13 Imaginative Faux DIYs That’ll Trick The Eye

In the words of Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrello, "ain't nothing like the real thing"--or is there? These clever creations may look like everyday items at first glance, but they’re actually unexpected spins on the original. Use these faux DIYs to decorate your home, give as gifts, or just for the fun of it. 1. Tissue Flowers This bouquet is nothing to sneeze at. Made out of Kleenex and colored Read more ...

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 ...

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 ...

DIY Outdoor Movie Night on the Cheap

Enjoy a movie under the stars in your own backyard with these creative ideas for a DIY outdoor movie night on the cheap. Entertain with theater-inspired snacks and revisit a film classic or catch up on the latest rentals. DIY Movie Screen Hang up your movie screen and decorate with a string of lights or a banner. We hung a drop cloth over the short wall and lined the sides with a string 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 ...

How to Make a Terrarium (and Celebrate Your Earthy Side)

To celebrate the arrival of spring and all things turning green this month, we decided to bring a bit of the outdoors inside by creating our own terrariums. First the basics: A terrarium is a mini indoor garden in a glass container. The plants require low maintenance and are perfect for people who don't have the time to care for a garden or just don't have a green thumb (like a few of us on Read more ...