Building Bathroom Storage
I use the term building loosely here - the only power tool involved was a cordless drill. The area above our toilet tank was in desperate need of something, and since I already have a big piece of "art" above the turtle tank, that something was storage. I couldn't seem to find anything in store or online that tickled my fancy while staying in our price range. The stars aligned one day when I saw this on the mighty Pinterest. Shelf dividers by Martha Stewart. And then this happened. Challenge…
At the end of this post, tell me about things in your home that have been passed around your family. In our family, my Grandma is famous for witty sayings such as; "necessity is the mother of invention". Case in point, this shelf made by Grannie herself… It started life as a twin headboard. After Grannie (a seasoned Antique Dealer) got a hold of it, it became a shelf. She removed the bed posts, sawed off the bottom of the headboard and screwed the pieces together on a 90 degree angle. Then…
Best of Knock Off Decor #3: Mr. & Mrs. Burlap Pillow - KnockOffDecor.com
Well today I am back with the third most viewed project ever on Knock Off Decor – Mr. and Mrs. burlap pillows inspired by Ballard Designs. They come from Kait at Mrs. DIY & The Tennis Guy. Kait loves burlap and pillows so, of course, she just had to knock these pillows off when she saw [...Read More]
If you are short on cash and looking for some cheaper craft ideas you have come to the right place. Here is a great combination of craft ideas that are good for the whole family. Make sure you work through them all and have a great time. Enjoy!
Quilling pendants by OmbryB on DeviantArt
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Homemade Polymer Clay
At different points over the last few years I've played around with different kinds of homemade "clay." My favorite is a polymer clay also known as cold porcelain. Its main ingredients are cornstarch and white PVA or Elmer's glue. I like it because it's smooth and a little bit elastic to work with and dries extremely hard. It's also relatively non-porous so it takes paint really well. And it doesn't degrade over time like baker's clay or salt clay does. I've used it to cover blown-out…
52 Totally Feasible Ways To Organize Your Entire Home
Time to get your life together! These are the quick, cheap tips that don't entail remodeling or custom-building expensive furniture pieces to gain precious storage space.