I made something similar to this during my photo school days, but it used foamcore and double stick tape and was not nearly as cool (or sturdy). That said, I LOVE this idea for a simple and creative way to display photos, prints, and art -- for cheap!
Ah, Halloween. The time to show off all sorts of creepy things in various apothecary jars. Which, if done with actual glass jars, can become quite costly- unless, of course, you discover a clever and inexpensive way to fake it. Can you guess what these bell jars were in their former life?
Have you seen the galaxy trend popping up on Pinterest lately? I've pinned a few clothing DIYs using this technique, and even a pillow case, but a lampshade? I'd never seen that before now. Check this out.
Fall is my favorite season. Honestly, it is probably the only time of year I think about putting up decorations, aside from Christmas of course. The only trouble I have is that there are so many great projects out there, I never know which ones to try. So this year, I am on a mission to change that and have put together a list of my favorite fall DIY decorating ideas. Which ones will make their way into your home this year?
Looking for some no-carve pumpkin ideas? You've hit the motherlode, my friend! We've rounded up 25 awesome, modern, and totally clever pumpkin decorating projects that won't leave you with a sticky pile of pumpkin guts to clean up in the end. Sounds good, right? Read on!
In scouring the internet for this roundup, I noticed that there are a lot of potpourri recipes that require a ton of ingredients. (I'm talking like a dozen or more components!) Many people don't have the time to make dinner from scratch let alone potpourri, so for this batch of recipes, I decided to keep things
Nothing says fall like cinnamon-scented candles, gourds, and a smattering of red maple leaves. Before you get completely carried away, though, here are 5 stylish DIY ideas for using candles (and the odd gourd or two) in your autumn decor!
Looking for a reason to break out the power tools this weekend? I have one for you: this arrow marquee light.
...or a gadget case, or a business card holder, or a sunglasses pouch. You get the idea; this easy DIY project is incredibly versatile!
Got a cardboard box? Awesome! Turn that sucker into a pendant light!
First rolling pins and now empty toilet paper rolls? People are getting pretty creative these days when it comes to printing tools -- and we love it!
Mareth from Lime Riot put this clever technique to use in creating custom fabric for (a very adorable) homemade tote bag. All you need to do it yourself is a tote bag, fabric paint, and an empty toilet paper roll. You can probably figure out what to do from there, but check out a few...
Looking to add a little woodsy warmth to your abode? Then you'll definitely want to put this DIY log slice side table to your to-do list!
What do salad bowls, bed frames, and shelf brackets have in common? They've all been turned into stylish, DIY lamps! Oh, and they're all readily available from IKEA. Here are ten of our favorite IKEA lighting hacks -- enjoy!
Ahh, folding chairs. Typically ugly and generally uncomfortable, they're usually a must-have around the holidays when our homes reach full capacity and our seating situation is on the brink of shambles. Alas, you CAN make them a bit more festive with this simple DIY makeover (no promises on the comfort factor, though)!
Target, in collaboration with Campbell's, recently released a limited edition line of Andy Warhol soup cans in celebration of the 50th anniversary of his famous screen print series. While I've been tempted to pick up a few, I don't really know what I'd do with them. Store them indefinitely on a shelf? Eat the contents; then what?
I'm sure you've seen giant spools being used as coffee tables before, but what about something smaller? Could you upholster a spool and make it look more modern? Well, it turns out the answer is yes, you can, and it looks even cooler than you might think.
We're putting our upcycling pants on and lighting up the Internet today with 11 awesome DIY lamps made from bottles, cans, and jars (oh my)! So sit back, get inspired, and let us know which is your fave!
Most of us seem to work smarter and stay organized by keeping a to-do list. The problem is that the projects are in constant flux, and you set out to achieve one thing only to be derailed by another. Sound familiar?
I don't know Jessica from Mad in Crafts, but I DO know we have at least one thing in common: We love typography. Which is why her house number wall art project caught my eye. She found the supplies for the project (cabinetry
What would you say if I told you that this "sea sponge" lamp was actually made from... wait for... masking tape?! It's true!