Spring has sprung and Easter egg season is here! Gone are the days of simply dropping tablets into water and vinegar and plastic-wrapping your eggs. Though there's nothing wrong with the classic method, the sky is really the limit when it comes to egg decorating, and DIYing a dozen has never been easier or more beautiful. We've rounded up fifty of the best DIY egg-dyeing and decorating projects to inspire you!
It's almost time to set the table for the big day! Whether you do it grand or keep things minimal, try one of these easy-to-make table runners that are sure to wow your guests on Thanksgiving day!
About 6 months before our daughter was born, we moved into a new town home. The walls were covered with dark brown, red, and beige paint, but it had serious potential to become a bright and cozy space. It only had windows on the ends, so we wanted to paint every room a bright grey or white to help give off as much natural light as possible.
We set our sights on the 2nd floor office to become the nursery. It was the tiniest...
We told you about our favorite pieces from Redefine Home, and now it's time to show you how we might use some of them in a room. Inspiration comes in all shapes and sizes, and if you're normally a do-it-yourselfer it's nice to look outside the normal places every once in awhile for sparks in creativity. Visualizing how a room might come together in your mind's eye is key to having all of the right elements in place once everything starts to come together.
Melissa from The Inspired Room shares her design wisdom she has amassed since the creation of TIR, to help us create the home we want. Summed in four easy steps, Melissa provides oodles of advice as it pertains to
My new best Twitter friend, Karen from The Art of Doing Stuff, writes her witty blog about everything I love. It's like I found my Canadian counterpart, only she has killer abs and a TV show. I chuckled aloud as I read her blog and then, being a big fan of an easy chair re-do, my jaw dropped. She's so much more clever than I am! My mom always said "the cream always rises", and sure enough, her chair re-do pops up on
I couldn't have said it better! Check out the easy directions to whip up a batch of non conformist, yet slightly traditional, Christmas cookies over on Craftzine. They also give you a link to
Melissa at The Inspired Room has assembled a cornucopia of very clever home office solutions. From desk configurations to storage ideas to one-of-a-kind decorative touches, her ideas will certainly get your creative juices flowing.
Two days of hard slog, paint, fabric and a bit of wallpaper and this living and dining room went from cold and drab to cozy and dramatic.
Martha has a 'Doh! That's-so-obvious-why-didn't-I think-of-it' idea for keeping track of your decorating stuff. The decorator's folder. What you do is keep swatches of paint, fabric and carpet in a folder. Revolutionary! Martha suggests a small accordion file but you could go crazy and have a file for each room.
Taking the idea and running with it I have added:
- Window measurements in both metric and imperial (cause my maths is lousy)
Having a hard time choosing a room’s color scheme? Scared to mix prints? Want to make a tiny room look larger? Don’t exactly know what your decorating style even is? Have no fear, Waverly is here!
The fabric aficionado has a fabulous feature on its website simply titled, "How to Decorate". They cover all of the conundrums listed above along with hints on how to arrange furniture, create a formal room, and display accessories, among other things...