Κυριακή 31 Μαΐου 2015

25 Popular DIY Garden Benches You Can Build It Yourself

Spring and gardening season are here! Spring is a wonderful time let you pay more attention to your garden. The garden bench is a great spot where you can sit and enjoy your garden efforts. Here is a bunch of brilliant ideas that we gathered in one place to help you find an inspiration for DIY garden benches. You will know that not only wooden materials can be used to build garden bench, recycled pallets, branches, old furniture, concrete and stone also are great materials.

7 DIY Dog Treats To Try This Summer

With the summer heat looming, your dog may find it difficult to keep themselves cool. One fantastic method is to feed them iced treats which is both fun for you and for them! We’ve handpicked 7 of our dogs’ personal favorites and outlined them below. These will keep your dog healthy, stimulated, cool and hydrated.

1. Blueberries & Banana Frosty Paws

Σάββατο 30 Μαΐου 2015

30+ Simple DIY Tips To Improve Your Kitchen

No one wants a messy and cluttered kitchen, if you’re looking for some simply diy ways to improve your kitchen so you spend less time cleaning, organizing, and searching these do-it-yourself ways are essential for any kitchen! With some brilliant tips that help with everyday things like diy kitchen hangers, diy sealers and countless diy storage and containers.

1. DIY Kitchen Shelves

Make Your Own Canvas – An Easy DIY Tutorial

Photo canvases make wonderful wall art. Many people find the end result very rewarding, yet very pricey. It used to be that if you wanted your photo on canvas, you had to have it professionally done.Well here is a very clever DIY method to achieve that same canvas picture look for practically nothing. It’s actually very simple to do and does not take much time. Matter of fact, once you get the hang of this you might become addicted and turn several more of your photos into canvas wall art!

DIY Mini Ice Cream Cone Balloon Sticks

These balloon sticks look great as centerpieces for a party and the best part is you can send them home with the kids as party favors. They are really simple to craft and make the sweetest decoration for an ice cream theme party.

Παρασκευή 29 Μαΐου 2015

Paper Bag Floor

Those of you that are looking for an affordable, attractive, totally doable flooring solution have come to the right place! Create this floor out of brown paper. Most of you are probably wondering what the heck paper on a floor looks like and we don’t blame you, it’s kind of a weird idea.

DIY Bracelets from Plastic Bottles

Custom made jewelery can cost a pretty penny if you buy it at the store or online. Why not try making some one of a kind pieces at home that cost practically nothing and look just as beautiful as their pricier counterparts! With this tutorial, making your own arm candy can be extremely low cost, easy, and fun to do. Plus, if you have children who are wrapping up the school year, it will give you something creative and hands-on to do with them. This project involves re-using and recycling plastic bottles to make bracelets, so you won’t waste or need to buy anything. You can make lots of them and even if you mess up it doesn’t matter, just keep going until you make the perfect accessory!

35 unique ideas to transform empty tins into wonderful pots!

Empty tins are a superb material to make beautiful objects and ornaments for the garden or home. Withstand, we can paint, drill, or decorate with the decoupage technique. See below beautiful pots from tins, which remind us something from our childhood and our holidays on Greek Islands. You were walking and could see into the tins blooming flowers.

Πέμπτη 28 Μαΐου 2015

Make Your Own Macrame Curtain

We have seen macrame bracelets , necklaces and earrings , but curtains? Excellent idea to decorate your home. It is made in exactly the same way that made the macrame jewelry but on a larger surface.

DIY Mesh Screen Beach Bag

Summer is coming and this mesh beach tote is perfect for carrying all your summer stuff. This DIY bag makes clever use of window screen mesh, which is a cheap, easy-to-use material that can be manipulated like any other fabric.It is adaptable too because you can add a handy zip pouch, which could be sized up or down or turned into pockets, depending on your preference.

16 DIY Ways To Make Life Easier

Some "life hacks" are just plain silly, but a few really do make sense. Here are 16 ways to make your life just a little bit easier. These hacks actually make a lot of sense, too. You'll wonder why you didn't think of any of these sooner and on your own!

1. Office Clip + Charger

Don't you hate when the cord is always lying on the ground? No more. Use an office clip to keep it in place.

