Process Art : Painting with Yarn and Tempera Paint.  A great project for your students with special learning needs and sensory issues.  Work on fine motor skills and build independence.  Get all the directions at:

Process Art for Preschoolers: Painting with Yarn

Renald in Rhode Island shares his lawn bag frame that he has used for 4 seasons. Total cost $7. It is constructed from 1/2'' PVC tubing with end caps on the bottom of each leg for protection from tearing the bag. Total height is 37 inches.  This frame has changed the degree of difficulty regarding the filling of this somewhat clumsy bag.

PVC Projects like: pvc pipe to hold yard bags open! Turn it upside down and you can hang a large trash bag.

Winslow-Homer-Art-Project -- Open-ended art projects vs. guided art projects. interesting essay.

Open-Ended Art Projects

Art teachers weigh in about the importance of open-ended art versus instruction-lead approach.

Best DIY Projects: DIY Dining Room Open Shelving by The Wood Grain Cottage

Wood Profits - Best DIY Projects: DIY Dining Room Open Shelving by The Wood Grain Cottage - Discover How You Can Start A Woodworking Business From Home Easily in 7 Days With NO Capital Needed!

Great writing activity for goal setting during the first days of school.

Idea for the first week of school: "Peek Face Portraits" with the student's face and goals for the year.

Open shelving to break up the monotony of upper cabinets - visual interest with a rustic flare that would pair wonderfully with darker appliances/cabinets #LGLimitlessDesign #Contest

15 Great Design Ideas for Your Kitchen

Barn wood or rustic shelving with black hardware for extra storage in kitchen. Small kitchen - DIY Home Decor

How to Install Heavy Duty Kitchen Shelves

How to Install Heavy Duty Floating Shelves - for the Kitchen

Making a micro-ecosystem to set anywhere in your home is easy!

Terrariums Are The Coolest

Many homeowners are going curbless. Curbless showers are a great way to update your bathroom and give it that designer feel without experiencing price hike. When remodeling an outdated shower, you will often have to replace your shower enclosure anyway. Curbless showers make a tremendous difference without increasing the cost of your remodeling project. They are also one of the recommended tips to help make a small bathroom feel bigger.

How to Get the Designer Look for Less - Bathroom Tips

like tiles on shower floor and walls of shower.check out these bathroom tiles. I think it would be good in a small bath to use same floor & wall tile. This is a great example (though I won't be tiling shower)

DIY shelves 	 Custom Shelving Done 4 Ways - Need to build shelves in my laundry room

Custom Shelving Done 4 Ways

DIY shelves Custom Shelving Done 4 Ways - Need to build shelves in the living room closet to store toys

Awesome idea to close off a dining room if needed.... Glass barn doors...Gives charm and a rustic feel to any home, love being able to separate rooms, but open them completely as if doors didn't exist whenever you want!

Sliding barn doors with glass. Track doors were built of blackened steel, water glass and reclaimed white oak. - to divide the kitchen from the livingroom

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Biografías – Biographies

Open Shelving: We’re loving open shelving in the kitchen and are definitely down to DIY our own. All you need are brackets from IKEA and the perfect piece of wood from your hardware store. (via Lemon Thistle)

24 Brilliant IKEA Hacks to Transform Your Kitchen and Pantry