Mashable recently pinned a tutorial on making an amplifying speaker out of a Pringles can. I love this idea because I am far too cheap to spend money on an iPod docking station. I may or may not have broken my last one by knocking it off the table during an intense dance party...
This project costs less than six dollars!
What You Will Need:
1 Pringles Can (minus the Pringles and crumbs)
Before you brush this project off (coasters? who uses coasters?), you’re going to want to take a look at the latest DIY we’ve come across. Using your very own filtered-to-perfection Instagram photos and a few inexpensive materials, we’ll be crafting some customized coasters that will look cool on any surface. Think of it as a new way to display your favorite photos.
When it comes to studying, the phrase “strength in numbers” certainly comes into play. Study groups can be incredibly effective when it comes to mastering class material. You can pool your resources, compare notes, and help each other with tricky subjects. However, it’s important to use caution when selecting classmates to work with. We’re not suggesting you hold American-Idol-style auditi [...]
Summer is slowly winding down and, before you know it, we’ll be back in class guzzling coffee and scribbling down notes. Stay on top of your academic game with our ultimate Back-to-School Survival Guide. We’re bringing you everything you’ll need to build an awesome start to the semester – from must-have supplies to helpful hints and tips. Navigate your way through the Fall Semester with ea [...]
Between phones, iPods, and computers, it often seems as though we are simply navigating our way through a seemingly hazardous tangle of cords and wires. It’s no surprise that we were thrilled when we came across the idea of a DIY docking station – and even MORE thrilled when we realized it involved some of our favorite things, books! Contain those unruly phone cords with your very own Book Pho [...]
How many times have you forgotten something because you simply didn’t write it down? Luckily, I have found a great solution on Instructables that is affordable, easy, and fun to make. It’s an awesome way to stay organized and is great because you roommates can use it too! What is it exactly? A homemade magnetic memo board! Stick it right on the fridge and never forget “the little things” a [...]
Nowadays, we can do almost anything on a smart phone: send emails, play games, and even watch movies. Sometimes, however, squinting at the small screen can leave our eyes feeling tired. Rather than watch a movie or show on the tiny screen, why not magnify it via your very own projector? Check out this fun and simple addition to our DIY Dorm series:
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I did a little experimenting with some scotch tape last night and ended up with this really cool manicure, so I'm going to teach you how to do this too. It's super easy and turns out great!
The supplies you need are: two nail polish colors of your choice, top coat, a pair of scissors, and some scotch tape
Step one: Paint your nail the base color (I chose gold) and let it dry
Most iPhone cases are super cute, but who wants to drop $30 – especially when you can make your own for about $10. I found these awesome ideas that are easy and adorable! Check them out and maybe you’ll have your latest DIY project!
Studded Phone Case – Everyone knows studs are a hot trend right now, so why not carry that over to your iPhone case. All you need is an iPhone case (you can g [...]
As someone who is always on the hunt for an easy way to add spice to my room, I am so excited to share this project with you. While browsing the design blog, Poppytalk, I found my inspiration for the newest edition of DIY Dorm. Why not take bottles and jars meant for the recycling and turn them into something beautiful and colorful? I decided to start with a small, empty jar and turn it into a [...]