Sometimes it's nice to do an easy project. One of those "why didn't I think of that" ideas that doesn't take two weeks to finish. So today I wanted to share some simple IKEA hacks with you - everything from garden torches to kitty litter hideaways to pendant lights.
Fresh flowers in the home automatically freshen up any room., b what do you do if you want to save counter space? You create a wall vase, of course!
My last apartment had a big concrete accent wall in the main living space and even though it may sound a little strange, I totally loved it. So, when I saw this how-to for creating a faux concrete wall with paint, I bookmarked it immediately. It really does look like the real thing. Check it out.
To the uninitiated, concrete might seem a bit intimidating. But, it's got all kinds of fun, design-y uses in home decor projects. These planter project is inexpensive, easy to create and a great way to learn your way around working with a bag of the heavy stuff. Just be sure to get someone to help you carry it.
Show off your hometown pride and stay organized with this fun memo board project!
Inspired by the dip-dye trend, I've been dipping all sorts of items around our house. From curtains to tea towels, we've been dipping up a storm around here, and I started to look at what else could use a burst of color. I had an excess supply of pine from building our dining room table, so I decided to dip the boards in the dye and build some custom vase covers. To see how to make your own, view more photos after the jump!
Recycle an old blanket with tattered edges and a cool pattern into a comfy floor pillow, perfect for additional seating.
The best summer nights always involve good people, good food, and a space that encourages good conversation. Keep all those good feelings going well into the night with an outdoor fire pit! Here are 14 DIY fire pit ideas to get the wheels turning.
Looking at this giant pile of kid's stickers, I would have never guessed that they would eventually become a surprisingly cool piece of artwork. I promise, it's worth taking a look at.
When I bought this sweet little yellow bistro table a couple years back, I loved it. It was the perfect size for romantic meals under the sky. Then, after the first season, the paint on all three pieces started peeling. See?
I touched it up, with yellow, but I couldn't keep up with the weathering. By the end of the second season, the cheery yellow had turned sickly, powdery yellow. When this spring rolled around I considered replacing the set with something new. That notion lasted about a minute, because, really, it was
One of the joys of writing about food and preparing meals is that I get to meet great chefs and producers.
As I've shared in the past, we eat very little meat these days, but when we do it's choice grade and pasture reared. My friend Richard Bosman produces amazing charcuterie, one of which is guanciale, made from pigs cheek, incredible fatty, but when cooked into crunchy bite sized treats, is one of the key ingredients in preparing a proper Italian carbonara.
If you've been working in the garden a lot this summer, chances are you have most of the supplies needed to make this grilling station. Check out how it was made from a selection of materials including some wooden planter boxes!
Tuna/cat food can crafts might not be as popular as Mason jar crafts these days, but with inspiration and how-to's like these, it might just be a matter of time before they eclipse the latter.
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Whether you're looking for a temporary coffee table or just an affordable DIY option, you'll want to give this Mid-Century Modern inspired version a try!
If your craft room or office could use some extra storage, try your hand at this fun and easy wall caddy!