Go homemade! Not only can you get exactly the look you want, but it makes gift giving more personal. Here are thirty fabulous homemade holiday gift wrap ideas to make the people on your holiday list feel extra special without breaking the bank.
Aunt Peaches made three of these recycled album cover gift boxes for three different friends — one of whom is fond of Christmas (album: Christmas Wishes), one who is fond of folk dancing (album: Polka Festival), and one who is fond of mustaches (album: Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young). And hey, good news — chances are good there is an album for everyone!
The talented ladies at my local public library created a few charming book trees out of a seldom-used set of reference books, a string of lights, and an old, unreadable book. Perhaps you have similar supplies around the house?
Annie’s Sydney townhouse had a seriously circa-1980 kitchen when she and her husband moved in three years ago. But, it was their first home purchase and didn't have a budget to completely redo the kitchen, so they decided to give it a minor update that would freshen up the space but stay in keeping with the feel of the place.
I am a big fan of decorating with evergreens and tree clippings, and this year I am going to try using ferns for a different and more delicate look. Below are 5 ideas for the holidays, including a wreath that uses whole fern plants, and a pretty garland that uses clippings.
Avery paints murals and furniture professionally, but it was time to let her kids in on the fun. They chose this side table to jazz up and the kids both inspired the new theme (dinosaurs!) and lent a hand in the painting.
We hear a lot about Ikea tweaks and transformations in these here parts, so it’s nice when another furniture brand name gets into the hacking action. This project comes courtesy of Jolene, whose replica Eames-style chair gave out one day. At first she thought the only place for it was the rubbish truck, but then she had a better idea...
Q: I have a table that I'd like to redo. The top looks like butcher block but it's very light in color. I'd like to stain the top a darker color and paint the legs. Got any tips on how to redo the top?
You know we can't resist a good, stylish IKEA hack. I'm talking about the ones that help your furniture become what the Scandinavian gods truly intended, fulfilling its destiny as super stylish decor. Multiply that by ten and you have today's post: 10 regular IKEA products that have been tweaked and wrangled into a different, more magnificent existence.