How To: Turn a Pizza Box into a Laptop Stand

By: Matt allison Apr 17, 2013

Every wondered what to do with that empty pizza box? Look no further, assuming of course the double crust, extra cheese you ordered hasn't left an unsightly mess inside. I love this upcycling project, all you need is a ruler, box cutter, pencil and stapler. Have fun!

Laptop stand made from a Pizza box via Behance

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How To: Turn Cardboard Boxes into Colorful Leather Handled Storage Bins

By: Capreek Apr 10, 2013

created at: 04/10/2013

I'm a bit of an online shopper... and with online shopping comes cardboard shipping boxes. Lots of 'em. I usually hold on to them "just in case" or take them to our neighborhood recycling bin. But this clever upcycling project has me thinking about them in a whole new light!     Continue Reading

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Print Your Own Personalized Post-It Notes

By: Matt allison Apr 10, 2013

created at: 04/10/2013

I love these printable post-it notes from How about Orange, imaging surprising a loved one with these custom messages. Just Perfect!

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12 Cool 3D Wall Art and Tabletop Decor Projects

By: Capreek Apr 01, 2013

created at: 03/27/2013

Art doesn't need to be flat to hang it on your wall -- heck, it doesn't even need to be hung on a wall at all! Here are 12 creative DIY projects that will add some dimension and visual interest to your space in no time flat.     Continue Reading

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DIY Wall-Mounted Wrapping Paper Storage Organizer

By: Capreek Mar 19, 2013

created at: 03/17/2013

My name is Capree and I am a wrapping paper hoarder. (Phew! It feels good to get that off my chest!) I have an entire closet full of wrapping paper and several drawers of a giant, Mid-Century dresser are dedicated to all manner of colorful ribbon. It's... a problem. Fortunately, there is a simple, budget-friendly solution that I can't wait to implement!      Continue Reading

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5 Ways to Eliminate Paper Towel Dependency

By: Matt allison Mar 13, 2013

created at: 03/12/2013

I have two young children, a 6 month old baby girl and 2.5 year old boy. People are often shocked when I explain that both of them were/are in cloth diapers! The thought may make some break out into a cold sweat, but it seemed like the natural decision for our family, as cutting back on waste is priority for us.

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Make It: Packing Tape Image Transfer Art

By: Diy maven Mar 12, 2013

created at: 03/11/2013

Ashley from lil blue boo has a soft spot for image transfers, and her method of using packing tape to make them is so cool--and easy--I'm going to take her suggestion and make some for my various Continue Reading

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Whip Up a Fun and Festive Snow Cone Garland

By: Matt allison Mar 06, 2013

created at: 03/06/2013

As my toddler son is beginning to enjoy our daily crafting session, or making art, as he refers to it, I'm always on the look out for cheap and cheerful projects for us to make together. What could be more cheerful and delicious as this snow cone garland? Exactly!

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Make It: Folded Book Decor

By: Matt allison Feb 27, 2013

 

created at: 02/27/2013

My Danish friend Gitte Christensen from Objects & Use is at it again, this time showcasing a guide to upcycling your old thrift store book finds into stunning, inexpensive decor pieces.  

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Make It: Modern Metallic DIY Pendant Light -- From Empty Toilet Paper Rolls!

By: Capreek Feb 27, 2013

created at: 02/26/2013

Yes, you read that right. This oh-so-classy and minimal light is made from a decidedly not classy material: used up toilet paper rolls.            Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10+ Easy and DIYable Closet Door Makeovers

By: Diy maven Feb 19, 2013

created at: 02/18/2013

Bi-fold, sliding, swing. No, they're not classes of ballroom dances; they're  closet door types. Whatever kind of closet doors you have, or whatever you call them, we have a makeover for them. Read on, be inspired and go from slab to fab in no time.  

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Roundup: 10 FREE Valentine's Day Printables

By: Matt allison Feb 06, 2013

created at: 02/06/2013

I'm constantly in awe of the quality of creative printables that amazing people choose to giveaway, FREE!

Here's my round up of a few of my favorite Valentine's Day themed items, from tongue and cheek whoopee cushions through to adorable geometric heart sharped boxes, there is something for everyone!       

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Roundup: 17 DIY Valentine's Day Decor Ideas

By: Brittni mehlhoff Feb 01, 2013

created at: 01/31/2013

Valentine's Day is one of the holidays I rarely get around to decorating for, but then I see all these awesome projects and it makes me want to change my ways. Does this ever happen to you?

This year, I am vowing to try at least one of these V-Day decor ideas. What about you? Will you join me?   Continue Reading

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How To: Make An Instagram Photo Cube

By: Matt allison Jan 30, 2013

created at: 01/30/2013

I LOVE Instagram, my stream is filled daily with beautiful images from across the world from some very creative people, likewise I hope I inspire others with my own snapshots.

Though sometimes you just want to have something tangible to relive those memories, enter the DIY Photocube.

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How To: Make Sculptural Origami Pyramid Wall Art!

By: Capreek Jan 24, 2013

created at: 01/22/2013

I really love the look and inherent texture of sculptural wall art; I feel like it adds a unique energy to the room you just don't get with your typical 2D fare. If you're looking to add a unique "wow" factor to an entryway, guest room, or anywhere in your home for that matter, check out this clever DIY decor project from Rue Magazine!      Continue Reading

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