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HomeMade Modern EP36 Ironbound Bookcase

This DIY bookshelf project has a nice rustic, modern look and is easily created from angle irons and 2x10s.<p>SUPPLIES:<p>Two 2x10 (8' long) <i><br>Available at</i> …

DIY Hanging Lounge Chair

I know I always get pretty excited about the projects on here but, seriously, this is one of my favorites! I’ve had a hanging chair on my to-make …

Woodworking

Make It Modern: DIY Copper Geometric Pendant Lamp

I’ve been swooning over all the copper fixtures I’ve seen recently, but each one I fall for ends up being out of my price range, so I decided to give …

DIY Idea: Make a Balanced Bookshelf

My friend Jaime recently shared this super cool decor installation piece from Cush Design Studio on her always excellent site, Design Milk. Entitled …

Furniture

5 Mid-Week DIYs + Printables

2 Comments<p>Nothing like a few good DIYs to get you through midweek! A little mini round-up and Happy Wednesday!<p><b>1. Make a Shelf</b><br>A lovely idea by …

Make It: Rustic Hanging Coat Rack DIY

If floor space in your entryway is at a premium, try this simple hanging coat rack idea!<p>All you need is a branch, some rope (Line from the blog Deas …

15 Life Hacks For Your Tiny Bathroom

You won't want to do all of these at once, but if you pick one or two of them, you might be surprised at how much your life improves. Or just feel proud that you did something productive.

Home

10 Shibori Designs for the Home

I’ve been on an indigo kick for a while now, so I thought I’d check out one of the techniques that really makes that color shine: <b>Shibori</b>. Shibori is …

Design*Sponge

DIY Moccasins for Children

Finding cute shoes for babies and toddlers can be hard sometimes. I'm always on the lookout for adorable footwear, but often I'm unwilling to pay the …

DIY Wood Instruments

While built with objects easily found in a craft store, this project is a bit of a time investment (couple of hours), particularly when prepping all …

Felt food patterns

If you are the kind of people who like to create toys for your children, these PDF templates, for sew wonderful food from felt, will fit you as a …

Simple basket weaving tutorial with Deb Cole

Follow this simple step-by-step basket weaving tutorial.<p>Isn’t it just perfect for Easter treats?<p>Have you ever tried your hand at basket weaving? I …

no sew teepee -easy and inexpensive indoor play place or reading nook

Hello lovely friends! We’re back today with a super fun project we were wanting to whip up this week. With our veranda now empty, we’re enjoying the …

How to Build a Treehouse in the Backyard

First, find your tree. Then make your plan. Then be ready to adapt that plan.<p>The first rule of treehouse building is that it all kind of depends on the tree. You can model yours on this one, or on your neighbor’s, or on one you saw on <i>Treehouse Masters,</i> but the tree (or trees) in your yard will be …

DIY Mini Koinobori - Japanese flying carp DIY

We all know Mexico celebrates Cinco do Mayo on Sunday, but did you know on the same day Japan is celebrating Boy’s day? (/ childrens day).<p>When I …

Ikea Hack Attack! Making a Side Table

Why do Ikea Hacks always feel like cheating? There is almost a residual guilt that I feel when something so awesome comes from glorified trash. Not …

Try This: Fabric Lined Dresser Drawers

In our current home we made the choice to go with mostly neutral walls and furniture. I like to think of that choice as a free pass to add <i>as many</i> …

Elsie's dream (DIY) light fixture

I'm so excited to finally share one of my favorite DIY adventures in our current home! If you're a crazy detail person you might remember that we …

DIY With Bookhou: Woven Lamp

28 Comments<p>what you need:<br>-strips of wood veneer (you can also get 3/4 in. veneer at the hardware store that is for ironing on the edge of shelves - …

Move Over Hammocks: How to Make an Outdoor Bed Swing

I feel like this weekend calls for a few lazy days to sit around, read a book, take a nap, and just relax. And if any of those things are on your …

Tutorials

How to Transfer a Photo to Wood

Our goal is to keep our site a useful and valuable resource to all you fellow crafters out there—I see you, friends! With that in mind, this post was …

39 Creative DIY Wall Art Ideas to Decorate Your Space

Now that Fall is here, we’re thinking about redecorating our homes here at Brit + Co, which means it’s the perfect time for some DIY inspiration. There are literally thousands of different ways to make beautiful art for the walls of your home or office.<p>BRIT + CO GUIDE: WALL ART IDEAS<p>But we narrowed …

Crafting

Design Dilemma: A Better, More Efficient Laundry Room

When it comes to laundry rooms, we all want a layout that allows for fast and easy loading, unloading and folding. So why do so many laundry rooms …

Yungay Lofts: if IKEA Designed Lofts

Rearquitectura have created the Yungay lofts in a South American port city with an interesting past.<p>The lofts are set near the ocean in Valparaíso, …

DIY Branch Swing Shelves

Choose branches that are fairly straight and even in diameter and cut the ends with a hand saw to the desired length. It’s best that you choose dry …

Nesting: Ladder Display Makeover

We are a little ladder obsessed. I'm not sure what it is but we use ladders for everything from reaching high places (duh, that's what ladders are …

Pretty Bathroom Jars

I'm in love with the new shower curtain I bought for my kids bathroom. (target) The colors and design are just too fun. I decided to ...