Before & After - Home Office


A fresh coat of paint can liven up boring furniture without costing very much. Learn how to get this look at Hawthorne & Main.


PVC Pipe Shoe Rack

gsdgThis clever and creative shoe rack was custom designed and made out of 8" diameter PVC pipe cut into 12" segments. The edges were sanded smooth and all pieces were painted white. The wood bench and trim was fit to the PVC module of whole or half pieces.


Source: Houzz

Beautiful free doodle bird paper craft printable.

Adorable bird print, might also look great as a mobile?

It looks best when printed on kraft cardstock.

Full tutorial and free print right here

Before & After Cabinet


Want new furniture but don't have the budget for it? Check out this amazing cabinet transformation by Ohoh


Success Cake


This delicious Success cake comes from Passion For Baking

You will need:

Success cake

6 eggs
2 1/3 cup (300 g) powdered sugar
3 1/4 cups (375 g) ground almonds (not too finely ground)
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Success cream (cream topping):

6 egg yolks
2/3 cup (150 ml) heavy cream
just under 1 cup (180 g) regular sugar
1 vanilla bean (split in half lengthways and seeds scraped out)
3/4 cup + 1 tablespoon (200 g) butter

Head over to Passion For Baking for step by step instructions

DIY - Sculptural Feather Lampshade

dfhdhMake this sculptural feather lamshade for your home. Using an inexpensive base and shade. Click on the image for video tutorial.

DIY Wooden Heart


We found this creative idea at Morning Creativity blog. He turned ice pop sticks into cute wooden heart. It is also possible to drill a hole in the heart and make a beautiful necklace out of it.

hdfhdStep by step tutorial...