Being creative means being able to see past the obvious, finding new meanings and new uses for everyday items like, let’s say, the simple and basic egg carton. Did you know you can do a lot of fun and interesting things using this thing? So don’t throw yours away. Try one of these DIY projects instead.
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.
Wine bottle centerpieces become more popular by the day. You would expect to see wine bottles at a wedding but not the way we picture them. Forget about the contents. This time it’s all about the containers. Empty wine bottles become the centerpieces and the focal points of this special event. In case you’re wondering how something this basic can be part of something so elegant, take a look at these gorgeous designs.
Who doesn’t have a need to get a bit more organized? If your desk is a mess this DIY project is for you! This gilded wooden block pencil caddy not only cleans up your work space but adds a bit of bling to your desk. Store pencils, pens, scissors and more with varying sized slots. Another easy DIY that is very customizable (make in whatever length or size desired). Just a few quick and easy steps and you will have the perfect little organizer for your desk!
Flowers are a great way to add color to your home. But you need to use vases that are stylish and match with your home decor. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to add your own DIY touch to vases. This tutorial uses recycled wine bottles, so it’s both inexpensive and eco-friendly. And most importantly, it’s stylish and easy to customize.
Love collecting prints but running out of ways to display them? Or have print with an awkward size and having a hard time finding a the right frame size? This simple wooden slat hanging frame can be customized to any size needed and is rather simple to make. They are also relatively inexpensive needing few supplies to create. Make a few and use them all throughout the house!
Concrete is an incredibly versatile material that can be used in a variety of projects, both large and small. This project is fairly small, but it’s also pretty simple and can add a touch of trendy industrial style to your home decor. Here’s how you can make your own concrete painted candle holders.
Create this cleaver table runner with a couple extra pillow cases and a few fun embellishments. We chose nautical pillow cases for summer and finished them with a few rope tassels for a summery feel but this DIY concept can be applied to any pillow cases you have on hand!