DIY Projects

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.

Valentine’s day iron-on pillowcase transfers

We’re getting closer and closer to Valentine’s Day so we though we would show you a simple, fun and romantic project that you can make for your special one. It’s a set of iron-in pillowcase transfers that together spell “U COMPLETE ME”. It’s a cliché but when it’s true it becomes sweet and romantic.

The best is that you can create those by yourself. You just need to print the file onto iron-on transfer paper and adhere them to the pillowcases. It’s a simple but very nice gesture that will not go unnoticed. Here are the items that you’ll need for this project: two pillowcases, iron-on transfer paper, color printer, scissors, iron (no steam).

First start by printing the model onto transfer paper. Then cut out carefully around the text. Make sure you leave the letters attached with a small amount of the transfer paper. The text will be printed backwards so don’t be alarmed. Next lay the pillowcases out on a flat surface and line the words on the pillowcases with the paper-backing facing up. Make sure the text is straight and centered before ironing.
Once you’re done iron the text following the directions inside the iron-on transfer paper packaging. Wait two minutes after that and carefully remove the paper backing. And now it’s over. You have two beautiful pillows for you and your loved one. It’s a simple but fun project. Moreover, the thought that you’re making this for your loved one should give you extra patience.{foud on creaturecomfortsblog}.

Five Inspired DIY Valentine’s Day Ideas

In two weeks time people celebrate Valentine’s Day. It is the celebration of love, the moment when you may see many lovers walking hand in hand in the park, a day when everybody wants to declare their love and when you have that feeling that love is in the air.If you want to manifest yourself in your own way for this holiday you have many options. Here are five easy DIY ideas which refer to different decorative objects or they even become gifts for this special occasion.

The first idea refers to a cute DIY Paper Heart Garland. It reminds of one of my gifts for my dear husband which I prepared last year. I wanted to create something personal and special, which can fit the symbols of this holiday and represent our love at the same time. I made some paper red hearts of various sizes and I wrote our love story as a poem on each of these hearts.

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Cozy home in a garage transformation

For most of us, the garage is like a home for our cars. However, some people get more creative. Seattle-based artist, designer, and welder Michelle de la Vega decided to turn this garage into a lovely and very practical little house. It was a 250 square foot garage and she managed to turn it into a cozy and inviting mini home.

Because it was a small and unconventional space, most of the furniture had to be custom made for this new house. Some of them were salvaged by Michelle or repurposed. It was obvious that this is not a simple or common project. Unusual methods and ideas had to be used and it all started with the decision to turn the garage into a home.

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25 DIY Ways Of Using Rope For A Vintage Look

Rope is such a simple and apparently rough item, yet it can help create some really interesting looks if used creatively. In this article we’re going to present you 25 ways in which you can use rope to create vintage elements for your home. They are all simple and yet to create and they all involve rope.

1. Rope wrapped bar stools

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A new perspective over desks & maps with Ikea furniture

We all have in mind images of how we would like our home to look like and we look for all sort of original ideas in order to have something different. Each house in general and each object in particular can add a touch of personality to a space. Ikea is famous in the field of furniture pieces and design; they come up with all kinds of new elements, no matter if it refers to shape, color, size and even to decorative objects.

The new idea they came up with is something very interesting: to cut out some vintage maps and put them on the front part of an assembled desk’s drawers. If at a first “sight” nothing seems out of common, once you have the general picture, you realize the difference. Nothing compares to this image; it is so nice and colorful and the decoupaged desk looks so good that you cannot believe that such an idea can turn into something so great!

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Antique&High Tech DIY desk

These days it’s either antique or high-tech. But there’s no reason why these two styles couldn’t work together. In fact, we have the perfect example to demonstrate that. This ingenious desk was created by Alex. He lives in Virginia and has a DIY blog called Old Town Home. The desk he created in particularly interesting because it combines the beauty of antique designs with the functionality of high-tech models.

This creative DIY home office includes plenty of storage and features a functional design. It’s a stylish piece of furniture with an interesting story. Alex managed to combine 1800’s detailing with 21st century features and the result was the perfect desk for his home. It’s an inspiring idea that can be adapted to fit any home and style. For that you can also take a look at another one of our articles where we have a top 10 DIY desk ideas (top-10-most-amazing-diy-desks).

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Before and after bright guest bathroom makeover

Guest bathrooms, the same as guest bedrooms, need to be inviting but also neutral. This way anyone who uses it will feel welcomed but not strange or like an infiltrator in someone else’s space. This example illustrates a simple method of turning a guest bathroom into a bright and inviting space.

The bathroom used to look dark and old. It had striped wallpaper and dark-colored furniture. It was in bad need of a makeover. It still had some nice traditional features like that beautiful claw foot tub. Still, it needed an update. But instead of just taking everything out and replacing it, the owner decided to try to save the elements that were still usable and bring them back to life while also creating a fresh new interior.

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