Τετάρτη 27 Μαΐου 2015

13 Easy And Quick DIY Mouse Pads From Different Materials

A good mouse pad is a necessary thing for any computer use, so practically for any modern person. Cork is a perfect base for any mouse pad, so just cut your piece and then go decorate it: paint it, attach paper or a piece of fabric or your favorite photo. You can also make a fabric mouse pad, just take thick fabric and cut it to your favorite shape; you can create a fun piece like a mountain or whatever you like. Decorate the edges with pompoms and voila! Get more creative ideas below and have fun!

Constellation mouse pad 

11 Cool DIY Cat Scratchers To Spoil Your Kitty

Kitty owners, this is for you! Every cat needs not only a bed and some toys but also a scratcher to keep your furniture safe. The cheapest and easiest material for such a craft is cardboard, so find some old boxes and shape them into a cool scratcher. Sisal rope is another perfect material for making a scratcher, pick a board or a wooden stick and wrap it with rope. One more idea is using carpet for a scratcher – it will make it cozy and soft, you can use old or new cheap carpet piece and cover a piece of wood or cardboard with it. Find various DIY scratchers below and get crafty!

Comfy cardboard scratcher   

15 Cool DIY Toy Storage Ideas

If you have kids you know what does toy mess mean. Every step of your house or apartment could be a quest to find a place on your floor without any toys. In order to minimize this mess you can try to build a perfect toy storage units. We’ve gathered for you a bunch of cool DIY projects that will show you how to do that. For example you can make some toy storage from such things as bins, baskets, trashcans, crates, sacks and even tires. Of course all these solutions won’t help you if you and your kids are lazy.

Wall-Mount Garden Baskets 

Τρίτη 26 Μαΐου 2015

DIY Stick Horse

If you’re not in the market for buying a real horse to bring home to the kids, try a less expensive but sometimes just-as-fun alternative: the timeless, trusty stick horse.  It’s a great activity to do with your children, and they’ll feel an even better sense of accomplishment when they get to parade their craft around the house, or show it off to friends. It’s 100 percent customizable to your preferences, and can be made out of as many recycled materials as you can gather up!

26 Creative Furniture Designs from Old Pallets

Wooden pallets are a wonderful resource for every DIY lover. There are thousand of methods of recycling or up-cycling them into creative furniture designs suitable for every taste and need. We consider these ideas highly appealing and worth taking into consideration. Wood is one of the most noble materials you could use in an interior design scheme. We have gathered a collection of 28 incredible methods of recycling old pallets into creative furniture designs we thought you would love.  Enjoy!

1. Wine bottles storage

DIY Bath Bombs

Over the past few years, it seems bath bombs have been popping up at every skincare and spa retailer out there. With their soothing scents and fun fizzy effect, it's no wonder bath bombs are such a huge hit. But why waste time or money at the store when you can make your own bath bombs at home? Gather up a few common household ingredients, along with your favorite essential oils, and settle in for the best soak of your life with this simple DIY.

Δευτέρα 25 Μαΐου 2015

20 D.I.Y Spool Hacks

The round wooden industrial cable spool is the curvacious cousin of the mega-popular pallet .We´ve gathered some inspirational cable spool coffee table hack and upcycling ideas below. Just like with pallet hacks, required effort D.I.Y is minimal. It´s the small touches and the setting that makes the look, making this hack idea very versatile and flexible. So have a peek below and get those hack juices flowing.

DIY Funny Hedgehogs Planters

Decorate your garden with a few funny hedgehogs. With a little imagination and following this tutorial , you can make a few hedgehogs to decorate your garden. It’s easy to make, you need a plastic bottle and some plants or lawn inside. Cover the plastic bottle with grey tights or jute. How does it look ?

20 Incredible Paint Wall Decoration Ideas

Are you in the mood for wall decoration? There are really interesting wall paintings which will refresh your room. You have many options of paint wall. You can use many colors and you can paint whatever you want. If you don’t have an idea how to change your room wall decor, don’t worry!! Look below the gallery of 20 paint wall decoration ideas, choose your favorite and let’s refresh your room!!

