I'm a pillow hoarder, so it's probably no surprise that I always have extra pillow covers in the house. I swap out my pillows every time I get sick of something, and because purchasing new pillows all the time is an expensive hobby, I've found a surefire way to personalize any pillow with my own designs using inexpensive IKEA pillow covers! The secret: sticker paper and paint.
Like many bloggers and freelancers, my laptop is my life! So having a cushioned laptop sleeve to protect it is really important whenever I travel with it. My boring foam laptop sleeve just needed an upgrade to feel more personalized, so I figured out this fun way to add some bold, graphic lettering to the front to really make it pop.
Do people buy tablecloths anymore? Everywhere I turn, there's a new way to update an old or plain one. And this graphic print is stunning for sure! And was created with something you have in the kitchen!
Popsicle sticks have grown up and are ready to shake off their persona as a kids-only craft supply. Their first foray into real world decor? A bold, Moroccan-inspired side table!
When a DIY project idea comes from two sisters who run a modern stationery company, you know it's going to be awesome!
Okay, hold on while I have a big ol' "DUH!" moment...
...phew, that was intense. Thanks for waiting. But really, how obvious of an awesome coat rack idea is this??! Seriously, guys. Using a bold, graphic dart board as a coat hanger is straight brilliant.
While cameos and silhouettes of loved ones have been found in homes for, well, a long long time, they have recently made a comeback in more modernized forms - like this easy DIY plywood version!
I am diggin' these 7 rules to understanding design and designers. Especially number 7. The j-peg is
Artwork. For my money, it's the number one way to add personality to a room. Sure, a $25 can of paint can make a big impact, but I'll take a white room with loads of art over boldly painted walls any day.
But, of course, you can't just go to the artwork store and scan the aisles until you find just the right piece of scale and color that matches your decor. Real art takes time to create, and fetches appropriately not-cheap prices, and...
Have you ever made soap? I haven't, but I've always wanted to give it a go, and this tute REALLY makes me want to give it a go. The supplies are minimal and the process seems
First of all, I absolutely love this redone metal TV tray. I'll be honest, I snub those old sets of metal tv trays at GW or SA. I've never been a big fan of that whole tv tray concept. But this easy tutorial on Design Sponge has me rethinking my old mindset. Besides, tv trays are the perfect double for handy side tables at a gathering.
Stripping wallpaper is one of the worst home improvement projects I've ever undertaken. During each room, I swore I would never hang wallpaper again, but......
"Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in." Michael Corleone, Godfather III
I daydream about sitting in my favorite chair, journaling (a verb?) about my goals and dreams, in front of a vibrant retro-inspired oversized graphic wallpapered wall. No, no, no!! I won't do it....