DIY patterned kitchen stool

This is a great project – paint, tape and doilies used to produce a fancy final product. And you can do it in any color to suit your taste. I love to…

DIY Kids: Backyard Ker-Plunk

This is another one of those projects that I post in the Kids category which we all know full well doesn’t need to be just for kids. In fact, most of my…

DIY Men’s Flat Cap Tutorial

Eee by gum I love a man in a flat cap. And now I can make Steve one of his very own! “Hey,” I hear you saying, “can’t Steve just buy a flat cap?”  Sure…

DIY Inspiration: Dip Dyed Baskets

I tend to look at baskets and see vehicles for dust accumulation and junk collections. Know thyself, I think is the term for this. However, these very sharp dip-dyed baskets may change my mind. Beautiful…

DIY Style: chunky chain necklace

I love this necklace and need one now. Yesterday even. A statement necklace is a wonderful thing, and even better when you can make it yourself.  You need a few basic jewelry…

Upcycling old sweater into skirt

This is such a simple idea  – make a skirt from an old sweater. And doesn’t that skirt look cozy? Before: After:   I wonder if Steve has any old sweaters he isn’t using?…

Upcycling Food Tray and Laptop Desk

Here’s a clever dual-purpose upcycle from The Eco Friendly Family. A tray, a pillow, some paint and a couple of other items and you’ve got a way for Steve to serve me…