Archive | August 2013

Silhouette Leaf Art

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Lot of you may have gardening as a hobby. And every morning you have to clean & put fallen leaves or flowers in the dustbin. Instead, how about using fallen leaves for creating a wall art for your home?

Here is a simple and economical DIY project to create a unique wall art from fallen leaves. Actually you can make variety of such wall art by using different types of leaves. All you need is a paper or canvas, spray paint, paintbrush and leaves. You can even use grass or flower petals to add more variety.

Step by step tutorial can be found at Home Jelly by Skaie.

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Plastic Spoon Lamp

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Looking for a new lamp for your room? Why not recycle leftover plastic spoons into eco-friendly lamps? Actually you can use even leftover plastic forks, knives, etc. for making such eco-friendly lamps. Let’s stick with spoons for now and leave the rest of cutlery to your creativity.

Here is a recycling DIY project, which not only recycles plastic spoons, but also can be applied to revamp your older lamps. The best part is that such lamps can be made at home without shelling a lot of money. All you need is a big plastic bottle, knife, plier, glue gun or strong adhesive, plastic spoons and lamp with a cable.

This marvelous lamp has been designed by Yaroslav Olenev. Pictorial step by step tutorial can be found at FutureNow. Try it out! However use only low-watt CFL bulb. You wouldn’t want your cool new lamp to melt, now would you?

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Orange Candle

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Candles are romantic! Remember those romantic candle-night dinners you had with your partner? Looking for ideas to make it more special? How about using candles which are natural, unique and beautiful all made by you? You gotcha!

We came across this DIY project, which not only enhances romance during your candle-night dinner, but also makes good use of oranges. The best part is that you can eat the orange and still use it to make these wonderful candles. All you need is a knife, oil and some oranges.

Step by step tutorial can be found at Eliza K Prints by Eliza.

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Designer Wall Art

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Still not sure, that you can be an artist? Or Drip Painting project was too much of abstractness for your taste? Let’s try to add some design to your Drip Painting or if you wish, you may make a beautiful designer wall art from scratch for your home.

We came across a simple DIY project, which not only makes an old painting lively but also very attractive. In case you don’t have an old painting, you may make this wall art from scratch. You may choose any design or color pattern as per your choice. Here we have chosen Herringbone pattern as the design, as it’s easy to implement & looks elegant. All you need is a white canvas or painted canvas, some acrylic paints, paint brush, 1 ½” painters’ tape, scissors & ruler.

Step by step tutorial can be found at The Coyote Thistle by Annie.

Now, we are sure you will get lot of admirers for your creativity! Do share your work in case you happen to make one for your home. If you enjoyed reading this post, follow us for more decoration ideas.

Drip Painting

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Are you an artist? Not yet, because you are scared about your drawing, sketching or coloring capability? Or you think you are not creative enough? We believe every person is an artist and has its very own way of expressing itself. It’s just that you have to do it to express yourself & discover your artistic side.

Here is a simple yet exciting way of creating your own masterpiece. You may choose your colors depending on your taste or surrounding. All you need is a white canvas, some acrylic paints, paint brush, water spray bottle & water.

Step by step tutorial can be found at Take the Side Street by Anna.

Well, now you can call yourself an artist and flaunt about your new painting! If you enjoyed reading this post, follow us for more decoration ideas.