How cute is this little wood veneer mobile?? I kind of want to make a million of them... and then, I guess, give them away? I don't know what I'd do with a million adorable mobiles. But, gosh darnit, I want to make 'em!
If you're looking for a fun Christmas Eve day activity the whole family can enjoy, look no further. Make these 3D gingerbread trees today and have fun decorating them all weekend!
So you've decked the halls with handmade wreaths, creative stockings, and DIY ornaments galore. Now it's time to take that same crafty passion to the table! Here are a few of our favorite mini tabletop Christmas trees you can make yourself--happy crafting!
These felt trees are crafty, kitschy, quirky, and fun. Also? They're easy as pie--you'll have your own mini forest in no time!
Michelle wanted to dress up the walls of her baby's room, but wanted something a bit less permanent than paint for her rental home. Her solution was creating a wall mural using removable contact paper. How did she make the knotty bark look so realistic? With a sponge!
Living in a big glass box has its drawbacks. How can you possibly have privacy without mucking up the view with big old drapes or blinds? Architects of The Tattoo House devised a solution.
Artificial evergreen never looked so good. Bits of bough shoved into wine corks fashion the perfect little trees. They look sweet in a collection, as pictured above, but I imagine they'd look cute at each place setting of a holiday table. All you need
Check out these clever little Christmas trees!
These life-size birch trunks are made from cut-up cereal boxes and left-over house paints. This is an excellent way to utilize packaging that usually ends up in the bin and
There's a few things around here we don't DIY and trimming trees is one of them. Small, low branches, are fine, but the big ones that require a pair of spurs, forget about it. We leave that to the pros. They know what they're doing and have all the proper equipment so they don't ruin the property or kill somebody. Plus, tree trimmers are hot. So, you know, I don't mind them
Whole Tree Architecture is in the business of using what lumber companies consider scrap and incorporated it into beautiful architecture.
According to the U.S. Forest Service, planting just THREE trees around your house could cut your energy use by a whopping 30%. It probably goes without saying, but they provide cooling shade in warmer climes and block cold wind in the wintertime. The only trick is to know where exactly to plant said trees.
Here's an abbreviated version of the why-fors:
Deciduous trees should be planted on the east, west and northwest sides of your house. Such...
These dreamy pillow cases are a new online-only item from Urban Outfitters. The black and white standard-sized cases (32"w x 20"h) are a cotton and nylon blend and will set you back 24 bucks for a set of two.
We find high glossed coffee tables made out of tree slices to be organic, modern and very appealing. DIY-ing a coffee table would be a hefty task. However, slicing up a tree limb,
ASCII is a language which I do not speak, but I do love these curtains. Probably because the code looks like a tree, which is how Dutch designer Nienke Sybrandy visualizes a home's network of cables. Via.
The Wollemi Pine belongs to a 200-million-year-old plant family. Thought to be extinct until, when in 1994, a single specimen was discovered in the Wollemi National Park, Australia. Upon further investigation, 100 more adult trees were found.
Wollemi Pine can be grown as indoor potted plants or as landscape trees in USDA hardiness zones 2 through 7. When shipped, the trees are approximately 8" high. Not inexpensive at $100 each, but...
In the age of locally grown groceries, folks are expanding their vegetable gardens to small-scale fruit orchards. Steven Kurutz of the New York Times details, "In the last few years, an increasing number of Americans have turned their yards over to such mini orchards, planting them with dwarf and semi-dwarf fruit trees, even in dense urban areas. Suppliers around the country have seen significant increases in fruit tree sales, like...
Scare the candy corn out of trick-or-treaters this Halloween with Plow & Hearth’s bewitching tree faces. They’re made of durable, cast resin that hang in minutes with nails or screws, AND they’re only 10 bucks each!