background preloader

Paper Lanterns

Paper Lanterns

Anthropologie Floral Necklace DIY Sep03rd2009 Alright, so I just spent the last 2 hours making this thing. It was quite a bit more work than the last one I did, but I actually love it so much more! The Inspiration: Bits Of Everything: Wall Picture Collage I have been wanting to hang something on the wall in my kitchen ever since we moved in. Between Emily and I, we finally dreamed up this Wall Picture Collage after looking at lots of other people’s photo collages- and I love the way it turned out. Here are all the things that I bought. (all found at walmart) DIY Design Community « Keywords: contemporary, pendant, light, DIY This Contemporary Pendant Light is sure to be a conversation piece in your home. It's made of 1500 drinking straws, a wire hoop from an old lampshade, metal hardware cloth, and a pendant light wiring kit. The bright colors would work great in a child's room, a dorm room, or a game room. Want a more mature look?

The Knotted Headband Tutorial My husband came home one day with a headband he had found in a parking lot (I know...sooo sanitary) and said "I bet you could make one of these" so I did...because I'm all for stealing awesome ideas. Difficulty: Medium Time: 30 minutes DIY Tile Coasters Make some for yourself. Make some for the grandparents. These fun coasters sit on my coffee table and make me smile whenever I glance at them.

DIY: Stencil Pillow January 16th, 2012 Have you tried fabric markers yet? I finally got around to it, and they work great. Paired with a stencil you can use them to stencil your favorite quote on a tea towel, apron, t-shirt, table runner, pillow cover, place mat, cloth napkin, old pair of blue jeans—anything you can think of! {*style:<i><b>Supplies: </b></i>*}fabric item you want to stencil on 10 Ways to Make or Decorate a Lamp By craftyamy | Have you ever thought about making a lamp? It seems difficult, that is, until I started looking up tutorials. I pictured a Flashdance scene with a torn, off-the-shoulder sweatshirt and lots of welding equipment, but it turns out you don’t need any of that (okay, maybe the sweatshirt). Actually, making a lamp is not that hard. It takes a bit of reading instructions and practice, but I’ve found some tutorials that will help you become a master in no time.

D.I.Y Inspiration from I ♡ Clothespin Art Seeing overlooked everyday items turned into something cool and beautiful fills me with hacker joy. The ‘Peg Carpet’ creations by Dutch studio ‘WeMakeCarpets’ does exactly that…and more. The tactile, intricate pieces, commissioned by the Graphic Design Museum in Breda, The Netherlands, stick out with their graphic argyle pattern made entirely out of clothespins, mimicking the [...] DIY Plate Wall Ideas Plates are a dime a dozen in thrift stores which creates excellent upcycling potential. Make your own Chalkboard Paint I recently spotted a recipe for “homemade chalkboard” on Pinterest. I had some paint I wanted to use up from the mini-garage makeover …so I decided to paint one on the wall. Super easy…and what I love is you can use any paint you want! Any color chalkboard you wish for!!

50 Fun and Cheap Date Ideas! Join us on Facebook and Twitter for our latest recipes and projects! I never knew how difficult it would be to go on dates with my husband once we had a kid! We are lucky to get in a date every month or two! We decided that we would try to have a date night at least twice a month. 'Stargazin' Our own Angelica completed a DIY project over the holidays that's positively brilliant. She writes: After a series of failed baking adventures I realized it was time for me to transfer my love for YumSugar and food magazines to CasaSugar and design magazines. In the spirit of the holidays I picked a Light Bright project from this month's Blueprint magazine.

DIY Inspiration from Jonathan Adler NYC Store Posted by on måndag, april 2, 2012 · 2 Comments Today I’m happy to share some of my snapshots from interior designer Jonathan Adler’s N.Y.C Soho Store (47, Greene Street). Adlers signature bright’n'quirky ”Happy Chic” style might not appeal to all of you… However, I think the 10 DIY décor ideas I have extracted from from my snaps can be tweaked into suiting your own personal style…so here goes: DIY Mirrored Art....PB knock off In the kitchen aisle of Homegoods the other day I spotted these… I bought 3 for $7 each… It is a large wired bowl…something you may put fruit in….but I reminded me of these… From Potterybarn…. (theirs are $79….for one mirror…um hum……you know me…I don’t play that way)