Meg Makes (September 2012)

Meg Makes (September 2012)

A collection of some cool, but crazy home decorating ideas

As any regular reader knows, I love The I.D.E.A. Store (which sells secondhand craft supplies and unique items) and similarly, love their Facebook photos of fresh merchandise for sale.

Recipe for homemade Chai tea

Looking at the forecast for a cool, rainy weekend, I realized what I really wanted to do was make and drink Chai tea and watch the movie "You've Got Mail."

Here's a recipe for homemade Chai that I swear by.

I originally blogged this recipe March 4, 2010, and it came from the March "Real Simple" magazine.

Easy Chai Tea

Learning how to knit: where does one even start?

This summer, I started crocheting after learning as a kid and then forgetting about the craft.

How to DIY a chicken-wire frame for displaying cards and photos

Ever since Rob and I made a chalkboard to hang from the new Murphy bed in our spare room, I've wanted a matching place to hang photos and cards and the like.

Working out the design and colors for a DIY dog-crate end table

Rob had such great success making a Murphy bed last month that he's now gung-ho to make the next piece of furniture on my request list - a dog crate that doubles as an end table.

Daydreaming about kitchens built with cool, salvaged items

Things are a little nutty right now, but that hasn't stopped me from daydreaming about houses.