The DIY movement continues to permeate industry after industry–whether it’s cultivating an urban vegetable garden or converting the basement into a recording studio. And with the emergence of DIY-focused smart home products, the prospect of bringing one’s home into the 21st century has never been more alluring to homeowners.
Today’s home automation systems are typically easy to install and use, and are no longer reserved only for the wealthy. By opting to DIY, not only are there potential savings, but there’s also a discernible feeling of triumph when a self-sufficient homeowner has orchestrated a self-sufficient home.
While there are some big advantages that come with [...]
I read a quote somewhere once that said that the earth laughed in flowers.
Exactly. I couldn’t have said it better myself. Flowers are nature’s way of sending a little laughter and joy and heart into our lives and our homes. And the best part? Flowers don’t need to be overly complicated or elaborate or overdone to be effective. In fact, sometimes with flowers the simpler they are, the more joy they bring. Here are a few simple arrangements (many just cut flowers from my yard) you can create on a budget.1. Creative containers
To re-create this arrangement, all you need is a simple pitcher and tulips. You will want to make sure the pitcher is tall enough [...]