7 Awesome DIYs to Try

More lovely DIYs are amongst us (all these makers online amaze me). And these picks are not to be missed!  You'll notice this version has a hint of back-to-school theme to it (backpacks, dorm ideas, a homework station, etc.)  Check out the links below! Happy making!

1. DIY Pull Down Shade
Our friends at IKEA are inspiring us with this with a little illustration action using one of their TUPPLUR black out blinds.

2. Liberty Backpacks
We've all had one I'm sure at one time or another - the draw string backpack, perfect for a day at the beach.  The ladies at Purlbee have a cute version to share complete with Liberty fabrics and neon strings.  Click here for the how-to!

3.  DIY Rope Bowl
This project looks easy enough with the use of some rope and a sewing machine.  Make it more personal by addid little drops of paint.  Click here for the how-to.

4. DIY Hand Soap & Printable Labels
Make your own organic castile liquid soaps with vintage-inspired printable labels. From LiaGriffith.com

5. Kitchen Chalkboard Clipboard
Nvever forget a grocery item again - make a "rembmer to buy" chalkboard out of an old clipboard.  From Anderson and Grant.

6. Wood Crate Homework Station
With school on it's way back around again, this clever (and easy on the eyes) homework station does the trick. Visit lovegrowswild.com.

7. The Zip Stitch Chair
HomeMade Modern created this cool zip stitch chair made from thick plywood. All for under $20! Great for a dorm room? Click here for the instructions!

Jan Halvarson


Petit-on said...

So cute de rope bowl!
Kisses from Spain! :)

Heather - Chickabug said...

The homework station is great! I can't wait to make one! : )

miscosas-favoritas said...

I like your blog, I love diy involving paint and wood, and always with post that we can play.
thank you very much

Pinecone Camp said...

Love the Liberty backpacks....and I just happen to have some of that fabric! ;)

Jamie | anderson + grant said...

Thanks for featuring my clipboard turned kitchen chalkboard.....I've had a lot of people visit my site from your feature!!!
Jamie | andersonandgrant.blogspot.com