This is Offbeat Home's archive of colorful posts.
As a rainbow-loving lady, I'm always trying to add color to my confections. As a newly-diagnosed diabetic, I have to watch what I'm adding to sweet treats. This is a trick I've used to color sugar for topping cupcakes and candies many times, and it works for sugar substitutes, too!
Making your own sanding sugars lets you create just the right hue to add to your sweet rainbow and dragon, here, is going to show you how it's done.
I want to paint our front door a BIG bright color, but my partner's got reservations. Some help from the community would really help us make a decision about this.
It's our weekly roundup of reader photos and interesting Offbeat Home-ish links from around the web. This week we've got the lowdown on air conditioned doghouses, an upcoming steampunk fest in Massachusetts, and era-appropriate Disney princess cosplay. Click on through!
When I moved into my condo, I loved everything but the horrible almond-y bathroom. SO '70s!
I moped around feeling helpless for a while, and then I got an idea to reno my space myself — no big commitment, just my own two hands and a little bit of smarts.
One thing really makes a place look lived-in, and that's hanging art on the wall. It takes a commitment to put a nail into plaster to hang a picture, and seeing art you've committed to hanging immediately makes you feel in control of your space.
While you're waiting for art you love to come along, you can liven up a room with your own art — or your family's! Round up the necessities, and I'll meet you in the driveway for a seriously easy step-by-step guide to making art for your home you'll be proud of.
I'll be surprised if you don't find these fluorescent design ideas titillating. I never thought I'd want to live in a world where fluorescent colors are a trend. It sounds like the bad parts of '80s style crawled out of whatever toxic sludge pit they retired to and attached themselves to 2012.
But the more walls and tschotchkies in hot pink and electric blue and peeing-Mountain-Dew yellow I see, the more excited I get.