Centsational Girl, Kate, helped her friend Cheryl re-do her outdoor living space. The 'room' had a lot of things going for it. Great furniture and a lovely pergola, to name a few. But the space wasn't as 'pretty' as Cheryl
If you've been looking for a budget-friendly way to get out in the sun and show the outdoors whose boss, the DIY way, you'll want to check out this tutorial for installing window boxes in an afternoon. It's the perfect weekend project to spruce up your home's curb appeal.
This dish is one our favorite Spring time meals, it's light, quick to make and packed full of flavor.
How many times have you passed up a great old dresser at a yard sale because you weren't sure what to do with it? It happens to me all the time. Well, it turns out that there are lots of alternative ways to use a chest of drawers... they're not just for clothing anymore!
I'm still loving the "dip dyed" trend, especially when applied to textiles, as it has more of an organic, water-color type effect rather than an opaque, colorblocked look. I think I might snag some plain white bedding and give this project a whirl this weekend!
For being tiny (about 94 inches wide), Chrissy's laundry room is big on style. Of course, it wasn't always that way. Above is how it looked before she made it over. Utilitarian: yes. Inviting: not so much. After sewing curtains to hide the wire shelving, a new coat of
Growing your own herbs is incredibly satisfying. Not only do they take up very little space, they take your cooking to new heights as you start experiment with different flavor profiles, you can even read our guide to choosing your own here.
If you've got a blank wall, some scrap wood, and a love for maps, well, I've got the DIY project for you!
A simple, low-cost DIY lighting project that you can make from the most basic materials, without any special tools, that looks great and is completely customizable?! YES, PLEASE.
I've always wanted a tree swing, but have never lived in a place that had a tree strong enough to support one. If you're lucky enough to have a nice, sturdy tree near you, and are willing to let me stop by for spontaneous swinging sessions*, here's a great tutorial for making a tree swing that'll last!
If you could use some extra seating around your house, this DIY is for you. It's one of the best bench projects I've seen. Why? Well, I love the color scheme, but frankly, the use of materials is what sends this one over the edge for me. Can you tell what this bench is made out of?
Gift cards make great gifts, but the methods of giving them are rather uninspired. Instead, how about giving the old standby--money--in money balloons? Yes, these darling balloons will
Even though it snowed yesterday where I live (Hello, weather! It's May! Get a grip.), my thoughts are occupied by visions of summer and lounging in the sun with a good book. Of course, to lounge one would need a lounge chair. I'm thinking of giving this rustic-meets-modern version a go!
Although Josie's seen-better-days laptop still worked, the scratches and dents it was sporting made it look like it didn't. The answer to Josie's computer woes was