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How to Reupholster a Lampshade

Want to learn how to reupholster a lampshade to perk up an old lamp? See how I did just that with my $6 thrifted lamps! How to Reupholster a Lampshade Guess what sucks about rental apartments? Aside from having neighbors on four sides, rental apartments don’t have much–if any–overhead lighting, which is pretty terrible. I’ve …

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Hanging Shades or Blinds Without Damaging Walls

This post chats about hanging shades or blinds without drilling holes. I’m using the DIY insulated blackout shades I made as an example. If you’re a renter who can’t make holes in your walls and you’re looking for some no-hole hanging solutions for shades and curtains, these hanging options are applicable for many different types …

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Make an Engineering Print into Wall Decor

Make an Engineering Print into Wall Decor Engineering Prints: Showcase your line drawings and graphics with engineering prints. These over-sized prints promote high-quality black and white line drawings in a variety of sizes. Engineering prints are ideal for architects and builders. I’m doing it. I’m jumping on the engineering print bandwagon. Apologies in advance to …

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Shop Here: Habitat for Humanity ReStore

You’ve probably heard of Habitat for Humanity, but have you heard of Habitat for Humanity ReStore? I hadn’t until last year, when my dad told me about a ReStore in downtown Frederick, MD. ReStores are nonprofit home improvement and household goods stores that sell gently used items like furniture, building materials, and appliances. Since ReStores …

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Beeswax and Coconut Oil Candles Recipe

This post shares the beeswax and coconut oil candles recipe I used to experiment with making mine. Making beeswax candles with coconut oil is an easy way to dip your feet in to candle making. Beeswax and Coconut Oil Candles Recipe Have you ever heard of Burt’s Bees? Burt’s products are popular for a reason. …

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