Paint Chip Wall Art

Κυριακή 24 Μαΐου 2015

14 Most Creative Low-Budget DIY Garden Planters

Garden is a place where you can relax any time of day.  Spend some of your time to make your garden look really awesome. There are a lot of amazing decorations that you can make from old stuff like tin cans, old tires, bottles or pallets. Let be creative. Take a look at these DIY garden planters and find an inspiration to make your garden look more interesting and beautiful. All of these DIY ideas are easy and cheap to make. Now, go check around your home and you will find something that you can turn into flower pots.

31 Impossibly Fun Wedding Ideas

Add a touch of ~pizzazz~ to your special day.

1. Have a pre-wedding field day so your groomsmen and bridesmaids can get acquainted with one another.

Σάββατο 23 Μαΐου 2015

7 DIY Vintage Garden Projects

Dreaming of a pretty vintage garden? We have 7 DIY projects to do during the long weekend to help you bring your outdoor space up to scratch, with charming decorating ideas that will transport you back in time

1. Create a potting table

If you love to potter about in the garden, create an outdoor workstation where you can pot up any cuttings and seeds you've collected along the way.

Sand down an old vintage work bench, table or dresser that you're not using anymore, paint it (if you wish) sanding down the edges when it's dry for a shabby-chic effect, then place the potting table in your favourite gardening spot.

It's handy to have a set of drawers to keep your seeds dry and contained, and an old terracotta pot will suffice as a place to temporarily store your secateurs and trowel during the day.

30 Ways to DIY Sliced Wood

Are you ready to try your hand with sliced wood? It’s one of the best ways to add a little Forest Glam to your home and garden decor. But don’t go choppin’ down the neighbor’s tree – ’cause you’ll be busted next time you have them over for a dinner party and they admire your new-natural-tree-coat-rack in the entry way…which looks suspiciously like their missing birch!  If you find yourself the lucky owner of a mother load of wood slices, we’ve collected over 30 inspirational ideas to get you going!


Παρασκευή 22 Μαΐου 2015

20 DIY Outdoor Curtains, Sunshades and Canopy Designs for Summer

Beautiful outdoor curtains, combined with sunshades or canopy designs create unique, cozy, private and comfortable outdoor rooms for dining and entertaining, reading or resting. It is a wonderful way to personalize your backyard decorating and add your favorite color to green surroundings, celebrating cheerful and colorful summer decorating ideas.

How To Make Creamy Ice Cream with Just One Ingredient

What is this one magic ingredient that can be whipped into rich and silky ice cream, with no additional dairy, sweeteners, or ingredients needed whatsoever? If you guessed BANANA, congratulations! You're right! You didn't know that bananas can make pretty fabulous ice cream, all by themselves? If you freeze a banana until solid, then whiz it up in a blender or food processor, it gets creamy and a little gooey, just like custard ice cream. You can play around with versions of banana ice cream that include Nutella, cocoa powder, and strawberry.

8 DIY Wedding Decorations Made From Tissue Paper

Wedding décor can be expensive, but if you make that décor yourself, you can save a little bit of money.  Tissue paper is also a great way to save money on your wedding décor.  It is very cheap and easy to come by, and there are so many possibilities of things to make with tissue paper and today we are bringing you 8 beautiful ideas that would work well in any wedding or party setting.

1. Tissue Paper Party Sign  

Πέμπτη 21 Μαΐου 2015

How To Make A Healthy and Beautiful “Onion Flower”

If you have ever enjoyed a delicious “blooming onion” then you’ll love this healthy version of the deep fried favorite. The oven baked recipe is simple and easy to prepare, calling for onions, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and optional salt and pepper. It comes out of the oven tender, full of flavor, and makes a nice colorful addition to any dish it’s served with.

DIY Toilet Bombs

While many of us may be trying to cut out toxic chemicals from our cleaning regime, there are a few areas where it can be tough to feel confident in cleanliness with homemade cleaning options. The bathroom is a prime example of a room where we’ve been conditioned to think in terms of strong bacteria-killing, disinfecting chemicals. These toilet bombs may look cute and adorable, but they are also packed full of strong natural cleaning power.

