Make It: An Easy DIY Photo Display Ledge

By: Capreek Oct 17, 2012

created at: 10/17/2012

I made something similar to this during my photo school days, but it used foamcore and double stick tape and was not nearly as cool (or sturdy). That said, I LOVE this idea for a simple and creative way to display photos, prints, and art -- for cheap!    Continue Reading

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How To: Spider Web Kirigami

By: Craftmel Oct 17, 2012

created at: 10/17/2012

Why yes, another spider web craft!  These colorful webs are intricate, but easily done by kirigami- a form of origami that involves cutting the paper as well.   These webs only require paper and scissors, but when I first saw them I imagined them being a Halloween banner, strung in a mobile, altered to be name tags for a Halloween party, or even mod-podged on blocks to make festive coasters for those cup-wielding Halloween fans.  AndContinue Reading

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Make It: Easy DIY Metallic Foil Cards and Prints

By: Capreek Oct 16, 2012

created at: 10/16/2012

Fancify your homemade cards this season with this super easy DIY idea!     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Zombie Crafts and Treats

By: Diy maven Oct 16, 2012

created at: 10/16/2012

This weekend was the annual Zombie Pub Crawl in Minneapolis/St. Paul where people dress and make up like Zombies and party like it's the apocalypse. An event for hardcore Zombie lovers, to be sure. For the rest of us who celebrate the undead in more restrained way, here are ten crafts and treats to help usContinue Reading

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How To: Make a DIY Ombre Glass Pendant Light

By: Capreek Oct 15, 2012

created at: 10/15/2012

Just when I was getting a little antsy with the ombre trend*, THIS project comes along. Dang you, awesome lighting projects! You get me every time.     Continue Reading

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Before and After: Ikea Lampshade Hack

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 12, 2012

created at: 10/11/2012

Have you seen the galaxy trend popping up on Pinterest lately? I've pinned a few clothing DIYs using this technique, and even a pillow case, but a lampshade? I'd never seen that before now. Check this out.   Continue Reading

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Freebie Alert: Modern Printable Halloween Gift Wrap

By: Capreek Oct 11, 2012

created at: 10/11/2012

This free black and white gift wrap, while created for Halloween, could definitely be used year-round! On top of that, you can even print it out to use as a poster or wall art! That's a whole lot of awesome, people.    Continue Reading

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Celebrating Fall with 10 DIY Decorating Ideas

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 11, 2012

created at: 10/09/2012

Fall is my favorite season. Honestly, it is probably the only time of year I think about putting up decorations, aside from Christmas of course. The only trouble I have is that there are so many great projects out there, I never know which ones to try. So this year, I am on a mission to change that and have put together a list of my favorite fall DIY decorating ideas. Which ones will make their way into your home this year?   Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Halloween Cross Stitch

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 11, 2012

created at: 10/10/2012

Cross stitch DIY ideas have been popping up on Pinterest and around the web a lot these last few months, so why not incorporate this DIY trend into the holidays this year? Halloween is right around the corner and this project is the perfect one to get you started on a cross stitch adventure.   Continue Reading

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Roundup: 25 Awesome DIY No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas

By: Capreek Oct 10, 2012

created at: 10/10/2012

Looking for some no-carve pumpkin ideas? You've hit the motherlode, my friend! We've rounded up 25 awesome, modern, and totally clever pumpkin decorating projects that won't leave you with a sticky pile of pumpkin guts to clean up in the end. Sounds good, right? Read on!    Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Framed Spider Web

By: Craftmel Oct 10, 2012

created at: 10/09/2012

Can you tell I'm enjoying Spider Web things this Halloween season?  It is most likely because at no other time of the year will I let webs OR spiders stay for more than a millisecond in my house.  The fake yarn versions can make themselves at home in the month of October!    Continue Reading

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How To: DIY Spooky Spider Sacks

By: Craftmel Oct 09, 2012

created at: 10/08/2012

Well, in relation to the Halloween decor that graces my humble abode, these spider sacks would fall in the "spooky" category- especially if I walked past them in the middle of the night on the way to check on a teething baby.  Regardless of whether or not they fit your definition of spookiness, they are a fabulously easy project with only three materials:

  • Yarn
  • Glue, and
  • Balloons 

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10+ Quick and Easy Fall Scent and Potpourri Recipes

By: Diy maven Oct 09, 2012

created at: 10/09/2012

In scouring the internet for this roundup, I noticed that there are a lot of potpourri recipes that require a ton of ingredients. (I'm talking like a dozen or more components!) Many people don't have the time to make dinner from scratch let alone potpourri, so for this batch of recipes, I decided to keep things Continue Reading

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Roundup: 5 Creative DIY Ideas for Autumn Candle Decor

By: Capreek Oct 08, 2012

created at: 10/08/2012

Nothing says fall like cinnamon-scented candles, gourds, and a smattering of red maple leaves. Before you get completely carried away, though, here are 5 stylish DIY ideas for using candles (and the odd gourd or two) in your autumn decor!     Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Knitted Candy Corn

By: Capreek Oct 08, 2012

created at: 10/08/2012

Okay, so I don't know exactly what you'd do with a bunch of knitted candy corn, but I'm willing to figure it out. Gifts? Table top decor? Dog toys?!     Continue Reading

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