Fairy cakes are basically lovely little cupcakes adorned with pretty icing and "fairy dust" - AKA sprinkles - for a nice ethereal effect.
Wallpaper is a big investment. It's one of the most visible pars of your home decor, and you're probably going to be stuck looking at whatever you get for a long time. This video will give you some tips of choosing the right sort of wallpaper (vinyl, paper, prepasted, etc.) and how much you should pay for decent quality product.
Debel1800 shows viewers how to throw a fabulous baby shower! You definitely want to do fun decor, such as standard plates and great decor for the tables such as floral and jars. You can also use these decor for after wards as a gift! You can also use pinatas for decor and fun. Make sure you keep everything cohesive. The best punch to use is punch made with lime green sherbet and add ginger ale or sprite and it's fizzy and yummy. Games to play can also be neutral that everyone there can play. ...
This video tutorial shows How to make a Macrame Lizard, Nice accessory for the summer season! You can use this Lizard for different types of goals, for example: keyring, keychain, pendant for necklace, earrings, decor and accessory..
We understand if you prefer using fake evergreen sprigs and styrofoam berries in your house for Christmas decor rather than the real things, which tend to dry out in 1-2 weeks. But if you're lucky enough to have some really greenery growing outside your self, consider mixing real with fake for an everlasting display.
In this tutorial, we learn how to recycle cans to make garden decor. First, use small scissors to poke a hole in the top of the can, then cur around the top of it until you have removed the mouth. After this, cut a rigid design in the top of the can and then cut five slits going down on all the sides. Push these down, then cut the sides of them so they are slightly rounded. From here, you will attach these to another can that has been spread out with tons of different slits. Place this on a r...
Are you looking for a unique type of flower that will never wilt or die? Check out this tutorial for a cool, homemade alternative to the silk variety. All you need to make these flowers is some funky colored paper.
This video helps the holiday table settings add a fun and colorful theme to each holiday. Using white plates and table cloths, along with clear glass settings, will help to bring out the colors and details of the decorative additions to the table. Having scented candles or other types of fragrances will highlight and compliment the holiday table theme you have set. The table decorations you will see don't need to match, they only need to flow in with the theme you have arranged. This video wi...
In this tutorial, we learn how to revamp a junk table with paint. If you find a cheap junk table, buy it! Just grab some paint brushes and a nice white or cream colored paint. Then, use the brushes to brush a white undercoat onto the entire table. After this has dried fully, take any color of paint that you would like to match your decor. From here, paint the entire piece until it's full coated. You may have to apply another coat to make it soak in fully. When finished, let it dry and use it ...
This video is 70's string art tutorial, decor yourself. The way the women is describing, is that you can use anything to do this, get a piece of thick wood, paint it white, use a ruler, and measure halfway, draw a dot. Draw a circle around it, with the dot being in the middle. take nails all the way around the center of the circle, and thread the whole thing, until you turn out with a very beautiful and creative circle design that you can hang on your livingroom wall, theres also other design...
Having trouble finding curtains that fit your decor and your price range? Why not make your own? Watch this video to learn how with a little sewing skill you can make curtains yourself that will match any decor and fit any window.
An interesting party decor idea is to place balloons inside other balloons. This can be accomplished easily by first inflating a large balloon. Using a small stick, push a second, smaller balloon inside the larger one and then inflate the smaller balloon while it is inside the larger one. You can then tie up the second balloon, leaving the smaller one inside the large balloon. This can be repeated with multiple small balloons, so your balloons will have a unique and interesting look. This tut...
If you need to decorate your house fast for the holidays, then supersized decor is the way to go. Yeah, you could buy those tacky big Christmas ornament balls fastened with big red ribbons at the store, but if you're looking for elegant Christmas decor then making it is the way to go.
You know how leaves that fall onto a newly fashioned, wet layer of cement create a beautiful indentation and mold of the leaf that stays on as long as the concrete stays there? Well, you can use a similar method to create concrete decor indented with rhubarb leaves.
Hosting a Halloween party and looking for some inspiration? ThreadBanger's Decor It Yourself is here to help with a few spooky ideas that can be thrown together at home and for cheap! Projects include eerie terrariums, adding red to the eyes in your portrait wall art, and bloody-ing up your shower curtain like a scene out of Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho.
This fabric "yo-yo" is really not a yo-yo at all, but rather a feminine fabric rosette that does (sort of) resemble the beloved childhood play toy. These fabric rosettes are quite lovely and would look great adorning a card or bag.
Is your dog the apple of your eye? Then integrate some doggy decor into your life by crafting this useful and highly cute binder clip. Embellished with an adorable scalloped stamp featuring a teeny blue bone in the center, this binder clip is possibly the chicest we've seen.
