How-To: Make Your Own Faux-Zinc Letters

created at: 03/28/2011

Typography in home decor has been a big trend for a while now, but those over-sized zinc letters you see tend to be pretty dang expensive.  Thankfully, we spotted this great tutorial for making your own realistic looking (and cheap) DIY version.  

created at: 03/28/2011

This simple project comes from Sugar and Charm, a blog that shares fabulous recipes and crafts that’ll make your heart go pitter-patter.  It’s easy, inexpensive, and on-trend, so let’s get crafting!

To make your own faux-zinc letters you’ll need:

Once you’re ready to get down with some fake zinc-age, head on over to Sugar and Charm for the full tutorial! Continue Reading

5 Tips To Make Your Space Much More Interesting

Choosing interesting furnishings is like choosing interesting clothing and accessories, only bigger. The right mix and match of (personally) significant  pieces is the new design aesthetic. L.A. designer Alison Blumenfeld recently shared her tips while blogging over at Cocozy.

Since it’s your space, it needs to be about your life, your personality, and your experiences. How do you translate that into home furnishings? Alison spells it out right here. While you may feel nervous about breaking out of the box, it’s really quite freeing. Continue Reading

DIY a Modern Branch Display Shelf

created at: 11/21/2010

Fun fact: I’ve got something of an obsession with branches.  I don’t know why, maybe it’s their graphic quality, but I love them.  (Love them enough to paint them all over one of my walls, even!)  So, when I spotted this DIY branch shelf, let’s just say I sorta lost it (in a good way).  

If you have a small wall you’re looking to add a little oomph to, this display shelf is your ticket to Oomphville.  Continue Reading