This is Offbeat Home's archive of Do It Yourself posts.
How-tos, photos and topics of DIY discussion.
These TARDIS socks are one of only many, many incredible Dr. Who-themed knitting projects featured on Trainknitting. You'll need an account at Ravelry to access some of the patterns, but signing up is free. Here are a few stand-outs (and y'all, there is TOTALLY an Ood ski mask somewhere in here).
I decided to DIY a large chevron onto thick canvas curtains from IKEA — and I'm happy to say that it was a total success! I originally rejected the idea as a lot of fabrics won't hold up paint, but when it dawned on me that canvas is what artists use to paint on, everything fell into place.
Did y'all catch that DIY pumpkin keg video that went viral? The moment I saw it I thought, "now THERE'S a Megan-simple pumpkin carving project!" Much like my cooking skills, my crafting skills are, well, let's just say sub-par. I was invited to my friends 5th annual Halloween pumpkin carving contest and I accepted with the express intent of trying my hand at the pumpkin keg. The video makes it seem so simple, spoiler alert: it wasn't!