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 ...

6 Ways to Say I Love You on Grandparents Day

Grandparents Day is this Sunday, Sept. 7. Gather the kids and let them create a homemade treasure that expresses how much they love their grandparents. We are sharing six DIY gift ideas for Grandparents Day that are easy to make for $10 or less. Several are free and one just takes your smart phone and an app! Photo Locket Grandmothers will love wearing this easy to make photo locket. Take 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 ...

5 DIY Journals And Notebooks Kids Will Love to Create

When you head back to school this year, let your kids create unique and personalized school supplies that also save you money. Take a look at these 5 DIY journals and notebooks that kids will love to create and share with their classmates. Cereal Box Notebooks Don’t throw away the cereal box after breakfast. The kids can use it to create personal notebooks of all sizes that will stand 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 ...

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 ...

17 Creative Uses for Mason Jars

Mason jars make everything look cuter.  Stick a cute straw in them and the lemonade tastes a little sweeter. They are taking over shelves in our craft stores. Here are 20 creative ways to use mason jars throughout your home. 1. Organize Your Kitchen Gather various sizes of mason jars. Fill with sugar, flour, dried pasta and grains. Label them. Chalkboard labels make it easy to update. 2. Read more ...

How to Take a Triple-Ginger Salt Detox Bath

Looking for a good spring pick-me-up? A long, hot soak with these detoxifying bath salts will relieve water retention and stimulate circulation (especially when paired with dry-brushing). Try this triple-ginger salt detox bath DIY before a big event or whenever you’re feeling a little sluggish. The best part is making a batch takes all of two minutes! Here’s how to do it. Step 1: To start, Read more ...