Eye Candy: 10 DIY Centerpiece Ideas for Fall

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 18, 2012

created at: 10/17/2012

With Thanksgiving around the corner and fall in full-swing, dinner parties are pretty popular this time of year. And what does every great host or hostess need at his or her dinner party, aside from great food and good company? An awesome centerpiece, of course. Here are our top ten favorite centerpiece ideas for fall.   Continue Reading

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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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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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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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Make It: A Rustic-Modern DIY Dining Table

By: Capreek Oct 15, 2012

created at: 10/15/2012

Our current dining table is glass, but the part of me that longs to live in a Craftsman-meets-Modern style home in the Pacific Northwest really wants something a little more like this DIY beauty!     Continue Reading

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How To: Make Bean, Bacon And Tomato Soup

By: Matt allison Oct 12, 2012

created at: 10/12/2012

As the days get shorter and the nights cooler I find myself pulling out my favorite soup recipes, partly because nothing heralds in cooler weather better than homemade soup.


Here is my Bean, Bacon and Tomato Soup recipe, hearty and wholesome and great for a family night in or entertaining around the fire place.

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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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How To: Make Your Own Fruit Leather

By: Capreek Oct 12, 2012

created at: 10/11/2012

Mmm... fruit leather. This healthy snack is a cinch to make at home using whatever fruit floats your boat!     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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DIY Lessons Learned: Safety Guide One-Sheet

By: Bruno Oct 10, 2012

DIY Safety Fear Guide
Ok, so most safe DIY practices are just common sense, but when should you use a dust mask and when should you use a respirator? We chose some common DIY projects and put together a guide to the safety gear you should think about using for each one. Read on to download the free PDF one sheet, or watch a fun video version.Continue Reading

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How to: Grow a Year-Round Salad Garden

By: Matt allison Oct 10, 2012

 created at: 10/10/2012

As you may have gathered from my weekly "Foodie Friday" posts I enjoy cooking, but equally I enjoying growing my own food, which I write about on my site, curate this space.

Aside from the health and nutritional benefits of doing so, there is also something quite primal about knowing where and how your food is grown.

Today I'm going to teach you how to grow your own easy to grow salad garden which will grow all year round in frost free areas.

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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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