How To: Turn a Wire Planter Basket into a Glitzy Chandelier

By: Diy maven Feb 11, 2015
Photo: hammer and heals

Amanda saw a coconut-lined planter and thought, "Chandelier." What?? Yup. The DIY chandelier is used to camouflage a builder-grade ceiling light fixture in her house. Materials she used, besides the basket, included some metallic silver spray paint, about 24 feet of decorative crystal garland,Continue Reading

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How To: Make An L-Shaped Workspace With Excess Storage

By: Lexy.b.ward Feb 11, 2015
diy white craft desk
Photo: Little VWS

Whenever I get a new desk, I inevitably end up with these dilemmas: 1. There isn't enough space up top to display everything. 2. I don't want to hide my stuff in the drawers. 3. The surface CANNOT stay organized. 

This DIY desk might be the solution to my problems!      

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Make It: DIY Emoji Coasters

By: Capreek Feb 10, 2015
Aileen Allen

If you're looking for a fun afternoon project to work on while you're stuck inside (thanks, winter!), take a look at this easy and quirky coaster idea!     Continue Reading

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How To: Create a Simple DIY Memo Board with Wood

By: Faith-towers Feb 10, 2015
How-To: Simple DIY Wooden Memo Board
Photo: Ohoh Blog

There are many ways to display memos on the wall. Bulletin boards still seem to be the most popular. But why not try something a bit more unique? This geometric wooden memo board will give your workspace some serious character. Click through to see the stylish final product.   

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Make It: Easy DIY Wooden Desk Organizer

By: Capreek Feb 09, 2015
Photo: Caitlin McGrath

I'm always looking for clever, inexpensive ways to add more storage and organization to my space. When I spotted this simple, modern desk organizer, I knew I needed to add it to my project list, STAT!     Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Simple Blanket Ladder in Under an Hour

By: Rachel mae smith Feb 09, 2015

DIY Blanket Ladder
by Paper & Stitch

If you look around your house right now, are there fabric scraps and/or blankets everywhere? If you answered yes, or had to look just to be sure, then you need to make this ladder asap. I know the thought of making a ladder seems intimidating, but I can assure you that Brittni of Paper & Stitch makes it as easy as it can be. With a few easy steps, you can clean up textile clutter without filling up your closets!Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Productivity Printables For Your Office or Workspace

By: Faith-towers Feb 05, 2015
10 Printables For Your Office or Workspace
Photo: Empapers

As Mother Nature is pummeling us with snow up here in New England, it feels like a good time to curl up with a hot cup of coffee at my desk and get lots and lots of work done. And for me, being productive means getting organized. So I've rounded up ten great printables that will motivate you to get your work life in order.   

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How to: Give a Plain Vase a Colorful Upgrade

By: Rachel mae smith Feb 04, 2015
DIY Color Blocked Vase by Sarah Hearts
by Sarah Hearts

Well friends, I think I've fallen in love with a diy project. That's totally a thing, right? Either way, this color blocked makeover by Sarah Hearts completely took my breath away. At first you might think that she just painted a wooden vase, however, the original vase was a clear glass one that you find just about anywhere. What better way to beat the winter blues than with a color blocked vase full of fresh blooms?Continue Reading

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Make It: Easy DIY Neon Love Sign for Valentine's Day

By: Capreek Feb 03, 2015
Meg Allan Cole

Dump the chocolates and cheap flowers this year and go for something totally unique: a neon sign that proclaims just how you feel!    Continue Reading

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Make It: Affordable and Modern Plywood-Mounted Artwork

By: Capreek Feb 02, 2015
ManMade

I have a bit of a screen print buying problem. Posters and prints are slowly stacking up, waiting to be framed before they find a place on our walls. But, as anyone who has had anything custom framed knows, framing is expensive! If you're looking for an easy, affordable, and modern alternative to traditional framing, check out this DIY idea!     Continue Reading

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How to: Add Fabric to a Plastic Chair

By: Rachel mae smith Feb 02, 2015
DIY ModPodge Chair
by Emily Henderson

Move over spray paint, there's another way to makeover plain furniture pieces. If you're looking to add a little color and pattern to your office, then this Mod Podge chair makeover is a perfect place to start! All you really need is some fabric and Mod Podge to transform a basic plastic chair into a bold statement piece. It's really as easy as that. I don't know about you, but that pattern alone would make responding to emails a bit more exciting!Continue Reading

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How to: Make Your Own Stylish Wall Clock

By: Rachel mae smith Jan 30, 2015

DIY Wall Clock
via Design Sponge

I feel like I've been hunting for the perfect affordable clock for ages. Perhaps that's a bit dramatic, but it hasn't been an easy task. In a late night pinning session, I stumbled across this beautiful spotty wall clock and, lo and behold, it's a DIY!Continue Reading

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How To: Make Your Own Woven Nesting Baskets

By: Capreek Jan 28, 2015
Photo: Francesca Stone

Basket weaving is one of the oldest and most common crafts throughout history (fun fact: the oldest baskets ever found are between 10,000 and 12,000 years old -- crazy, right?). Now, in Internet Bloggy Land, they're used more for decor than hauling life-sustaining items, but that doesn't mean the art of basket weaving should be left by the wayside!      Continue Reading

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How To: Create Fun Little Typographic Boxes For All Your Knick-Knacks

By: Faith-towers Jan 28, 2015
DIY Clay Letterform Storage Boxes
Photo: Faith Towers

There's something so fun about a functional letterform, isn't there? Or maybe it's just the typography nerd in me. But nonetheless, you have to admit that storing cotton balls inside of an ampersand is more fun than storing them in a plain old glass jar.

I was inspired to make typographic storage containers after seeing ones made from cookie cutters on Pinterest (from Willowday). Instead of using cookie cutters, I simply used clay, a favorite font, and a steady hand! 

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