I originally saw this idea on Offbeat Home a while back. I wasn't able to find any specific tutorials on how to make the threaded house numbers online, so I figured it out as I went along. Here's how you can make your own industrial house numbers.
If you were wondering, "How else can I showcase my love for invertebrates in my home?" the Medusae Collection of pendant lamps by Roxy Russell is your (expensive) answer. Check out these ethereal beauties and imagine them illuminating your space with their floaty and frilly presence…
I'm going to be moving in January to a different city, but I know I'll only be in that city for six months or so. With that in mind, I'm not looking to spend a lot of money on a bed, nor am I interested in buying a used bed. Do any of you have a creative temporary bed solution?
I put out the call for our Homies to send us their holiday decorations. Damnit, I want to see how y'all offbeat the holidays. And WOW did I get some amazing peeks into your homes. We've got alien-head tree-toppers, Mid-century Christmanukkah decor, beer ornaments, and trees that are both sideways AND upside down!
I'm a non-believer, but for me, Christmas has always been my favorite holiday for all the seasonal and festive reasons. I love the lights, the baking, the presents, the family togetherness time. Agnostic seasonal decor was a great post last year, but one of the unanswered questions, is what do you DO as a non-believer at Christmastime? If you're curious, these are my reflections, conclusions, and current practices as an Atheist as Christmas.
Do you have some record album sleeves left over from your record-melting crafty-fun-times? Are some of those records you picked up at that garage sale looking awesome but not sounding so great? Here's how to upcycle those old album covers into a new life as 3D boxes that hold all kinds of things! Prezzies! Foods! Toys! What will you put in yours?
A lot of you Homies might remember our long-time sponsor SimpleRegistry from when we've talked about them over on Offbeat Bride. SimpleRegistry is changing the way engaged couples (or non-engaged individuals with needs) create and share a registry. With cool tools that make registering for gifts fun and personable, y'all can create a registry that is reflective of your personality, instead of the latest inventory of the big box retail stores.
And since we last talked about SimpleRegistry, they've made quite a few awesome changes y'all might be interested in…
My love of the Winter Solstice has nothing to do with the New Agey stuff and everything to do with the fact that I am a badass Montanan of Scandinavian heritage. And I have been getting my Yule on since 1995. Here is my guide for throwing a party for this kind of Solstice. I've grouped party ideas by age, but you can borrow from any category.