50 Magical DIY Ideas with Sea Shells

Summer is the ideal time to gather sea shells and barnacles. These materials that nature has generously given us , can be used to make incredible DIY constructions  for home, garden or cottage! See below a super collection to get ideas for your own projects.

Τετάρτη 20 Μαΐου 2015

15 Fashionable DIY Skirt Ideas

Warmer days are coming, so we need to think about wearing lighter clothes like skirts, dresses or shorts. So, if you feel like ready to do something on your own than you must check out the following 15 Fashionable DIY Skirt Ideas.  Some of them have been an inspiration from the fashion shows and we give you the chance to find how to save money by doing them on your own.

DIY Two Tone Tartan Skirt

Sand Bowl

You can make a bowl from a lot of things, but did you know you can make one out of sand? It’s a great way to use sand from your favorite beach vacation spot to create a souvenir. All you need is a handful of items to make the beautiful piece that can be used to shells or other beach finds.

Wooden Gems

This tutorial will set you back a couple of bucks and ten minutes, and in the end, you'll have a handful of little gemstones ready for whatever projects your imagination can scheme up.  Read on for the easy step-by-step and few ideas for how to put these little beauties to use.

Τρίτη 19 Μαΐου 2015

DIY Twigs Rustic Furniture

Are you searching for a cool way to give your modern interior design a touch of rustic atmosphere? Need not to search for something else, because this simple yet impactful set of coffee table and seating bench will do exactly that. Built out of natural materials, like twigs and thin logs, and completed with glass and cushions, the piece of furniture you see below  will definitely add a nice vibe to your interior. Decorate the table with a nice vase of flowers and the bench with a couple of pillows  and you have just brought a bit of your garden inside the home. And done it with an incredible blend into the modern design.


DIY Plastic Barrel Outdoor Train

Is there any kid who doesn’t like riding on the choo choo train? Thanks to the creativity and skill hands of the DIY enthusiasts, it’s actually quite easy to build a choo choo train right from your backyard.The barrel train will be a party favorite. Once the kids see the train, they won’t be able to resist it. It’s perfect for birthday parties, family gatherings, special events or just everyday fun around your backyard!

Δευτέρα 18 Μαΐου 2015

15 IKEA Hacks to Dress Up Your Windows

Window treatments can be expensive, especially when you have a lot of windows to cover. If you’re desperate for some privacy and desperate to keep some spending money in your decor budget, it’s time to turn to IKEA. Yes, those plain white sheer curtains and roller blinds are less than inspiring, but with a few craft supplies and minimal sewing, you can turn those drab drapes into fabulous focal points.

1. Tassel Fringe: Just the simplest addition of a tassel fringe makes all the difference when it comes to dressing up sheer white IKEA curtains.

DIY Totoro Plush Tutorial

We put together a fun tutorial for you: DIY Totoro Plush. The pattern is more simple and the materials are cheap and easy to find.  The finished plush will be 6.5″ wide and 8″ tall (not including ears or arms). We hope you find this tutorial enjoyable and make a Totoro plush for yourself or as a gift!  To make your own Totoro, keep reading…

5 Head-To-Toe DIY Natural Beauty Treatments

When a friend recently told us that she uses a little coconut oil as her main hair product , we decided to go deep into kitchen cabinets and do some research to see what we could make ourselves. This led us to the following five great homemade beauty treatments. If you make these, you’ll not only know what you’re putting on your skin and hair (and what you’re not), you’ll also be saving a lot of money.

Κυριακή 17 Μαΐου 2015

21 Lovely DIY Decor Ideas Emphasized by Creative Pebbles Art

Few things can complement a garden naturally,in a non-invasive manner as greenery, it`s to wild to accept man made decor easily. It goes without a saying that natural materials go better with greenery but what works really great is wood and river stones, pebbles. Here you will find no less than 21 creative pebbles art that will simply make your decor lovely. They`re not easy to use but they`re simply magnificent and beautiful. Gather your friends and get crafting with what is about to become one of the most rewardful diy decor you have ever materialized.

1.Simple Round stone door defying Gravity

Simple + Brilliant Spicy Italian Crescent Ring

Bring all the flavors of your favorite sandwich to the party with this crescent bake. Layers upon layers of savory meats and cheese keep you coming back for more.

