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DIY. Swing from the Trees. Modern DIY Brass Chandelier. Oh, hey there drop-dead gorgeous chandelier! What's that, you say? You're totally DIYable?! Tell me more! Five (5) simple steps are all it takes to make your own version of this stunning brass chandelier we spotted on Little Green Notebook. I don't know about you, but I'm pretty sure this is my next project!

Get the full supply list and tutorial right here. [via Simply Grove] Tagged : brass, chandelier, How-To, Inspiration, lighting Material : metal Design Style : contemporary, eclectic, mid-century modern, minimalist, scandinavian, transitional, vintage Room : Dining room, living room, Office & Workspace Decor Element : Lamps & Lighting. 11 DIY Outdoor Mood Lighting Projects. This season feels made for hosting outdoor dinner parties and relaxing under the trees of your own backyard, especially once the sun goes down. And one of the first things I think about when it comes to outdoor entertaining is mood lighting.

Why? Well, there aren't a lot of bell and whistle decorations needed for the great outdoors. A few well placed lights and great food is all you need. So here are 11 DIY ideas for outdoor lighting, that will bring ambience to your backyard with ease. 1. Make a cool, lightbulb centerpiece 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. For even more DIY outdoor lighting project, visit these additional Curbly posts: 10 DIY Outdoor Lighting Projects and 8 Easy Outdoor Lighting Projects. Tagged : How-To, lighting, outdoor, mood lighting Material : recycled Room : outdoor Decor Element : Lamps & Lighting. DIY Triangle Shelves. Photo: A Beautiful Mess This fun little project comes via the ladies over at A Beautiful Mess, combining the love of collectables, with the modern twist. Printers trays are back in fashion (though avid collectors will say they've always been in style!)

, there is something rather special about showcasing our little treasures and keepsakes and these DIY shelves offer just the ticket. You'll find step-by-step instructions and photos at the link below. DIY Triangle Shelves via A Beautiful Mess Tagged : How-To, shelves, wall art, DIY Triangle Shelves Material : wood Design Style : colorful, contemporary, minimalist, scandinavian Techniques : woodworking Room : bedroom, Dining room, Entryway & Hall, Kid's Room, Kitchen, living room, Office & Workspace Decor Element : wall art. Relooking : céruser un meuble basique. La céruse, qu'est-ce que c'est ? Commençons par un petit rappel : la céruse est une technique décorative destinée à faire ressortir les veines du bois en les blanchissant et les vieillisants.

Elle consiste à creuser les veines les plus tendres et les garnir d'une pâte blanche (la céruse) qui par contraste les souligne. Deux solutions s'offrent à vous. La première, céruser le bois tel quel. Bien choisir son meuble Mélaminé, stratifié, neuf ou ancien... La préférence de la bloggeuse Louloupi va vers les meubles en bois massifs. " Plus faciles à travailler, ils vieillissent mieux et sont souvent de meilleure qualité, et pas forcément plus chers que leurs équivalents premier prix >> Lire aussi : Peindre soi-même : les 10 pièges à éviter Liste des courses pour céruser Le conseil de Louloupi : Pour vous simplifier la vie, choisissez des peintures et vernis acryliques : ils sont rapides à sécher et surtout lessivables à l'eau.

La céruse, mode d'emploi Phase 1. Phase 2. Phase 3. Phase 4. DIY: Instant Summer Hammock. Older DIY: Instant Summer Hammock by Alexa Hotz Issue 75 · Travels with an Editor: Paris · June 7, 2013 Newer Issue 75 · Travels with an Editor: Paris · June 7, 2013 Share on email Nap season is upon us. Whether you're looking for a quick fix or inspired to whip out the sewing machine and install metal grommets into canvas, this utilitarian DIY hammock is the way to go for outdoor lounging. Above: The Le Beanock Hammock in white canvas is $641.48. It's considerably less expensive (and perhaps just as satisfying) to make your own version. Above: A large 20-by-20-Foot Canvas Drop Cloth is $94.45 from Gemplers; a 12-by-12-Foot Drop Cloth is $25.89 from Tarps Plus. Above: Source four Stainless Steel Grommets with Washers in a 3/8" size; $16.20 for 12 from Ahh. Above: The 3/8" Zinc-Plated Steel Chain is $94.97 for a box of 30 feet from Home Depot. Above: The Nite Ize Stainless Steel S-Biner is $2.94 from Home Depot.

For more DIY hammock inspiration, see "Swing from the Trees. " By Kendra Wilson. Uses Plastic Bottles | Nowadays most of the people recycle. It’s true that we need to correct our disposable culture and our Eco-nomically. Recycling is the most popular solution to our plastic pollution problem. Reuse plastic bottles and transform them into different solutions for your home. In fact, if you are reusing junk, you are helping to make the initial energy that went into the production of that material last longer and go farther. You can reuse most of the plastic bottles if you clean them properly using hot soapy water.

Transform a plastic bottle into awesome flower pots, candy treat holders or even an ottoman. Get Updates. Making Fused Plastic. March 12th, 2013 I’ve been wanting to experiment with fused plastic for ages so what better place to try it out than here on Tutorial Tuesday and share my experiences with you. I’ve got lots of plastic bags stored in the kitchen from a few online supermarket deliveries we’ve done since Milo was born and I’ve just never got round to taking them back to the supermarkets for recycling. Good job too as then I wouldn’t have any bags to experiment with. As I was experimenting and learning at the same time, the images in the tutorial below show different bags all at different stages – I hope it’s not too confusing!

What you will need: - Sharp Scissors - Plastic Bags - Iron - Ironing Board - Greaseproof Paper - Large Wooden Chopping Board - Metal Ruler - Craft Knife - Cutting Mat Step One The first thing you need to do is lay your plastic bag out flat and cut off the bottom and the top so that you’re left with a large tube of plastic. Stretch and flatten this out and put aside. Step Two Step Three.