Have some creamer containers lying around? Check out these brilliant ideas below to put them to good use!
This is definitely not my original idea. We were at a friends house - and saw it and had to create it at our place. I figured it was a good one to share for the summer.By adding a few eye hooks, a little nylon rope and a weight, your door will close "automatically."
I have the ultimate musthave multitasking home DIY for you today (because it's very easy to make and mega manifold), you'll want to have it, too! I'm probably not the first one to make such a peg board and it's possible that you find a board with ready-made holes in the building supplies store, but I had fun making this one myself and was surprised to see how many possibilities it offers - and it's quite cheap and very easy to make (I would presume even somebody with two left hands would be able to do it). It took me much longer to style and put the board in scene, make photos and edit them, than it took me to make it (including drying time for the layers of paint)! My DIY is a magnetic storage, organization and deco board made of wood, which can be used with / without wooden pegs. There are thousands of possibilities and the nicest thing is that you can use it in every room of the house. "Pure" it's like an object of art. Find even more photos and ideas on my blog!
Can one have too many pillows? The answer is and will always be NO! How can there be such a thing as too many pillows?? They are tiny little magical things that add color and texture and happiness to this world (and to your couch).And now with the holidays approaching I NEED cute little plaid pillows in my life and on my couch. Right now is the best time to find THE cutest napkins too. Seriously, it's like I am in plaid heaven this time of year. In my crazy mind cloth napkins are nothing more than perfectly sized pieces of fabric already cut for me and ready to make into pillows.It.is.so.easy. So so easy. Do not fear this. There is NO sewing involved unless you want to put yourself thru that torture. Actually, I will have to say, sewing itself is not awful-it's threading that dang machine that messes with me everytime and makes me never want to hear the word bobbin again. So instead I buy bulk quantities of fabric glue. It is so amazing. Whoever invented fabric glue is the most amazing person ever-next to Walt Disney.This is how easy it is...only two items needed to make these no sew pillow covers (well three if you need pillow inserts:NapkinsFabric glue (or hem tape...another good friend of mine)Pillow insertI purchased napkins from Amazon because they were a bundle of cuteness and then I felt that I was obligated to purchase some of Joanna's napkins from her new line at Target when it first came out. And don't forget your placemats, those make pretty dang cute pillows too. See my placemat pillow tutorial here. After this is all said and done, I think I made around 9 new pillows for my couch...err...I might have a problem.I'm also a fabric hoarder so if I see a fabric I like (and if it's on sale especially) I buy it. I kind of figure I will use it eventually for something (more than likely a pillow). If you do not have random fabric shoved in a bin in your basement like I do-do not worry, you will just use two extra napkins.For each napkin pillow you will use 3 napkins...one for the front and two for the back. We are making envelope enclosure pillows so you can take your inserts out whenever and reuse them for more pillows...yay!Ready? And yes, I do most of my projects on my dining room floor. One day I'll have my craft room up and ready for me to use.Step 1:Take out 3 napkins (if you are feeling extra domesticated you can iron them or throw them in your dryer to get out some wrinkles...I did neither). If you have extra fabric on hand you want to use for the back of your pillow you will only need one napkin. Cut a section of your fabric that is 20" wide and about 36" long. Feel free to mix up the fabrics too like I did.
Thrift find furniture is my LOVE language! It can can be hard to find the perfect piece when you're on a budget, but this one was... $5! Read on...
Hello again! Looking for a way to spruce up your Ikea side table? Why not try a mandala stencil! This DIY stencil project is super easy, affordable, and can be completed in under an hour. Let’s get stenciling!
I just can't throw away a beautiful bottle! A while back when I began using grape seed oil that came in gorgeous bottles, I stashed them away each time I emptied one - just waiting for inspiration to strike. A little paint and a couple of embellishments later was just the cure for my Tuscan fever.
I saw this on FB and just had to try it! We recycle glass so I have a few wine bottles hanging around. Everything else came from Michael's.
I have bottle collection that includes a few empty Starbucks Frappuccino bottles. I think they look a lot like milk bottles, and I usually use them as vases around the home. Since I love candy corn, and it's fall, I gave some of these old bottles a new look and turned them into candy corn vases!
Hi everyone! I have a new post for you guys, but this one is going to be talking about the one thing we dread the most. Cleaning, more specifically, organizing our home. Listening to Marie Kondo’s “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing”. Inspired me to craft this neat and cute idea from using a basic water bottle, a zipper, and some washi tape.______________________________________________________________________________________________"We have a special treat for Hometalkers today! Everyone who goes to audible.com/hometalk gets a free month trial subscription to Audible and a free copy of 'The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up’! Just click here, sign up, and claim your free book today. Enjoy and happy organizing!
Don't you love the look of mudroom cubbies?! Unfortunately, I don't have a great mudroom to fit the cubbies in, but the garage worked great for what I needed to organize my children's things. My garage is officially a mess so it needs some organization! The measurements will depend on how many cubbies you want and how tall you want it to be. My cabinet measures 6 feet tall x 4 feet wide. Here's how to build your own!
I have been wanting to add a pegboard to my laundry room for a while. I have painted pegboards and stenciled them but wanted to try something different. Since I had a large amount of burlap, I thought I would give it a try. It is funny but none of the pictures seem to show the true color blue that this project turned out. The laundry room doesn't have any windows and doesn't get any natural light. It must be because I have to use the overhead light when I take a picture that it looks the way it does. In reality, it is a very pretty dark blue that almost looks like denim. There is one picture below that I think shows the color accurately. It is the one where one jar has been added and I am in the process of adding the second jar.
Got any of these lying around? You know - old pairs of jeans, untouched casserole dish covers, bulky picture frames? It's time to pull that stuff out of the storage, because we've got a couple of amazing ways for you to finally use your rainy-day clutter!
(If you see an idea you love but don't have the item to make it, no worries - you can easily find most of these upcycle-ables at your local thrift store!)
1. Turn Casserole Dishes Into Bird Feeders
Who is excited for the release of the new Beauty and the Beast?? I AM!!! I can’t wait to see this movie, and I adore Emma Watson, so it’s going to be fabulous. To celebrate the upcoming release I decided to make my Beauty and the Beast Inspired Rose Cloche.