Pop of Purple: The Look for Less

Purple is the color of royalty of luxury, and now it’s the color of your home. Purple has been popping up every where from toenails to toasters. A bright pop of purple can refresh your home and give it a bold new look. Here are our favorite purple picks for $28 and less. Pico Owl […]

Chocolate Curls: DIY

Creamy curls of chocolate can make any dessert just that much better. Even if the dessert is nothing more than ice cream, chocolate curls can turn your dish from plain to fabulous and the best part is you don’t have to be a pro to make them Odds are, you have all you need to […]

How to Make a Cork Trivet

Design*Sponge featured some absolutely fabulous DIY projects in their 2008 DIY contest. One of the best and the most doable for even the most DIY-challenged was the cork trivet (#19, pictured above) done by Abigail, a fabulously crafty lady if there ever was one. Made from cut-up and reclaimed wine corks, this trivet is fun, […]

Re: Usable Home: The Look for Less

The best part about being eco-friendly is that it saves you money. Because cutting down on waste means cutting down on buying unnecessary items. And if you are looking for places to save some money, identify your biggest source of waste: paper towels, Ziploc bags, etc. These are the best places to use reusable items. […]

Easter Tree: DIY

Even though the trees aren’t blooming outside, they can bloom inside with an Easter tree. Easter trees are a simple decoration that you can make in 15 minutes or less and they will wow your guests and keep your kids entertained for hours. The best part: You don’t have to buy anything. Everything you need […]

Easter Topiary: DIY

Here is how to create your own edible topiary for Easter (and it would make great wedding and shower decorations too!) 1 one-foot wooden dowel 1 6-inch foam ball 1 hot glue gun and sticks 1 8-inch wide terra cotta pot (should be heavy) Plaster of Paris or sturdy craft foam Cardboard Paint Several bags […]