Beautifully simple and a cinch to make, this DIY wall clock has a few unexpected materials up its sleeve!
A few months back, Sweetie and I installed a new backsplash in our kitchen. After multiple samples and trips to tile shops, we finally found the perfect tile: pencil- cut slate. At 17 bucks a square foot, it was a bit more than we thought we'd be spending, and, because it was pencil cut, it was tricky to work with as slate has a tendency to flake. The eight backsplash installations in this roundup have neither of
Are you a travel junkie? Here's a diy wall art idea to help you keep track of your past travels and inspire upcoming trips too.
If you've got gadgets and gizmos (and business cards) aplenty, then you might want to get in on this DIY project: a warm 'n' fuzzy felt cover/holder.
If you've ever bought a lampshade you know it isn't exactly the most exciting item to shop for. The shades and drums that are readily available tend to be pretty basic and lack personality, or they cost an arm and a leg. Luckily, there are plenty of DIY options for those inexpensive store bought shades, so you won't have to shell out a ton of cash to get a designer look. Here are ten ways to reinvent a basic lampshade on a budget.
If you have ever come across an old table base, with no top, this before and after is one you'll want to bookmark for future reference.
String art is all the rage these days, though most projects tend to take more typographic forms. I'm a big, big fan of this abstract/geometric version though. Plus? It's way easy!
Have you noticed that people are turning just about anything into lamps these days? I'm not talking about plumbing supplies or tripods. No, I'm talking crazy-cool, I'da-never-thought-of-that-in-a-million-damn-years kind of stuff. So, without further ado, let's
Last week, I boarded an early morning flight and took off for a whirlwind trip to NYC for Fashion Week (OMG) and, most importantly, for the BIG REVEAL of all the HP Designer Matchup Challenge projects, including the Glo Planter by TUG Studio. It was a crazy adventure full of tiny food, incredible people, puppies, flair, and awesome design. Also? The Glo Planter -- IN REAL LIFE! Ready to see it for yourself? Read on!
Okay, I think I am just about ready to cover an entire wall of my new place in these paper mache hand hooks. I have to make these!
The folks over at Fine Craft Guild discuss the notion of making DIY clothes rack dividers. They suggest buying dividers (they're really cheap, but they come in massive quantities, like 50 or 100 per), using cardboard or, my favorite, using discarded
I know, I know. Rolling pins?? That sounds like a bunch of malarkey, but trust me when I tell you that this idea is genius!
It is time to spruce up the outdoors once again with some creative DIY lighting projects! Here are 10 projects- with tutorials- to inspire your creativity!
We're kicking off the new fall season with a whole month dedicated to illuminating ways to light your space. First up: a roundup of 10 awesome DIY wooden lampshades. Ready, set, MAKE!
We're heading out to New York Fashion Week (tomorrow -- OMG!!!) to unveil the final HP Designer Matchup Challenge product that you helped create! Goil and Tom from Tug Studio have been hard at work building the Glo Planter, but we wanted to give you a sneak peek before the big reveal!
Got paper scraps? Put 'em to work sprucing up a plain wooden tray!
Last week, you voted to determine what Goil and Tom from TUG Studio would make for the HP Designer Matchup Challenge. Well, HUZZAH! The results are in and the TUG Studio boys are hard at work sourcing materials and starting construction of... the Glo Planter!
Pixie Dust Originals turns kitty litter cartons into the cutest tote bags. They also say that any similarly-shaped carton will do (like a detergent box). They're currently for sale on their Etsy Shop, but PDO says
Whether your recipes are in tidy cookbooks or slapped together haphazardly in a file folder, there is always room for improvement and fresh, new ideas. Here are 10 DIY projects to keep your recipes in order!
Still have a few ill-fitting belts left over from that drawer pull project? Put 'em to work as part of a reclaimed wood bookshelf!