Remember Michael's copper penny kitchen countertop? Ashley loved the idea, so she decided to cover the bar in her kitchen using the same technique. It took $50 or so in coin to cover the bar, a lot of Gorilla Glue and some trial and error, but in the end, it all worked out perfectly. This is what the bar looks like now:Continue Reading
Let's just ignore the fact that it is still 113 degrees where I live and pretend that I am gearing up for heavy use of my oven and stove in the cooler months ahead (please, please say there are cooler months ahead...). It would stand to reason that with all that baking and pot-stirring, I'll probably be using my favorite oven mitts to help me do the job without any injury. I've rounded up 12 of my favorite oven mitt and hot pad sewing projects to get me in the baking state of mind. Continue Reading
When I was assigned the task of rounding up ten kitchen cabinet makeovers, I decided to give myself some parameters. Actually, one parameter: No bright white kitchen cabinets. It's not that I don't love white kitchen cabinets, it's just that they're everywhere these days, aren't they? So here they are; some of the best not-all-white kitchen cabinet makeovers on the intertubes.
Melissa when with a two-tone makeover Continue Reading
My garden is in full swing and I have a plethora of Roma tomatoes that needed to be used. And, after reading the back of a ketchup bottle one day which listed the third ingredient as High Fructose Corn Syrup and the fourth as Corn Syrup, I knew just what to do. Continue Reading
How to: Replace Your Household Cleansers and Beauty Items with Healthful, Homemade Options (with DIY Recipes)
Hello! I'm Rebekah from Potholes and Pantyhose where I share and photograph detailed tutorials of my DIY projects, recipes, photography tips and remodeling endeavors. I am in the middle of remodeling both our living and dining rooms.
This year, I've been on a mission to replace most of household cleaners and personal care items by my own homemade versions. I am concocting these household replacements with little more than what I have on hand or what I can find at the organic market. Continue Reading
Have you noticed an influx of projects using rope these days? I have. So many, in fact, I felt I need to cull through them and put together a roundup of some that caught my eye. The cool thing is most require very little to make. For some, rope (or twine), a glue gun and something to cover. Others are a bit more complicated, but not much. A hole here and there and a knotContinue Reading
I'm a mother of young children, which for me means kids underfoot while I'm trying to get some semblance of dinner together every day. That's why I perked up at the idea of alphabet magnets to entertain the kiddos that don't strain your eyes or your design taste- especially this inexpensive DIY version. Continue Reading
It's kitchen and bath month here at Curbly, so of course we had to round up some of our favorite kitchen-related DIY projects! Check them out below and let us know which ones you'd be interested in trying! Continue Reading
Jonathan Adler has teamed up with Kohler to produce a very vibrant line of kitchen (and bathroom) sinks that might have you rethinking that white farmhouse sink you just had installed. Jonathan's colors include Piccadilly Yellow, Greenwich Green, Palermo Blue and Annapolis Navy. Each are available Continue Reading
Do you grocery shop with a reusable bag? Here's my dirty secret: I don't. I'm lucky if I get into the store with my purse and 3 children, let alone the 20 bags I'd need to carry out my groceries. But I still want to do my part at reusing those plastic bags from the grocers! Here's how I keep them handy for a million (okay, maybe not that many) different purposes. Continue Reading
It's summer and that means you have a far greater chance of ending up in a bathing suit. Naturally, you look awesome, no matter what your size, but if you are especially conscience of your diet when you are headed to the beach (or pool), these salad recipes are for you. Bonus: They actually taste good! Continue Reading
Cool down in style on a hot summer day or at the next ice cream party, with these kid-friendly (and adult-friendly) ice cream cone wrappers. Continue Reading