DIY

How to Make Pallet Hanging Lounge Swing

I’ve always loved swing — I mean who wouldn’t love the pleasure it affords. Whether children or adults, the swing is something we’ve all wanted to sit on and relax at one time or the other. But, why make boring swings when you can create something far more comfortable and beautiful, something that affords more […]

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How to Build Relaxing Pond in Your Garden From Recycled Tires

Reading by a pond in a garden is dreams most of us may never see come true. Few of us ever get the rare opportunity to access a natural garden filled with wonderful scents of flowers and exciting chirping of birds. Fewer people ever get the unique opportunity of sitting under the shade of a […]

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DIY: How To Make A Fall Leaf Wreath

Remember the yummy ice pops recipe I shared in collab. with my lovely friends from IZZE back in the summer? They were such a hit with you guys that I’m excited to be back with another inventive project inspired by IZZE’s colorful and festive Sparking Juice drinks. As we’re now well and truly in the flow of fall I’m taking my cue from the seasons once again. This time, I’m sharing a fun DIY fall leaf wreath project that’s the perfect autumnal decor piece to make for your home. I love how this fall leaf wreath came out and I’m sharing all the steps so you can make your own. Check it out below! WHAT YOU NEED – IZZE Sparkling Juice and cap – Scissors – Polystyrene wreath – Raffia – Leather – Ribbon – Hot glue gun – Felt, in colors of your choosing – Leaf shaped stencil WHAT TO DO Step 1: Using the hot glue gun, fix the end of the raffia string to the polystyrene wreath. Step 2: Tightly wrap the raffia all the way around the wreath until it’s fully covered in the string. Be sure to keep the raffia closely bound and tight as […]

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Renovating Old Floor with 13,000 Pennies And Turning It Into Stunning Patterns

If you have lot of pennies that you are not sure how to put to good use, then here is what you can do. Renovating Old Floor. Tonya Tooners shows us what you can do with these neglected pennies and what we see in her house is a prime example on how everything can be used. […]

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Make Your Giant Comfy Blanket in a Jiffy – DIY

Winter is coming! Everyone is already out and about buying warm clothes. But if you can spare some time on knitting, then you can make a giant comfy blanket of giant proportions to keep you warm throughout the day and all through the nights. If you are not sure on knitting, you can always check out […]

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Build a Kitchen Island with Pantry Storage

If you have a tiny kitchen, yet wish to make the most of the limited space that you have, and then this idea will be brilliant for you. Making a mobile kitchen island will definitely save you a lot of space, while being a multipurpose piece of furniture. Such an island is exceptionally cool as […]

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How To Grow Tomato Plants In Buckets

If you would like  to eat delicious tomatoes during whole year, you should grow your own tomatoes yourself. They are not always fresh and tasty tomatoes bought from store. At the same time they can be expensive if imported from abroad. If you don’t want to spend your money on things you can also grow at […]

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DIY Race Car Track: Backyard Projects for Kids

Are you looking for a way to keep your kids entertained in the backyard? This DIY Race Car Track will charm whole neighbourhood too! You will have fun every step of this prject.  Not only kids but also Mom and Dad get in on the action after completed! Most of the families complain about their children using […]

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Adorable Pom-pom Decorated Knitted Baby Booties- DIY

Handmade baby booties are great idea for babies’ little feet in this cold days. If you are a little curious knitting, from pictured tutorial you can make a pair of sweet baby booties. They seem so warm and comfortable. Adding the pom-poms for decoration adds an extra sweetness. Yes, if you want to make something special for your little […]

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Holiday party decor: red, white & wreaths

How is it December already, you guys?! I feel like this year has flown by and I can’t believe it’s already mine and my heartmate’s second Christmas in New York City. As much as I love the Holiday party season it can feel like a string of to-do lists and last-minute scrambles to get everything sorted in time, don’t you think? One thing that shouldn’t feel like a chore is making Holiday party decor, so I was thrilled to team up with Walmart.com to share my tips and ideas for hosting a Holiday party on a budget! All the tabletop and Holiday party decor DIY projects in the feature I created for their new Tips & Ideas site can be completed in a matter of minutes, and are super fun to make either with little ones or friends as you prep for your party. You can make many of the DIYs with pieces you are likely to already have around the home, too! These Holiday party decor DIYs are the perfect mini projects that will have maximum impact. The best part? You don’t have to spend hundreds of dollars to achieve a magical and festive look! So, dive in after […]

