Eye Candy: 10 Colorful and Inspiring Craft Rooms

By: Capreek Jan 16, 2013

created at: 01/16/2013

My "craft room" consists of piles and boxes of various materials scattered between several rooms, tucked into drawers and closets in a sad attempt at being organized. So, in an effort to inspire myself and those whose crafting spaces might need a little help, I've rounded up 10 colorful and drool-worthy craft rooms! Enjoy the eye candy, friends.     Continue Reading

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Make It: Giant Geometric Washi Tape Jewels

By: Matt allison Jan 16, 2013

 

created at: 01/16/2013

If you've caught a couple of my previous posts you'll know I'm a sucker for washi tape. While I've seen some great uses before I love this larger than life geometric art feature, it's one of the coolest creative uses I've seen and very much on trend.

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Roundup: 10 DIY Cord and Cable Organizers

By: Matt allison Jan 15, 2013

created at: 01/11/2013

A by-product of a plugged in life is that we are surrounded daily by a plethora of cables, a never ending proverbial rats nest of insulated wires.  

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Make It: Modern DIY Paper Scrap Wall Art

By: Capreek Jan 15, 2013

created at: 01/15/2013

If you've ever made anything out of paper, you know how quickly an unruly scrap pile can grow. It's always a shame to throw those (perfectly good) bits away, which is why I love this DIY idea from A Little Hut!     Continue Reading

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Planning a DIY Princess Party (Not in a Package)

By: Alicia Jan 15, 2013

A DIY Rapunzel Birthday Party
Our little girl is turning four next week, and we're in full party planning mode. This year's planning is especially interesting since we're living in a house with no kitchen, and in various but consistent states of complete chaos. Nevertheless, it's our four-year-old's birthday, and there will be a rockin' little kids' birthday... in, um, an octogenarian par-tay room.Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Awesome DIY Metallic Vases and Planters

By: Capreek Jan 14, 2013

created at: 01/14/2013

Who doesn't love a pop of shiny, metallic goodness? This design trend has been hot for a couple years and, judging by the huge amount of gold and copper DIY projects we keep seeing, it doesn't appear to be going out of style anytime soon. If your own space could use a little touch of shine, check out these easy vase and planter projects -- they'll add just the right amount of flair to desktops, counters, or windowsills!     Continue Reading

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How To: Make DIY Fabric Storage Boxes

By: Capreek Jan 14, 2013

created at: 01/13/2013

Storage bins just got a whole lot cooler with this DIY idea from Brett Bara!     Continue Reading

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How To: Sew a French Press Coffee Cozy

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jan 11, 2013

created at: 01/09/2013

Keep your coffee warm and toasty with this quilted, do-it-yourself coffee press cozy.   Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Giant Gold Wall Pouf

By: Capreek Jan 09, 2013

created at: 01/09/2013

I have no idea what else to call this other than a "pouf", but I think we can all agree that it's awesome. If you're looking for some wall decor with serious a "wow" factor, this DIY idea is for you!    Continue Reading

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Roundup: 15 DIY Office Storage and Organization Ideas

By: Capreek Jan 07, 2013

created at: 01/07/2013

Raise your hand if your home office or workspace could use some help in the storage and organization departments! That's everyone, right? Check out these 15 clever DIY ideas that are sure to make your space more functional -- and boost your productivity!     Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Wooden Yarn Bowl

By: Capreek Jan 07, 2013

created at: 01/07/2013

Whether you knit or simply have a slew of fabulously talented knitter friends, this simple DIY idea is the perfect accessory for this yarn-based craft!     Continue Reading

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Curbly Giveaway: Win $1000 from Blinds.com

By: Bruno Jan 07, 2013

Win a $500 gift card to Blinds.com!
And you thought you were done getting gifts this winter! This week, we've teamed up with Blinds.com to give away two $500 gift cards; that means two lucky winners will get five big ones to spends at Blinds.com, where you can find an awesome selection of blinds, shades, shutters and drapes. Read on to find out how to enter!Continue Reading

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Make It: Giant Confetti Wall Mural

By: Matt allison Dec 28, 2012

created at: 12/28/2012

Many of us suffer from what I call 'White Wall Syndrome'. We spend so much time analyzing what to hang on them by pinning ideas and laboring over artworks we can't afford that we don't get around to actually doing anything with them!

This simple project is a great way to get some color up on your walls without costing the earth -- and it's the perfect family holiday project!

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Embroidered Bread

By: Diy maven Dec 27, 2012

How Do You Embroider Wonder Bread? Very, Very Carefully

Yup. You read that title correctly. Embroidery artist Catherine McEver is the creator who uses sliced bread as canvases. Why? She says we have to read Umberto Eco's Travels in Hyperreality to understand. Or weContinue Reading

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New Year's Eve DIY: Concrete Sparkler Holder

By: Brittni mehlhoff Dec 27, 2012

created at: 12/25/2012

If you're searching for a clever way to bring in the new year, take a look at this colorful, concrete DIY project. It will have your guests seeing lights as they countdown to 2013.   Continue Reading

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