It always bothers me when I hear about “real” decorators telling people what should and shouldn’t be used to decorate and what is and isn’t right for a room. Shouldn’t you feel comfortable and happy when you walk into your room? And what better way to do that than by surrounding yourself with the things you love. Here are 5 do-it-yourself projects that combine passions with decorating.
If you’re a music lover and just happen to play the guitar why not use your collection in some do-it-yourself design by mounting them on the wall for display.
If you love to travel then why not remind yourself of all the adventures left to have by using a stack vintage suitcases to store some of your more uncommon items.
When you’re such a bookworm that just having a shelves full of books isn’t enough why not make the shelves themselves out of recycled books.
Go to your local wine store and ask for some of the left over wooden crates. Sometimes they’ll give them to you or charge a small amount. And then you have ready made modular storage with some character. And let’s face it, they’re quite a few steps up from milk crates.