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Don't you love it when everyday objects get repurposed into something really cool and useful? You'll be wowed by this DIY Mason jar chandelier tutorial. I admit, I'm no electrician, so I have no idea how safe this project is, but it sure packs a visual punch. If you're leery of venturing into electrical wiring territory, you could always make a votive candle version. (made 2 cREate)

Wine cork memo board. Photo: Casa Sugar

Do your kitty a kindness: provide places for him/her to snuggle, to climb and to sharpen those claws. For the snuggling part, know that cats adore hammocks. Let Ready Made blogger, Sonia, show you how to sew a comfy swinging sanctuary for your pet. (ReadyMade)

Learn how Remodelaholic's Cassity and Justin squeezed a half bath into a 4-bedroom, 1-bath home desperately in need of the extra "convenience." Their photos document how they did it, shaving a little bit of space off the adjoining rooms. Nice DIY'ing! (Remodelaholic via The DIY Show Off)







Take a small mountain of wine corks, a craft knife and a hot glue gun ... and you're well on your way to making this very cute wine cork memo board. Just do yourself a favor and get used corks for a genuine, lived-in look. Ask your friends to begin collecting 'em for you. (Casa Sugar)

If fabric's more your thing, take a look at another simple yet stylish memo board idea. Salvaged fabric scraps are glue-gunned onto squares of bulletin board, then secured behind a frame. Result: a modern-patchwork-design bulletin board that'll look awesome in your home office. (Crafty Nest)


Spray paint those ugly door knobs. Photo: Infarrantly Creative

Cheapo door knobs making you cringe? I'm right there with you. If you want a makeover without the expense of switching out all your door hardware, consider spray painting those ugly brass door knobs. Blogger, Beckie, offers up a brilliant how-to post on how to get a really long-lasting spray paint finish. (Infarrantly Creative)

Nope, your rental contract won't allow renovation. But this Houzz post explains how renters can get pretty darn close to a total makeover with just a little creativity. Think: decals, rugs, paint and hardware ... and have a little fun with it. (Houzz)





Speaking of renovation, here's a kitchen re-do all the way from Melbourne, Australia, that's worth checking out. I love how the "before" shot here is a complete disaster zone, contrasting with the gleaming and gorgeous "after" shots. Gives us all hope, doesn't it? (Apartment Therapy)




  • Melissa

    nice kitchen renovation..love it!

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