DIY: Concrete Picture Frame Remember Ananda? We loved her planters so much that we asked her to join our contributor team! You are going to love the creative projects she has up her sleeve! Paper Mache Heart, Paper, Recycling, Crafty Corner, www.craftycorner.co.za Easy step by step instructions showing how to make your own upcycled paper mache heart, presented by Crafty Corner For any questions contact: firstname.lastname@example.org This is a fantastic project to recycle and upcycle old paper egg trays, cartons or boxes.
Shelf chained to the ceiling See that original and fun idea. It seems a shelf on the wall, right? Actually is subject, like any ota shelf, by brackets to the wall. But we have added a colorful chains hanging from the ceiling, and produce the effect that is the shelf that hangs from above. I think a very original idea, I think I could be perfectly in an entry or small hall. It would also be great in a corner of the room, or … what do you think as a makeup corner in your room?
How To Make A String Bowl Original decorations often come at a high price; especially inspiring pieces of art. But who says you can’t make your own art decoration? With the help of this tutorial, you will be able to make a sculptural string bowl overnight. This is the perfect DIY project that will yield you a hand-crafted delight of a home. You won’t want to stop at just one bowl, and might wonder if you’d like to make a set of three various size bowls in order to make the most beautiful display. Before you get to that question, you must first have these items: Painted Rocks I've lately become quite enamored with, of all things, painted rocks.Who knew such innocuous objects could be transformed, with a little paint and imagination, into pieces of eye popping beauty. Makes me want to go out and gather some rocks and paints.....what a fun way to pass some time.
Upcycled Suitcases Into Shelves Here are the things I needed for this project: Vintage suitcases1×10 woodPainter’s tape and scrap paper (for templates)2 1/2” screws (big ones)3/4” screws (little ones)LevelJigsawTable SawElectric drill with a screwdriver bit The hardest part – emotionally, that is – is that in order to get this look, you DO have to cut innocent luggage in half… ++ Complete story on Red Hen Home papier-mache A stylish and fun big boy room, a welcoming rainbow of colors for the home, a paper mache unicorn, a wooden name sign for baby, and a grocery store birthday party or play date idea! A stylish and fun big boy room! Featured in the Dutch website 101woonideeen, this aviation/airplane themed bedroom has all the elements of a kids’ room that we love—it’s functional, stylish and space-savvy! With lots of creative details (like the chicken wire armoire doors and the toddler bed/desk) and a few unexpected items (like the yellow school chair and industrial lamp), this toddler room is sure to inspire. A welcoming rainbow of colors! Give your front door a colorful facelift with this inspired wooden welcome mat idea for Lowe’s.
DIY: Outdoor seating « BE HAPPY… be me Autumn is around the corner and it’s probably my favorite season. Wouldn’t it be nice to sit outdoors at twilight and just chill? I want to share this outdoor seating project my sister did in one weekend. It’s quite simple, plus it’s cute and functional! WHAT WAS USED: • Cushions: $120 for 4 (Target – “Outdoor Threshold Deep Seating Cushion”) • Pillows: approx. $50 for 5 (Target/Ikea) • Side pillows: (optional) $10 each… came from another chair • All-purpose construction glue: $5 (Home Depot) • 4×4 lumber (8′ long): approx. $30 for 3 (Home Depot) • Cinder blocks: $15 for 8 • Paint: $30, sister used 2 shades (optional, but adds a nice touch and makes the cinder blocks look less like cinder blocks)There really isn’t any construction.
Woven Finger-Knitting Hula-Hoop Rug DIY Here we go! I’m so excited to kick off this series of finger-knitting projects. For the first project, B proffered his largest ball of finger-knitting for us all to try weaving a rug! This project is super-fun and easy to do. DIY Botanical Silhouette Decorating the home will involve at some point, working with your walls. In one way or another, you are bound to eventually feel the urge to paint them. But most of the times, (re)designing or (re)painting walls have a more permanent impact than paintings do. So, before you change the look and feeling of your home in a semi-permanent manner, try the relatively temporary and simpler way.
Big Spring Environmental Big Spring Environmental is a waste management and recycling company in Huntsville, AL. We gathered the below ideas to help others create something from trash instead of just throwing it out. These ideas are not our own and the ideas and images came from the links below. 1. Tin Can Telephone
Getting Started with Papier Mache Getting started Papier mache is really easy to do, and there are very few requirements. You will need... - Paper (newsprint is ideal)- Adhesive- Paintbrush- Plastic table covering- Paints- Patience! It is advisable to prepare everything before starting.