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.
This is Offbeat Home's archive of Do It Yourself posts.
How-tos, photos and topics of DIY discussion.
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.
Another week, another amazing chair makeover. What is with you talented guys!? Though, I will say that I think this chair makeover wins the Offbeat Home "zombie award" for bringing such an old, broken, ugly chair back from the dead with SUCH amazing style!
April of April Knits, Cooks and Reads made her own layered rainbow wedding cake and posted a great tutorial on her blog including her cake recipe, how she colored the layers, and the assembly. She was able to make the layers about a week ahead of time and freeze them before assembling and icing the whole shebang.
And you thought cross stitch was for little old ladies, stitching BORING samplers and twee "kiss the cook" and "bless this house" patterns. Well, you were wrong. It's called the Zombie cross-stitch kit, and Mich is showing you how it's done.