DIY - Filing Cabinet Renovation - paintable fabric wallpaper, moulding, paint, handles
Put a picture of the beach you visited in a shadow box frame and fill the bottom with sand from that beach.
Cut a shoe organizer in half and use it for bathroom stuff to have a clutterless counter......q tips, cotton balls, lotions, hair stuff, brushes, etc. Would also work for the pantry for packets and such or under the kitchen sink for sponges, and other misc items.
Creative Recycling Ideas
18 Great Pre-Deployment Gifts For Military Families - BuzzFeed Mobile
Easiest Christmas snack: pretzels, Hershey's kisses, M&Ms. #christmasentertaining
We do this every few months; When your dishwasher doesn't clean well, fix it yourself following these simple steps and avoid the expensive professional service call. A simple cleaning often solves the problem. - Top 3 Essential DIY Dishwasher Maintenance Techniques
art + math = awesome lesson involves Paul Klee & multiplication. students get background knowledge of Klee, we talk about tessellations & multip. students get a page of 1-inch graph paper & write out a 1 digit C 1 digit mult. problem w/ a 2 digit answer. They choose one that's hard for them to remember & repeat that problem 7 times.... +Details on bloggers website.
One Happy Art Teacher: Totally Cannot Take Credit for This
Wiggly Eye Drawing Starter... let them create the monster or animal of their choice.
To paint over ANY surface, without sanding, use a product called 'ESP Easy Surface Prep', available at hardware and paint shops. Wipe on, wipe off and paint in 90 minutes. Works well over enamel paint , without having to sand. SAVES HOURS of work. It was recommended to me by a professional painter.
ceramic owl was $2 at a thrift store, and painted it white...not to mention ugly lamps so improved with solid paint color
Thrift Store Furniture Makeover, via Serenity Now blog. You should post your before and after @Anne Mikkelson!
"Coolest hidden storage trick yet! Sewing Barefoot: "hidden storage" books. If you can't part with your own books, check out thrift stores and garage sales where you will spend very little money for books!"