This easy peasy pillow project requires only basic sewing skills (by machine or by hand) and can be translated into other things too, like a throw pillow or dog pillow. What makes it so great is the material used: a thrifted blanket!
As we all know, large art gets pricey. Rather than ordering a huge print, think outside the frame and go sculptural instead. String, yarn and rope, when combined with dowels, nails and branches, are an inexpensive resource for making your own large-scale creations.
Freshly sharpened pencils. Crisp sheets of white-lined paper. Colorful paperclips at the ready. Do these things make you irrationally happy? Then you might like this easy DIY project for back-to-school (or for yourself of course) that celebrates clean slates and a new year of learning. Nerd alert!
As school is starting, most of us are trying to make our lives the easiest they can be with everything that we have to juggle: work, kids, homework, lunches etc.. The nice, little touches sometimes get lost in the shuffle. That's why printables can be a nice and quick solution to bringing color and love into your kids' everyday routine. Here are some sources to check out...
A tutorial on ManMade points you in the direction of making a "masculine" candle, and we assume they don't mean a candle that smells like aftershave or bacon (although the latter does sound tempting). A DIY perfect for anyone who'd love a candle free of florals and baked goods scents; instead of lavender-vanilla cupcake, you can do cedar, pine, or even citronella if you want to use it outside your manly-man cave and ward off mosquitoes at the same time.
Watercolors are really having their moment in the sun right now. Watercolor prints, artwork, ombre colorings, and patterns are popping up everywhere. But who could have guessed they would show up on our mirrors?
There are a couple of weeks left until college students move in and classes start — which means there's still time to think about dorm decor. These ten project ideas will help students save money, get set up and make their rooms stylish and homey.
Whether you are walking the beach, hiking through the woods, or playing in the fields this summer, consider bringing home some of the natural treasures you find for your next craft project. Inspired by the branch weaving projects below, I am looking forward to making a textural piece of my own.
Summer is flying by and due to my lack of free time, I haven't managed to complete a single project on my list. But I refuse to let this deter me, so I've vowed to tackle at least one easy DIY before the summer is out, and hanging planters are my numero uno. Here are five simple, unique and inexpensive ways to suspend your favorite greenery, indoors and out!