If you have a small bathroom like I do, sometimes you have to get creative with storage. And one day it hit me (edited: see update below) - why not cut a few bowls in half and attach them to a board to store things like lipstick and manicure supplies? And so this wooden (half) bowl storage idea was born.
I wouldn't recommend these particular ornaments for homes with young children of reading age, but if you are prone to suffer from Christmas blues (take heart, you are NOT alone, not by a long shot), don't buy into the Currier and Ives deal, orContinue Reading
Now that chillier weather has hit Portland, I've become a bit obsessed with candles. There's just something about them that makes any home cozy. And don't even get me started on those fall scents! To mix things up this season (from my traditional metallic ways), I decided to go rustic and make a few candle holders out of wood.Continue Reading
With Christmas about a month away, it's not too early to begin planning the decking of your halls.
The undisputed queen of beautiful holiday decor is Martha Stewart, and we've partnered with her team to complete some easy, festive DIY projects that anyone can do.
But, that's not all! We're also giving away everything you need to decorate your own tree! Here's what'sContinue Reading
Halloween is behind us, Thanksgiving is upon us, and Christmas is less than 6 weeks away! While it may still be too early to deck all the halls, now is the perfect time to start thinking about some simple, beautiful holiday DIYs to try this winter.
The undisputed queen of beautiful holiday decor is Martha Stewart, and we've partnered with her team to complete easy, festive DIY projects that anyone can do.
It's advent calendar time! As I write this post, the Midwest is being walloped by a snow storm. Nothing inspires holiday decorating like many inches of snow, and to stave off decking all the halls, I created a little advent village for our children. Read on for the full tutorial.
Using blocks of wood and test tubes, I assembled a village full of tiny treasures to help our family celebrate the season. The greatContinue Reading
Why would anyone want a faux range hood? If you're Magali you first conduct a survey asking friends, family, and random strangers how often they used their range hood vents. Her results revealed that the majority of people only use them a few times a year whereas they use the light all the time. This settled it, she wouldContinue Reading
Instead of painting the stone or doing anything that would otherwise forever alter the structure of their fire place, Lidy and Joel of Hello Lidy made a facade! That's right, they built a mantle where there was none before. Adding the new structure not only broke up all of the stone work (to make it feel lighter), but it also allows them to decorate in a place that couldn't really be touched before.
When serving cheese to guests, there are many ways to label the different varieties. But what could be more efficient than using the serving tray itself to label the cheeses? So I went for it. Keep reading to find out how to make your very own colorful chalkboard serving tray.
It seems like laundry hampers fall into two categories: stylish but ridiculously overpriced OR something that looks like it belongs in a dorm room surrounded by week-old pizza. So where do you find a good looking hamper on a student-sized budget? Right here, my friends. Continue Reading
Themed gift baskets make amazing, affordable, memorable gifts. The key is to pick the items carefully and to pay attention to the presentation. Here are fifteen of my very favorite gift basket ideas for the upcoming holiday season!
If you're looking to spruce up the walls in your home, but want something a little more than the traditional coat of paint, consider making a wood wall! Not only will it warm up your space, but it also adds a rich and rustic texture that can't be achieved through painting.Continue Reading
While not holiday-specific (which is a-okay in my book), this simple DIY garland can easily be customized to add a bit more holiday flair! Even some sparkly accents will bring this gemstone garland into the glitz and glamor of the season. Continue Reading
Now that Halloween is over, there's only a few weeks left until what may be your biggest dinner party of the year. Instead of having your guest scramble/fight for their seats, prep by making these chalkboard log slice place cards!Continue Reading