I know, I know. Cement and lace? These aren't exactly materials you normally associate together, which makes this cool DIY project that much more intriguing (and a great jumping off point)!
The leaves on my trees are loveliest when their hosts succumb to approaching slumber, and I can think of no better way to preserve their beauty than by mod-podging the hell out of them. Here's
I’ve never seen this type of candle before, and although it might be a little too ‘Paul Revere’ for some, it’s still an interesting–and apparently old–concept. It’s made of a rope of beeswax that is fed through a spring-loaded clip. You can feed up to 3 inches of the wax through the clip, which burns up to an hour and then self-extinguishes when the flame reaches the clip. Available through Plow & Hearth, the holder and an 80 hour candle coil...
If you have some leftover scraps from your latest woodworking project, how about using them to make votive candle holders? They’re easy to produce and beautiful when completed, which means you might want to make a few for yourself and some to give as gifts.
1. A chunk of wood the size of your choice. Although, a standard votive cup is about ½ inch high, which means you’ll want to use a piece of wood double that...
Submitted for your approval: Imagine as you enter your home, disembodied hands reach out from the walls, gesturing to you. They offer to take your coat, keys, wallet. (Insert spooky theme song of The Twilight Zone here.)
Available through Unica Home, Harry Allen’s Hand Hooks are made from "detailed casts of the designer’s own hands." The truncated appendages will set you back 75 bucks each--or 15 bucks a digit.
Apparently I'm not the only one who likes to use my oven to melt old LPs. After making an LP bowl, how about fashioning an LP candle holder to go with it?
Visit instructables to find a great tutorial, submitted by fungus amungus, on how to melt an LP using wine corks and an apple to create a candelabra Liberace would have envied.