DIY Articles

Make It: Tuna Can Hurricane Lamp

A standing ‘O’ to Diane for finding a clever way to reuse tuna cans and thrift store finds to create stylish outdoor lighting. Pictured above are the basic materials she used to create the lamps. As for the outcome, here’s one traditional version, but….

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Make a Modern Bamboo Windchime

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.  

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DIY Green Cleaners

Green cleaning products don’t always have to come from your local “Green” grocer.  My older sister is a good example of this– she makes a lot of her cleaning solutions and is in love with the result she gets, both by way of a fresh, clean house and by saving money.  Want a few home-made […]

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DIY Pallet Sofa

A couple of pallets stacked on top of each other, some throws, a bunch of pillows and cushions and Nina had herself a pretty sofa. Perfect for a porch (sleeping or otherwise), or, in Nina’s case, her balcony. Nina is not new to the pallet game. Check out the headboard in her bedroom: To see […]

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