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Last week I got creative and turned a CD spindle (you know the things your blank CD's or DVD's come on) into an afternoon tea keeper: Here are the steps to help you make your own: You will Need: An empty CD/DVD Spindle Scrapbooking paper Mod Podge Small hacksaw A file A pair of pliers A decorative doorknob Ribbon A clamp Instructions: Find an empty CD/DVD spindle: Take the two pieces apart and saw off the 'pole' in the base of the spindle, using a small hacksaw:
Inspired by CB2's bamboo bath mat I’m evidently on a hot-glue kick lately. This bath mat requires just three materials: shelf liner, hot glue, and 175 wine corks.
Inspired by West Elm's gorgeous Abaca pendant lamps Super talented Heika DeHart strikes again. These pendant lamps she made of hemp string are genius.
After discovering lion drawer pulls at the hardware store a few weeks ago, we were immediately reminded of this vintage Moschino jacket spotted on Jane of Sea of Shoes . They were obviously too amazing to pass up and we knew we had to incorporate the mini door knockers into a DIY. Luckily, we were able to track down the same lion head drawer pulls online so now you can join in on the fun! You’ll need: Start by placing the drawer pulls along the backside of the belt and place them to your liking.
Suspend small shelves from ribbon for a pretty display. Ribbon-Bracket How-To 1. Bring the ends of a 1-inch-wide grosgrain ribbon together (ours was 36 inches long); fold ends over twice. Attach folded ends to wall with a screw gun. 2. Slip a 1-by-6-inch painted plywood shelf into ribbon loop, so ribbon is at least 3 inches in from shelf end.
How To: Fabric Headboard My apartment has two bedrooms: a large one with no discernible closet, and a small one with a glorious amount of closet space. Since I didn’t like the idea of having to go ALL the way down the hall every morning to get dressed (I’m super lazy like that), I decided to take the smaller bedroom. Now, I haven’t had a headboard on my bed in my last several places, but for some reason, this room just feels like it needs one. I think it’s the fact that I can’t paint the walls… I feel like I really need something to break up the seemingly endless sea of off-white.