Want to add a fresh vibe to your balcony, terrace, deck or garden? What better way to do that than with a cool-looking planter? We’re not talking about the kind you buy at your local store but about something a little more unusual and a little more personal than that. These planters were made from all sorts of unusual objects and crazy things.
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.
Do you have some couch pillows that need some sprucing up? Tassels are pretty common decorative accents for pillows. And it can actually be really easy and inexpensive to add your own. Here’s a tutorial that uses some common supplies you likely already have around your home.
It is always great to make something out of nothing. These little tin can planters recycle something you would normally discard. Make recycling fun by adding some color and some adorable succulents. They make for great little outdoor planters for the front porch or kitchen window! Make them in any hue- go for an ombre look, monochromatic, or multicolored. Get extra zealous and go for a two-toned look on one tin. Endless possibilities and creativity make this simple DIY fun and exciting!
Do you love the look of flowers blooming out of window planter boxes? I do. Which is why we decided to add some to our home this year, to add a bit of color at above-ground level.
It’s the time of year when most people start putting together their gardens and floral arrangements. Whether you plant flowers, vegetables or herbs, it’s important to have containers that match your decor and personality. It’s also important for you to label each of your plants so that you know how to properly care for them. Luckily, chalkboard paint is an easy solution to add both personality and practicality to simple plant pots. Here’s how to make your own chalkboard planters.
Summer is in full swing and that means its time for the outdoor! To light up those magical evenings, create some fun customizable stand lights. Here we used vintage jello mold tins on our stand, but the same concept for creating these can be used with other dome shaped objects such as dixie cups, cupcake liners, or folded paper cubes. Whether your enjoying time on the front porch with friends or camping with the family, these cute stand lights will surely add a bit of life and light to the party!