Fun DIY Classroom Valentine Cards for School

4 February, 2014 Pixel Pete 0

Long gone are the days of standing in the aisles of your local discount store sorting through the towers of children’s boxed Valentines. As a child making those choices, I usually left the store with more than one selection of those boxed Valentines. There were several considerations that went into […]


99 Cool Bunk Beds – Ideas Kids Will Love

3 February, 2014 Pixel Pete 1

Do you have a sibling? Then chances are good you were sleeping in bunk beds for at least part of your childhood. If you were lucky you got the bottom bunk so you didn’t have to climb up every night and climb down every morning. Or if you were lucky […]


14 DIY Ideas for End Tables

31 January, 2014 Pixel Pete 0

Building an end table is a good way to get started in the DIY world. A DIY end table or side table isn’t a daunting task and can be quite rewarding and with success on a small project, other more complicated DIY project await, if you are interested in finding […]

11 Simple DIY Craft Ideas for Adults

17 January, 2014 Pixel Pete 0

In collecting these crafts I looked for three criteria. 1. They had to be easy to do in an afternoon. 2. They had to be something adults would enjoy (even if they had to be a kid at heart. And, 3. The directions had to be easy to follow. The […]

33 Lovely Valentine Cupcake Ideas

14 January, 2014 Pixel Pete 0

Valentine’s Day is just a month away, but getting some romantic ideas in order can’t happen too soon. It is said a way to a man’s heart is through his stomach and there is truth to that. So think about baking some Valentine cupcakes for your sweetheart this year. If […]

22 Simple Wood Crate DIY Ideas

2 January, 2014 Pixel Pete 0

I personally love old wooden crates. Recycling old crates can create bespoke and one of a kind designs. You might need a few different tools to create different pieces of furniture, like a saw. drill and perhaps a planer. When you’re using a planer, just watch out for snipe on […]

28 DIY Christmas Stocking Ideas

16 December, 2013 Pixel Pete 0

You can admit it, you’ve gotten tired of the ol’ red and white plush stocking for Christmas. It’s time for a change. Santa is bored with all the same stockings year after year, too. He once told me he’d drop an extra $1000 in every Christmas stocking that was made […]

31 Ugly Christmas Sweater Ideas

10 December, 2013 Pixel Pete 0

It’s strange how quickly fashion can turn on you. One day crotchless panties are totally fine and the next, everyone at the mall is screaming at you to put your pants back on. I’ll never understand it. Even an item whose atrociousness is universally agreed upon by all of humanity […]

The Mightiest Cookies, 22 Avengers Gingerbread Cookies

10 December, 2013 Pixel Pete 0

the Avengers are great. Cookies are great. Put the two together and you get an event greater thing: Avenger Cookies! Mot of these cookies are gingerbread Avengers, but there are also some sugar cookie Avengers and even a Gingerbread Avengers Mansion (Stark Headquarters). All your favorite superheroes from the Avengers […]

38 Simple & Inspiring Gingerbread House Ideas

9 December, 2013 Pixel Pete 0

Gingerbread house are are excellent: they’re easy to make, visually aesthetic, and they don’t bring with them the stresses other houses do. For example getting a mortgage, comparing bridging loans, and renovation. Well, not that kind of renovation anyway. Oh, I almost forgot, they taste incredible too! Gingerbread houses are […]

DIY Lamp with Photo Negatives

6 December, 2013 Pixel Pete 0

This neat project comes from photography teacher Claire Chauvin. She runs, where she offers many more DIY ideas for crafty individuals. Thanks for helping us turn negatives into positives!

18 Homemade DIY Christmas Cards to Impress

6 December, 2013 Pixel Pete 0

18 Homemade DIY Christmas Cards to Brighten the Season Time to get crafty and start making your own Christmas cards, yes, homemade Christmas cards. If you can’t afford a gift or just want to impress your family and friends with your craft skills, think about a DIY Christmas card. They […]

25 Creative Uses for Recycled Newspaper

4 December, 2013 Pixel Pete 0

It’s been an unavoidable truth for a while that print media is on its way out. Who knows how much longer newspapers will be around to titillate us with syndicated cartoons? And who could go without the regaled adventures of last weekend’s clam bake? It’s important to cherish what little […]

Creative DIY Uses for Nail Polish

4 December, 2013 Pixel Pete 0

Creative DIY Uses for Nail Polish – So you don’t have to just polish your nails, you can also do a few other useful things with nail polish. Thanks to for the ideas. Nail polish can smudge-proof your labels. Use nail polish to seal and envelope Nail polish can […]

14 Easy DIY Bookends You Can Make in One Day

26 November, 2013 Pixel Pete 0

DIY Anthropologie Woodland Bookends source Pretty fabric bookends are filled with sand and sewn. source Vinyl Records Bookends tutorial Easy To Make License Plate Bookends how to Recycled Found Art DIY Bookends tutorial DIY Concrete Bookends Made at Home how to do it DIY Terrarium Bookends for the Nature Lover […]

13 Creative Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas

25 November, 2013 Pixel Pete 0

Gift wrapping may not be the most fun part of the Christmas (holiday) season. Most people find the most fun part to be shopping for yourself and others. But some worry that it can be too expensive, particularly when buying for a lot of people. This is why people like […]

Fun & Festive Thanksgiving Place Settings

9 November, 2013 Pixel Pete 0

Thanksgiving can be a difficult time, having dinner with family members you may not like, sitting at the kid table even though you are in your late 20s or even traveling hundreds of miles for one meal and then heading back the same day. Well, one thing most people like […]