the most attractive one on the… Continue Reading

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Make It: His & Hers Wood-burned Hangers

By: Lexy.b.ward Apr 17, 2014

Wood-burned hangersWood-burning is one of those super classy DIY touches that seems like it would be difficult, but it's like writing with a pen! A really hot pen. After seeing these hangers, I know that there are about a bajillion things I could burn or etch this weekend!      

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Roundup: 13 Budget-Friendly DIY Ideas for a Stylish Kitchen

By: Brittni mehlhoff Apr 17, 2014

There are so many cool kitchen accessories out there right now, but as someone who doesn't cook very much, or spend a ton of time in the kitchen, it's difficult for me to warrant buying them nine times out of ten. DIYing them, however? That's a whole other story. If you're looking to DIY a few kitchen accessories on a budget, this is the roundup for you. Here are 13 budget friendly DIY kitchen… Continue Reading

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