A brilliant solution to man's light cord rolling problems, this quick spool DIY will save you a lot of time and stress when it comes time to take the lights down.
It seems we can't get enough colored pencil projects these days (hello awesome DIY jewelry)! Heck, you could even say we're... "over the rainbow" for them (har har), especially this clever and easy DIY colored pencil spool rack from Roubidou!
We've had they yea or nay discussion about spool coffee tables before. That argument sort of ended in a toss up. Opinions ran from 'garbage-in-the-living-room' to 'love it'. So, how about this
A wooden spool as a coffee table. Perfectly modern-country or too salvage-y?
Silhouettes can transcend paper, you know? I've been experimenting with all sorts of fabrics for silhouettes during the past year and a half. The best materials are felt, hide, suede, faux leathers and, if you don't mind a little raveling, cotton velvet.
Believe it or not, the yellow floral fabric was a hideous sundress I found at GW. I needed that color of yellow so this is it. The best thing was that the dress was lined so I used the...
Oftentimes it's quite simple to improve on an old idea. This DIY Hangable Hamper took me two hours, tops, to design and complete. It can be constructed from remnant fabrics and old purse handles salvaged from the Goodwill or your mom's closet. My less-than-tidy husband is thinking of attaching a hook on the wall in the closet so he can test out his wife's jiffy design.
what you need:
1 yard remnant or new fabric
Trying to furnish your new digs on a shoestring? This fabulous ottoman/hassock can be made for next to nothing. Go to a hardware store that sells electrical wire off of a wooden spool and ask for a discarded spool. Next, go to a fabric store and buy a cool fabric remnant that will cover your ottoman. Hint: Upholstery fabric is 54" wide. If you have a twenty inch round (diameter) ottoman and you want it...