I know you feel like you just ripped out the 80s gold fixtures in your bathroom renovation five years ago, which was a good decision, but it's a real thing... gold fixtures are back. No, it's not a scary resurgence like the fashion trend of acid washed jeans a few years back. Gold fixtures can be apart of a stylish and timeless style. Gold isn't the only fixture finish getting all the attention either. Don't forget about the resurgence of copper and bronze into the design world. Today I am going to share an extremely thorough list of where you can buy gold, copper, and bronze kitchen and bathroom fixtures for any design style.
Leather is an underutilized material when it comes to DIY projects for the home, but it's also one of the most versatile ones... so today we're sharing some ideas to inspire you to use more of it around the house. Here are ten simple ways to incorporate leather into your home. (And if you're not into leather for ethical reasons, please note that most of these projects can be done with vegan leather too!).
Everybody starts their morning with coffee or some other caffeinated beverage. But where do the filters go? I love this easy project that keeps them neatly folded and ready to use!
Mud cloth + Halloween are a winning combination! The traditional black and white African story cloths boast beautiful, bold prints that look amazing and modern on the organic shape of a pumpkin.
Mud cloth has a deep and rich history, and it happens to be having a moment today. We created a pair of printed pumpkins, inspired by the likes of Homey Oh My! and Chica and Jo. Our process was a little different, read on to hear all about what went down when we made these pretty pumpkins.
I know what you're thinking: Sharpies stick to wax?? Probably not. (Honestly, I've never attempted it.) But they DO stick to tissue paper, which is what Erica used to make custom candles. After making her design, she has a very neat trick
If you haven't seen Mr. Kate's home makeover videos, you're missing out. She and her partner Joey are not only charming, they're incredibly talented too. When they paired up with equally charming and talented makeup guru Manny MUA
I am adoring this gold leaf wall art, which Megan, it's creator, says is easy to make and CHEAP! The outcome doesn't look like
It's fall, which means you have an excellent excuse to give your home a mini makeover! Or in this case, your dining room. The trick to styling any space for Autumn is finding that nice balance between modern pieces and combining them with warm and seasonal elements that really translate as homey and cozy. With these simple steps, your dining room will be ready for fall in no time!
Yes, such things are usually hung outside, functioning as bird houses, but I'm with Julia from Tag & Tibby on this one: displayed indoors, her modern take on the painted gourds are lovely pieces of organic art. A trio
There's so many brilliant DIY techniques in this world that I probably shouldn't be surprised when one comes along that I haven't yet attempted.
And yet here I am, gobsmacked that I hadn't thought to try transferring images to wood before. This super easy and very versatile technique is one of the best ways I've seen to get patterns onto timber, and you needn't draw the line at shapes - you can also transfer photos or text so there's lots of room to experiment and have fun!
High praise to Mandi who transformed a simple wooden bowl (one of the 50 secondhand things we NEVER pass up) into one of the most beautiful planters we've ever seen. Ingeniously, she used wooden ring holders as legs. The adaption just might catch on
Fall is upon us and what better way to get ready for the season than to add these 8 must-have pieces for fall! It's that time of year where we want our homes to begin feeling more cozy and intimate while remaining modern and current. Try introducing some (or all) of these pieces into your home this season for that perfect autumn touch!
1. Natural Wood Textures
Bring the great outdoors inside your...
Turning a bamboo (or any wooden) bowl or plate into a pendant light couldn't be easier when we follow along with Kristi Murphy's
Is there anything more rewarding in the DIY world than using reclaimed materials to make something? Seriously. A dejected object on a layover to a landfill is spotted by a keen eye. The object is swooped up and turned into something marvelous, getting a second chance on life and love. (We should all be so lucky.) The reclaimed materials featured in these 20 projects were the main characters of such fairytales. They now act as...
Tiny home aficionado Derek Diedricksen built this off-the-grid, 8' x '8 "reading" cabin in Vermont for just $300. He was able to keep the price tag so low by using recycled parts. The front deck was made using an abandoned
IKEA is famous for its inexpensive (and difficult to assemble) furniture, but many people aren't aware of their extensive selection of decorative items and accessories. And here's the best part - these are affordable too, and with no assembly required! Read on to check out ten of our favorite IKEA accessories under $20.
If you've ever worked with leather, you know the addiction that comes with manipulating such a sturdy and stylish material. You can sew it, tan it, and let's not forget that skill we learned back in grade school - stamping leather! These luggage tags can be made with a few tools and a few simple steps!
Okay, this might currently be my favorite thing on the web this week! I love a good woodworking project and this lovely side table might be just the thing someone like a beginner could dip their toes into!
Do you ever wonder how people get their couches to look so stylish? Well, I'll give you a hint - it has everything to do with the throw pillows. Step up your pillow game with this super chic dip dyed pillow that you can make with only a few simple supplies. Keep reading to check it out.
Paper goods are my weakness. I loved getting new school supplies each year when I was a child. I sometimes feel like I should have been born a few generations behind me because the school supplies kids get these days?! They're out-of-this-world awesome. Need proof? Check out these 11 notebooks, backpacks, pencil cases, and more!