Turn your household garbage and clutter into useful, beautiful home decor. Here’s how.
Make these cute, creative felted bird ornaments for your Christmas tree.
Want something different for a smaller room in your home? Create this cardboard Christmas tree!
Recycle your newspapers into a fun Christmas tree.
An old cigar box makes a playful place to safeguard and organize your keys. Look for ones made of paper-covered solid wood.
This curtain celebrates wood grain, one of nature’s loveliest graphic designs.
Subtle yet striking patterns give these simple-to-make bowls sophisticated personality and style.
Inexpensive glasses are transformed into vases with a simple wrap of handmade paper made using everything from cucumbers to kohlrabi.
This lamp looks stunning as a half-dome, but the audacious crafter with cups to spare could easily turn it into a sphere by adding to the simple pattern, one cup at a time.
To get this antiqued leather effect for your walls, paste torn pieces of crumpled grocery bags onto primed wallboard with a mixture of Elmer’s glue and water.
These fun recycled birdhouses—full of character and shabby chic—are aesthetically pleasing shelters for nesting birds.
No matter what your religious or spiritual beliefs, there’s usually room for well wishes and good intentions. Instead of dragging out the watt-hungry Christmas lights this holiday season, light up a doorway with a little positive energy.
What to do with that beautiful lambswool sweater with the moth hole in the sleeve? Or the cashmere cardigan that your teenager shrunk to infant size? Turn it into a soft, warm, snuggly woolen throw you can wrap yourself in on cold winter nights.
Changing the cabinets has a dramatic effect on the look of a kitchen. But new cabinets are expensive and often made of questionable materials—glues and preservatives and plastics that can impact the environment and your health. They’re resource-intensive, too—forests of hardwoods fall each year to keep up with the American appetite for the new and different.
Eggs take on a soft, golden hue with this homemade recipe that uses fresh, spring dandelions.