background preloader

DIY Home

Facebook Twitter

3921-1354917119-3.jpg (480×569) 21 Cozy Makeshift Reading Nooks. 39 Easy DIY Ways To Create Art For Your Walls. 36 Genius Ways To Hide The Eyesores In Your Home. Easy no sew Roman Shades. I'm so happy today!

Easy no sew Roman Shades

I just finished hanging my new Roman Shades in my kitchen! The windows in there had been bare for years and honestly, my neighbors were starting to complain. You see, when you look out of my kitchen windows you see my neighbor's house and driveway. Fun with River Rocks - Tutorial and bonus ideas! - Entirely Smitten. Although these projects can be a little time consuming for those who obsess over every detail of a project, it is still super easy and unbeatably cheap!

Fun with River Rocks - Tutorial and bonus ideas! - Entirely Smitten

Tools: Family Birthday Chart. Welcome to SaiFou – Inspiring images. Welcome to SaiFou – Inspiring images. Branch Christmas Tree. Giant Flower. Painted Table. Plant Frame. Pot Tower. Floating Books Shelves. Sofa. Easy Pillow Case. This is the easiest pillow cover ever.

Easy Pillow Case

No measuring! No sewing! Just fold and tie. You need a piece of fabric 3 times as wide plus a few more inches and twice as tall plus a few more inches as the pillow. Place the pillow in the center, on the wrong side of the fabric. I used pinking shears to cut the fabric so it wouldn’t fray. Then fold the top down to the center. Fold both ends like the picture. Bring one side over the top of the pillow. Then the other side. Now tie the ends in a square knot. Cork Pin Boards. Chalk Board Frames. Mini Hot Air Balloon. As I mentioned in my steampunk tree post, these hot air balloon ornaments have been our most time-consuming Christmas project.

Mini Hot Air Balloon

Lots of trial and error, figuring things out as we went along, and, in the case of getting the baskets to hang straight, plenty of "colorful metaphors. " The good news is this isn't a holiday-specific craft: wouldn't they make an awesome mobile? Shoe Hangers. I know some of you still have snow on the ground, but for us Floridians summer is already kicking into high gear.

And summer means flip flops. Yep, we southern girls have 'em for everything: casual wear, evening wear, 'flops with heels, 'flops with big poofy flowers glued on...you name it. Cherry Blossom Lights. Rotating Goal List. Key Holder Frame. Time for my first official DIY post ever.

Key Holder Frame

Let me start off by saying I do not consider myself to be a crafty person, though I aspire to be one, ha. I have a mom who can do about anything crafty there is to do. Growing up, she managed a fabrics and crafts store, taught craft classes, sewed tons of our outfits, fixes band suits in high school, took in and hemmed prom dresses, etc etc. If you don’t believe me, she has a quilting blog to prove it! That being said, I hope at least a little bit of that is in my blood, and that someday it will come forth. But we will start simple. Very, very simple with a frame key holder, inspired by Pinterest. DIY Frame Key Holder. Headboards. Quilling. I can't get over how amazing these are.

Quilling

I wouldn't be surprised if Yulia invented quilling. She is a 28 year old artist from Moscow who creates beautiful designs from vertical pieces of thin paper and her website is full of inspiration in color, line, shadow and technique. You don't have to be a fellow quiller to wish you were like this great lady. Even though her pieces would be amazing if they were drawn, it was the fact that they are 3d that caught my attention. Moss Graffiti. Edit Article Four Parts:Finding the mossPreparing the mossMaking moss milkApplying the moss graffiti As people become more eco-friendly and environmentally aware, the idea of making living, breathing graffiti has become an exciting outlet for graffiti artists.

Moss Graffiti

Also called eco-graffiti or green graffiti, moss graffiti replaces spray paint, paint-markers or other such toxic chemicals and paints with a paintbrush and a moss "paint" that can grow on its own. It can also be considered another form of guerrilla gardening. Learn more about this simple technique after the jump. Ad Steps. Picture Frame. Button Monogram. This is a really COLORFUL & creative way to display your child’s initial.

Button Monogram

Super easy for sewers & crafters who have lots of extra buttons laying around. Gosh I LOVE buttons… Pattern Frame. I haven't been around blogland much lately and i'm so dreadfully behind on my blogroll. i don't feel that i've had much to blog about either, especially since i've been focusing all my energy on redecorating my bedroom. and of course any good project of mine comes with a healthy dose of craft therapy. i'm trying to keep myself busy which has resulted in multiple trips to the craft and hardware stores. on one such home depot trip i grabbed a bunch of paint chips and came home to create these little masterpieces: i'm using several different bright colors throughout the bedroom, and i had these 3 matching frames so i thought this worked out perfectly. i like how simple they are. and not too hard to make, either. lots and lots of paper cutting, but that has it's own de-stressing properties. win win.

Pattern Frame

Melted Crayon Canvas. Perhaps I should begin this post by introducing you to my mom, also known as Her Ladyship Craftiness…er, Her Royal Craftiness?

Melted Crayon Canvas

I’m still working on the title. Regardless, she’s the coolest, most creative and talented woman I know. She can make pretty much anything. Brach Coat Rack. Add charm and storage with a painted branch. If you have a narrow entryway or a shortage of closet space in your home, try this easy DIY as an alternative to traditional, free-standing coat racks. Fallen branch2 equal lengths of chain link (measure from ceiling to approximate hanging height and multiply by two to get the length of each chain)2 eye hooks2 screw anchorsDrillHammerLow- or no-VOC paint.