15 Clever Uses for Everyday Items

Need to organize your jewelry, pot some plants, or make wine charms for an impromptu get together? Check out these clever uses to accomplish practical tasks using everyday items you may already have on hand. 1. Buttons Earring Holders You don’t need a fancy jewelry box to keep your earrings sorted. Just stick them into buttons and you’ll never lose another pair. 2. Rubber Band No-Slip Clothing Read more ...

16 Amazingly Inventive Faux Pumpkin DIYs

It’s that time of year again. With the onset of fall comes the ubiquity of all things pumpkin. While carving one is classic, why not think outside the box and try your hand at one of these inventive faux pumpkin DIYs? You can get creative with color, material and size to suit your decor. 1. Fabric Dot Pumpkin Make your own fabric covered tacks from DIY buttons and thumbtacks, then use them Read more ...

14 Brilliant Ways to Reuse Old Light Bulbs

Even after the fuse burns out, light bulbs can still serve a multitude of purposes. Check out these bright ideas on ways to reuse old light bulbs and up-cycle them into fun and elegant home decor. 1. Twine Pears Centerpieces Wrap light bulbs with twine and add a little twig stem. Now you've got rustic, chic table decor and centerpieces for fall. 2. Wire Floating Vases Create these contemporary Read more ...

10 Ways to Pamper Your Pet By Re-purposing Everyday Items

Our furry babies deserve only the best, but that doesn’t mean you have to spend tons in order to spoil them. These creative DIYs to pamper your pet will keep your animal companion content while giving new life to old and inexpensive items. 1. T-Shirt Dog Toy Don’t throw away those old T-shirts just yet. Turn them into colorful braided tug toys your dog will love with just a few strings Read more ...

9 Clever and Cost-Effective Ways to Organize Your Home

Whether you’re headed back to work or school, or just need a cleanup after the fun and chaos of summer, this is the perfect time of year to organize your home. Check out these inspired solutions for organizing projects big and small to get yourself ready for the onset of autumn. 1. Gift Wrapping Closet Whether you’ve got a boatload of miscellaneous crafting materials, or just need to organize Read more ...

9 Unusually Creative DIY Coffee Crafts

A mug of fresh brew isn’t the only way to beat the Monday blues. These fun and inventive uses for coffee (and all its accessories) will help put some pep in your step in unexpected ways. Who knew you could use coffee to decorate, bathe and even accessorize? Check out these 11 unusually creative DIY coffee crafts and brew up some fun. 1. Coffee Body Scrub Waking up to a coffee-scented shower Read more ...

13 Back to School DIY Home Office Ideas

Make heading back to school (and work) less doldrum and more fun with a beautiful DIY home office. Sprucing up your workspace with details large and small--from a chic desk chair to prettier pencils--will make hitting the books a bit easier to bear. Whatever your crafting level or age group, there’s a doable DIY here to ease the autumn transition. 1. Chic Office Chair A simple paint and re-upholstery Read more ...

15 Fresh and Fabulous Ways to Display Your Summer Vacation Photos

The carefree days of summer may be coming to a close, but don’t just sit back and mourn the end of your vacation. Commemorate it with these creative DIY photo displays, and you’ll be reliving the good times all year long. 1. Photo Coasters Cut up cork sheet and use Mod Podge to cover each piece with a favorite photo so you can relive your summer vacation every time you take a sip. 2. Polaroid Read more ...