Where I live we are experiencing an unexpectedly early fall. Days are filled with soft breezes, the occasional gentle rain, and overcast skies. And I love it. The kids are back in school, so there are no neighborhood noises to fill the void. Enter this DIY modern bamboo windchime.
A few of my favorite diy projects as well as this lovely veneer table how-to from Monica at Crafty Nest were featured yesterday on Daily Decorator. To give it a try, you'll need:
I'm going to come right out and say it. I HATE our bathroom with a fiery passion. After living with it for a year-and-a-bit I decided that something had to be done. Now my first choice would have been to rip it out, burn the pieces and salt the earth, cursing all the while. Trouble is this is a rental, and the agency might have a problem with that.
Here's the before and after shots:
Note the ill advised blue paint on the 70's medicine...
Bamboo is the man. This renewable material has found its way into flooring, cutting boards, serving bowls, furniture, car interiors, and now...bamboo countertops.
Totally Bamboo offers countertops in 1 1/2" thicknesses and in both side grain and endgrain surfaces.
Here's a collection of online articles and reviews that detail all the environmental, aesthetic, and DIYable benefits of opting to replace your carpet or linoleum with bamboo flooring.
Bamboo Flooring (From A Much Better Way)
Bamboo Flooring (From BuildingGreen.com)
Bamboo Flooring: The Environmentally Friendly Alternative (From Flooring2Roof)
Bamboo Flooring: Is it really Treehugger Green? (From Treehugger)
Any more good info?