D.I.Y Chevron & Wood

Chevron on wood

The trend for graphic chevron is still going strong! Hacky D.I.Y adaptations are all over the web, covering anything & everything from painted rugs to upcycled furniture. I’ve previously featured a round-up of DIY Chevron Ideas as well as a post full of ‘Half-painted DIY’, with some chevron thrown into the mix. For this post [...]

10 Copper D.I.Y Ideas

copper cover

Copper has been hot for a while now! New shiny pipes and fittings are available at your local hardwear store but local dealers of used pipes often offer way better deals with that vintage’y patina as a bonus. Thanks to crafty folks out there, inspiration on cool copper D.I.Y hacks are all over the blogosphere. [...]

Spring Cleaning D.I.Y Ideas

Get organized for spring

Spring means time for spring cleaning & high time to make those dreams of organized bliss come to fruition! Living in a creative home, you probably know that documents, clothes and craft supplies don’t organize themselves…To get things sorted out and organized you need to set a storage infrastructure! I’ve gathered a bunch of DIY [...]

Gettin’ Twiggy with it

Twiggy DIY

Spring brings new beginnings…and spring cleaning…Clearing up back yards and gardens is hard work, and will leave many of you with huge piles of debris from fallen trees like branches, sticks and twigs…This post features a selection of doable twiggy DIY ideas from the blogosphere. Hope you’ll be able to find one or two nuggets [...]

Egg Carton D.I.Y ideas

DIY Egg Carton Ideas

Easter celebrates rebirth, so what better way to celebrate than to inject new life into the often overlooked Easter leftovers; the egg cartons? This post proudly presents 10+ D.I.Y Egg Carton hacks from around the blogosphere. First out in the Egg Carton D.I.Y round-up are the awesome egg carton stools by Andrew Wagner & Jen [...]

D.I.Y Graffiti @Home

Graffiti Furniture DIY Inspiration

They say the history of scribbles started about 42000 years ago, in a Neanderthal cave in Spain. Since then, scribbles and graffiti (from the Italian word graffiato, ”scratched”) has made its way via the caves in Lasceaux, the ancient Roman empire, the art world (with art stars like Jean Michel Basquiat) into our day an [...]

D.I.Y Copper & Neon Bling

chunky-copper-bracelet-cover

I think copper is really cool, it’s one of those darling materials of mine. When browsing at my local hardwear store find myself admiring the shiny copper pipe, having that brief moment in the spotlight before disappearing into anonymous plumbing infrastructure. I’ve always had a weak spot for neon too. So, It’s perhaps not that [...]

Easy Easter D.I.Y ideas

Easter DIY Inspiration

How do you take your eggs? Today’s post serves a delightful dish of 10+ hacky Easy Easter DIY ideas brought to you from the blogosphere. The selection features a range of doable DIY egg hacks with Neon Dip Dyed Eggs, Chocolate Birds’ Nests, a ready-to-download-and-print Easter Bunny Garland + lots of other awesome ideas to [...]

Jonathan Adler D.I.Y Ideas

Jonathan Adler

Today I’m happy to share some of my snapshots from interior designer Jonathan Adler’s N.Y.C Soho Store (47, Greene Street). Adlers signature bright’n’quirky ”Happy Chic” style might not appeal to all of you… However,  I think the 10 DIY décor ideas I have extracted from from my snaps can be tweaked into suiting your own [...]

D.I.Y Candle Hacks

DIY Candles

Today is the day when electric lights go out over the world during Earth hour. So I figured I’d gather some hacky D.I.Y Candle Ideas from crafty corners of the blogosphere. I found 5 awesome ideas where old-school candlelight meets new-school creativity, involving everything from plastic dinosaur toys to satsumas. Links to awesome D.I.Y tutorials [...]

D.I.Y Plastic Bag Craft

Josh Blackwell - Collage

Get crafty with plastic bags! Today’s post explores DIY Plastic Bag Craft, a fusion of traditional craft techniques like embroidery, crochet and braiding with the everyday plastic grocery store bag. I’ve gathered a pick of 6 awesome ideas to get your hacker juices flowing…First out are the awesome embroidered grocery bags by artist Josh Blackwell. [...]

Vegan Taxidermy D.I.Y

Vegan Taxidermy DIY

So…yeah, I know, this trend has been around for quite while. Yet, seeing bits and pieces of ideas everywhere around the blogosphere I decided to make a sort of Greatest Hits of DIY Ideas for Vegan Taxidermy. I’ve done a lot of browsing and ended up with a selection of 10+ Awesome ideas involving everyday [...]

Pom Pom D.I.Y ideas!

Pom Pom DIY Ideas & Inspiration

The D.I.Y blogosphere has gone gaga for Pom Poms – the cheerful fluffy balls are everywhere! Depending on the look you’re after, you can either get to D.I.Y action using Pom Pom trim/Pom Pom fringe or make your fluffy Pom Poms using yarn and a clever Pom Pom Maker (or just go for the old [...]

D.I.Y – Creative writing

Hacky Type, D.I.Y Inspiration

It’s not what you say, it’s the way you say it! I’ve gathered a bunch of crafty typography ideas to get your D.I.Y ideas flowing. Why not create your quote art, your own hand-stitched greeting cards or write with neon rope on a wall? These hacks merges the  hand-written and hand-made into one creative stew [...]

Dumpster Dive Deluxe

Castor Designs

We need more scrap hacker heroes, you know those people/designers/bloggers whose hacks inspires a new playful perspective on the stuff that would otherwise have ended up in landfills. Add some aesthetic and a splash of color and you’ve got hacker heroes at Castor, a Canadian multidisciplinary design firm. An example of their hacky mindset are [...]

10 Awesome Book Hacks

DIY book recycling ideas

Although a lot of us have welcome digitalized reading, most of us still have mixed feelings about hacking books. They way I see it, hacking books and renewing their raison d’être in our homes is a way to pay thankful tribute to their legacy as bearers of culture, knowledge and amazing experiences.  I’ve gathered 10 [...]

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