Incorporating mementos from your travels into your decor can be a great way to remember your adventures and utilize all the maps and scraps of paper that you pick up along the way. These DIYs show you how.
Sunlight-activated dyes replace the typical abstract and messy designs of dipped tie dye with an image straight from your iOS device's camera using this paint and print kit. There's even a free app to walk newbies through the textile printing process for designing custom pillowcases, shirts, totes, or tea towels (examples below)...
Want to stem the glut of cords, cards, devices and papers floating around aimlessly in your bags while on vacation? Keep your stuff neat, tidy, safe and at hand with these nine organizers — in stylish leather no less. Each is simple and minimalist in style and execution.
Maps are the stuff that DIY projects are made of. They are inexpensive, plentiful, and carry a sense of place. That also makes them perfect for creating souvenirs of your favorite trips and excursions. Here are a handful of great projects to recall your travels at a glance...
Inspired by vintage tea towels and their humble stripes, Corrine from The Purl Bee set out to make her own version of the classic. She opted for a sturdy linen and cotton blend fabric, and chose a bright tomato red thread. For a more modern look, she also experimented with neon colored thread.
When hot weather has you sweating in your sheets, even the idea of watercolors can make you feel cooler. Soft strokes and mostly-pastel colors are the order of the day, and an easy home or party DIY for an afternoon.
Paper decor is wonderful. It looks equally as beautiful in bright punchy colors as it does in pale neutral hues. Whether you're a DIY-er or a buyer, it doesn't require much skill or experience to assemble. If you're all thumbs when it comes to scissors and glue, no problem. Paper decorations are fun and quick for everyone, even kids.
My black thumb strictly forbids me from accumulating (then killing) more plants, but if I was the rebellious sort, I'd promptly make one of these hanging planters. They are textured, sculptural and just as interesting as the greenery itself.