Copper is everywhere in home decor these days. In my opinion, it's giving gold a run for its money! These planters incorporate two natural and modern elements and cost less than $7 to make! … Continue Reading
Have you seen those "As Seen on TV" Aqua Globes? If not, here's a thumbnail: they're glass bulb stakes that you fill with water and then insert into the dirt next to a plant which 'self-waters' the plant for, they say, up to 2 weeks. They're not terribly expensive, (you can buy a pack of 2 on Amazon for about $13), but the DIY version is really the way to go. Because… Continue Reading
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Last month we told you all about our raised bed garden plans, and today we're back with all the juicy details. In a nutshell, this was a huge project in terms of the research and planning, and the easiest when it came time to actually do it. It was a great lesson in "preparation is everything". We're so grateful to Duluth Trading Co. for giving us a motivational kick in the pants to get this project done.
Emily rescued the laundry basket pictured above at the side of the road because she figured she could do something creative with it. It sat in her basement for 6 months, and then inspiration hit: it would make a great outdoor planter. First she patched up… Continue Reading
What do you do with an old room divider that's been sitting around, unused, for the last 5 years? Cut it in half and turn it into a modern wall-mounted herb garden, that's… Continue Reading
I have a huge bag of fabric scraps that has accumulated over the years. And I never know what to do with all of those beautiful (albeit tiny) pieces of fabric. But it seems like such a waste to let them just sit there, taking up valuable closet space. So I did a little research and found ten awesome ideas from around the… Continue Reading
We've seen a fair amount of cool DIY doormats around these parts, but this redwood and brass version is downright… Continue Reading
We've had a bout of warm weather this week here in Denver and it's given me outdoor fever!!! I'm excited thinking about all my favorite things to do in summer, and that includes making s'mores and hanging out around the fire pit! … Continue Reading
You guys... it's almost camping season!!! In preparation for the greatest time of year, I'm thinking I might try my hand at one of these DIY folding camp… Continue Reading
I love strolling down the aisles of home improvement stores trying to come up with alternative DIY uses for X, Y, and Z. So when I saw this clever upcycling idea for unfinished indoor/ outdoor handrails, I was pretty excited. I'm definitely going to try… Continue Reading
Trees are flowering, bulbs are blooming, and it's finally feeling like spring! This hanging garden is a great way to bring the season's colors and plants into your home or would make a wonderful gift for any… Continue Reading
Before we start,a NOTE: If using these paper holders with traditional flamed candles, use them as CUFFS around glass jars ONLY with NO paper hanging over the top of the jars. To be completely safe, it would be best to use them with flameless candles.
Kate provides all the details, including a… Continue Reading