Reviews and Blog Posts: DIY

Let's Build a Treehouse

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I'm not sure what it is about treehouses that enthrall us so. Is it that they are magical structures that can so easily become a spaceship or pirate ship, or that we build them together?

Cherry Creek Arts Festival

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The Cherry Creek Arts Festival is celebrating its 20th year of first-rate, visual, culinary, and performance arts this weekend. This free event features a cultural pavilion, Artivity Avenue, demonstration chefs, fitness instructors and much more! Shop hardy this weekend! Spending money in Denver generates much needed revenue that helps to fund the library!

If art crime thrills you, you might be interested in the book list Forgers, Filchers and Fakes.

21st Annual Colorado Brewers' Festival

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The 21st Annual Colorado Brewers' Festival takes place this weekend in Fort Collins. Colorado is well known for its fine crafted beverages, and rightly so! Coloradans are generally also dog lovers. These two passions have combined to create The BrewDogs of Colorado!

Into home brewing? The Denver Public Library has many books to help you craft the perfect beer at home. For more personalized help, The Rock Hoppers Brew Club meets monthly and shares tips and tricks with brewers of all ability levels!

Miniature Gardening

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Whether you call them miniature gardens, tabletop gardens, or fairy gardens these tiny, darling landscapes are beautiful and simple enough for anyone to create. Because they are basically container gardens, they are perfect for any space, any lighting and any conditions!

Many of our local gardening stores have miniature plants and even tiny accessories. When I was last at Rabbit Shadow Farm, they mentioned that they would be introducing their own line of fairy garden furniture this fall. Taking a class at the Denver Botanic Gardens offered by Rabbit Shadow Farms was what first got me started in fairy gardening.

Pad : the guide to ultra-living

by Matt Maranian

Reviewer Rating:
3

Ultra-Living for the Ultra-Hip. Pad is filled with fun and fairly easy ideas for cool ways to spice up all the rooms in your home. Full of projects complete with easy to follow instructions, pictures of real people in their own homes, and even party ideas, Pad will inspire you...

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