When you’re looking to add a small pop of color for your home or just a simple project to scratch that crafty itch, look no further than this mini wall vase tutorial. About the length of your forearm, it’s the perfect size for tight spaces in a hallway, entryway, or even a work cubicle. The best part? Its less than $10 and SO EASY TO MAKE! Don’t believe us? Check this out: First you’ll need – 1 small round wooden plaque, 3Read more

Scope Emmas Like A Big Kahuna

Has this ever happened to you? You wake fresh, grab your board, hit the beach and look out at nothin’ but Ankle Snappers (or Breakers for the Easties). Or worse, the good surf is so blown out and brutal that gnarly doesn’t even describe the half of it. Dont be a baller, be a coolaphonic crusher while waiting for the next bomb – all while staying true to your crew. Bombwatcher Surfboard Chairs are the worlds first ever Fold-to-Flat surfboard styled chairs thatRead more

Wrangle Your Accessories – Hen House Style!

We’ve shown how simple it is to organize your jewels and showcase your most coveted pieces with style, but did you know what’s good for the goose is also good for the earring? Oh yes kiddies, now you can have the same organization but now with more chicken wire! Ready to take your princess pretties to hen house chic with ease? ThenLets Do The DIY Thang, shall we? First you’ll need an empty frame, a roll of chicken wire, wire cutter, staple gun & staples, hot glueRead more

Put A Bird On It! And Your Necklaces Too….

We’ve seen framed cork boards all over the place to redecorate your home and organize your jewelry, but this time we took it a step further and decided to make it a work of art all on it’s own, in addition to being an amazing necklace holder. Wanna see how we did it? Then Lets Do The DIY Thang, shall we? First up, grab that crappy picture you found at a yard sale 2 years ago (or maybe that was just us), spray paint, clearRead more

Is This USDA Organic Or Just Portlandia Organic?

Its seems like everyone and their mama is on the ‘O’ train. From food to clothing, advertising and even just simple table conversation, it’s all about the ‘O’ and ‘O’ being Organic. While we love this public embrace of a personal cause, truth be told there’s a few folks slapping an ‘O’ on products that are far from it. But other than visiting the local farm to see for yourself just how organic it really is, do we really have anyRead more

The House That Scrap Built

When it comes to storage units, anything goes. Whether it’s brick and mortar, sheet metal or even a set of old French Doors, you can have a structure set in no time, without the need to measure or cut a thing. Take this lovely little shack. Looks nice & cozy, doesn’t it? Put together in 15 mins, it’s entirely made out of old repurposed doors, simple screws, nails and a few hammer swings. Even the roof is courtesy of anRead 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

From Pirate Plank To Princess Pretty

We’ve been doing quite a bit of organizing lately; covering the walls with the fruits of our labor. We decided to take our longer, heavier pieces and give them a home with a bit more edge. Wishing to bring the sea into your home with out all of the sand flys? Then Lets Do The DIY Thang, shall we? First, you’ll need a hammer, our fave adhesive, a small drill, frame hangers, and an assorted collection of knobs. The best thing about using various stylesRead more

WOOD – Fun For Fire, Perfect For Pictures!

When we’d first heard of this idea, we were bewildered to say the least. Using wood as the photo AND frame, to us, was pure repurposing genius but surely it couldn’t be as easy as we’d been told. Boy were we wrong! Ready to see how you can rock a wood block with picture perfection? Then Lets Do The DIY Thang, shall we!  First up you’ll need the following: block o’ wood, gel medium, paintbrush, photo printed on copy paper with laserjetRead more