Life is all about the details, but sometimes, those details aren't pleasant. If your toilet is running, you're potentially wasting gallons of water a day. But don't despair! Most often, it's just a simple fix, no tools — or plumber — required.
I'm an accessory junkie, it's true. I like to make, buy and hunt for new accessories and it's very hard for me to part with old ones. This simple DIY project is a great way to organize some of your trinkets, and also a great use for all those old doilies floating around in the universe. Whether they're from your local thrift shop or passed down from your family, this project is a great way to give doilies a new fresh life.
I'm a bit preoccupied with black and white. While always a classic pairing, inspirational black and white images have been popping up everywhere recently — like this recent roundup of entryways. Lucky for me, my 1910 apartment has a fantastic vintage black and white bathroom. It also has a bit of an odd 18" angled wall that was screaming for a DIY solution!
For me and my valentine, Valentine's Day is all about the puns. We're both plant nerds, and one of us is a teacher, so I chose the ultimate cheesy tree pun to put on none other than the classic pop-up card.
Nicole kitchen's was recently renovated, with one project still on the to-do list: her backsplash was still exposed plaster and sheet rock. She'll get to tiling it eventually but, until then, she found something to temporarily and beautifully cover the unfinished surface.
When Paul's not busy restoring vintage items, he's down in his basement workshop crafting leather goods for his etsy shop. Most projects are made to fill orders but, every once in awhile, he makes personal projects as well, including this super simple valet. Here's how to do it yourself:
Ashley loved rope-wrapped side tables, but didn't like the idea of buying two for her living room. After some brainstorming, she came up with a cheap solution that: a) met the need for an accent table and b) mimicked the look of woven rope. Although not great for houses with cats, they're an otherwise affordable and stylish alternative.