25 DIY Wedding Ideas For The Lazy Couple

Are you planning a wedding, but just don’t seem to care much about the details and extras that a lot of people seem to think are so important?  Maybe you just don’t have the time for it and are simply more concerned with actually being married than with the actual wedding process.  If this sounds like you then you may wan to look at these 25 ideas that you can make yourself.  However, don’t let that throw you.  These ideas are perfectly easy, yet you can say you did do it yourself.

Σάββατο 16 Μαΐου 2015

IKEA Hack: 9 ways to makeover the LATT children’s table

We love it when people take something that is inexpensive and simple in design and give it a wham-bam makeover that we can replicate in our own homes. Here we take a look at 9 different IKEA hacks to help you pimp up the IKEA LATT children’s table and chair set.

Popsicle Stick Bracelets

Did you know that you can bend popsicle sticks to make cute popsicle stick bracelets? These are SO easy, and cost just pennies each.  They are the perfect craft to do with your kids, or as a camp, church, or school craft because they can be made so quickly… and did we mention that they’re so cheap to make?

Baguette Tables

Baguette Tables is a unique furniture design idea that reminds us about hungry people and tones of food that resorts, restaurants and supermarkets throw away every day. It is difficult to compare the amount of food waste today with that in the past, because we don’t have the historical data but we know that poor people in the past were hungrier, and if they grew food for themselves, knew the value of it. Where they did have waste food, it would often be fed to animals.

Παρασκευή 15 Μαΐου 2015

10 Inspiring DIY Raised Garden Bed Ideas

Within the categories of garden, you can come across wonderful types. Raised garden beds are gaining popularity and more and more people want to have these kinds of gardens. This concept focuses on having a garden in suspended beds of soil. You do not have to spoil the garden for planting your desired veggies or fruits. You don’t have to buy these from the market directly. Diy raised garden bed designs can help you a lot in this respect.

1) Brick-lined bed

This kind of raised bed works best under all the tropical conditions. You can give these beds, independent look – use geo-textile fabric-lined steel wire for protecting the plants and soil. The mesh wire used in these beds gets fade over time. You can show your creativity to make them look lively again.

The Mine Furniture

Mati Karmin is an Estonian artist who uses old marine mines to create wonderful sculptural furniture pieces. With great delight, he has concocted utility articles of diverse forms, resulting in armchairs, writing desk, bed, toilet, cupboard, bathtub, swing even baby carriages. By the hand of the artist the militaristic metallic scrap has become the design furniture of remarkably modern appearance. He has added to the scrap metal the beautiful hand-treated copper details, metal mesh, perfect, leather upholstery and granite and glass surfaces, thus consciously increasing the semantic contradiction of objects. Mine furniture is by no means scrap furniture in its usual meaning; it is carefully designed and appreciated by handwork. Here we have works of art that are not just sculptures or pieces of furniture but both at the same time.


DIY Citronella Candles

Keep mosquitoes and other bugs at bay with homemade citronella candles.

Πέμπτη 14 Μαΐου 2015

30 DIY Repurposed Headboard Ideas

Changing your old bed, doesn’t mean you have to throw it out once you got a new one. At least not all its pieces. Well, the headboard is not fire wood as you can make some changes and transform it into some brand new furniture pieces for your home or outdoor space. For instance, transform an old headboard into a stylish bench or use it to make a porch swing. You can also install the headboard on the wall and use it as a coat hanger. It will look great and if you place it right in your lobby it will give your entire home a very special and vintage look. Just clean it, make small reparations if it’s damaged and then repaint the whole structure.

Simple Homemade Donuts (No Fryer Needed)!

Some people love donuts and their mouths water when they catch a whiff of the tasty high calorie treats.  For those who want to indulge in them without feeling so guilty and heavy afterwords, this recipe is for you.  It is a lighter, more healthy, version of a donut because it is baked instead of deep fried.

DIY Workout Motivation Jar

Sometimes, when you get into a workout rut, it feels as if there’s no way to jump right out. We have seen tons and tons of DIY workout jars floating around-some with money that rewards you at the end to buy something new and then some with marbles that stand for a workout complete.