Decorating a child's room is such a fun experience. You can go crazy with color, pick animated and adorable elements, and all the furniture is just so tiny. However, these small spaces do come with their own set of unique challenges. As kids grow and change, so do their interests and needs. If you're looking to save money, or are just looking for ways to add your own unique stamp to a room, why not do-it-yourself? We've rounded up 75 fun DIY...
To me, summer is all about getting outside, especially as a family. Whether you're planning beach days, pool parties or barbecues this summer, you can play your favorite games outdoors with this simple way to make a DIY checker board that quickly contains the game pieces in a drawstring bag!
DIY may not be an official Scrabble word, but for this DIY planter project, it’s a total game-winner.
Number one holds something that's
If you read my blog post (and resulting comments from my fellow Curbliers) about granite countertops, you've discovered several reasons why a lot of people hate them. High on the list were coldness, chipping and its 'busy pattern.' I'm going to throw out another reason not to like it: It's not FUN. What would constitute a fun countertop? How about these very retro solid surface specimens:
Pictured above, with
Builders and Target fans everywhere will be awestruck by St. Olaf College's Rube Goldberg-like contraption. Rolling Campbell's Soup cans, tinkling silverware, trampolines and catapults will have you cheering by the end of this video:
It's been, like, forever since we've played a guess the gadget, hasn't it? Thought it was about time for another installment. Any of which could be great for those 'foodies' on your Christmas list.
Here's a hint for #1: File it under 'C'.
If Clark Griswold saw this light installation, we just might get Halloween Vacation. How cool would that be?? Apparently the Riverside, CA family that this particular house belongs to have been doing it up for a few years now come
Shari took an ordinary grocery store pineapple and turned it into TWO pineapples. No, it wasn't magic, just a green thumb. She planted the greenery with
A day of sanctioned pranks that happens to fall on Foodie Friday? You can bet there's gonna be some recipes involved.
First up are Ole & Shaina's Fried Rice Cupcakes (pictured above) that happen to be super simple to whip up.
A friend of mine is suffering from a major case of the winter blues, which isn't so unusual this winter. Last week I suggested she take a tropical stay-cation. The idea sounded so appealing, my boo and I did just that last Sunday. It was super fun and just what we needed to break the winter doldrums. Besides that, it cost us next to nothing, we weren't subjected to security pat downs or
Considering how much time some people spend in their cars every day, it makes sense to bring a little Christmas cheer to your commute. The winking Wee Tree would do just that. Available through
I am so happy to be posting this how-to! I found it about 10 months ago, and have been waiting for an opportune time to post it. The only thing is, I wish the picture was larger, because I don't think it does the outcome justice. Oh, well. It's still a great way to add some spooky
Recently, IKEA UK let loose 100 kitties inside their Wembley store. Why? Mostly just for fun, as I can tell. Although, they claim it was an 'experiment'. Either way, it'll surely cause some buzz.
Kevin Champeny is the mastermind behind this 32" in diameter gummy bear chandelier. It's constructed of approximately 5,000 acrylic bears. Each bear is hand-strung, making the process take about two months to complete.
First the g-rated version:
The new fireworks projector ($126) from Sega Toys simulates a fireworks display worthy of the 4th of July. Five projection lenses throw the images, which are accompanied by appropriate sound effects. Although, the oohs and aahs
Shockwave launched a new game yesterday called "House Flip". The object of the game is just as it sounds. You buy houses, fix, clean or update them and then sell them for--hopefully--a profit. After receiving a link to the game, I spent about an hour playing it, and I must say, it's hilarious and completely addictive!
LOVE this idea from ReadyMade: A deep thought chalk bubble. Think best in bed? Paint one above your headboard. How about while sitting on the toilet? Paint one above the tank. To create a deep thought bubble of your own, you'll need a few things. Here they are: