Buying plants can be overwhelming, especially houseplants, but with a little knowledge and understanding, you'll have a healthy indoor jungle in no time. To get the best start, here are some tips for buying the healthiest houseplants.
Usually, when our puzzles are outgrown or missing too many pieces to count, they either go in the trash or go to Goodwill. But what if there were something else you could do with those old puzzles, something that yields a fantastic piece of abstract kids' art in the process? There is.
Do you go back and look through old photo albums? Do you even have any old photo albums? I find many of my photos end up languishing on my hard drive, never to be seen again by human eyes. This simple DIY project can bring some of your hidden photographs to light... literally.
Last year we ran an article on how to avoid the dreaded dirty diaper smell, one of the most odorous odors a new Mom or Dad must face. And you couldn't resist! The rest of you joined in, with your incredible tips on how you've defeated the dastardly diaper. Read on for all you need to know about how to conquer the stink!
Treehouses are iconic kid retreats, but since they are complicated structures to build, many kids don't have the luxury of playing in one. That's why I love this tutorial to make a hanging "treehouse," since it doesn't require calculating the stability of a structure actually perched in the branches. And your kids could literally hang out all day long.
Years ago my grandma gave me a huge stack of napkins and, even though I knew that those plain white ones weren't really my thing, I politely took them. Fast forward to a recent afternoon of marker tie dye fun!
I had a growing pile of paper work on my desk, and shoe boxes full of more paper work on the floor. I needed a quick and affordable closed storage system that hid all the clutter, but still fit in our small office. If this sounds familiar, perhaps this Ikea FULLEN "fauxdenza" hack is for you.
I've always loved the pic up top of the eccentric and colorful stripes running down the stairs in this English home. Wanting a bit of guidance on how to do it nicely (I've already written about How To Paint Floors), I reached out to my friends at the Farrow & Ball store in Soho and they walked me through a simple step-by-step which I share below. Bottom line, painting stairs and floors is easy if you're patient, prep your surface, use floor paint and roll multiple thin layers. It's a great, affordable DIY project.
With the hundreds of lighting choices out there it can be difficult enough to decide if a minimal, modern wall lamp or a quirky, bright pendant best suits your space. Factor in the sometimes sky-high cost and the decision borders on impossible! Here's a roundup of DIY lighting projects under $50 to help ease the financial aspect of this difficult choice. Now, should you go with the Brass Swing Light or the bright Halo Pendants?
I'm a big fan of DIY lighting projects— once you get the basics down, an entire world of lamps, sconces and pendants open up to you. Here's everything you need to make this industrial-style swing arm wall sconce. A pair would look really nice on either side of your bed, wouldn't it?