This is a great makeover and a cool story because it involves a mom and son working collaboratively to create a completely new room for a budget of only $150! Take a dip into Levi's newly nautical bedroom (puns = not my strong suit).
The Copenhagen Wheel was first introduced in 2009 as a prototype from MIT’s SENSEable City Lab. The idea behind the wheel was that it could make any bike electric. Well, good news for cyclists: Superpedestrian Inc, a venture-backed company based out of Cambridge, Massachusetts, is promising the Copenhagen Wheel will make its debut to the public next month.
Q: Hello! This will be our first winter in our new apartment and although I LOVE that our big windows in the front let in lots of light, I can already tell we are going to have an issue with our apartment being cold this winter. I am a renter and the windows do not appear to be old or in bad shape, so asking for them to be replaced is really not an option. Do you have any good ideas, Apartment Therapy readers? I would think there has to be newer technology in window insulation than the plastic my parents used back in the day...right?
We do a lot of DIY projects around the house. Which means my toddler is thoroughly familiar with hammers and nails and screwdrivers and compound miter saws and, well, you get the picture. So, it's no wonder that he wants to do some hammering of his own. Not wanting to add another off-the-shelf toy to the household, I decided to make him a hammering toy with an oatmeal box (a remarkable DIY material in and of itself, actually). It took about two seconds to make. Here's how:
When Jessica and Yianni bought this tiny vacation house on Sauvie Island, just north of Portland, they decided, instead of expanding on its 540 square feet, to remodel the house to make the best use of the space available. In this modest footprint they created a retreat with ample room for their young family AND for guests, using almost exclusively reclaimed materials.
These beautiful cake stands aren't just for cakes. They make excellent serving dishes for appetizers, fruit and all kinds of desserts like cupcakes, donuts and macarons. In addition to looking lovely for both formal and casual occasions, they maximize table space thanks to their compact bases, allowing more dishes to fit on the table when entertaining.
I've been there: You don't want to toss that abandoned, half-knitted scarf, and that extra fabric from that one project doesn't match anything else you have in the works. Well, waste not, want not! Grab a group of fellow DIYers and artsy folk, and swap your supplies for new-to-you ones. Here are our tips on how to host a fun, successful craft swap:
Olive from Mr Printables created this haunted doll house for Halloween. He suggests plywood or recycled cardboard for the house, and uses clothes pins for the spooky peg dolls. See more pictures and find the tutorial below.
We're increasingly hearing the term LEED mentioned in architecture today, "silver", "gold" and "platinum" designations awarded like Olympic medals. But what exactly does the four letter acronym stand for, and how are LEED buildings awarded these architectural and construction scores?