Tag Archives | decor DIYs

An Easy Peasy, Pretty DIY: Paint Chip Magnets

Bring out your true colors as an artist with this super simple DIY paint chip magnet project! Dedicate a few minutes or an afternoon to this low-commitment craft, and then get ready for a world of color. Read more »

Art Class: DIY Retro School-themed Centerpieces

Do you have a party to host that could use a school-inspired touch? Look no further than your local flower market, grocery, and secondhand store to pull together these retro school-themed centerpieces. Read more »

How to Be the Coolest Kid or Adult Ever: Make Your Own Gak!

It stretches, it bounces, it oozes, and it farts... ahem, excuse us. In the spirit of Geek Week, we couldn't think of a more appropriate DIY than to recreate the gloppity goop that shaped our childhood: Gak! Read more »

Craft Some Cubicle Cuteness with 3 Desk-Friendly DIYs!

Using familiar office supplies, these three projects will jump-start your creative juices and result in some adorable desk decor. Each mess-free DIY takes only a few minutes to complete, so clear some time on your calendar for these totally boss tutorials! Read more »

Fleur Real: How to Arrange Your Own Wedding Flowers

For under $50, you can easily craft a bouquet, boutonniere, and centerpiece, and, the process may just become one of your most cherished pre-wedding memories. So grab a group of your nearest and dearest, a selection of the season's brightest blooms, and start assembling! Read more »

Transform Your Thrifted Speakers into Funky Focal Points

A few flea market raids into your weekend, and you've acquired a solid set of working speakers! The only downside? Their grill cloths are lookin' a little dingy -- what to do, what to do. We've whipped up a way easy DIY that will take those beat blasters from 'blargh' to 'bad' -- in the M.J. way. Read more »

A Glitter DIY You Just Have to Try

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When it comes to do-it-yourself crafts, we say the more, the better — especially when it comes to everyone’s favorite jazz-it-up embellishment, glitter! ModEmployee Jenna takes on the challenge of adding some sparkle to an outdated item — …

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How-to: Reupholster a Mid-Century Modern Chair

While reupholstering seems like a daunting task, it's actually less difficult than it is time-consuming. So, if you're up for saving money, getting your hands a little dirty, and have some extra time to spare, follow the steps below, and you'll be on your way to sprucing up a simple piece of furniture. Read more »

Craft Your Own DIY Camera Strap from a Belt, Shirt, and Boot

We prefer style over subtlety when it comes to our accessories! That's why we developed a fun and budget-friendly way to create custom camera straps from a few thrifted belts, an old boot, and some simple supplies from the craft store. Read more »

I Love Lamp DIY

DIY Action Figure Lamp
Shuffling around the web a few weeks ago, I bumped into the wild action figure lamps of Ryan McElhinney, and a light went off in my head. Ding! Here was the perfect project for putting childhood collections of toys and trinkets to use! Read more »