We've shown you 5 clever ways to decorate with washi tape and even some cool washi tape storage jars, but what about bringing a little of this tape-loving action to the kitchen (or home office)? Here's a simple afternoon project that will do just that!
As wonderfully functional as scotch tape is, it just doesn't do it for me in the aesthetic department. It didn't do much for Landee either, so she came up with her own solution to displaying calendars and child art.
Here at Curbly, we love a good magnet, especially if we can make a bunch and make 'em ourselves. What could possibly be better than that? Super colorful magnets made from recycled materials that allow for spontaneous creativity and fun in the kitchen! Sold? Read on!
There is something so classic about Polaroid pictures. And mini polaroids? Be still my heart! Here's one easy way make your pictures even more memorable.
Last summer, in the midst of the August showers, a neighboring building lost a beautiful maple tree in a major thunderstorm. It was quickly disassembled by the electric company, presumably so it wouldn't fall onto the power lines. And there it sat. For weeks.
Then, a month or so later, I heard a loud grind out of my open windows (horray for open window weather!), and spied a big truck with a wood chipper in their yard.
"Surely," I thought...
As an alternative, Lie-Nielsen offers the Mag-Blok an alternative with an all-wood facade. With options in sugar maple and cherry, it's made to fit your butcher blocks, and many models of cabinetry. And at $35.00 for an 18" model, the price is...
Home use and DIY projects, geek crafts, handmade toys...there's nothing wrong with keeping a few neodymiums in your tool box. The clever team at Evil Mad Scientist have assembled seventeen helpful uses, with original photographs!
- Extract batteries from stubborn holders
- Find studs in your walls
- Make a homopolar motor
- Make LED Throwies
- Demonstrate magnetohydrodynamic propulsion
- Make a simple compass
- Experiment with self assembly
The always playful Photojojo has teamed up with Kodak for this fun tutorial: handmade magnetic photo bookmarks. Simply take a full body photo, print it and its mirror image, cut them out, glue the top and add magnets to the bottom for a photomagnet sandwich. Then, READ!
Instructables user HighwayKind wanted to keep his kitchen a little more organized: "I didn't want to ruin my
kitchen tiles and wall by drilling a giant hole through it, but I did want to hang my knife and paper/foil thing to the wall. Solution: superglue and magnets."
Check out the process here...I'm not quite sure whether it's any more wiser to superglue stuff to the wall than to drill into it, but clever, nonetheless.
Snowden Flood knows how much you'd love to own all those classic mid-century furniture pieces like an Eames rocker, Arne Jacobsen swan chair, or a Eerio Saarinen pedestal Tulip chair. And they recognize how much it'd cost to buy each of them. Even those mini-versions from Vitra cost over $100.
So they've offerend a different option: Mid-century fridge magnets. They offer each of the designs mentioned above, plus a 3 legged table that sort looks...
I’ve proclaimed my refrigerator door a ‘pictures only’ area. I wanted a quick, easy and cheap way to make a collage of them. Here's what I came up with.
What you need.
Photo corners (I bought 250 corners for 4 bucks, which I had on hand from another project.)
A sheet of magnet (this is also a great way to recycle those magnetic calendars and business cards you get in the mail.
What you do.
It probably goes without saying, but you stick...