How to: Make a Natural Wreath for the Holidays

By: Brittni mehlhoff Dec 03, 2013

I've seen my fair share of wreath tutorials over the years, but this one is definitely my new favorite. It's the perfect (asymmetrical) holiday wreath for a front door or over the fireplace. Want to make your own?   Continue Reading

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How To Make an Ornament Christmas Tree

By: Diy maven Nov 26, 2013

With the help of an old framed screen, Melissa crafted an ornament Christmas tree that will be adorning her porch this holiday season. She used a star ornament for the top, 35 or so plastic ornaments, wireContinue Reading

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How To: Turn Old Trampolines Into New Suspended Beds

By: Diy maven Nov 26, 2013

Our next door neighbor erected a trampoline in their backyard last summer. It was pretty popular. For two days. Another yard in the neighborhood has one. I've never seen anybody actually use it, but their big black dog loves to lounge on it. Not sure what the 'interest' lifespan of a trampolineContinue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Ways To Use Pinecones in Your Holiday Decor

By: Faith-towers Nov 18, 2013

They're free. They're versatile. They're everywhere right now. In my mind, pinecones signal the transition from fall into winter, making them the perfect decorative element for your home this time of year. Click through to see all the clever ways you can utilize pinecones during the upcoming holiday season.   

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How To: Make Homemade Fire Starters with Household Items

By: Brittni mehlhoff Nov 08, 2013

Help to get a fire started on a chilly day with this homemade spice and herb fire starter. Not only will it get your fire going in a pinch, it smells delicious too, and would be perfect to bring along to a bonfire or on a camping trip.   Continue Reading

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How to Make a Modern Succulent Planter for $2 or Less

By: Brittni mehlhoff Nov 05, 2013

Using plumbing pieces in unique shapes, you can create inexpensive planters and vases just in time for the holidays. Great for centerpieces on a dining room table, sitting on a decorative shelf, or as hostess’ gifts for holiday parties and alike. The best part of this DIY though, is the cost, with each finished planter coming in under $2 (or around $5 if you include the succulent in the cost), this easy craft project won’t break the bank. Click through to find out how to make your own.

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Make It: DIY Typographic Welcome Mat

By: Capreek Oct 29, 2013

Give a plain welcome mat a colorful makeover with this easy idea from A Beautiful Mess!     Continue Reading

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Can You Guess What These Pumpkins Are Made Out Of?

By: Diy maven Oct 28, 2013

Misplaced preposition aside, can you guess what these pumpkins are made out of? Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: Attractive Outdoor Decor For Fall

By: Faith-towers Oct 23, 2013

Fall decor isn't necessarily synonymous with Halloween decor; there are many creative ways to add a touch of autumn to your porch or patio without using witches and spider webs. Check out these ten beautiful outdoor spaces that are decorated specifically for this colorful season.   

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Roundup: Budget Fall Decor From The Backyard

By: Faith-towers Oct 17, 2013

The days of fall are getting shorter and chillier here in New England, signaling the approach of a long, cold winter - and inspiring me to get outside and make stuff! It's amazing what you can do with pinecones, branches, rocks and all the natural materials hiding in plain sight in the backyard.   

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Roundup: 10 Functional Pumpkin And Gourd Ideas

By: Faith-towers Oct 17, 2013

Pumpkins and gourds are fun to decorate with, but are usually just that - decorations. Why not use them for something at the same time? Here are ten creative ways to use pumpkins and gourds as functional decor in your home.   

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How to: Super Simple DIY Confetti Pumpkin

By: Faith-towers Oct 16, 2013

You'll never guess what material was used for this colorful confetti pumpkin... and once you know, you'll wonder why you didn't think of it yourself! Click through to find out what the secret item is, and how you can make your own vibrant confetti pumpkin.   

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Roundup: 10 Clever No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas

By: Faith-towers Oct 14, 2013

The minute you carve into a pumpkin it will begin decomposing... and will be in the trash before you know it. So we wanted to share some great no-carve ideas that will last a bit longer. Recently we showed you how to create your own typographic pumpkins, and this week we have ten other great no-carve pumpkin projects to share with you.   

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Roundup: 10 DIY Halloween Garlands And Wreaths

By: Faith-towers Oct 10, 2013

Halloween is fast approaching, which means there isn't much time left to  decorate your entryway. So to make it easy on you, we've rounded up ten spooky garlands and wreaths that will knock your socks right off.   

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20 Fall Container Garden 'Recipes'

By: Diy maven Oct 10, 2013

Black Rhino Property Services takes all the guesswork out of creating the perfect fall container gardens. They give us 20 'recipes' complete with bulleted lists of beautifully -staged arrangements. Whether you want bold colorContinue Reading

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Make It: Rats Nest Halloween Wreath

By: Matt allison Oct 09, 2013

Rats Nest Halloween Wreath

Hoping to make your home even more unwelcoming this Halloween? Try this rats nest wreath from Dream A little Bigger. Turn a cheap Christmas wreath into this pest riddled warren for under $20.

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How to: Make Easy DIY Typographic Pumpkins

By: Faith-towers Oct 08, 2013

Halloween is fast approaching, and fall is in full swing... which means it's time to decorate pumpkins! Instead of getting a knife to carve them though and speeding up the decomposition process, go grab your paint brushes and painter's tape and have your decor project last throughout the whole season.   

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Make It: Yarn and Felt Halloween Wreath

By: Diy maven Oct 08, 2013

Soft and inviting, this Halloween wreath is nice departure from the typical front door decor fare this time of year. The maker used yarn to wrap herContinue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Soup Can Craft Projects

By: Diy maven Oct 02, 2013

Mason jars? Check. Tuna cans? Check. Soup cans . . . here ya go. Ten to get us started. All super easy, and, no, they're not all pencil holders.

Soup can luminary tutorials are plentiful, but Salt Tree's free printable patterns make them some of the prettiestContinue Reading

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How to: Make a Flower Vase Using Branches from Your Backyard

By: Faith-towers Sep 30, 2013

I like to have a vase of flowers on my kitchen table, especially this time of year when a long cold winter is only a few short months away (eek!). This super easy wood chip vase uses materials that you probably already have at home, and will add some serious style to your table.  

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