If you're a DIYer, you probably have a stash of scrap wood somewhere. Various sizes and lengths of various species that you have no idea what you're going to use them for, but you can't bear to part with them, because you're sure you're going to use them someday.
In this, the first in a five part series, I'm going to show you how to make super fast and super easy projects using some of that stashed wood. Each will take less than an hour to make (not including paint/varnish drying times) and most—if not all—will cost absolutely nothing, because they can be adapted to whatever supplies you have on hand.
Today we're going to make a poster slip… Continue Reading
Orange (pumpkins) not in your color palette? Try this infinitely customizable—super easy—color drip pumpkin project from Plaid. The pumpkin they used is of the faux variety and the drips are made using inexpensive FolkArt Acrylic paint. (They… Continue Reading
Concrete planters and vases have been making their way around the internet this summer and for good reason! They're a cheap and modern way to add some cool to your plants and to your backyard. But what if you want to add a little pizazz to the concrete? … Continue Reading
There's a lot of unruly stuff in the kitchen, when you think about it. Pots and pans, baking sheets, glass dishes, bulky utensils . . . They all take up space fast. Here's 10 clever and diy-able… Continue Reading
We all have old, unused clothing hiding in the back of the closet, so why not upcycle it into something beautiful for your home? Here are ten great ways to give new life to that old… Continue Reading
This might be the best "before and after"/upcycle/DIY furniture/make-the-best-with-what-you've-got project… Continue Reading
I love when I stumble upon a project that was created using out-of-the-box ideas and materials. These candlestick holders have an industrial aesthetic, but still manage to look sweet. And they're made from a few cheap items found at your local hardware store! … Continue Reading
As a kid growing up in the 80's, I most certainly did not use neon subtly. But now that it's 2013 and neon is back, it's important to use it sparingly. Here are ten ways to utilize these bright colors without overwhelming your… Continue Reading
Plywood is inexpensive, easy to use and extremely versatile. I've rounded up several easy to make projects covering simple decor accents through attractive storage solutions. Many of them can be cut to size at your local hardware store, so even those with modest woodworking skills should be able to attempt… Continue Reading