Designer Lamp with Paper Cups

“Upcycling” is the name of the latest trend: You can make a modern 3D lampshade out of a simple white paper lamp and waxed paper cups. The whole thing can be implemented well with a hot glue gun. Anyone who has ever been to a lighting store or “only” visited the hardware store lighting department knows how expensive beautiful lights are. The only thing that helps is: do it yourself! Simple balloon paper umbrellas can be found in almost every household and usually don’t look really nice after a few years anyway. Small paper cups are sometimes left over after a party or you…
Read More

Make a Floor Lamp from Salad Bowl

Chic furnishings that not everyone has in the apartment make a home look more elegant. You don’t have to save yourself the cost of a limited piece from the well-known designer, but can build an extraordinary object like this lamp yourself. The special feature: the lampshade is made of metal, the base of solid wood – a mix of materials that combines natural beauty with modern design and lets the living room shine in the most beautiful light. It becomes an upcycling project when you can use your old salad bowl and a piece of scrap wood, for example. Material and tool…
Read More

Make a Quick and Cheap Door Wreath

Buying Christmas decorations is only half as fun as making them yourself! You don’t even have to spend a lot of money or go shopping for it. You must have most of the materials for this great door wreath at home! Main ingredient: toilet paper rolls! This project costs next to nothing, but makes a difference! You may need a few days or “donations” from friends and colleagues to collect the rolls (of course, kitchen paper rolls are also suitable). The emulsion paint dries relatively quickly, so you can put the wreath together in one day. It’s also fun with children – a nice family project…
Read More

Dresser with an edge

Simple pieces of furniture can be transformed into stylish living accessories in just a few simple steps and with an individual coat of paint. This project shows how an inconspicuous wooden chest of drawers can quickly and easily be given a unique touch. What You Need Cross line laser (e.g. GLL25-10 from Bosch) Extra thin painter’s tape (e.g. XFasten Professional Blue Painter’s Tape) Acrylic paint (e.g. Majic Paints Furniture Paint) Paint roller Here we give tips on how to paint or restore a dresser. 1. Draw the pattern on the dresser To get a zigzag pattern, the baselines must first be drawn thinly…
Read More

Create a perennial bed

How would you like it? Red with a dash of purple or would you prefer a tone on tone? With perennials the colorful and varied life moves into your garden beds. Colors create moods – it is therefore worthwhile to choose the flower colors of perennials carefully. It is best to limit yourself to one main color and subordinate it to several matching shades. Tones of a color group, e.g. B. yellow, orange and red, generally create a harmonious color gradient. We’ll give you tips on how to design your garden and create a new perennial bed. The color makes the picture Complementary…
Read More

Bathroom accessories to stick on

In both small and large bathrooms, practical storage space is unfortunately often rare in the required places. Those who do not want to or are not allowed to drill are well advised to use special bathroom accessories for gluing! In addition to wet towels and washcloths, bathrobes, shampoo and shower gel need suitable storage options. Holders and baskets that are mounted directly on the wall are therefore space-saving and practical. These bathroom accessories are easy to assemble and can be removed without leaving any residue if necessary. Drilling tiles in rental apartments Landlords don’t like to see tiles being drilled.…
Read More

Build a mini raised bed from a fruit crate

If you don’t have a garden and have little space, you don’t have to do without fresh herbs and home-grown vegetables. Mini raised beds for balconies or patios can be built from fruit boxes. Choose suitable plants When choosing the plants, you should consider the location of the mini raised bed – depending on whether it is sunny, in the shade or in partial shade. In principle, plants that do not have too deep roots such as salads, strawberries and herbs are suitable for planting the fruit boxes. But also Swiss chard, garlic, baby carrots, tomatoes and radishes feel at home in this…
Read More

Keyboard for the hallway

Keys misplaced? With our keyboard, you always have your keys at hand and you never have to call the key service again. Many keys are lost every day. So that you don’t despair at home while searching, you should ensure a fixed place. Our keyboard with storage brings order to chaos. In addition, sunglasses, smartphones and wallets can be stored clearly. Materials and tools for the keyboard: 3 x OSB plate: 15 mm x 36 x 30 cm (have it sawn in the DIY store) Screws 3.5 x 35 mm, e.g. from SPAX Lens head screws and drills, plugs for…
Read More