Amie Nolen

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How-To: Giant Chevron Floor Pillows

Make your home both casual and comfy with this giant chevron floor pillow tutorial from Oven Lovin’.<p>They’re perfect for movie night!<p>Head over to Oven Lovin’ to see the full how-to.

How-To: $5 Mobile Phone Projector

The folks at Photojojo just posted a neat low-tech tutorial on how to make a mobile phone projector using a shoebox, a paperclip, and a magnifying glass. MacGyver would be proud. They were able to find the magnifying glass at a dollar store for, well, a dollar (so they called it the $1 projector), …

DIY Wall Art Anyone Can Make – Easy & Inexpensive

Easy and inexpensive wall art anyone can make.<p><b>DIY Wall Art Anyone Can Make</b> – We’ve lived in our new house almost a year and a half now. Like most …

Home Made Modern

12 Awesome Concrete and Cinder Block Outdoor DIY Projects!

Concrete, cement, and cinder block are all pretty mundane building materials. But with some creativity and elbow grease, you can put them to work …

DIY Stone Bathmat: Create a Luxurious Shower Experience

It is a sensation we associate with luxury resorts and remote beaches – stepping out of the water and onto smooth pebbles. It is also remarkably easy …

Avant-garde

Tutorial: How to make a wood valance window treatment

<i>posted by</i> Jamielyn <i>on</i> February 7, 2011<p>I have been staring at the blank window in my living room for a whole year now. I kept thinking about doing a …

Protect Your Tech: DIY Smartphone and Tablet Cases

With our love of staying connected, our iPads, iPhones, and the like are almost like next of kin. But it can be tough to find the right case – you want something that no one else has, but you don’t want to end up with some random case covered in flying monkeys. So, why not make your own? With a …

Sewing

Fabric Labels Tutorial

Many people have asked me how I make my labels so I have decided to make this little tutorial including pictures and any little tips that I have …

Weekend DIY: Make these super-comfy outdoor cushions -- perfect for a picnic -- out of three upcycled bed pillows. Here's how (plus 11 more fun summery crafts): http://cntry.lv/6036klZu

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

35 Money-Saving Home Decor Knock-Offs

The worst thing about shopping for furniture is not being able to afford any of it. If you can't help but flinch at the prices at Pottery Barn and Anthropologie, it's time to take matters into your own hands.

48 DIY Father’s Day Gift Ideas

You’ve got your Father’s Day card picked out, but what about a handmade gift for your old man? From wine bottle tumblers to homemade beef jerky, here are 48 DIY gift ideas for Father’s Day.<p><b>1. Wine Bottle Tumblers:</b> Does your dad love a good bottle of wine? Then he’ll certainly get a kick out of …

Wall Art

Illusion of Discomfort: Rigid-Looking Chairs Are Really Soft

An uneven, somewhat spiky surface of sticks poking up from the seat of a chair doesn’t exactly make it a welcoming place to relax. But take a seat on …

Female politicians wear heels, carry purses: Here's why we should stop writing about that.

The shoes and handbags of women working in politics have been the recent subject of articles by the <i>Washington Post</i> and <i>New York Times</i>, attracting a …

3-D printing: Creating ‘a new class of entrepreneurs’

In an industrial park on the outskirts of Tijuana, Chris Anderson is building drones.<p>The former editor-in-chief of Wired magazine readily acknowledges that just a few years ago, he knew almost nothing about the aerospace industry. But after building a small plane out of Lego parts with his kids, …

KidWash: PVC Sprinkler Water Toy

Welding Plastics: Instructables Robot Nightlight<p>WOODEN SLIDE<p>Bunk Bed With No Screws<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>This was added to thegiftsguy.com …

Bloglovin

I posted this back in September for Meremade’s Back to School series. We are now well into the school year, but it can be a project for anytime …

Bloglovin

We have been needing some chore organizationaround here and after some brainstorming I came up with using chore blocks or dice!<p>We have one block for …

Billy Bookshelves Kitchen Island

<b>Materials:</b> Billy bookcases and Numerar countertop<p><b>Description:</b> We took down a wall between our kitchen and living room and created a room …

Hit the Snooze Button with 20 DIY Headboards

When it comes to the home, we believe that the two most important rooms are definitely the kitchen and the bedroom. Our bedrooms are where we recharge each night and begin each day, and its essential to create a peaceful space that is both restful and revitalizing. Here are 20 creative …

Decorations

From how to soothe mosquito bites quickly to how to DIY a drying station on the patio, here are 21 clever tricks for better outdoor living this summer: http://trib.al/cl175J6

DIY: Easy Art Leaf Prints

One of the things I love most about being a parent? Getting to feel like a kid again as I join my children in experimenting with nature. Normally, on …

Dining Rooms

Furniture collection made from shipping crates

Sometimes coming up with something new doesn’t always mean you have to reinvent everything. Sometimes you can create something completely new just by …

HugeDomains.com - GuideRooms.com is for sale (Guide Rooms)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

DIY Towel Racks For a Chic Bathroom Update

When updating your bathroom, the smallest details can make a huge impact. Paint, tile and lighting are all great tools in a large-scale bathroom …

20 DIY Chandeliers to Brighten Up Your Space

A few weeks ago we ventured into the world of DIY lighting, complete with vintage-style marquees, yarn lanterns, and the like. While researching this, we came across a whole bunch of gorgeous DIY chandeliers as well! Making your own chandelier definitely takes a little more elbow grease than a …

Wall Art

26 DIY Concrete Projects

When we think of concrete, our first thoughts are sidewalks, cinder blocks, and <i>Concrete Jungle</i> by Bob Marley. We don’t often think of beautiful objects for the home, until we got our hands dirty just yesterday when creating our own DIY Lace Planters, votives, and bookends. Here are 26 more projects …

Bob Marley

5 DIY gifts with printable templates

Here are some DIY gift ideas that are simple, beautiful and most importantly, communicate love and thoughtfulness -- all because they are …

How to turn an old window into illuminated wall art.

I have a thing about windows. Especially barn sash windows, one of which just happened to be lying around. It was too good not to turn into …