Genius Colorful Fan Makeover
Okay peeps, alert the media, because this makeover is genius. Genius, I say! (It also makes me wanna smack my head and ask myself why I didn't think of it on my own.) Check it out, a cheap-o Hawaiian Breeze fan went from boring to brilliant with the help of a can of spray paint. If pink puts you off, check it out in a bronze finish. Certainly does have that Pottery Barn feel. For more info about this project, follow this jump. And check out the inspiration for it at Better After. Note to…
Monday Made it! First time trying spray paint!
I am SO excited I can actually link up with Tara this week for Monday Made-It, and I can finally focus on SCHOOL projects, now that my summer has started! I don't know about you, but I am not the craftiest person. The thought of painting something is scary enough, but when you add paint in a can that sprays many feet away, I am pretty petrified and certain of a disaster. If you remember pictures from my classroom for the past few years, it has been hot pink and zebra. Although my room…
DIY Paint Project - Weekend Home Decor Ideas
If there are two things that have been commanding our attention lately, they’re cool artwork and chevron prints. So, we were obviously pretty stoked to find a way to incorporate both — for cheap! — in an amazing DIY project for your apartment.
Three-panel, dandelion wall art that lights up! | Offbeat Home & Life
I love this idea from Jessie Frazier, who uploaded her three-panal light-up DIY dandelion art project to our Offbeat Home Flickr pool. Check out how she created this luminous artwork in just four steps!
Doily lamp tutorial. Finally!
Well, it only took me three months, but I promised that I'd finally get around to showing you how I made the doily light for Penelope's nursery. Unfortunately I can't take credit for this awesome idea - I saw this version on Pinterest awhile back - but here's my version it and some tips that I found useful.... So a mere week before Christmas, and only ten days before I went into labor, my husband came home to this going on in the middle of our kitchen. Luckily, we've been together for about…
This Old House: Nail-Free Decorating Tools
Holiday decorating can be invasive — rearranging furniture to make room for a tree, gifts, candles and the like — but there’s no reason to put new holes in your walls. Especially for renters, the fewer nail holes in the walls the better. The new issue of This Old House has a great shopping guide to nail-free holiday decorating and we’re sharing a few of our favorite no-nail solutions after the jump…This was our favorite nail-free solution in the bunch.
DIY Picture Tutorial: Tissue Paper Pom Pom Flowers
A simple picture tutorial on how to make these super cheap DIY party decorations with tissue paper! Don't forget to share this easy and cheap craft idea with your friends and family on Facebook, Pinterest, or Twitter!