Gorgeous Mid-Century Sunroom Conversion

By: Diy maven Nov 14, 2012

created at: 11/14/2012

The quintessential sunroom of the 1950's home is one of the best features of such architecture. The owner of The Jones House had one and decided to convert it into a four season living space. The room was furnished with primarily recycled, reclaimed Continue Reading

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How To: Make Awesome DIY Photo Transfer Furniture

By: Capreek Nov 13, 2012

created at: 11/13/2012

First photo lollipops and now photo furniture?? It's a regular ol' photo transfer love fest up in here! And I'm totally diggin' it.     Continue Reading

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How To: Make a DIY Geometric Pipe Pendant Light

By: Capreek Nov 12, 2012

created at: 11/12/2012

We've been seeing brass, gold, and copper making a big splash in home decor for the last few years, but these metallic pieces usually carry a hefty price tag, especially in the lighting department (um, have you seen the prices of Lindsay Adelman chandeliers??). It's always exciting, then, to see people get creative with inexpensive materials and come up with something super stylish and on-trend, like this brass and copper pipe light!      Continue Reading

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How To: Make Homemade Coconut Cayenne Cacao Truffles!

By: Capreek Nov 09, 2012

created at: 11/08/2012

A sweet and spicy combo can't be beat -- I have a feeling these coconut cayenne cacao balls will land a seriously delicious punch!    Continue Reading

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Make It: Modern DIY Floating Planter Shelves

By: Capreek Nov 08, 2012

created at: 11/08/2012

There's not a whole lot more that I love than the combo of walnut, succulents, and a pop of color. So, when (our very own Editor-in-Chief) Chris made these awesome DIY floating planter shelves, I flipped out -- in a good way!     Continue Reading

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Reminder: Enter to Win a $350 KitchenPalette Backsplash

By: Bruno Nov 08, 2012

Win this backsplash system
Listen up! In case you haven't entered our KitchenPalette giveaway yet, you still have time! The KitchenPalette system is a product that lets you change the look of your kitchen with an interchangeable backsplash. Click though here to read more about the product and enter to win (hint: it's easy ... you just have to leave us a comment!)Continue Reading

Gift Guide: 12 Cool Gifts for Geeks!

By: Capreek Nov 07, 2012

created at: 11/07/2012

The way I see it, there's a geek in all of us. Maybe you're crazy about robots (ahem), photography, coffee, or even your iPhone -- and chances are you know someone just as geeky, too. Celebrate their nerdy obsessions with a gift they'll truly love!      Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Advent Calendar and Holiday Countdown Ideas

By: Craftmel Nov 07, 2012

created at: 11/05/2012

It seems as though every year is a foot race, with holidays paced out evenly throughout... until the mad final sprint to the finish line with three major holidays right in a row.  That is why it is never too early to start prepping for that great gift-giving time of year.  Here is a roundup of 10 Advent ideas to help you in all your early preparation!   Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Neon Fabric Coil Bowls

By: Capreek Nov 06, 2012

created at: 11/06/2012

I remember making a coil bowl from scrap fabric as a kid -- it turned out terribly. Now that my dexterity and attention to detail and general craftin' skillz have increased, I really want to give this trendy neon version a go.     Continue Reading

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Make It: Easy Custom DIY iPhone Case

By: Capreek Nov 05, 2012

created at: 11/05/2012

I had one of those "why didn't I think of that?" moments when I first spotted this project from Crafty Endeavor. I mean, it's ridiculously easy! And 100% customizable! And have I mentioned awesome?       Continue Reading

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Make It: Easy Faux Stained Glass Votive Holders

By: Capreek Nov 01, 2012

created at: 10/28/2012

Not only are these colorful glass votive holders stunning, they're a cinch to make!     Continue Reading

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Giveaway: Kitchen Palette Interchangeable Backsplash System ($350 value!)

By: Bruno Nov 01, 2012

Kitchen Palette custom interchangeable backsplash system
If you've ever thought of building or remodeling a kitchen (and let's face, who hasn't?), you know it's tough to settle on design choices. When it comes to tile, those choices are permanent ... usually. Now, Kitchen Palette has created a product that lets you change the look of your kitchen with an interchangeable backsplash. Read on to learn more about the product, and enter to win a Kitchen Palette system valued at $350!Continue Reading

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Clever Storage Idea: DIY Toilet Paper Roll Caddy

By: Capreek Oct 31, 2012

created at: 10/28/2012

We throw so many empty toilet paper tubes away (at least I throw a lot of them away... *shifty eyes*); it seems a downright shame not to do something with them, right? So, when I spotted this simple, 10-minute DIY storage idea on Aunt Peaches, I recognized the pure, crafty genius of it immediately. This! This was the "something"!     

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Inspiration: Make Leaf Art

By: Diy maven Oct 31, 2012

These sweet images created out of nothing but cleverly arranged leaves would be at home in any nursery or children's room. There Continue Reading

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How to: Choose the Cleanest Houseplants

By: Matt allison Oct 31, 2012

created at: 10/30/2012

While I'm blessed to have an occupation that sees me spending a fair bit of time outdoors, most of us spend as much as 90% of our lives indoors. In fact the EPA currently ranks indoor air pollution as the number one threat to public health, but did you know that humble houseplants can reduce the levels of several of these airborne pollutants?

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Roundup: 15 Awesome Things to Make with Tree Branches and Limbs!

By: Capreek Oct 30, 2012

created at: 10/28/2012

Branches, twigs, and logs -- oh my! Turn this readily available material into stylish decor accessories. Stumped? Here are 15 awesome projects to get the creative juices flowing.     Continue Reading

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How To: Make Frozen Ice Lanterns

By: Capreek Oct 29, 2012

created at: 10/28/2012

I woke up to the first snow of the season last week and couldn't help but get a little excited for the magical, wintery days ahead. It's still a bit warm to line the walks with these crystal-like beauties, but come December, you better believe I'm making a whole bunch of DIY ice lanterns!     Continue Reading

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Before & After: Awesome Patterned Chair Makeover

By: Capreek Oct 29, 2012

created at: 10/28/2012

What do you get when you take a plain IKEA chair and attack it with a Sharpie? Something totally awesome.     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 15 Sweet and Savory -- and Oh-So-Spooky -- Halloween Treats!

By: Capreek Oct 26, 2012

created at: 10/25/2012

In case you hadn't heard, Halloween is right around the corner! We've decided to eat our way to the finish line with some of these sweet and savory -- and oh-so-spooky -- treats! Happy haunting!     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 20 Festive DIY Wreaths for Fall!

By: Capreek Oct 25, 2012

created at: 10/25/2012

We've rounded up 20 festive fall wreaths that will see your decor through from Halloween to Thanksgiving! Check 'em out and let us know which are your fave!      Continue Reading

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