My stove burners get absolutely disgusting. Sealing them up with a tiny bit of pure ammonia makes it possible to just wipe clean with a sponge.
Take a boring pot and make it a bit more summery with this fun coastal spin. These would be super cute table decorations for a beach themed wedding or an outdoor party. These are easy to make, and cost next to nothing to put together.
I refuse to pay good money for faux robin eggs when it's so easy to make your own... just recycle those little plastic eggs and use them in apothecary jars, under cloches, whatever to incorporate a little spring into your decor. http://www.thevspotblog.com/2011/03/how-do-you-like-your-eggs-faux-robins.html <<<< Full tutorial here. More
I scraped all of the sponge-paint off of this $25 craigslist dresser and recovered it with cowhide and upholstery tacks. http://www.thevspotblog.com/2011/02/holy-cow-cowhide-dresser-make-over.html
About 5 minutes was all that was needed to change this from Halloween to Thanksgiving. (With the help of spray paint and double-sided artwork.) http://www.thevspotblog.com/2012/11/quick-changes-for-thanksgiving-mantel.html
I tend to have a lot of empty wine bottles and corks hanging around. (Don't judge!) So I try to craft with them whenever possible. These were fun to have out on the tables during a summer party.