I’m not gonna lie to you guys. This DIY almost didn’t happen. I had seen so many tutorials on marbling that I wanted to try it for myself. I figured, how hard could it be? Apparently, it takes a little practice. The images you see are from my SECOND attempt. The first time I marbled these planters they were splotchy and clumpy. It was frustrating to say the least, but I hope my failure will be your success. Keep reading to see how I made these marbled planters with tips on what not to do! (more…)
As for me, I’ll be working on DIY projects for the blog this weekend and binging the new Girl Boss show on Netflix. Hope you have a great and crafty weekend!
1. Zig Zag Coat Rack from Almost Makes Perfect
2. Toothbrush Holder from The Merrythought
3. Geo Wall Planter from Burkatron
4. Triangle Mirror from The Merrythought
5. Minimal Entryway Coat Rack from Idle Hands Awake
6. Wood Easel from Damask Love
7. Wood Frame from Pneumatic Addict
I remember doing tie-dye at a summer camp I went to as a kid and it was my favorite thing! I loved playing with the placement of the rubber bands to try and create cool patterns. Of course, it would never turn out how you imagined but you would convince yourself that it still looked cool.
Shibori is a Japanese technique of dying by binding, stitching, twisting, folding and compressing fabric to create intricate designs. AKA, tie-dye for adults. The main dye used in shibori is indigo. I’ve been obsessed with this deep shade of blue for a while now and am trying to figure out ways to incorporate the color into my home. These DIY indigo projects are a good start for inspiration! (more…)
This past week I’ve been DIYing more than I have in the past few months and it feels so good to be back! I get a lot of my inspiration from other bloggers and here are the latest 7 projects that I totally obsessed with!
As for the weekend, I have a whole lot of nothing planned. I just finished watching The People vs OJ Simpson and it was so good! Now I need a new show to watch if you have any recommendations! I’ll also be dreaming up new DIYS for the coming week so stay tuned!
Remember in my last post when I said I had bought an embarrassing amount of rope? Well, it’s because of the macrame kick I’ve been on the past few months. After seeing all the amazing macrame artists on social media , I was so inspired to learn the craft. I thought I’d shared one of the first projects I ever learned to make that is both functional and beautiful.