Архив автора: Katie Holdefehr

The Trick to Making Small Space Furniture More Functional

If you live in a tiny apartment where a single space serves multiple purposes (your bedroom is your living room is your dining room, right?), the best thing you can do for your furniture is to make it mobile. Adding a fresh set of wheels to tables, bar carts and kitchen islands lets them slide from one side of the apartment to another, filling in wherever they’re needed most. Here’s how to turn those pinch-hitting pieces into veritable MVPs. (далее…)

Get Started Now: 9 Stylish Gifts To Stitch, Knit or Embroider

There’s nothing more flattering than receiving a gift handmade just for you—especially one that your friend painstakingly knit, embroidered, or crocheted over the course of several days, multiple YouTube tutorials, and a few bottles of wine. To get your creative gift-giving inspiration flowing, we’ve rounded up nine projects to whip up on the subway or while Netflixing this winter. (далее…)

Get Started Now: 9 Stylish Gifts To Stitch, Knit or Embroider

There’s nothing more flattering than receiving a gift handmade just for you—especially one that your friend painstakingly knit, embroidered, or crocheted over the course of several days, multiple YouTube tutorials, and a few bottles of wine. To get your creative gift-giving inspiration flowing, we’ve rounded up nine projects to whip up on the subway or while Netflixing this winter. (далее…)

Nine Ways To Take Paper Snowflakes To The Next Level

The thought of making paper snowflakes may remind you of childhood memories of cutting out wonky, misshapen snowflakes only a mother could love. While the concept remains the same, this time around, the look is much more sophisticated— and your improved motor skills will come in handy. Armed with a quick tutorial, some project inspiration and a pair of scissors, you’re ready to snip your way to a winter wonderland. (далее…)

Problem Solving Projects: 10 Super Smart Kitchen Storage DIYs

There are yet-to-be-discovered storage spots lurking in even the teeny-tiniest of kitchens—under the shelves, behind cabinet doors, right on the wall. These clever DIY ideas will help you uncover these areas in your own kitchen and create stylish storage projects that fit right into them. Hello, cute and orderly kitchen! (далее…)

How to Give a $4 IKEA Pillow a Palm-Patterned Makeover

Pin this brilliant project and save it for a sunny day: Brush an inexpensive IKEA pillow cover with solar-activated dye, lay some leaves on top, and watch in wonder as the sun’s rays turn the white pillow an eye-popping orange. Of-the-moment palm patterns and new dyes in modern colors make this a fresh take on the classic blue sun print. And the best part? The look on your friends’ faces when you tell them you made it yourself. (далее…)

Decorating Black Holes: The 7 Most Easily Forgotten Spots

There are plenty of spots in our homes that we all know to decorate—blank walls, console tables, the area over the couch—and then there are those tiny areas that we tend to ignore. Especially if you live in a small space, you won’t want to miss these seven opportunities to sneak a little more art, plants and personality into your living quarters. (далее…)

Under $10: Fall Arrangements That Will Last All Season

It may be time to toss out your jack-o-lanterns, but holiday decorating is still a few weeks away (come on, at least wait until Thanksgiving to pull out your twinkle lights and tinsel!). To help fill the gap between monsters and mistletoe, we curated 10 ideas for long-lasting arrangements with autumn’s finest. Choose enduring ingredients like eucalyptus and leafy branches, and you’ll be able to leave them out all season. (далее…)

The Dos & Don’ts of Perfectly Matched Paint Touch-Ups

It happens: Your niece draws a crayon masterpiece on your living room wall, or you scratch the molding while moving furniture . . . and now you’re searching the basement for touch-up paint. Before you pick up that paintbrush, check out our top ten touch-up tips to follow—and the five biggest mistakes to steer clear of!—if you want to avoid repainting the entire room. (далее…)