While the holiday season is a time for fun, family, and friends, it’s also a time for spending stupid amounts of money. Costs for gifts, entertaining, traveling, and decorating can get overwhelming. Luckily, necessity being totally broke is the mother of invention, so being strapped for cash around the holidays can inspire some fun DIY […]
Ah, Gocco printers. If you’ve read a wedding blog in the last two years, odds are you’ve come across Gocco-ed invitations, whether you realize it or not. The Gocco printer is a self-contained screenprinting kit of Japanese magic. (That last part isn’t actually part of the definition, but it should be.)
This week I set my DIY-sights on an unoffensive but extremely boring lamp shade that resides in my living room.
At some point near the middle of March, I always decide that I’m “done” with winter. The sweaters and jackets get pushed to the back of the closet, the flip flops come out, and I inevitably freeze my butt off for several weeks until the weather catches up with my warm-weather state of mind. Likewise, […]
I’m going to start out this week’s DIY with a promise: next week’s project will not involve white spray paint in any form, lest I have to rename this series “Allie Spray Paints Junk White to Make It Look Less Junky.” Pinkie swear. Now on to this week’s project!
This week’s project began with utter failure.
I was wandering around my house yesterday looking for some inspiration for this week’s edition of Lazy Lady when I saw this:
My name is Allie, and I love to make things. I am also cheap, lazy, and have the ability to injure myself with safety scissors. So when I say that if I can do this, anyone can, I mean it. In this first of many craftacular adventures, I’m going to show you how to paint […]