Color inspires us every day. It can catch our attention, tie together a room and even affect our moods. So it makes perfect sense that when it’s time to choose what color to paint our walls, we find ourselves agonizing over hundreds of paint chips (a.k.a. paint swatches)!
Want to know a secret? You can use all the color chips you’ve saved to decorate. Instead of tossing old chips, try one of these paint chip projects!
Is your yard looking a little dull? Is your windowsill a bit empty? DIY garden tags will spruce up your indoor or outdoor garden and remind you what plants you’re growing at the same time! The best part? This functional flair can be made with items you already own! Check out these five do-it-yourself plant marker ideas:
Every pet has a secret. They may look adorable and cuddly on the outside, but beneath that cute veneer of innocence lies a rebel. Do they love eating trash instead of their own food? Or maybe they have a history of indoor urination? Yes, that cute-but-guilty face gives it all away.
If your pet has a history of clandestine misbehavior, don’t call Cesar the Dog Whisperer just yet! Animal mischief is easy to clean up if you’re prepared. Here are easy ways to cover up three common pet crimes:
Want to turn a few unused items into an elegant, masterfully designed DIY project? All you need are a few pieces of dinnerware and a pair of candlesticks! While you could use this creation for a mini cupcake tray or serving platter, we think it’s perfect as a unique jewelry display. No one else will have a way to keep their baubles organized quite like this!
Blue or green? Red or pink? If you’re feeling color paralysis while decorating, it’s time to think strategically, not emotionally! You may love blue, but there’s a good reason to keep it away from the kitchen. And even if purple isn’t your favorite color, adding it to the bedroom may be…shall we say…in your best interest! Here are ten fabulous color theory tips:
Don’t underestimate the importance of napkins at the dinner table – sometimes they’re the only barrier between that runny BBQ sauce and your favorite pair of pants! But napkins can do more than protect slacks. These small pieces of cloth can take your table up a decorative notch, especially when they’re paired with an awesome napkin ring.
Are your napkin rings lacking in the awesome department? Easy to change! Here are a few fun ideas to get you started: