How To: Make a Wine Rack out of PVC Pipe

By: Brittnimehlhoff Feb 28, 2014

If you're looking for an easy DIY to tackle over the weekend, try this hardware store hack and create a unique wine rack with PVC… Continue Reading

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Curbly Bookworm: DIY Furniture 2: A Step-by-Step Guide

By: Diy maven Feb 26, 2014

A few years ago, designer/maker Christopher Stuart hit the ground running with his book DIY Furniture: A Step-by-Step Guide. I reviewed it for Curbly, giving it a glowing shout-out. When Christopher's followup book appeared in my mailbox last week, my first thought was, "more of the same?" The answer… Continue Reading

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How To: Turn any Branch into a DIY Vertical Wall Hook

By: Brittnimehlhoff Feb 25, 2014

I love projects that repurpose basic household items, like this DIY, that will turn yard work into a scavenger hunt for craft supplies. Check out how you can transform any branch from your backyard, into a unique, vertical  wall… Continue Reading

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How To: Make Hanging Wall Art Using Live Plants in 15 Minutes or Less

By: Brittnimehlhoff Feb 18, 2014

If you're short on space, but dying to bring in live plants as part of your home decor, this DIY is perfect for you. These staghorn ferns will hang on the wall, taking up virtually no space at all. You'll just need a few supplies, and the best part is that there are no power tools required. So anyone can make… Continue Reading

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9 Clever Tips For Hosting A Fabulous Wine And Cheese Party

By: Faith-towers Feb 13, 2014

Wine and cheese parties are my favorite kind of bash to host, because the clear theme eliminates the need to cook a million different apps and mix drinks all night. But if you don't know much about wine, it could be a little daunting. Well have no fear my friends, because I'm going to share some fool-proof tips and resources with… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 25+ DIY Cloud Decor Projects

By: Capreek Feb 12, 2014

Cloud-shaped decor has been a quietly growing trend for the past few years and, considering how easy (and adorable) most of these projects are, it's no wonder! Check out some of our favorite DIY cloud ideas… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Copper Plumbing Pipe Wall Hooks

By: Capreek Feb 11, 2014

I really love this project: it's simple, functional, and is the perfect blend of minimalist and industrial aesthetics! Oh, and because I'm obsessed with all things copper right… Continue Reading

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Make It: A Contemporary Pendant Light Made with Feathers. Yes, Feathers.

By: Brittnimehlhoff Feb 11, 2014

You wouldn't know it by looking at the supplies list, but as it turns out, you can make a sophisticated, sculptural hanging pendant light using the materials pictured above. Believe me, I was surprised too. Take a… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Brilliant Brunch Party Ideas

By: Faith-towers Feb 06, 2014

I'm having some friends over for brunch next week, and I'm pumped about it because I rarely have the opportunity to cook breakfast for guests. It's the perfect excuse to experiment with smaller portions, and also try my hand at some new DIY projects for the table. Here are some of the clever ideas I've gathered so… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Neon Typographic Sign

By: Brittnimehlhoff Feb 06, 2014

I've been seeing neon signs popping up on Pinterest a lot lately, and of course, we've all seen the nail string art projects. What about something that combines the two though? This clever DIY is one I definitely want to… Continue Reading

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How to Make a PVC Pipe Shoe Organizer

By: Diy maven Feb 05, 2014

Shoes have a habit of stacking up at your back/front door? Join the club. Beth shows how she tamed the beast by turning a 6" x 10' length of PVC into a shoe organizer. She chose to finish… Continue Reading

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DIY Inspiration: Lightbulb Turned Wall-Mounted Vase

By: Diy maven Feb 04, 2014

Incandescent lightbulbs will soon be a thing of the past. What better way to pay homage to its history than turn one into a piece of… Continue Reading

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How To Turn a Pallet into a Jaw-Dropping Ottoman

By: Diy maven Jan 29, 2014

Friend, fellow blogger, and extraordinarily talented upholsterer, Shelly Lear (aka ModHomeEc Teacher) may describe her pallet turned ottoman as 'jaw-dropping' to grab our attention, but the expression is so very apt, I had to use it too. Yes, she used one of the actual pallets on the pile pictured above and turned it into the item… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Fun Ways To Decorate A Non-Working Fireplace

By: Faith-towers Jan 28, 2014

I see these all the time around Boston: beautiful fireplaces that don't work. Maybe your landlord doesn't allow it, or maybe there's a fire safety issue. Or perhaps yours does work, but you're just looking for a decorative idea for the warmer months. Whatever the case may be, there are lots of fun ways to decorate this coveted area of your home. Here… Continue Reading

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How to: Declutter Your Bathroom Fast with These Clever Ideas

By: Faith-towers Jan 27, 2014

We've been talking about organization all month, and the bathroom is one of the hardest rooms to find extra space - but it's also super rewarding once it's done. Here are some tips for curbing the… Continue Reading

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