Furniture doesn’t have to be expensive! Especially smaller pieces like accent tables or coffee tables. Using natural branches and other parts of trees have been on trend in the world of home decor lately. Which is great because you can make rustic decor for your home for next to nothing! This tree stump side table requires just a few materials that you may already have on hand, a set of casters and your time. So if you are looking for an inexpensive piece with a rustic feel then this project is definitely for you!
Read all about what you can build for your home, how you can upcycle or repurpose an item, or when it’s beneficial to turn a generic piece into a beautiful, customized item that you’ll love forever. This DIY section is full of helpful how-tos and creative ideas for everyone, from people who were born with a hammer in their hands to those who break a sweat at the thought of picking up a paintbrush. You’re sure to find a project that will make your home happy.
When I had a baby I knew that toys would be in my home. I did not realize that it would overtake my home. As my kids are getting bigger they are able to organize and put away their own toys. But there is still toys everywhere. I wanted to come up with a solution that worked for me and my home aesthetically as well as functionally.
Adding Halloween decor to your home can sometimes be tough as you may feel that you have to sacrifice your style for store bought items that fit awkwardly into your space and overwhelm you with bright blacks and oranges. Skip store bought this year and incorporate some homespun holiday style into space with handmade crafts custom made for any room. And even save money too!
I love bookshelves as much as the next guy – Ikea’s Expedit shelves, to be specific, although it’s saddens me that they’re a discontinued series. They are wonderfully functional and clean-lined. The problem, for me, lies in optimizing their functionality with style…and doing it on a budget. Of course, there are loads of coordinating boxes and baskets out there to fit perfectly into any and all cubby squares, but what if you already have a bunch of mismatched boxes? They work just fine, but don’t look very well.
Updating your home can be a challenge. Whether it’s lack of time or funds it can sometimes seem unachievable but fear not. You can make a change. It’s all in the details. Adding small and thoughtful touches to your home can impart your personality and tastes without making drastic changes to the decor.
Bottle cutting may seem like a difficult project for the novice DIYer but is actually easier than one might think. With the proper bottle cutter, a few supplies you likely already have on hand at home, and these easy steps you can make your own set of bottle wine glasses, beer bottle vases and more!
Love the look of knit but don’t have the skills? Old sweaters are super cozy and easy to cut and sew! Warm up a pot or planter with a slip cover quickly and easily crafted with an old or thrifted cable knit texture. Great for the cooling weather ahead and those plants you will soon bring indoors (like this rich and full ornamental kale).