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.
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.
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!
Spring is here, and that means it’s time for many people to spend their weekends outside tending to their gardens. If you love gardening or just have to pull weeds every now and then, there’s no point in using boring garden tools. Here’s a really easy way to transform them into really fancy looking tools that will make yard work 100 times more exciting (well, maybe not, but it will definitely make it at least a little more exciting).
It’s peony season here and there is no better way to show off gorgeous flowers than with a fun do-it-yourself vase. This project is great for those who love to bringing the outdoors in and want an exciting way to show off single stems! Perfect as a centerpiece for your dinner table or as a way to bring blooms into the bedroom or guest room.
Doormats tend to get a little worn out after awhile. But you don’t have to just let your mat fade over time. Instead, you can actually use some colorful spray paint and even incorporate some stencils to give your doormat a bit of a facelift. And since it’s one of the first things people see when they come to your home, it’s worth a little bit of extra work to keep it looking nice.