I think I may have mentioned this once or twice, but I refuse to pay ridiculous prices at home decor stores for items I can make for much less on my own, especially when that allows me to customize the piece to my taste and needs. I have always admired the lean against wall ladders […]
There is something about old fashioned Christmas tree light bulbs that makes me incredibly nostalgic. Seeing them brings back wonderful holiday memories Christmases at my grandmother’s house. She always used the old fashioned lights on her tree and seeing them brings a smile to my face. At the same time, I am not a big fan of […]
As much as I love the convenience of e-books, I will always be partial to the experience of laying in bed and turning the pages of a good ol’ fashioned paper book before bed each night. I tend to read write up to the point of complete sleepiness and then drop the book on the […]
I love books and I love quirky decor, so it’s obvious why this DIY Telephone Book End Project from A Beautiful Mess caught my attention. I think it’s a fun way to accent and draw attention to a book collection and would also make a great handmade gift for the bibliomaniac in your life. For […]
Another week, another amazing pumpkin DIY! When I saw these gorgeous pumpkins on Funkytime, I just had to ask if we could share them here with you. I am all about creative pumpkin decoration ideas and these are some of the prettiest non-carved pumpkins I have come across so far! I adore the ombre pumpkin […]
Halloween is my second favorite holiday of the year. I love decorating for it each time fall rolls around and pumpkins are an absolute must! No matter how hard I try, I can never carve up a crazy cool pumpkin like you see in the Martha Stewart and Good Housekeeping Mags, so I am always […]
How nice would it be to just stand in front of one appliance while making breakfast instead of scurrying off to the oven, stove, coffee maker and toaster oven? It would be pretty AWESOME I would have to say! With this new appliance: The Retro 3-in-1 Breakfast Station, you will have everything that you need […]
I think a handmade gift is always more thoughtful than some mass produced knick knack or gift card and when I came across this lovely DIY What’s Your Sign Constellation Art print by Hello Paper Moon I found the next homemade creation I will be gifting this holiday season. I know some people who love astrology who will […]
I like hot chocolate almost as much as I like tea, and I like tea almost as much as I like coffee, and I don’t like doing dishes at all so that adds up to needing a lot of mugs in my cabinet. I pretty much gauge when it’s time to run the dishwasher by […]
When I first saw images of this Fabric Scrap Map floating around the web, I started thinking I would like to re-create it in reds, blues, and whites for a sort of Americana decor look, but was worried it would be too difficult and got discouraged. Silly me did not realize that this was not […]
This Tiny Polaroid Magnet DIY by Ambrosia Girl might just be the coolest Polaroid inspired DIY I have ever seen. With this simple DIY you can easily turn your favorite photos into Polaroid style magnets. You really won’t believe how easy it is considering how wonderful they look. Visit Ambrosia Girl for the Full DIY and check out all the other awesome stuff she has going on while you’re there!
When I stumbled upon Lauren Elise Crafted, I immediately knew I wanted to feature something from the site here on The Daily Quirk, but it was hard to pick just one project! The site is a goldmine of awesome DIYs and after much debate I settled on Lauren Elise’s DIY Ampersand Pinboard.
Who doesn’t like a good old scratch ticket? There is always that rush of taking a coin and scratching off the scratchable ticket to see if you have won anything. What if you could do the same with a MAP?! You CAN with the new Scratch off Map! This could be a perfect gift or […]
Depending on your personality, ironing is either a relaxing task or annoying chore. I’m the kind of person who thinks that if you’re going to do something you might as well do it right, so even though I tend to be of the later opinion on the subject I’ve taken the time to learn some […]