When Megan of NotMartha set out to re-create a DWR shoe rack, I'll admit I had my doubts. Surely a suspended shoe rack would look mighty funny with just a few tools from the hardware store. shoe-rack, jackets, entryway, doors Miraculously, she pulled off the look famously,
These could possibly be the cutest shoes I've never owned. But don't worry --- I'm fixing that. Earth and Living attempted a tutorial for these cuties last year, and I thought the pair would be perfect for fall weather.
Maker Mike Boylan created this lovely shade out of yardsticks, pulleys, and my favorite part -- a crystal decanter stopper. You can put your own spin on a similar calendar with this easy tutorial here.
Etsy houses some of the greatest upcyclers to date, and the Rae Rae Sisters are certainly included in the mix. While browsing their fun DIY-based shop, I came across a fantastic new use for that rusted cheese grater you wouldn't dream of cooking with: a pencil holder