How to: Make a Fun and Festive Space-Saving Christmas Tree

created at: 11/27/2012

If you live in a smaller home, you know that Christmas trees take up a lot of valuable space during the holidays. Space that you may not have to spare. Right? So why not try this fun and fringy DIY alternative Christmas tree idea, that towers over 6 feet tall, but takes up virtually no space at all. Oh, and by the way, it also makes the perfect holiday photo backdrop. Pretty cool, huh? Here’s how to make your own giant wall art Christmas tree at home.    Continue Reading

Make It: DIY Geometric Paper Lanterns

created at: 08/16/2012
Who says you need to have a party to hang a few of these awesome tissue paper lanterns around? I would keep them up all of the time!    
These DIY paper lanterns were made as party decor by Jenny Batt, but, like I said, there’s no stopping you from proudly displaying them year-round. Life’s a party anyway, right? The materials needed are pretty basic: just some tissue paper, double-sided tape, and fishing line. Check out the full how-to over on Oh Happy Day!

Make It: Graphic and Modern Tissue Paper Collage!

created at: 07/16/2012
When a DIY project idea comes from two sisters who run a modern stationery company, you know it’s going to be awesome!    
Heidi and Susie Bauer, who run the fantastic stationery and design studio Rock Scissor Paper, have a blog full of great DIY ideas (it’s called “Make Something Happy” — cute, right?). Their most recent project is cheery and colorful tissue paper collages. They even have an adorable video tutorial to go along with it — check it out and happy crafting!

Make It: Festive No-Sew Bunting!

created at: 10/17/2011

Add a pop of color and a good dose of cheer to your next celebration with this easy, no-sew bunting!  


Whether you’re throwing a holiday shindig, celebrating a birthday, or just want to jazz up the joint, this bunting garland is for you.  Using simple, inexpensive materials is only the icing on the cake for this DIY project from the creative people at Project Wedding.  So, put your party shoes on and let’s get this thing started! Continue Reading