This is Offbeat Home's archive of Do It Yourself posts.
How-tos, photos and topics of DIY discussion.
Every once in a while on Facebook or Twitter, I see a plea for help to get rid of cable and start watching TV shows and movies online. I have been doing this for about three years and wouldn't go back. Here's how I make it work with a laptop and a little organization.
The moment I saw Lara (of "geeky love" wedding invitation fame)'s DIYed squid shower curtain, I just HAD to get my tentacles on it for Home. Not only did she let us feature it, but she gave y'all an awesome hand-drawn how-to. Cuteness ahoy!
You know, our grand-parents and great grandparents didn't necessarily have high efficiency washers and dryers. They had time, the sun, the wind, and Borax. So, taking a few pages from their books, I came up with my brilliant new laundry plan that, believe it or not, will only end up costing me $30 a year.
Check out this fucking brilliant before and after highboy dresser action from mollykb. Quite the dramatic change, no? This makeover says I'll see your "fresh paint" upgrade and double down on some patterns and funky knobs. Thankfully she explained how she accomplished this Bohemian dresser look.
Whether you're toting your favorite bottle to a picnic in the park, a BYOB at a buddy's or dressing up a gift, here are a couple ways to make a sleeve for your vino, using old sweaters or baby clothes.