How To: Make Easy DIY Tree Branch Wall Hooks!

created at: 11/28/2011

Classy, rustic, and modern (they’re white!) all at once, these DIY branch wall hooks will have you dreaming of Scandinavian cabins in no time.   

 

With a few simple materials and tools, your wall hook woes will be over thanks to this simple, 4-step DIY idea from Scandinavian Deko.  All you need are branches (of course), a knife, sandpaper, paint, and a drill.  Get outside and start collecting branches–then head over to Scandinavian Deko to see how it all comes together! Continue Reading

Roundup: 7 Awesome DIY Plastic Animal Projects!

created at: 11/09/2011

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but it’s a regular ol’ animal invasion on the DIY front!  Yes, 2011 is the year plastic animals finally got their due.  From dinosaur planters to, um, jungle-themed ‘derriere’ magnets, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite plastic animal projects.  Enjoy!  

 

created at: 11/09/2011

Gilded party animal candle holders from The Sweetest Occasion are festive and fun! Kelly suggests snagging your materials for cheap from Target’s dollar bin.

created at: 11/09/2011

No “butts” about it, these animal magnets from Steph Mantis are pure silliness… and totally awesome. Continue Reading

Genius: A Coat Rack From Reclaimed Wood and Old Spoons!

created at: 03/02/2011

It never ceases to amaze me how clever and creative people can be!  Take this coat rack from JJ Evensen for example.  I would have never thought to use old spoons as hooks!  Attach them to some reclaimed wood and presto!  Brilliance is born.  (Check out more utensil accessories right here.)

Do you have any ideas for clever uses of common/unexpected household items?  Share in the comments!