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DIY: How to Make A Painted Rope Headboard

I’m rounding out September with my favorite DIY project I think I’ve ever posted here on Bright.Bazaar – a DIY painted rope headboard! After sharing my American Flag Bench and DIY Painted Rugs projects earlier this month, I’m excited to post my third #MakeYouSmileStyle DIY I’ve made in collaboration with True Value – this unique and colorful DIY painted rope headboard! You may remember many, many apartments ago when I was still living in London how I upholstered a headboard in an ombre fabric? Well, today’s DIY headboard project shows how you can not only build your own headboard frame, but also create a colorful and graphic ombre effect by painting rope to fill the frame. You guys know the drill: click through after the jump to read the how-to and see the finished DIY painted rope headboard! WHAT YOU NEED – EasyCare latex paint – Utility knife – Wood (Poplar works great and is an affordable option) – Rope – Master Mechanic oscillating tool – Master Mechanic cordless drill – Paint brush – Tape measure – Wood screws – Drill bit – Super glue STEP-BY-STEP Step 1: Start by building your inner frame for the headboard. I sourced four […]

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DIY: How to Paint Patterns on Rugs

A few weeks ago I shared the how-to for this American Flag Bench project, and today I’m back with my latest design DIY I’ve made in collaboration with True Value! This time I’m shining my colorful spotlight on rugs, leading you through the all the steps you need to follow in order to transform an everyday plain flatweave rug into a stylish statement piece for any room. Seriously, the transformation of these rugs is kinda incredible: you end up with a bespoke patterned rug for just a fraction of the price you’d need to pay for one from a store! The best part is that you get to completely customize the final look of your rug to match both the color and pattern needs of the room. Click through after the jump to see four different ways you can upgrade your rugs by painting them! WHAT YOU NEED – Latex EasyCare paint – Painters’ tape – Paint roller – Paint tray – Circular cookie cutter – Tape measure – Paint brush – RugSTEP-BY-STEP Step one: Measure out your pattern to fit the scale of the rug you wish to paint: For a random geometric shape, you can follow the pictures […]

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DIY: How to Paint an American Flag Bench

Graphic use of color and pattern are two of my favorite things when it comes to decor. I guess that’s why I’ve always been drawn to flags – it’s their striking use of bold hues and shapes that makes them memorable and eye-catching. The American flag is iconic the world round and it lends itself perfectly for my first in a series of three DIY projects I’ve concepted, made and styled in collaboration with True Value. This DIY painted American Flag Bench project is perfect for upcoming Labor Day celebrations, BBQs, and parties, or just as a patriotic piece to brighten up your backyard or porch. The best part? There’s only four steps! Click through after the jump for the full how-to. What You Need – A wooden slatted bench (either a new one assembled per package instructions, or update an existing one) – Paint brush – Paint roller – Paint tray – Red, white and blue EasyCare Paint – Master Mechanic Oscillating Tool – Painters’ tape – White spray paint – Tape measure – Pencil Step-by-step Step one: Use an oscillating tool to remove varnish and sand down the wooden planks. Once sanded, wipe away any excess so they […]

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DIY: Glass Bottle Scented Candles

I’m so excited to share this DIY project today because I’ve wanted to try my hand at making my own scented candles for years. So, when my friends over at IZZE invited me to make something special out of their glass bottles I knew that the time was right to finally blog a DIY glass bottle scented candle project! There are so many things to love about this project: 1) It’s great to recycle IZZE bottles and reuse them in a completely different way in your own home; 2) You can co-ordinate the candles to your decor and personal scent preference by choosing dye and scents to match both! Feeling stumped? You can always look to IZZE’s bright colors and flavors for guidance. Click through after the jump to read the full how-to and see the finished glass bottle candles! WHAT YOU NEED – IZZE glass bottle – Nail varnish removed (Acetone) – String – Scissors – Metal jug – Candle wicks (available from craft stores) – Thermometer – Sand paper – Small wooden sticks / dowel – Candle dye – Candle fragrance – Heat proof gloves – Candle wick centre tool – Lighter – Candle wax STEP-BY-STEP *Please note: […]

