Make It: DIY Constellation Lamp

By: Matt allison Jan 22, 2014

DIY Constellation Lamp

I stumbled across this great little cross-stitch piece, it turns a bland old drum shade into to fab decor feature and better still when illuminated highlights the constellations. Head on over to download the FREE pattern guide and get… Continue Reading

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Make It: Geometric Felt Coasters Project

By: Brittnimehlhoff Jan 21, 2014

Make a set of colorful coasters in about an hour to add a little cheer to your kitchen… Continue Reading

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How to Sew A Microwave Potato Bag

By: Diy maven Jan 17, 2014

This Christmas, the in-laws gave me a microwaveable 'potato bag,' which looked like a sleeping bag for a potato. It came with instructions that said to simply wash and dry one or two potatoes, foregoing pricking, and then throw them in the 'wave at 4 minutes per potato. I was super skeptical. How could the bag NOT melt or catch on fire in the 'wave?? How could the potatoes NOT blow up if I didn't prick them?? (Although, I figured if they did the bag would catch the potato shrapnel.) The first attempt at using the bagContinue Reading

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How To: Tips For Giving Your Filing Cabinet A Massive Overhaul

By: Faith-towers Jan 16, 2014

With all the craziness of the holiday season, I've been ignoring the massive piles of mail and paperwork that have accumulated on my desk. But now that I finally have some time, I'm doing a massive makeover. Here are some expert tips on how to create an effective (and pretty) filing… Continue Reading

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How to Make a Chevron and Chenille Blanket

By: Diy maven Jan 14, 2014

Anneliese used a pre-printed chevron fabric to make this absolutely delightful baby blanket. As she admits, this is not a 'quick' project, but it isn't terribly complicated, thanks to her great tutorial. For those of you wonderingContinue Reading

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How To: Make a Modern DIY Upholstered Headboard from Scratch

By: Capreek Jan 13, 2014

Making your own upholstered headboard could be more simple than this modern sued version from The Fox and… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a DIY Cloud Pillow

By: Brittnimehlhoff Jan 09, 2014

One of my resolutions for the new year is to learn how to sew, and once I do, I plan to make one of these adorable cloud pillows. Want to know how to make your… Continue Reading

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Winter Warmth: 15 Stylish and Cozy Throw Blankets We Love

By: Capreek Jan 08, 2014

It's January, the coldest and dreariest month of the year. To combat the chill, we've rounded up 15 of our favorite throw blankets that are sure to keep you warm and cozy -- and stylish! So, pour yourself a nice cup of tea, grab your favorite book, and check out our top… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Easy Ways To Make Your Home Feel More Cozy

By: Faith-towers Jan 07, 2014

There is a windchill of -4 degrees fahrenheit right now here in Boston, and the temperature throughout much of the rest of the U.S. has plummeted to record lows. And we're only part way through the winter! So I thought today would be the perfect day to share some easy ways to make your home more cozy and inviting this… Continue Reading

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A Winter-Inspired Faux Fur Footstool DIY

By: Brittnimehlhoff Jan 02, 2014

I just came back from North Carolina and all I want to do is cozy up in a blanket and drink hot chocolate, all day long. I'm not sure how practical that is though, so maybe I'll just settle for this stool… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Creative DIY Gift Card Holders

By: Faith-towers Dec 19, 2013

Gift cards make great presents, but sometimes it's nice to give them a personal touch so they don't feel too generic. Here are ten super creative ways to present your gift cards to their lucky… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Stitched Constellation 2014 Wall Calendar

By: Capreek Dec 16, 2013

This DIY calendar is a fun project (or gift) for the crafty stargazer that can be hung and admired all year long!… Continue Reading

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Before and After: DIY Dollhouse IKEA Hack

By: Capreek Dec 16, 2013

This DIY dollhouse would make a fun (and affordable) gift idea for the little ones in your life! All you need is a nightstand from IKEA...  … Continue Reading

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10 Alternative Places To Hang Your Christmas Stockings

By: Faith-towers Dec 16, 2013

Not everyone has a mantle. And even if you do, it doesn't mean that you're required to hang your Christmas stockings on it. Here are ten super creative alternative places to hang your stockings.… Continue Reading

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Make It: Colorful DIY Stuffed Elf Plush Ornaments -- Free Download!

By: Capreek Dec 11, 2013

We're excited to welcome Sibylle Roessler from Funkytime on the blog today! She's sharing a tutorial and free download for making your own stuffed elf Christmas ornaments.

These Elf Christmas ornaments will add a little bit of magic and color to any Christmas Tree this year. They are so easy to make, even adults can do them, but only with kids supervision of course! They're a perfect little project for a snowy Sunday… Continue Reading

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