This jean organizer has been making it's rounds again as a popular pin on Pinterest and a featured craft on many websites. So, I wanted to be sure to share it with readers that may not be familiar with it. It's an old post, as you will see from the photo's, but is a fun organizing idea featuring recycled materials! So, here’s what you need: Old pair of utility jeans . . .
This DIY hair tool organizer post was created over 3 years ago (before the site's name change). And it shows. I've updated much of it, added a video, and improved many of the pictures but many of the originals remain. This organizer is incredibly useful and practical for me and, I'm sure, for many of you, as well. Start out with a board. You can use whatever type of board . . .
I have a dream. A dream of warmth, pretty cocktails, cabana boys, and lying about. In my dream, all of my cocktails -every single one- come with a cocktail umbrella. Probably a pink one. And delivered by a cabana boy whilst I lay in the warmth and chat with Nate. I don’t hear children in this dream. I don’t see dirty dishes or bills (nope, this dream is paid for) or grass that needs . . .
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of the Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day®, though as usual, all opinions are my own. We don't write about products we don't actually love! Hey guys! I've got a fantastic project for you today. If you are like me you adore cleaners. Or is that strange? Well, never-mind if it is strange...I adore cleaners. Maybe it's because I use Mrs. . . .
Chalk paint isn't the new kid on the block by any means. Not at all. But, I'm uber surprised at how many are still completely unaware at the miracle this stuff is. If you are one of those...pay attention. This is for you. I hate painting. Especially furniture. And, until I discovered chalk paint I avoided it at all costs. I would look at a piece of furniture that was just right for what I . . .
Summer is all about being outdoors. Anyway we can think of to get outside, we’re going to try. So summer, Fourth of July especially, includes eating outside often. Picnics are simply a necessary part of the season. We’ve shown you some great picnic food ideas this spring, the cauliflower potato salad and watermelon onion salad are continuing favorites, but we also . . .
Tomorrow is Earth Day 2014. We love Earth Day. Because we love our earth, the outdoors, and all that brings. We hope that you do as well. And, if you are parents...that you are raising children that love the outdoors as well. Here are some tips and tricks to help you on your way! I am writing from the coolness of my living room after just spending time in the hot sun. If you follow me on . . .
I'm featuring my Anthropologie inspired DIY Pipe lamp, my favorite project, as the project of the year for NellieBellie in 2013! Thanks readers for making this year a fabulous year and cheers to 2014! This lamp has been featured in more places than I can count, shared oodles of times, pinned thousands of times, and gosh darn...you all rock, thank you! I adore, adore, adored the Anthropologie Pipe . . .
I realized that the last few months the posts my readers are reading the most are my creative DIY project ideas. Projects like my lath floor, dropcloth rug, and painted tile have been incredibly popular and active. So, I brought together these top posts and more into one spot to make it easy to peruse, admire, and spout off about how awesome and creative I am :). DIY Project Ideas So, stop by one . . .
I have another great space saving solution for you today! In our new apartment, space is limited. And while we have room for a coffee table if we squish it in, we decided not to squish. But on game day or movie night you really, really want a place for your beer and popcorn! An easy, space saving solution to our problem is this DIY sofa arm tray... Now, before we being this tutorial of . . .
It's Football Friday!! I don't know about you all...but I'm ready for the weekend! Fall is here in MN and it is so beautiful! I'm looking forward to some apple cider, football, and blankets! In prep for this weekends game AND the fall weather I jazzed up a plain scarf and turned it into a scarf perfect for cheering on my favorite team. Grab a scarf, paint, and water...and you can have one too! . . .
I was going to start this post with mentions of how much I love a good bargain. but that is obvious by now. So, I thought I would mention how I like to be a bit off beat. again, obvious. I can't decide how to introduce this project. As a budget friendly project? or a trendy, unique gift idea? or perhaps as a re-purposing masterpiece? Let's go with...trendy, unique, and . . .
I don't know about you guys but I love a good yummy soak in the tub after a hard day. I have a few favorite bath soaks that I use. But, recently I tried my hand at making my own homemade bath soak. Hello...where have you been all my life you wonderful thing you? Okay, I need to clarify a few things about the above picture… The word bubble in the tag is a bit deceptive. I mean, there . . .
Do you remember this old-fashioned game? This giant pick-up sticks version is easy to make and so fun to play with a group! Just be mindful you don't poke an eye out with these sticks! Supplies for giant pick-up sticks: 24-36 Bamboo yard stakes, like these. you want the number of stakes to be dividable by the number of colors you want to have, plus 1 black stick. I had 4 colors with 8 . . .
This last week I have had a mind-blowing 2…count them, 2…DIY light tutorials on the blog. Why stop a good thing? So, I’m here to bring you the granddaddy of DIY lights. All in one place! All of these lights are DIY with tutorials for you can do them yourself!! Just pop over to the post and follow the instructions! . . .