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Loving Dad Builds Incredible Fairy Tree Reading Nook in His Daughter’s Bedroom

“Every girl’s first love is his father.” The saying totally describes the love and affection you get from your father. His true care and emotions are way too big to describe. Fulfilling his daughter’s dreams is one of the basic priorities of his life. One such was Rob Adams. He is a video artist who

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Colorful St. Patrick’s Day Bar Cart DIY Project

Given my love of color it’s no surprise that I love any excuse to dive head first into a holiday or celebration that, well, embraces color! St. Patrick’s Day is about as green as you can get so I was excited when IZZE asked me to style a bar cart inspired by their Sparkling Apple Juice. Click through after the jump to see how I transformed a beige and boring microwave stand into a St. Patrick’s Day party perfect bar cart! This DIY St. Patrick’s Day bar cart project took me an afternoon to complete and is super straight forward. To be honest, most of the time is taken up by paint drying so it’s easy to get on with other party preparations to help maximize time. Look out for the recipe for a delicious Sparkling Apple Jell-o Parfait Dessert later in this post – they are ideal to make in one of the painting gaps! DIY ST. PATRICK’S DAY BAR CART WHAT YOU NEED – Wooden bar cart. (I went for this wooden microwave stand as it’s easy to paint.) – Paint brush – White primer – White semi-gloss paint – Green semi-gloss paint – Drop sheet – Masking/painters […]

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15 Insanely Clever Ways To Repurpose Baby Cribs

Thinking with another perspective is a feature of creative minds and that’s completely what you should be when considering alternatives regarding baby cribs that passed their expiration date. When your sweety one starts requiring his or her own room, the baby crib can be recycled without throwing away. You can convert the crib into beautiful new things. In

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DIY Farm Girl Apron Tutorial from Recycled Jeans

These days you can recycle pretty much everything and reuse it. Not only does this method save money, but it’s very environmentally friendly as well. While many people are of the opinion that old denims cannot be reused, its time they rethink this notion. You can very simply recreate a DIY farm apron with the

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How to Make a Beaded Dreamcatcher

In some Native American cultures, a dreamcatcher is a handmade object based on a willow hoop, on which is woven a loose net or web. The dreamcatcher is then decorated with sacred items such as feathers and beads. In this project, we are changing from traditional feather, web materials to wire and bead. You’ll need: Copper

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“Catio Spaces” Keep Your Cat Safe and Happy

It can be hard to keep your pet indoors, if you live in a house and have a cat. House cats are different from apartment cats because available space are different for them. That why house cats might be dying for going outdoors. But from cars and other animals in the outdoors that could be dangerous for your cat’s

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15 Clever Ways To Repurpose Dresser Drawers

There are several clever ways shown below on how to repurpose the dresser drawers in your home. Repurposing certain parts of the furniture can work in wondrous ways for your home makeover. The basic way of redoing the dresser drawers is to remove the drawers and create something out of the space that is generated.

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How to Make A Raised Bed Garden Out Of Cinder Blocks

If you worry about underground insects often disrupt with your garden, There is an easy solution that is raised garden bed with cinder blocks. This DIY project is not hard to make, particularly if you have some blocks.Here we have a tutorial which is from a project involving an 18 feet long by 4.5 feet wide garden.

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Turning an Old Broken Refrigerator into an Awesome Rustic Cooler

An old fridge is not a piece of scrap every time because it can be a great base for a DIY project. So you can try this realy cool project to turn your old fridge into a new item which is a rustic outdoor cooler. To achieve such a rustic look, you can use pallets which

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Backyard Chickens: How to Design Your Chicken Run

Increasing number of chickens can be very helpful beneficial for a person or family. You must invest if you want to yield the produce (eggs and meat). Beside feeding chickens every day, taking care and providing best quality space  are also important.  Lots of information about the site,  storage space, size and sturdiness you need to know

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How To Build A Brick Barbecue For Your Backyard

If you have a plan about constructing and decorating for this summer, you still have time to make it. We have found a great DIY project creating brick barbecue for your backyard. Not too hard to build a brick barbecue. Convenient, inexpensive and easy to replace the pieces.You can remove the grill rack anytime in just

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