Make This: Simple Clothesline Basket

Learn to make these minimal clothesline baskets.

If you’re anything like me, you have a running list of projects you want to try. Things you save repeatedly on Pinterest, ideas you scribble down in the back of your planner, or maybe you just keep a mental list in your brain. Clothesline baskets have been on my want-to-try list for forever, and this week I took the plunge. After conquering the first one, I want to make a million of these clothesline baskets. Continue Reading

How to Host a Boho Valentine’s Craft Night for Your Besties

Boho Valentine's Night Out with Friends

Happy February to all! I still catch myself asking what the date is because I feel like January just happened in a blink of an eye – am I right? Which basically means Valentine's day is going to be here in no time! And I'm super pumped about it this year because we are celebrating a very special evening with all my gal pals for a Boho Valentine's night out! To me, this holiday is meant to really appreciate the ones you love. Continue Reading

Make a Macrame Wrapped Wall Light in Less than an Hour

I've been practicing macrame a lot recently and even though I'm still a beginner, I love creating unique projects with this basic twisted macrame pattern (as you may have seen in my DIY twisted macrame keychains earlier this week). Because I have a love for Edison light bulbs, I'd planned to create my own dangling wall light in our living room for months, and this simple macrame wrapped wall light DIY was the perfect solution.

 This twisted macrame pattern is simple to make through repetition, so it comes together in less than an hour. Continue Reading

$1 DIY: How to Make Fun + Colorful Easter Baskets from Dollar Store Pots

Dollar DIY: How to Make Easter Baskets from Dollar Store Pots

I love a good bargain! With Easter coming up, it’s time to start shopping for Easter gifts and treats to fill Easter eggs, but that can get expensive fast. My family hosts an Easter egg hunt every year, and I think these simple dollar DIY Easter baskets made from Dollar Store plastic pots are the perfect way to get a homemade touch without a lot of money or work. Use them to hunt for eggs or fill with grass and goodies for a homemade gift! Continue Reading

Make Cleaning Less of a Chore with this DIY Household Cleaner Organizer

Handmade cleaning caddy - keep all your cleaning supplies in one place with this cute carrier

 

There are a couple rules-of-thumb when it comes to successfully keeping your home clean. One of those rules is that you should always keep your cleaning supplies in one place, and you should always put them back when you’re done using them. A cleaning caddy meets both those criteria, and – bonus – makes carrying household cleaners from room to room super easy! I’ve been wanting to incorporate a carrier into my cleaning routine for a while now, and rather than purchase a cheap-looking plastic one that will surely break over time, I opted to make one instead.      Continue Reading

Make It: Naturally Awesome Rope-Lined Serving Tray

diy rope tray
photo: Dream Green DIY

I'm all for the easy projects. In fact, the simpler, the better! So I was a little more than ecstatic when I came across this cool IKEA hack!      

 

diy rope tray
http://www.dreamgreendiy.com/2015/09/14/diy-trivet-tray-ikea-hack/

Are you as ready to run out and buy rope as I am?! Check out the full tutorial over on Dream Green DIY!

DIY Rope Tray via [Dream Green DIY] Continue Reading

How To: Make Modern Door Stoppers with Concrete and Rope

Rope, concrete, and an empty milk carton or two are all you need to make your own version of these modern door stoppers!     

Alicja Urbaniak, the blogger behind HOMEmade MAKEOVERS, created these simple door stoppers from the materials listed above. While I love the look of her original pieces, it would be fun to play around with different shapes and molds!

Check out the full tutorial on HOMEmade MAKEOVERS.

How would you customize this project?

10 Fun DIY Home Decor Projects Using Rope

10 DIY Rope Projects For Your Home

Rope is one of those materials that is primarily used in a utilitarian sort of way, but if you look hard enough online you can find some pretty great DIY projects using different types of rope. I’ve rounded up my favorites for you, so you don’t have to go searching for them!   

 

10 DIY Rope Projects For Your Home

1. Save space by hanging your plants vertically with this tiered hanging pot project. Here’s the tutorial. [Photo: Design*Sponge]

2. Dress up your table with these beachy napkin rings. Continue Reading

How To: Make Rope Chargers from Scratch

Get your dinner table ready for the holidays and beyond with these DIY sewn rope chargers. They’ll protect your table from scratches and accidental cranberry stains.    

Alison from Whimsey Box created a tutorial for these sewn rope chargers and I absolutely love how they turned out. You could make smaller versions as coasters too. What do you think?

Visit Whimsey Box for the full tutorial.