Jul
16

12 July DIYs

WOOD-+-COPPER-NECKLACES-see-kate-sew-Design-Crush

SHARPIE-WATERCOLOR-PILLOWS-HGTV-Design-Crush

NEON-ACRYLIC-FRAME-PLACE-CARDS-A-Fabulous-Fete-Design-Crush

GEOMETRIC-WOOD-TRIVETS-A-Beautiful-Mess-Design-Crush

COPPER-BAR-EARRINGS-almost-makes-perfect-Design-Crush

BEADED-PLANT-HANGERS-Honest-To-Nod-Design-Crush

SUMMER-POM-POM-THROW-Sugar-&-Cloth-Design-Crush

OMBRE-TWIG-WALL-HANGING-Grow-Creative-Design-Crush

KNOTTED-TASSEL-NECKPIECE-the-red-thread-Design-Crush

FOOTED-CANDY-JARS-Julep-Design-Crush

CONCRETE-DOOR-STOPPERS-Home-Made-Makeovers-Design-Crush

ALUMINUM-CHAIR-MAKEOVER-A-Beautiful-Mess-Design-Crush

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Jun
18

12 June DIYs

BOHEMIAN-PENDANT-LAMP-love-Maegan-Design-Crush

 

METALLIC-GEOMETRIC-PLANTERS-Curbly-Design-Crush

 

PAINTED-BOXES-Design-Mom-Design-Crush

 

PAINTED-LATTE-BOWLS-Style-Me-Pretty-Design-Crush

 

ROPE-RUG-A-Beautiful-Mess-Design-Crush

 

AGATE-SLICE-WALL-ART-Etsy-Design-Crush

 

ENTRYWAY-ORGANIZER-Almost-Makes-Perfect-Design-Crush

 

MEXICAN-STAR-WEAVE-Simply-Grove-Design-Crush

 

PAINTED-CUSHIONS-Pretty-Prudent-Design-Crush

 

PAPER-TUBE-CHANDELIER-Brooklyn-Bride-Design-Crush

 

WOVEN-BENCH-The-Merrythought-Design-Crush

 

WOVEN-RAG-RUG-A-Beautiful-Mess-Design-Crush

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All photos copyright of their respective sites unless otherwise noted.

May
23

Remixing Grocery Store Flower Arrangements

Wayfair Flowers-1-Design Crush

 

Today I’m sharing how I remix grocery store flowers into something more over on Wayfair! Check out my tricks for turning $25 worth of blooms and greens into two arrangements, one tall and one short.

 

Wayfair Flowers-2-Design Crush

Apr
30

Modern Sprout Hydroponic Planter

Modern Sprout Hydroponic Planter-1-Design Crush

 

Have you ever grown anything using hydroponics? I haven’t, but I’m intrigued by Modern Sprout. I love how simple this windowsill box looks and can definitely imagine it in my kitchen busting at the seams with herbs. Place the planter near a sunny window, set the timer, add plants and organic fertilizer and plug it in. That’s it. Even my brown thumb might have trouble messing that up!

 

Modern Sprout Hydroponic Planter-2-Design Crush

 

Modern Sprout Hydroponic Planter-3-Design Crush

Mar
01

Happy Weekend

1-Design Crush

2-Design Crush

3-Design Crush

4-Design Crush

5-Design Crush

6-Design Crush

7-Design Crush

8-Design Crush

9-Design Crush

10-Design Crush

01/ I’m completely intrigued by these giant melting popsicle ice sculptures.
02/ Windows of New York, a weekly illustrated atlas.
03/ NBD, just a lamp made of chocolate.
04/ The Mantone 2013 Color Forecast, according to stereotype.
05/ This school photo took 3 years to capture!
06/ The Pictures In the Pudding.
07/ Portraits made entirely of shredded poetry.
08/ Fun spoon wallpaper.
09/ Benjameme, the work of art in the age of the internet.
10/ Beautiful urban vertical garden made from hundreds of recycled soda bottles.

 

This week, in case you missed it:
Awards-Worthy Looks
Win It: Emily McDowell
Winter Maintenance
Tips&Tricks
Lucite Letters
Sandra Fettingis
By Loumi
Taste Tour: West
Insta-February
Pear Diamond E/R

Jan
03

Seed Money

Seed Money-1-Design Crush

PHOTOS: Notcot

Seed Money is definitely one of those things I wish I’d thought of first – it looks like the real thing (right down to the roll!) and grows colorful flowers and vegetables once tucked into the soil! It’s hand-illustrated and letterpress printed onto thick paper that’s embedded with the seeds. How fun would it be to leave a few in different places for unsuspecting people to find?! (via Notcot)

 

Seed Money-2-Design Crush

Seed Money-3-Design Crush

Nov
23

Happy Weekend

01/ 72 year old man models his granddaughter’s line of teenage girl clothes.
02/ MuchLoved, a photo series of over-loved stuffed animals.
03/ Bicycle Taxidermy.
04/ Make your own Star Wars snowflakes.
05/ Tableware as sensory stimuli.
06/ An awesome clay letter garland, because sometimes it’s nice to have a reminder.
07/ Check out Singapore’s Supertrees – solar-powered vertical gardens.
08/ A modern art covered church.
09/ Scattered Crowd, an installation of thousands of balloons floating in a see of sound.
10/ A walkway of severed purple logs.

Sep
23

Happy Weekend

IMAGE: PUBLIC SCHOOL 

01/ looking forward to hoarding apples and making these apple ring fritters
02/ a mini version of this garden wall would look so good on a back porch or patio
03/ this hanger shelf is a brilliant use of space
04/ pretty DIY thread-wrapped hair combs
05/ Joy knows how to throw a cat a birthday party
06/ off-the-wall silkscreened paper masks
07/ typeface birdhouses!
08/ help the wildfire relief efforts in central Texas with these graphic tees
09/ all receipts should be this beautifully organized
10/ make an ombre denim button-up shirt

 

Where else I’ve been this week:
01/ In Honor of the Ice Cream Cone
02/ DIY Newspaper Gift Bags
03/ DIY Faux Zinc Letters
04/ Make It: Paper Pumpkins for Fall

Aug
29

Domsai Terrariums

Love these little domsai space men terrariums by Matteo Cibic! Such a good looking little family that would be sure to fall to the fate of my black thumb.

Aug
11

Macrame Plant Hangers

PHOTO: Heather Moore

I think I’ve mentioned before that I grew up in a row house. That didn’t leave a lot of room for a garden or the plants that my mom wanted around, so she relied on a few macrame plant hangers in front of our living room windows. I wish I could say that these are some revved up modern versions, but they’re not. They’re exactly the same and that’s just what I love. In fact, I think I’m going to make a few for my own living room windows.