This is Offbeat Home's archive of Do It Yourself posts.
How-tos, photos and topics of DIY discussion.
Can anyone suggest a quick, cheap fix for these Moroccan lamps? I'm not nearly as crafty as I would like to be and the silk surrounding the shades is so dry and brittle it tears easily if you attempt to clean it. I would however, like to maintain a spicy feel to them. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!
I had this odd space in my kitchen that I didn't know how to handle. Apparently, it was some kind of pantry at one point — but now it was just a strange, shallow area covered with cork. I'd seen a few projects around Pinterest and other places where people used metal and chalkboard paint to create a magnetic spice rack and since I had a) no place for spices, and b) no better ideas for the weird space, I decided to go for it.
What do you want your little rainbow of hearts to say? Do you wish they were flavored differently, or spelled out secret messages? Do you want more vibrant colors? Now, Homies, is your chance — because we've got the skinny on how to make your very own.
Offbeat Homie Jessica — aka "Not Exactly Martha," aka the mastermind behind that bishop chair makeover — uploaded her newest makeover to our Flickr pool. This photo is just a little teaser for the impressive bright and mod dresser update. Seriously, it's impressive how a little paint can create such a drastic change such as this…