Upholstery for the lazy girl!
When decorating, always keep in mind that no-one's going to see the bottom/back/inside. This is only one small step up from wrapping a loose piece of cloth over a cushion, but it does keep the cover tidy and in place. So: lay that piece of grey denim you're never going to make a skirt from, face up on the floor. Put the cushion more or less in the middle. (Please excuse the blurry photos, but it was the middle of the night.) Oh yes - zig-zag around all raw edges first. Fold the corners up…
HOW TO BUILD A CUSTOM CRAFT DESK
This is a Crafting Desk My husband I built for $112.00 in materials and hardware. It is a great sturdy desk with ample storage for all your crafting items. I bought the Closet maid cubicles, 2, 9 cubby ones and 1, 6 cubby one These can be found on sale alot of the time. We saved alot of money by going to a bargain center for the materials. We got the Sheets of MDF for $9.98 each. At Lowes or Home Depot they were $35 each. The Molding we put up at the top edge we got for $2.98 each. Then a…
How To Create Dreamy Bedrooms Using Bed curtains
The bedroom is, without any doubt, the ideal place for curtains. It’s why there are so many variations to choose from in terms of design. Canopy beds make great use of these elements in their own distinctive way but bed curtains can also be added separately to create a comfortable ambiance. View in gallery Use...
How to Create a Rustic Wood Footstool With Jute Twine
Learn how to transform an old beat up foot stool into a rustic and beautiful place to rest your feet! #DIY #furniture #repurpose #thriftstore #rustic #farmhouse Rather than paint a footstool I purchased at an antique store, I decided that I wanted to "upholster" it in something. Originally I thought of sisal, but settled on a heavy jute twine because it was softer and easier to work with. The transformation began when I sanded off the original finish that was on parts of the wood…
Items similar to Rustic "Welcome" Outdoor sign in Teal/Gold on Etsy
Approximate Size: 9" x 14". Depth is approximately 3" with Jar. _________________________________________________________________________________ My signs are completely handmade, from real wood with knots and wood grain, and each letter is hand painted with acrylic paint. This piece has a base coat of brown/gray and a topcoat of teal. The word "Welcome" is painted in a shimmer gold. The jar is included with a wire for hanging and Jute wrapped around the top (flowers are NOT included)…
Mason jar - keep the change
What a fabulous rustic addition to any home! Give this as a gift or keep it for yourself, or both! This Mason jar change organizer can be used anywhere in your home for added rustic decor. Choose from a variety of jar colors (blue shown in photo) Dimensions 8" x 14" material: made of 1" thick wood includes 1 already a
28 Super Unique And Easy To Make Fence Planters
So, this one is shown on an interior wall but I liked this idea because I see how easily it could be adapted to fence planters. Shop around for some cute buckets or pots with a handle, attach some hooks to your fence boards and hang them on. So easy, it’s ridiculous. And you could make patterns, stagger them, etc.
Slivers of Space Storage
Think there's no way you can pack another inch of storage into your house? Think again and explore these overlooked spots that can provide a sliver of storage just where you need it. Plus, BHG contributor and Apartment Therapy founder Maxwell Ryan gives his tricks for carving out more storage from every room.
Organization Inspiration: Project Ideas for the Next House
We are working hard to revamp our house in order to prep it for sale later this year. Which means, at the moment, my dining room is actually in my living room while we redo the floors. I’m sitting on my sofa staring at dining chairs, extra toys, shelving, and a ton of craft supplies scattered willy nilly. I need some organization inspiration!As I work on this house, I’m enjoying dreaming up lots of plans for the next house.
Do you want to make your home a better place for living? Don’t want to spend much on buying new stuff for your home? Then this article is for you. We bring you creative DIY ideas on how to reuse and upcycle old stuff you already have to make beautiful and useful things for your home. Most of these ideas are easy and cheap to make and can be done as a small weekend project.