The edible turkey doesn't have to be the only turkey on your Thanksgiving table this holiday season. We know that when it comes to turkey day, food is probably the most important attraction.
Before you endeavor to make these stylish sunglasses, you should note that they're intended more for decor and play (think Lady Gaga's memorable smokey cigarette glasses in her music video for "Telephone") than for actual wear.
Looking for your next home décor project? In this clip, Meg of ThreadBanger offers instructions on how to make spring time inspired kirigami flower art. Though the end result appears quite ornate, the process itself is relatively simple. So simple, in fact, that this video guide can present a complete overview of the process in just over three and a half minutes. Take a look.
Let's face it: Martha Stewart is the queen of the kitchen... and of decor, crafts, and a billion other things. In this video tutorial, learn how Martha and her niece Sophie take the kitchen by storm to make a wonderful, traditional pumpkin pie, perfect for fall holidays.
If you're the publicity/graphic design person for a fraternity then trust us, you'll be using this Photoshop design A LOT. Wheter you need this realistic looking beer bottle for a banner, invitations, or for decor at a party, it looks very professional.
Adding a decorative shelf to a room enhances the decor and also gives you a place to display your favorite photos and knickknacks. Before you get started, learn how to securely hang a shelf.
Still using those boring plastic coasters that you got at a sale at Ralph's? Add some personal style to the mix the next time you serve your friends some soda by making your own coasters!
This beautiful flower was created from scratch out of melted silver and gold. In this tutorial, learn how to take that ordinary looking metal and turn it into a gorgeous rose that will definitely impress your partner. Use this rose as a gift or home decor - whatever the use, you can be sure it will stand out and look stunning.
Gemstone trees are very zen and are a wonderful complement to your feng shui-ed out apartment. These are not easy to make but the results are gorgeous and are excellent conversation pieces.
In this tutorial, learn how to save some money and make a working iPod dock that will be a lovely addition to your home decor. This clip will walk you through how to disassemble an old pair of speakers, combine it with some scrap wood and make a beautiful set up for your Apple products. Have fun and rock on!
In this arts & crafts tutorial, learn how to make a beautiful rose embellishment out of a piece of 6x6 pattern paper and Glimmer mists to give it a pearlescent sheen. This is a fun technique and great to apply to all your craft projects including cards, scrapbook layouts or home decor projects.
This week, Etsy How-Tuesday presents Virginia Griswold. Today we're going to learn how to make ornaments out of teacups, or any kind of small porcelain object you can find. Use recycled porcelain to create holiday decorations. You'll be drilling through the cup with a dremel.
Are your white walls closing in on you? Are you moving into a dorm room or have a strict landlord or parental unit? No worries, we have no-nail and no-paint wall solutions for you in this episode. This week, we will make DIY wall decals that are easy, movable and stylish. With a full wall decal guide and peeks into how other nesters DIY their wall decor.
An accent table is a great addition to any room, especially if storage is at a premium in your living space. This project won't take longer than a weekend to complete, and you can finish it in any color to match your decor.
This is a great home decor tip that will definitely save on your budget. You can use discontinued designer fabrics for this. Cut your swatches into strips and then sew to match your pillow. Then just add a sturdy zipper and you're done!
What reminds you of Christmas the most? For us, it's the sweet scent and beautiful clustered shape of holly berries. These bright red berries also look great as part of Christmas decor.
Got a vase? How about a candle and some fake snow? Then you've got yourself a frosty good centerpiece for your holiday table. Check out this holiday decor video to learn how to put together a wintry scene.
You don't need to be Michelle Obama to have a house full of jaw-droppingly beautiful Christmas decor. All you need is a little ingenuity and the tips from this Christmas decorating video.
While it's true that Christmas wreaths are traditionally meant to go on your front door, you needn't think so inside the box when it comes to the donut-shaped Christmas decor.
Here is a unique and fun idea you can use to decorate pumpkins for the autumn holidays. You can use crazy quilt shapes and techniques to create a patchwork pumpkin. Since you have to cut into the pumpkins, this decor tip will only last a few days.
An all-white tabletop is timelessly elegant, but sometimes the safe choice becomes the dull one. If you want to entertain with style, why not consider adding some fun color to your table decor?
Halloween doesn't have to be the only fall holiday in which you employ pumpkins. Pumpkins make excellent Thanksgiving decor, especially when paired with other autumnal hues from seasonal flowers and stems.
Don't throw away your old CDs and DVDs! All you need is a little felt, some glue and an X-acto knife to turn obsolete software into techie home decor. Just glue the felt to the disc, and then cut out once the glue is dry.