Eye Candy: Scrap Wood Walls

by DIY Maven

Eye Candy: Scrap Wood Walls

Scrap wood in a heap doesn't look so hot. Scrap wood installed on a wall, however, can look anywhere from eclectic to posh. Such walls seem to work in any room in the house and even outside the house. In this eye candy roundup, I've tried to find some of the best examples of trend. 

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How To: Printing With Polystyrene

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How To: Printing With Polystyrene

Total Art Soul has a GREAT idea for putting polystyrene containers to good use after you've emptied them of your takeout. Use them for printing. The super-simple process could be used to make art, greeting cards or even t-shirts. Besides the canvas/paper/fabric of your choosing

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How to Turn a Drum Into a Pendant Light

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How to Turn a Drum Into a Pendant Light

Lindsay bought a used Tom drum off Ebay for 30 bucks and decided to turn it into a pendant light. At 12 inches tall and 10 inches wide, a Tom is a perfect specimen for this project, but I can imagine other drums-types would work too. The process of conversion is pretty simple. Some scrap wood, finish nails, a drill, jigsaw, pendant light kit, scissors or

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