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Clever Corner DIY Solutions

Clever Corner DIY Solutions
Posted by ScrapHacker.com on tisdag, augusti 28, 2012 · Leave a Comment Let creativity sprawl into each and every corner of your home – literally! Narrow corners are surprisingly often overseen and deemed ”impossible” to make something out of…Challenged by this ‘fact’ (further enforced by the lack of pre-made corner solutions from furniture retailers) I thought I’d gather a bunch of corner D.I.Y ideas proving the ‘corners are impossible’ notion wrong… DIY from ‘Craftaholics Anonymous’ – TUTORIAL HERE D.I.Y from DesignSponge – TUTORIAL HERE Pics via here & here Pics via here & here Pics from StellaBleuDesigns Corner table/shelf DIY Ideas, clockwise from top left: Stacked table DIY idea spotted here, red table spotted here, green DIY corner table from Martha Stewart & lastly naturally clever design from PelleDesigns, spotted here With those ideas in mind, I hope you feel inspired to inject some love and functionality into a forgotten corner or nook around your house.

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DIY Your Own Voice Controlled Lights Two quick things: There is a thriving knockoff market for Arduino boards and shields on eBay (a nano clone is less than $10) and many are pretty good quality. For a lot of my single purpose projects, I've started using Arduinos to program ATTiny chips rather than dedicating a dev board - works for more projects that I expected and the dedicated cost is ~$2 for the chip + whatever components you need. Ombre DIY Ideas Posted by ScrapHacker.com on onsdag, augusti 29, 2012 · 2 Comments Oh la la, ombre! Dip you toe (and your stuff) into the DIY dip dye and ombre trend. There’s lots and lots of awesome adaptations floating around the blogosphere! Here’s my lil’ pick of ideas to crank up the hotness of old stuff in an instant…enjoy! Pics via Ikea Livet Hemma, BrooklynLimestone & HeimaStore

Katarina Malmström Brown Swedish-born Katarina Malmström Brown is a phenomenal photographer who has worked for just about every decent European magazine out there - Allt i Hemmet, Bo Bedre, every Elle there is, Hus & Hem, Residence, Sköna Hem (she currently operates out of London, Stockholm and Los Angeles), and it's clear why she's so popular. Her photos are vibrant and eye-catching, and the spaces themselves are spectacular. I'm taking notes, on both the decor and the photography.

Living Cube The Living Cube by German designer Till Koenneker is a clever structure, combining all those elements we usually struggle to find space for in a tiny apartment. It houses a walk-in closet, ample media storage, and serves as a loft bed. Here is how designer describes it: “I moved into a apartment studio without storage room. So I made a minimalistic cube design with a shelf for my vinyl collection, my TV, clothes and shoes. 37 Amazing Bathroom Designs That Fused with Nature So you like to relax in the bath? Then this tropical nature inspired bathroom uses blue lighting to set the mood and fauna to make you feel like your bathing in a rainforest. Natural greenery promotes a sense of wellbeing, and there are several ways in which you can play on the look. So, if you have a beautiful garden on the other side of your bathroom wall, then why not install a run of floor to ceiling glazing to allow you to enjoy the view right from your bathroom. Consider an independently bathroom garden if you aren’t overlooked by neighbors, or perhaps a small screened area just beyond the boundary to create a bath time veranda in the open air–though this is only recommended for those living in warmer climates! Tags: bathroom, interior design, natural bathroom, nature

Build Your Own Electronically Powered Self-Watering Plant System For those that want an off-the-shelf option I bought one of these and I love it for the most part: The reservoir is 6.6 gal so it is huge which is a good and bad thing. Also it is gravity based so somehow you have to manage to lift the 6.6 gal box above all your plants. Cut-in-half D.I.Y - Double the trouble, twice the fun! Posted by ScrapHacker.com on tisdag, september 18, 2012 · 3 Comments I gotta tell y’all, the D.I.Y blogosphere is indeed where the magic happens! The round-up of ideas in this post aims to prove my case by gathering of bunch of projects that I refer to as 2-in-1 magic makeovers. The featured projects shows how to make the most out of less (with a little help from a circular saw!). With a little luck, this boost of creative split vision might make ignite a lil’ spark of inspiration and make you think twice about tossing that odd old table in the attic/basement/garage. The projects may be double the trouble but they’re most definitely twice the fun, Enjoy!

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