Chalk Up An Old Mirror

The coolest thing about items that you already have in your home is that regardless of what they are, there will always be a secondary use for them. ALWAYS. Case in point is our 10 year old cheap IKEA mirror. For years it was pitifully sitting in the guest room corner doing it’s best to look useful yet failing miserably. As was the random skinny sliver of empty wall in the dining room that never seemed to be wide enoughRead more

Keep Your Umbrella High On Grass

We mean wheat or your garden variety grass, of course. From the mind of Junjie Zhang, a true eco-conscience genius, comes an awesome facilitation of simple indoor gardening. Ancient Chinese philosophy states that respecting the principles of nature is paramount to human survival in this world. Those currently living in heavy storm zones can do just that by still enjoying a bit of the outdoors all the while staying dry indoors, thanks to the coolest umbrella stand we’ve ever seen. The trick is the speciallyRead more

Upcycle With Nail Polish!

We’ve featured the lovely and yet completely versatile powers of nail polish before and today’s piece adds even more to it’s repertoire. We’ve taken a pair of zebra print earrings and transformed them into a pair of super trendy ear lobe accouterment and we, dear kiddies, want to show you how. Ready to rock out with your polish out? Then Let’s Do The DIY Thang, shall we? Aside from your darling little earrings in need of a little up-cycling, you’ll need nail polish remover (if there’s currentlyRead more

Screen Your Clothes – Not Your Calls

Sometimes a repurposing idea comes along that’s so simple, so cool and so totally do-able that we can’t help but wonder why didn’t we think of it. Case in point, this amazing DIY hamper made from 2 old framed screens and some crafty thinking. Ready to rock your socks with repurposed goodness? Then Lets Do The DIY Thang, shall we? First up, you’ll need 2 wooden framed window screens (45” x 30”), 3 26” wood boards, screws, drill, wood glue and 4 casters.Read more

Dahlia Lovin’ – All Year Round

As we’ve said before, there’s something about Dahlias. Whether it’s their historic beginning in Mexico as a food source as well as ceremonial decor, their ability to bloom in a myriad of colors, or their incredible shapes that look as busy as they do uniform, Dahlias are hands-down one of our faves. However, growing them and keeping them looking light and lively (or just simply alive, for that matter) is no easy feat. So how do you get the gorgeous look of theseRead more