What do salad bowls, bed frames, and shelf brackets have in common? They've all been turned into stylish, DIY lamps! Oh, and they're all readily available from IKEA. Here are ten of our favorite IKEA lighting hacks -- enjoy! Continue Reading
Ahh, folding chairs. Typically ugly and generally uncomfortable, they're usually a must-have around the holidays when our homes reach full capacity and our seating situation is on the brink of shambles. Alas, you CAN make them a bit more festive with this simple DIY makeover (no promises on the comfort factor, though)! Continue Reading
Cat or Dog + Leather Furniture = Scratches. It's a fact of life. But Trisha, from Mash Up Chic, found a quick, easy and inexpensive way to cover the offending scratches and with something we all probably have in our Continue Reading
I love growing and cooking my own vegetables, though sadly due to space restrictions in our yard, the only fruit I'm able to grow is a lowly Eureka lemon tree.
Not that lemons are something to be sniffed at; in summer we drink amazing lemon minted water out on the porch, make our own cordials and desserts, and as we move into fallI collect the bounty and preserve them for one of our favorite dishes, chicken tagine.
Preserved lemons are commonly used in North African dishes, and their salty taste and texture lends complexity to the simplest dishes like sauteed vegetables.
While preserving them takes little more than a mason jar and salt, my recipe below takes it up a notch and boosts the flavor.Continue Reading
Target, in collaboration with Campbell's, recently released a limited edition line of Andy Warhol soup cans in celebration of the 50th anniversary of his famous screen print series. While I've been tempted to pick up a few, I don't really know what I'd do with them. Store them indefinitely on a shelf? Eat the contents; then what? Continue Reading
Stuff like this always blows my mind. How does one actually make something so, well, amazing looking -- without breaking the bank and from scratch?! Fortunately, Jenny from Little Green Notebook knows the answer to that! Continue Reading
If you change your artwork almost as often as you change your clothes, this minimal gallery board DIY should probably be on your must-make list this weekend. You'll have less holes in the wall and a stronger focal point for art clusters and other groupings. Continue Reading
I'm sure you've seen giant spools being used as coffee tables before, but what about something smaller? Could you upholster a spool and make it look more modern? Well, it turns out the answer is yes, you can, and it looks even cooler than you might think. Continue Reading
We're putting our upcycling pants on and lighting up the Internet today with 11 awesome DIY lamps made from bottles, cans, and jars (oh my)! So sit back, get inspired, and let us know which is your fave! Continue Reading
Fall is a time where trees lose their leaves and expose those things usually hidden during the warmer months, like little engravings from people in love. This embroidery done by My Girlish Whims fits perfectly into what Fall means to me. Continue Reading