I spied a super cool large garden container tip most recently when I was helping my friend Judy move. Among her many talents, she's quite the green thumb. When she gave me the chore of emptying the dirt and summer blooms out one of her large plant containers, "but leave the plastic bottles in the ... Read More about Was a barrel of plastic bottles, now a barrel of pumpkins!
Who doesn't love a garden full of flowers, but hey, not all of us have a green thumb, right? So here is a DIY collection of faux ways to add garden flowers to your yard, porch or patio without having to plant a single seed, flora, shrub or bush! [pinterest count="horizontal"] 12 ways to add ... Read More about 12 Faux Garden Flowers. No Planting Required!
Last summer some of the birds in my yard went to town pulling the filling out of one of our old lawn cushions. Hey, it's not like they can fly to the craft store and buy supplies. There's something fascinating in the creation of a real bird's nest. I think that's why so many of us try to bring ... Read More about It’s Faux the Birds! 10 DIY Nests
Tin foil is not just for cooking, my friends. There are plenty of ways to put aluminum foil to work in a DIY project to get a metallic finish that can look pretty darn close a real metallic finish. Being that tin foil is technically metal already, it's effect makes it look that much more real, in ... Read More about 6 Faux Metallic Projects with Tin Foil
It's amazing what the magic of a faux treatment can do to a countertop for a lot less money. If that method includes going over existing laminate countertops, we're probably talking about saving even more. Upon perusing the web for faux countertop ideas, my attention seemed to be drawn to the more ... Read More about 5 Rustic DIY Faux Countertops
I took a house tour a few years ago in one of the fancier suburban Chicago towns. I was awed, inspired, and perhaps feeling that I should have dressed a little nicer. Maybe next time, anyway, I remember in one of the most elaborate homes we actually had a tour guide who took us through the home, ... Read More about 5 Things to Use as a Faux Canvas
I wish I had a fireplace!! If we ever make the move into a new house, it's on our wish list, to be sure. In the meantime I'm tossing around the idea of a faux mantel for the basement using the scrap wood we have left over from taking down the basement walls. Sure it wouldn't be a real fireplace, ... Read More about 5 DIY Faux Mantel Ideas
The other day, I showed you how I bottled up some faux snow into snow in a jar ornaments, and that post included an easy faux snow recipe, but that's really only the tip of the iceberg on faux snow...wah, wah, wahhh! Here are some killer chiller ways to make safe, non-toxic faux snow this season ... Read More about 11+ Ways to Make Your Own Faux Snow