This is Offbeat Home's archive of Do It Yourself posts.
How-tos, photos and topics of DIY discussion.
I love my action figures but I often wish I had a better way to display them rather then gathering dust on a dark shelf. So, when I saw a terrarium a few weeks ago, it hit me: Mini terrariums personalized for each figure would be a perfect and stylish way to show 'em off. Intrigued? Here's how you make an action figure terrarium…
I saw this pin on Pinterest recently in which someone used a baby's old shirt to make a headband for the baby. "A-ha!" I thought, "How clever." Except I have a son, not a daughter, and dude isn't into wearing ANYTHING on his head — not even the scraps of his cool old clothing. Then it occurred to me that I don't need to have a kid to do this — I can chop up some of MY old stuff and give it a whirl! So I did.
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!