I recently renovated my downstairs half bathroom (or, as some call it, my powder room). Though I’m thrilled with the final result, my renovation journey was not without its speed bumps. Google, Consumer Reports and Pinterest helped, but still didn't stop me from ignoring some important details—especially because so many products have to be ordered online, sight unseen.
Right about the time I was trying to talk myself out of buying the Fuji Instax Mini camera, I noticed someone talking about the Fuji Instax Share Printer and decided that was a cute little toy I'd like to have....more
This year, I wanted to do something a little different for my kids' joint birthday parties, and after a few 2am brainstorming sessions with my best friend (blame it on nursing babies for us both), we came up with a new concept: Confetti!
Father's Day is upon us and my local stores are telling me all the dads need new power tools and video games. Both are lovely options if that's what the fathers in your life want but sometimes we want something a bit more personal -- something that was made just for them. We've gathered up five DIY gift ideas you can make that special dad in your life.
You totally need a lamp birdbath.
By the time I am through with y'all, there's going to be lamp birdbaths lighting up your hood!
So here's what you need:
Lamp. Drill. Bowl. Epoxy glue.
And spray paint if you wish.
First things first: Cut the cord.
It's probably a bad thing I live five minutes away from a Lowe's, but I'm cranking out DIYs like it's my job, and I'm loving it. This wooden tray is one of my recent projects. It's pretty easy to make!
Becoming minimalist mainly started with my move to London. There's really nothing like an international move to make you reassess your belongings. In this particular case, I was moving from a rented apartment in New York to a rented flat in London with no family anywhere near either city....more
[Editor's Note: This sweepstakes is now closed.]For the next TWO WEEKS only, when you register for a full BlogHer '14 conference pass, you can also enter our sweepstakes to win A FREE HOTEL STAY at one of BlogHer's four host hotels, plus a FREE conference pass for a friend. Oh, and did I mention that no matter what, you'll get 30% off the regular admission price when you register? So voila! All your reasons not to register have been handled! Easy as pie. And this is all because we want to See YourSelfie @BlogHer, for our big #Selfiebration!...more
I love hexagons, whether in a honeycomb, on a quilt, or —in this case— as a wall shelf.
Bringing the hexagon trend to your humble abode is easier than you might think. New shelving awaits you in the gift box department of your local Target.