I don't know about you, but I can always use more storage containers! If this sounds like your situation, check out this easy and colorful DIY container idea.
This is one of those deceptively easy projects that looks expensive and time consuming - but it's actually super affordable and fast to complete. Click through to find out how to make this gilded, glittery tray that's perfect for the coffee table or the kitchen counter.
Now that the holidays are over, it's a good time to make a few fun changes to the kitchen. Don't worry, I'm not talking major renovations here - just small, easy projects that won't take you more than an hour to finish. Here are ten of my favorites.
Um, you guys? This may be one of my favorite DIY wall art ideas from this last year. not only is it super unique, but it's ridiculously easy and inexpensive. That's some kind of craft world trifecta!
With New Year's Day just two weeks from today, you may want to tackle a quick DIY or two for New Year's Eve. And this one is perfect because you probably already have the main material lying around your house: plastic drinking straws.
With a couple of dollars worth of plastic skulls, some scrap wood, and a few other materials, you can create a pair of weighted bookends that are strong enough to hold up plenty of books on the shelf, while also adding a little Halloween flair. Want to see how these turned out? Click through to see the after photos, along with the step by step tutorial.
It's no surprise I'm a fan on Scandinavian minimalism. These geometric planters are a spin on the classic Finnish Himmeli, refashioned as planters. Best of all they are made from cheap supplies from the dollar store! Detailed instructions on creating your own can be found at the link below.
I'm always amazed when someone can take an ordinary object, like these dirty buckets, and turn it into something completely unexpected!
Make the most of the warm weather and get outdoors! We've round-up a couple DIY Outdoor Games and Activities that are designed to appeal to both kids and adults alike, enjoy the family fun.
1. Giant Jenga via A Beautiful Mess
2. Lawn Twister via You + Me
3. Monster Bean Bag Toss via Crafty Carnival
4. Oversized Pickup Sticks via Better Homes & Gardens
5. Lawn Scrabble via Constantly Lovestruck
Emily rescued the laundry basket pictured above at the side of the road because she figured she could do something creative with it. It sat in her basement for 6 months, and then inspiration hit: it would make a great outdoor planter. First she patched up the crack
Every now and then I'll run across a closet organizing idea that's just genius - simple, smart and ridiculously obvious. I'm sure you've had these moments, right? I call them the "why didn't I think of that?" ideas. Well here they are, all in one place, for your organizational indulgence.
The practice of bringing a hostess gift as a small token of thanks seems to be a (nearly) lost tradition these days. We say it's time to bring it back! Here are 22 simple DIY projects that will make a big impact in showing your party host just how much you appreciate their efforts.
A few years ago, designer/maker Christopher Stuart hit the ground running with his book DIY Furniture: A Step-by-Step Guide. I reviewed it for Curbly, giving it a glowing shout-out. When Christopher's followup book appeared in my mailbox last week, my first thought was, "more of the same?" The answer to that
Shoes have a habit of stacking up at your back/front door? Join the club. Beth shows how she tamed the beast by turning a 6" x 10' length of PVC into a shoe organizer. She chose to finish the pipes
I'm generally not a big wreath person, but every now and then I see one that causes me to rethink my opinion on the matter, like this modern Himmeli-inspired version!
Ornaments are a fun, easy way to get into the DIY holiday spirit. We've rounded up 24 of our faves, which can double as gift toppers if your tree is already full! Check 'em out below.
If you're looking to hang something a little different this Christmas why not try your hand at these adorable, no fuss, Christmas terrariums using vintage miniatures and a little styrofoam.