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6 DIY Pallet Furniture Tutorials

It is estimated that 2 billion shipping pallets are in use every day in the U.S. alone, so it is inevitable that some lay abandoned.

Why not use them …

DIY

30 DIY Sharpie Projects You Have to Try

You’re about to be drawn into the world of everyone’s favorite permanent marker: Sharpies! And what’s not to love about ‘em? From the variety of bold bright colors to the nearly hundreds of ways to use them to make your world a more wonderful place, Sharpies are the go-to instrument for upgrading …

DIY

40 DIY Home Decor Ideas That Aren’t Just For Christmas

The holidays are so ephemeral. These stylish decorating ideas are festive, yet they also work beyond the month of December.

1. Candle Pillars Made from Cinnamon Sticks

They’ll make your house smell amazing. You could glue the sticks around a can for extra sturdiness.

2. Starry Lights on Dried …

Tutorial: Simple leather tote

Melissa from Melly Sews and Blank Slate Patterns shows how to make a simple leather tote. It’s actually a fairly simple project because the edges of …

Tutorials

DIY Felt Scallop Cushion

Decoupaged Lace Lamp

DIY Storage Solutions for Your Everyday Clutter

Storage is a basic element in any home. Closets, shelves and furniture all combine to keep life’s daily necessities in tip-top order. But no matter …

10 Inspiring Furniture Makeovers

Feeling creative these days? Me too! It must be all of this summer sunshine and color! I recently came across an article about an inspiring furniture …

Furniture

A 14-Inch Hard Drive Clock

While clocks made out of dead hard drives area wonderful use for discarded hardware, here is a much more interesting hard drive clock brought to us by [Bob Alexander] and a 1970s era Honeywell computer.

In the 60s, 70s, and 80s, computers didn’t have small removable hard drives like we do today. …

Headboard, Footboard To A Potting Bench

This is a simple idea that turns a headboard/footboard into an effective potting bench.

Head over to OverTheBigMoon.com where they created this clever …

Headboards

Awesome Woodwork Coat Hanger

I don’t quite understand Tumblr (the blogging platform). There are never any instructions for anything – just pictures. It could just be me.

But when …

A Collection of Random DIYs

5 A Collection of Random DIYs

A collection of DIYs (without a theme); a little home decor, a little back-to-school (loving the fold-up office)! Have …

Wooden Spoon Garden Label

And there was light!

Ready-made metallic HDPE containers. The classic bottles of detergent to the supermarket once ended their…

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Easy and …

DIY Folding Chair & Bench Makeover

Stamp a Lampshade

I Spy DIY did a fun lamp re-vamp using sponges as stamps. This is such a great way to brig a geometric and/or neon moment into a room and give a simple shade a whole new look.

Meg Allan Cole

DIY guru

DIY | 12 Leather-inspired projects to try this summer - http://www.poppytalk.com/2013/07/10-leather-inspired-diys-ideas-to-try.html … #DIY

Light Bulb With A City Sprouting At The Top

What a clever concept. Netherlands based designer David Grass has created a floor or hanging lamp that looks like it has a city coming out at the top.

Light Bulbs

Instagram Projects

Instagram Projects

Don’t let your amazing Instagram pics sit on your phone, bring them to life with these three amazing projects! I have to say I’m in love with that little Polaroid necklace (interchangeable pics, so cute!)

Big Display Ideas For Instagram | Dot Coms For Moms

Polaroid Necklace | Dot Coms For Moms

Upcycled Magazine Stool

Shelf Restyle

Trapeze Planter

Recycled stools

For an apartment in London I change the look of the furniture in dining room: a wooden table, 4 stools and 2 chairs. For the series of stools I took …

Caravans

How-To: Small Space Water Garden

Add a lovely waterscape to your patio or balcony with this small space water garden tutorial from Apartment Therapy!

Curious? Head on over to Apartment Therapy to see how it’s done.

My two cents: It’s certainly beautiful, but, like many of the commenters on the site, I’d be a bit concerned about …

How To: Stencil with Stain

Jil found a side table at her local thrift store for $6.95. She turned up her genius switch and decided to stencil it with stain. She taped off her …

15 Summer Entertaining Essentials

It's BBQ season, y'all! Gather your friends and family and make the most of the warm summer nights. With these outdoor entertaining essentials from …

BBQ

11 DIY Outdoor Mood Lighting Projects

This season feels made for hosting outdoor dinner parties and relaxing under the trees of your own backyard, especially once the sun goes down. And …

DIY

DIY Hacks & How To’s: Secret Candlestick Switch

By Jason Poel Smith

No feature in a home captures the imagination like a secret compartment or secret passage. But no secret compartment is complete without a secret way to open it.

In this project, I share several ways that you can use a simple hanging candlestick (or anything else) to access a …

Beautiful DIY Bookends for Your Particular Décor

Book lovers everywhere understand the joy of a personal home library. Much of the excitement lies in the knowledge gracing the pages. But design also …