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Silver-leafed lampshade. When we moved into our current rental, it had a hideous ceiling fan and light hanging in just about the oddest place you could put it. Needless to say, it was the first thing to go. This left us with the dilemma of not having a light source in our dining and living room. I found an oversized shade at IKEA and hung it on a cord and socket (also from IKEA). This solution brought the light that we needed, but the shade was missing something. Its white interior was stark and boring.

I thought about painting it, but decided to follow the metallic trend (which I think I am in love with) and add a little glamour with some silver leaf. The end result is an affordable and quick eye-catching pendant shade that sure beats the look of an outdated ceiling fan. — Brenna Read the full how-to after the jump… Materials large lamp shade preferably with a plastic interior (You want the bulb to be a safe distance from the edges of the shade. Instructions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Gulliga ulliga grytunderlägg | Pysselbolaget. Dagen pyssel är ett lätt-som-en-plätt pyssel men kräver tillgång till ullpärlor.

Vi har köpt våra här men man kan göra dem själv. Beskrivning på det finns här. Ni behöver ullpärlor, tråd och nål. 1. 2. Det är viktigt att pärlorna är gjorda av 100 % ull eftersom ull tål värme. DIY Kentwood Bookcase. Happy Spring Break friends! I have been doing everything except taking a break! My oldest three are visiting their grandparents, so I have used this time to get some serious crafting done… Woohoo! First on the list to share with you… A bookcase I made for my son’s room! I told Ana that I needed a bookcase to go with the great bed and nightstands that she designed for me. You can see the plans for this bookcase HERE, and here are a few tips from my build. I used my Kreg Jig® to build this project. This tool has saved me! I used 3/4″ pocket holes and 1 1/4″ pocket hole screws. And some more progress.. I used this great cheap paneling I found at Lowe’s to finish out the back.

And here is my top planked with 1×3…. I used Rust-Oleum Ultimate Wood Stain in Dark Walnut. Want to see it all finished??? What do you think?? This is just one of the many awesome plans you can find on Ana’s site! If you like it I would so appreciate you pinning it below! DIY Kentwood Nightstand $20 Shelves Anyone Can Build!! DIY Coasters and Free Printables! Hi friends! I hope you all had a great weekend! I’m so excited to share my latest project with you! This one is super cheap, easy, and doesn’t require a power tool! Yeah! I have been wanting some coasters to replace my old ones and finished them up recently! Here are mine all finished… You only need a few supplies for these cuties… 4×4 tumbled marble tiles – I found mine at Lowe’s for around $4 for a box of 10… Pretty darn cheap! You will also need some Mod Podge. You will also need a sealer for your coasters. Rust-Oleum Ultimate Polyurethane with Soft Touch I love this stuff! You will also need some artwork for your coasters.

If you choose to do your own artwork, just print it from your computer at home and you are set to go. First, I put two coats of Mod Podge on the BACK of my tile like this, and let it dry. Once my tiles were dry I added a coat of Mod Podge to my artwork. Then, I put my tile down on my design like this. Time to cook! I let my tiles after cooking.

A few tips on this part… Wine Bottle Wall Vase. Hey hey!! I love my project that I am sharing with you guys today! Check out my Wine Bottle Wall Vase! These are the supplies I used to make them. I found everything at Lowe’s. The threaded rod is super easy to cut. If you don’t want to cut your threaded rod, you can also purchase a pack of small ones already cut for you like this from Lowe’s… You will also need a wine bottle or another bottle with a skinny neck. The rest is super easy too! After cutting my boards (or you can have Lowe’s cut them) I stained them using my very favorite… This stain is amazing! Now for assembly! I positioned my flange where I wanted it on my board and penciled the marks to pre-drill. After drilling a small hole in each space I attached the flange with my wood screws.

Then I took one of my threaded rod pieces and screwed it in with my hand as far as it would go… And then I added the bottom half of the hanger to it like this… I attached my wine bottle with the other half of the ring hanger like this. Total – $8.77! Easy DIY Magazine Display from Ohhh... Mhhh... DIY Modern Typography Art. IKEA Hack: Fabric Covered Cork Board Tutorial. Ever been to IKEA? Ever visited the IKEA Hackers site? Well, here's my hack. I bought three cork heat boards that I turned into fabric covered cork boards & you can too. Fully functional & pretty, not to mention super easy! You'll need a hot glue gun, scissors, fabric, cork & a pen or fabric marker. Trace around the cork leaving about an inch of room all the way around. Plug the hot glue gun in and allow it to warm up. This is what it will start to look like. Here's the completed cork.

Repeat with the second one. And the third. This whole craft cost me little over $3! Pallet Possibilities {Pallet Wall} Day 24: Fancy Schmancy Hand Towels and Dishcloth-a-Day. I've mentioned before how mundane tasks are easier for me to do if I can find some way to add a little cuteness. It's why I digi-scrap all my recipes and why I made a cutesy chore chart for myself. It's why I'm thinking about spray painting my washer and dryer and hanging a chandelier in my laundry room/garage -- but don't tell my husband. He'll try to talk me out of it. But that is a project for another day . . . today I'm cute-ing up in a much simpler way. I loved this dishcloth project I pinned a while back. The only problem is that they are almost too cute to use on dirty dishes. While I was sewing I wanted to make some cute dish towels to match and brighten up my kitchen.

I had one of my proudest moments as a mother so far whilst making these towels. So they ended up being hand towels in the bathroom instead of dish towels in the kitchen. Diamond Tufted Ottoman. Whew! I'm totally excited to share my latest with you all because it proves, once again, that you don't have to be a professional to make beautiful things. And if I can do it, so can you! Now, that's not to say you won't wake up the next morning with sore fingertips and stiff muscles, but, trust me, it's worth it! Here's the finished product... I'm loving it! {insert big sigh} I did a lot of research before starting this, and I'll list some resources for you at the end of this post, but I'll walk you through my steps as well. I started with this coffee table from Goodwill. After removing the top and lightly sanding, it was ready for paint: one coat of Sherwin Williams' Earl Grey and then a little glaze with a walnut stain like I did for this piece.

Now for the "tuft part" also known as the "tough part". I used colored sewing pins to plan out where I wanted the buttons to go. I marked the pins with a marker, then cut the holes. Then, I cut an "x" over each hole. Did I get enough angles for ya?