30 Minutes or Less DIY

    DIY Winking Eye Pumpkin with Printable Template

    I really want to have a funny story to accompany this DIY winking eye pumpkin. It’s such a cutie, it deserves a good story.

    But, stories don’t always come when you want them to. Especially when you’re stressed because of lots of technical bloggy conundrums and you’re running late to work and the place is a mess and you have to dash to the store for cat food AND you just can’t seem to plan ahead even after three years of blogging.

    So with no ado whatsoever, I give you an easy, 30-minute Halloween pumpkin decorating idea, complete with printable template:

    DIY winking eye pumpkin @idlehandsawake

    DIY winking eye pumpkin @idlehandsawake

    Yup, she’s a little looker and she knows it. The best part about this pumpkin project is that I did the hard work for you. You know I will never expect you to draw, I like you too much for that. Just print and cut out the template below and get crafting. Continue Reading

  • Scandinavian Workspace Reveal with IKEA @idlehandsawake

    Easy DIY Copper Inspiration Board

    It’s no secret that I looooove me some copper. Only replace “looooove” with “total and utter fanaticism,” that’s more accurate. Obviously copper had to play a big part in my Scandinavian workspace, and when…

  • Grab some flower petals and essential oils, we're making scented DIYs today!

    Scented DIYs to Try

    There’s been some really, really great scented DIYs floating around lately that have got me wishing scratch-and-sniff screens were here. Also I’m almost out of a body spray I’ve been using…

  • Make a leather handle for these modern storage boxes using thrifted belts.

    DIY Leather Box Handles Using Thrifted Belts

    When you find the most amazing washi tape known to (wo)man, you naturally need a cute little storage box just for it. And since I am apparently all about thrifted leather…