I am loving this flip-down sideboard from Plow & Hearth. It would be perfect for small outdoor living spaces, and, best yet, it's totally DIYable. A couple of lengths of chain, some hinges and a latch is all we'd need for hardware. I'd shoot the moon and
Totally DIYable and customizable, these coasters made out of old Scrabble tiles couldn't be easier to replicate. Glued onto 'project cork' (I'm guessing that's the thick stuff) and sprayed with sealant.
From designers Martin Parn and Edina Duflal-Parn for Nils Holger Moormann, the Lodelei coat rack is a 'modern take on a classic idea.' Picture it without the fabric panel. Wood, Shaker pegs...that's about it. The cloth, which
The Cheat Sheet Placemat from Charles & Marie (€17.00) takes the guesswork out of setting the table. Constructed of cotton and generous in size (25" x 23"), the placemat offers some 'basic rules of engagement', however, they don't
I am loving this idea. Scrap (aka found) wood, a few cheeky chicks and some coat hooks and you're good to go.
It never ceases to amaze me how clever and creative people can be! Take this coat rack from JJ Evensen for example. I would have never thought to use old spoons as hooks! Attach them to some reclaimed wood and presto! Brilliance is born. (Check out more utensil accessories right here.)
Do you have any ideas for clever uses of common/unexpected household items? Share in the comments!
It's no lie: I love me a good pillow. But modern pillows tend to be on the pricey side and I definitely don't love that. When faced with this dilemma, I say bust out your sewing machine and get creative.
Someone make these QUICK! A little cork, a bit of lettering and
One huge trend as of late has been nature-inspired furniture and decor, especially log stools and side tables: they're Scandinavian, rustic, and modern all at once, which may explain some of the allure. I've seen them all over the Internet and from just about every online retailer. The problem is, most of these bad boys cost a ridiculously pretty penny and I'm willing to bet you could DIY them for a whole lot less.
I spent several hours on Christmas putting together various LEGO sets for my nephew, Gavin. After the first set, he grabbed the next and the next. I couldn't say no, as I, like Gavin, love the LEGOs. Which is why I'm thinking this LEGO brick toy box might be in Gavin's future. Called
First, some personal questions. For those of you who have iPads, do I need one? I mean, what do you use them for, primarily? Have they taken the place of your laptop? Are they just glorified e-readers? I'd like some
Etsy's BootsNGus use old Tupperware and 'a standard 15' light fixture from IKEA' to fashion perfectly mod kitchen lighting. DIYable?
Designer Chris Brigham has done something for indoor bike storage that is unprecedented*. He devised a bike rack that not only looks handsome but also serves as a shelf. DIYable? I'm thinking
I am diggin' this coat rack creation by Vytautas Gecas. I'm also diggin' the fact that the idea is totally DIYable. You could mix up some concrete and fashion a form with a couple of buckets, maybe cardboard or even wood, but a visit to your
I've fallen a little bit in love with TAF's Wood Lamp. Made of pine, the lamp achieves articulation via wing nuts. So, this is my question, is it diyable? I'm leaning toward the affirmative.
These wall hangers put a clever spin on the term 'cup hooks'. DIYable? I'm thinking it might be worth a shot. If the cups were more cylindrical than conical, the interiors could even be used to stash stuff. To attach them to the
Stock wood trim is one of the best kept secrets at the home improvement store. If you've seen the choices of wood molding available but you don't really know how you can use it, check out these design and architectural elements for some DIY inspiration. All you'll need to get started is an inexpensive miter box, some wood glue, nails and a tape measure.
I spotted this picture on Daily Decorator today and was reminded of an old Changing Rooms episode (the fabulous BBC inspiration for the inferior Trading Spaces). In the episode, the designer made over a dining room using King Arthur's court as inspiration. One feature in the design was a candle chandelier. Basically, they cut a donut shape