“Ciao,” the friendly word for both “hello” and “goodbye” in Italian, makes it the perfect word to greet guests as they come and go from your home. Constructed of heavy duty, indoor/outdoor grade materials (including the adhesive!) this rope mat can be made in an afternoon and adds a hint of quirky international flair to any abode.
Whether you were born with a hammer in your hand or whether you’re scared of even picking up a paintbrush, it doesn’t matter because here you’ll find a wide selection of DIY projects and how to tips, varying from extra easy to complex. Find out how you can improve your home with DIYs, how to upcycle or repurpose everyday objects and how DIY crafts can help you turn a generic piece into something unique you’ll cherish forever.
Whilst the summer is about creating cool, sleek spaces with cold materials like marble, granite and laminates winter has a very different feel. Instead of wanting cool materials I give in to cozy blankets, rugs in front of the wire and raw, textured wood. Unvarnished wood always makes me think of cozy log wood cabins in the snow and chopped logs piled up next to an open fire. I’m drawn to more natural materials and fabrics for the colder months which gives this tutorial perfect timing!
Getting bogged down with cords? This little dock helps to organize your devices and provides the perfect spot to charge your phone. A great addition to your night stand or office!
A bed hardly seems complete without a headboard. Large or small, simple or ornate, the headboard can really set the tone for the entire bedroom. If you’re ready for a change in headboard, or if you’ve lived without one altogether for far too long, this is a pretty straightforward DIY project that you can have done in an afternoon. The best part about building your own headboard is the fact that you can customize it to fit your space and your style perfectly. Let’s do it.
Add something extra to an empty corner or wall with this hanging rope shelf. Avoid multiple holes in the wall by hanging this from the ceiling from 1 simple hook against the wall to display your favorite items. Perfect for renters or those that like to change up their decor often and get tired of putting holes in the wall!
So you’re tired of handing out candy to trick-or-treaters. I get that. When you’re a grown up and you don’t like scary, what else is Halloween for but to compete with your neighbors about who has the best hand-outs? Here’s a thought for you. Pull out that old flapper style dress from the back of your closet and host a Halloween dinner party for all your friends! These 17 DIYs will help you make this the party the one they’ll all want an invitation to.
1. Goblets Display.
I’ve always been a fan of the simple wire clothes hanger. It combines minimalism with just enough material that gives its function. It does this whilst at the same time creating clean lines that are aesthetically pleasing. It’s so simple and perfectly designed there’s no need to mess with the form at all, but instead we can decorate the hangers to make them look even more beautiful than they already are.