Use your Cricut machine to create a shadow design for a plain lampshade.
Cover a bulletin board with re-purposed shutters for a charming and neat way to keep notes, and get inspiration for other simple yet effective design ideas to beautify and organize your home.
Learn how to upcycle old bridesmaid dresses into elegant chair covers and a tablecloth.
Pull items from nature to help you create a lovely centerpiece for fall or winter. It’s so easy and inexpensive, and can be adapted to whatever you’ve got on hand.
Use freezer paper to make custom stencils for clothes, bags, toys and more!
Decorate your wall with custom art blocks that you make with simple Styrofoam and squares of decorative paper. Easy to make and apply, these can be customized to suit any space and any decor.
A unique idea for creating clips to hold curtains on steel cable that costs a lot less than a standard drapery ring and clip.
Decorate that giant expanse of wall on a stairway landing with custom-made art canvases that you stretch and paint yourself.
Recycle those old wine corks you’ve been saving! Use them to cover a plain basket to create a charming picnic basket, centerpiece, or housewarming gift.
Transform a honeycomb spice rack into a clever way to display tiny collectible items like seashells, rocks, or golf balls.
Turn a cute IKEA clothes drying rack into a fun way to display art in a child’s room.
Dress up boring, old, and damaged tables by topping them with colorful contact paper. Available in a variety of designs, it’s easy to apply and can be later removed. This will really perk up your craft space!
Turn a simple toothbrush stand into a stylish and elegant flower vase, or even a holder for fondue forks, paint brushes, makeup brushes, swizzle sticks, and more!
Turn an ordinary Mason jar chick feeder into a clever and charming candy dispenser that’s sure to be a conversation piece for all your guests.
Display lots of photos of kids in a limited space by using collage frames. For an artistic look, make all the photos close-ups and print them all in black and white.
Replace your closet doors with curtains to give your child more play room (and fewer head-bumps) in his or her room. Easier to open and close than heavy doors, curtains also brighten up a room and provide for a fun stage atmosphere for imaginative little minds.
Learn about lots of new ways to use your place card holders, even when you’re not hosting a formal dinner party.
Use decorative papers, ribbons, and embellishments to make your own fancy wrapped soaps at home. Even the most ordinary bar soap will be fit for a king when wrapped with a lovely paper!
Learn about these handy Vazu vases which fold flat! They take almost no storage space, are inexpensive, and are great for taking flowers to someone in the hospital or for a housewarming gift.
See how Jo decorated her daughter’s bedroom in fun and bright colors. From wall decals to an upholstered chair to fun furniture, the whole room is a burst of fun and a true delight.
See how we re-upholstered an old, ugly recliner and ottoman with fun and colorful faux fur for an outlandish end result that is the highlight of a brightly colored toddler’s bedroom.
Make a wallpaper border extra special by covering the edges with a thin wood molding. Such a luxurious result for such little effort.
Learn how to refurbish an old desk into a bright and colorful new addition to a child’s room.
Get inspiration for how to turn an unused closet into a fanciful play area for your children.
Decorate a plain white lamp shade to match the room. It doesn’t take much to turn something boring into the center of attention!
Get some tips for home building or remodeling that may help you avoid problems down the road.
Make room for a kitchen pot rack by getting rid of a clunky, poorly-placed cabinet.
Refinish an old headboard with bright colors to make a grand new addition to a child’s bedroom.
Turn any smooth surface into a dry erase board by coating it with marker board paint.
Wallpaper a bathroom or other small space with recycled comics from a page-a-day desk calendar.
Spray paint seashells a solid color like gold and arrange them in a pretty apothecary jar for a beautiful display.
Transform an ordinary garden trellis into a beautiful and unique wall-mounted pot rack.
Learn how to use chalkboard paint to decorate a multitude of surfaces, creating areas for lists, labels, or just artistic endeavors.