How to make a liquor bottle lamp for $10

DIY liquor bottle lamp

Want to add some upcycled style to your home bar? How about reclaim the waste from your local pub to turn a personal profit? Either way, this DIY liquor bottle lamp project is a simple and creative way to do both.

Geek chic: DIY R2D2 high heels

R2D2 high heels

Geeks can be fashionistas too. These R2D2 shoes are the hottest thing this side of Tatooine and they’re cooler than Hoth. An R2D2 toy covers the heel bolt, and the toes have been decorated with lenses, blue accents, and a blinking red LED to let everyone know just how this droid rolls.”

Turn a wine bottle into a hummingbird feeder

DIY wine bottle hummingbird feeder

Winter’s grip may be at full strength, but the gradual warmth of spring is just around the corner. Go ahead and polish off a few bottles of booze to prepare your yard or balcony for your feathered friends that return with that warmth. We’ve talked about all kinds of clever uses for empty wine bottles […]

3 DIY Halloween wine bottle decorations

DIY candy corn bottles

What is the perfect way to deal with kids that are all hopped up on a Halloween sugar rush? Alcohol (for the adults, not to counteract the little ghouls’ and goblins’ sugar high). If you’re going to be cracking open a bottle or two of vino before Halloween, you can make them into some super cheap and awesome looking Halloween decorations.

How to turn a milk crate into a container garden

milk crate container garden

It’s not too late to start your fall garden. But if you are getting a late start on it, you probably don’t want to spend a lot of time or money in actually setting up your container or raised beds. If you’re trying to save space and construct a simple square foot type garden, milk crates can be the perfect solution.

4 easy and natural DIY remedies for your pet

natural pet products

Do-it-yourself, natural, herbal remedies to use when you are feeling a bit down have become fairly common. There are plenty of delicious and effective natural remedy for colds and flu available, but there’s not a lot of information out there about natural and herbal pet remedies. But here are a few ways to start caring for your pets naturally.

A $10 fix to save a gallon of water per toilet flush

toilet water savings

Are you flushing a gallon of extra water down the drain when you, ahem, “take care of your business”? Many people are. The culprit is not the flush, itself, but how the toilet refills. The good news is that the fix could not be easier (and cheaper). Take a few minutes to test your toilet and possibly save boatloads of money on wasted water.

How to use an old computer to stream media and files

free NAS computer streaming

It’s a great day. You’ve just upgraded to a shiny new computer. But wait, now you have this not too terribly slow computer, with a huge hard drive full of files, pictures, and videos just sitting in the corner collecting dust. Isn’t there something you could do with that aging computer (that is now suffering from abandonment issues)? Yes there is!

Wind-proof DIY patio umbrella stand doubles as planter

DIY patio umbrella planter

You have a patio. You have a patio table. You have a patio umbrella. Correction, you had a patio umbrella — the wind just blew it away. This great DIY idea shows you how to turn a decorative planter into a patio umbrella stand that will seemingly withstand all but hurricane force winds. And bonus, […]

Epic DIY Imperial AT-AT Walker on a tandem bicycle

diy at-at walker bicycle

Did you know that those Imperial AT-AT Walkers that assaulted the Rebel base on Hoth were pedal powered? Well, they probably weren’t, actually, but if the Empire could have figured out how to implement it, I’m sure they would have. You know, Darth Sidius (the Emperor) and Darth Vader really were pretty forward thinking folks.