A Delicious Typography Pie DIY

By: Brittni mehlhoff Nov 22, 2013

Thanksgiving is definitely the pie holiday, if you ask me, and there are tons of recipes out there for Thanksgiving sweets. If you want to surprise your guests when you cut them a slice though, you should definitely try this typography pie… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Wooden Candle Centerpiece

By: Brittni mehlhoff Nov 21, 2013

Get ready to tackle your Thanksgiving tablescape with this rustic wood centerpiece, made from an untreated fence post (or reclaimed… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 20 Stylish Thanksgiving Tablescapes and Place Settings

By: Capreek Nov 20, 2013

Thanksgiving is next week and, while the focus will mainly be on all that delicious food (yum), it's always fun to create an extra-special holiday atmosphere with a festive tablescape. Here are 20 stylish table settings to inspire… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Ways to Decorate with Apples

By: Diy maven Nov 20, 2013

You can count on at least one sumptuous item in the produce department this time of year: apples. They're bright, shiny, colorful, and perfect for… Continue Reading

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How to: Make a Modern Wooden Christmas Tree Display Shelf

By: Brittni mehlhoff Nov 19, 2013

When the holidays roll around, I usually break out my glue gun and come up with a few easy winter projects to tackle. Today though, I'm branching out from the materials I almost always use and picking up a hand saw instead. With a bit of careful measuring and a handful of cuts, I made this hanging wood Christmas tree shelf perfect for storing small gifts and holiday odds and… Continue Reading

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Brilliant: How to Make a Starburst Drinking Straw Lamp

By: Diy maven Nov 19, 2013

Craft celebrity Mark Montano shows his brilliance with this drinking straw lamp. It's made of about 500 drinking straws, 1 plug-in light fixture with a chandelier-bulb-sized socket, and… Continue Reading

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Gift Guide: 15 Awesome DIY Stocking Stuffers and Small Gift Projects

By: Faith-towers Nov 19, 2013

I've always been the type who gives lots of smaller gifts instead of one big one - I don't like to put all my eggs in one basket. So obviously I love stocking stuffers. And I love DIY stocking stuffers even more. Here are 15 of my… Continue Reading

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DIY Abstract Black and White Wall Art

By: Diy maven Nov 19, 2013

Kirstin fell in love with the abstract black & white West Elm art collection pictured above the first time she saw it. So much so, in fact, that she decided to make a knockoff with the help of her two young sons. They made… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Engraved Wooden Spoons

By: Capreek Nov 18, 2013

Etched wooden spoons: so simple, so brilliant, and totally one of those "why didn't I think of that?!"… Continue 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… Continue Reading

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How to Turn a Trashcan into R2-D2

By: Diy maven Nov 18, 2013

Any Star Wars fan worth their salt who has laid eyes on a white garbage can like the one pictured above ($4.99 at The Container Store) is reminded of R2-D2. It's inevitable that a crafter took that relationship one step further and… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Pom-Pom Decor and Craft Projects

By: Diy maven Nov 15, 2013

I've loved pom-poms the first moment I watched my sister Joyce turn them into animals using her Pom-Pom Pets Kit when I was 7 years old. Turning fluffy balls of yarn into owls and rabbits and such . . . well, it was magical. Which brings me to the projects in this roundup. Not as complicated as turning… Continue Reading

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Sharpies + Alcohol + Ceramic Tiles = DIY Coasters

By: Diy maven Nov 15, 2013

If you're into paper crafts, you've probably heard of alcohol inks. They're very cool and not inexpensive for what you get (tiny bottles/big price). Caitlin, on The Sharpie Blog, shows us how to use good oldContinue Reading

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Make It: DIY Hidden Bookshelf Storage

By: Capreek Nov 14, 2013

A secret, perfectly concealed, spy-like storage spot: how awesome is that?! I would have loved something like this as a kid--it was always a battle to hide my Halloween candy from my thieving siblings--and now that I'm an adult, heck, why shouldn't I make… Continue Reading

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How to: Make DIY Colorful Holiday Votive Candles with Hot Glue!

By: Faith-towers Nov 14, 2013

I came up with this idea one night while watching Project Runway. Designer Justin LeBlanc created a hot glue embellished dress, and I wanted to turn that technique into a decorative holiday project for the home. The process was super simple, super affordable, and I totally love how they turned out. Let's make… Continue Reading

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