Making a headboard out of an old door is something that I’ve always wanted to do, since way way back in the pre-Pinterest days when we still used to tear sheets out of magazines and file them away in clear sleeves and binders and check DIY project books out of the library for inspiration. So when the team at Habitat for Humanity ReStore reached out about teaming up on a few DIY projects, I knew exactly where we were going to start. Check out my step-by-step tutorial and all the before, after & process photos!
In the spirit of Throwback Thursday, I wanted to finally share this DIY project I created for Home Depot & Crafty Allie over the winter. It’s been so hard keeping this one under my hat, especially since you know about my long history and love affair with all things Pendleton. Enter: my Yakima Camp Blanket striped mail sorter made from an old shutter from Habitat ReStore and a slew of Home Depot paint samples.
Sometimes, a trip to the garden center and digging your hands in the dirt is just what the doctor ordered. Last week, I did just that, in the name of journalism and this week’s post for Austin Goodwill, and bought up dozens upon dozens of delightful little succulents, potted them in upcycled thrift store vessels in the name of Earth Day (hello, pineapple colander!) and had the funnest photo shoot with the lovely Chelsea Laine Francis.
Being an Italian American, you can imagine there’s never been a shortage of spaghetti (and every other kind of pasta) in my life. One thing that’s always bugged me, though, is that there’s always leftover noodles — whether you’re cooking for two or 20 — and no satisfying way to reheat them.
Today’s post is a quick DIY idea perfect for holiday procrastinators and green givers alike: gift wrapping you can make in 10 minutes reusing items you already have lying around the house!
Here’s all you need:
Ever since Julie and Julia charmed our aprons off, it seems like just about everyone and their mother has pledged to do something every day for a year and blog about it daily. For the most part, our reaction is…yawn.
Organizing is one of my least-favorite DIY activities — especially when you factor in all the money it seems you need to do it well.