I am still using the black camera strap my camera came with, and I have been looking to upgrade. Unfortunately the straps I have been eyeing are not in my budget right now, so instead, I am thinking of making my own. Here are five DIY versions that are both easy and inexpensive to make.
So what about it? Wanna play a little décor Where's Waldo? It seems as if everyone has an IKEA Bekvam stool somewhere in their home— there's definitely one in each of these photos. Play along and see if you can spot the Bekvam in each of these rooms.
I’m a huge baby about temperature, and the fan just wasn’t
cutting it anymore. So in the midst of a recent heatwave I decided I was going to bite the bullet and get an air conditioner. But when I started researching online, I found myself confused by the various units' cooling and efficiency numbers, with prices seemingly directly correlated with each. But I didn’t really know what any of them meant. Given the size of my
apartment, how much air conditioner do I need?
As a business owner, printer ink can be a expensive necessity, so I'm always seeking new ways to eke out "just one more sheet" and keep within my monthly budget. Here are a few tricks I use to save a trip to the office supply store...
Outfitting a home in style requires that you have a few things in place - a design plan, a clear idea of what you need (vs. want) and plenty of patience. And while it can sometimes make it easier and faster, what one doesn't necessarily need is a big budget. Our reader community is a generous one - everyone freely shares their helpful "secrets" regularly in the comments - and today, I've gathered some of their great ideas on how to shop smarter and find great deals...on anything.
Summer's a great time to take up a new DIY project and learn some new skills. With some fabric and some basic tools, you can take vintage finds or thrifty materials and customize them to your space and your needs. Here are some great tutorials around the web that will have you upholstering like a pro in no time.
I've been lazily saving all my change for the last 8 years — and thank goodness for that. Even after all the times I've paid for Muni using 20 nickels, I still ended up with $90.87, and it could not have come at a better time. I'm moving across the country and I don't have a job at the other end, so every penny counts — literally.
I was dragging my giant floor mirror
around my tiny apartment the other day, trying to find just the right spot for
it lest my significant other insist it hit the curb, when I has a veritable
light bulb moment.
Settees are often at the more luxurious side of the furniture spectrum. More Dowager Countess of Downton and less, how do you say, practical everyday furniture. Yet with fresh, more neutral fabric, this timeworn piece became a vibrant transitional piece that would work wonderfully in an entryway or bedroom.