If you’re as much of an Instagram addict as we are, chances are you visit the popular social network for more than just selfies and sunsets. Instagram contains a plethora of inspiration from design, to home decor, to DIY. We especially love the combination of the latter two — specifically when you’re trying to maintain a budget while redecorating. We’ve gone on the hunt for some of the best Instagram accounts when it comes to DIY home decor. Here are some of our favorites!
It’s almost that time of year to head back to campus for another year of textbooks and exams. We want to give you the chance to win some gear courtesy of our amazing partners so you can go back to school in style. Enter our Big Back to School giveaway and you could win 1 of 2 prize packs!
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Simply click here, enter your email address for the chance to win. To increase your chances of snagging yourself a prize pack, be sure to share with friends and family on Twitter and Facebook!
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A room with a great art wall always stands out in a home. It’s an interesting focal point, and the best way to show off your personal taste. When gearing up to create a gallery wall at home, most people aren’t exactly sure where to start. So we’ve created a handy tutorial for you with all of the steps! If learning visually is more your thing, skip to the end of the post for a helpful video “how to” instead.
Tools You’ll Need
• Masking tape or painter’s tape
• Tape measure
• Pencil and eraser… Read more
Your family photos are likely some of your most prized possessions. There are so many clever and adorable ways that you can showcase your loved ones through the art of photography. We’ve scoured some photography sites so that we could share some lovely family photo ideas with you. What do you think of our suggestions? Share with us in the comments!
Don’t forget to display your family photography for all to see! Turn it into unique photo to canvas prints.
When it comes to communicating these days, most people rely on their smartphones. While these devices do facilitate conversation and communication, how helpful exactly are they? Do they really help us connect with others or are they just distracting us from meaningful interactions?
Shiyang He, a designer at Ogilvy, designed a set of ads that show the negative effects smartphones can have on human interactions. His work highlights how iPhones and Samsung Galaxy phones act as a barrier of connecting with one another.
The ads, which were created for the Shenyang Center for Psychological Research, showcase individuals in … Read more
Some days you wake up, take a look around your room and think “something needs a change.” We often go through lows with our home decor and a fix is not as permanent or difficult as you may think! The home experts over at Apartment Therapy have shared some helpful pointers on how rearranging your furniture can make you love your home again. Check them out below.
If your furniture is hugging the wall, try pulling it away.
There’s no cardinal rule that says your furniture has to be propped up against the walls. Pull your furniture towards the center … Read more
Artist Salavat Fidai creates sculptures that are marvellously intricate and detailed, but taking into account that these sculptures are carved into the lead at the end of a pencil, they seem nearly impossible.
Fidai specializes in tiny artworks, having created miniature painted scenes as well, and the pencil lead sculptures are just one facet of that. Using a tiny and precise carving tool, Fidai works away the lead to reveal a creation. The tedious process can be seen in some Instagram videos posted on Fidai’s profile, including proof that with one minute slip of the tool the whole sculpture … Read more
We found this adorable photo/illustration series over at Bored Panda, and just couldn’t resist sharing! Created by fashion illustrator, Gretchen Roerhs, the playful series features illustrated women flaunting dresses made of colorful foods – lemons, carrots, oysters, and baguettes to name a few. We love it!
What do you think of Roerh’s inventive creations? Share with us in the comments!
Have some creative photos of your own? Turn them into unique wall art!