Whether you need to whip up a tablet case for either a 7" or 10" tablet for yourself or to gift a friend, we've got you covered this week with a several do it yourself projects, ranging from beginner to DIY pro. There's surely at least one in here that will rock your recipient's socks off...
'Tis the season for pretty wreaths. Last year I did this roundup of pretty twig wreaths, and this year I went searching for some easy and natural wreath tutorials. If you're looking for inspiration for making your own wreath, here are 5 easy projects that do not require a lot of time or supplies.
I usually barely decorate for Halloween and only slightly more for Thanksgiving — not because I'm not festive, but because I save my energy for Christmas. Erin Souder of House of Earnest offers tips for creating holiday decor that will transition from Halloween to Thanksgiving to Christmas that will help the reluctant (like me) or the persistent holiday decorator save time, energy, and possibly money.
If you're preparing to host Thanksgiving dinner this year, you may be feeling like this week is the silence before the storm. Rather than let nerves build to a day-of crescendo, here are some things you can check off of that Thanksgiving to-do list a full week in advance, freeing up time on the holiday itself:
I have always been a Christmas person. Even as a child, it wasn't just the presents that made this my favorite holiday. It was the weeks-long build-up and all the traditions along the way. In early December my mom would get out all of the decorations from the attic and we would help her decorate the house, something in nearly every room. The grand finale, of course, was trimming the tree and it was so pleasurable to open the boxes of ornaments - "remember this one? who made that one? oh, my favorite!" Fastforward to adulthood and I've never had a Christmas tree in my own apartment.
This space-starved NYC couple is practical about their design choices so when the time came to furnish their first nursery (congrats!), they were horrified at the choice in baby furniture — most of it was insanely expensive and huge.
Ssh! We're putting together a dress up box for my kids this year for Christmas! To aid in my quest for putting together the best dress up box ever, I have made this handy "Ultimate Dress Up Box Checklist". How many of these do you have in yours? Or, even better, waiting to add to yours, currently lying around your house?
Oftentimes, DIY wrapping paper means a sheet of brown kraft tied with twine or ribbon... and maybe a little ornament tucked into the bow. But if you've got a rainy day at home and want to create your own unique homemade wrapping paper, try this modern and crafty approach!
Ikea stylists are at it again, showing us common folk how to style our homes in inspirational ways for the holidays. You don’t need to shop at the Swedish giant in order to have a festive and fun household this season. Follow these tips, tricks, and suggestions to do it yourself.