Post Tagged with: "readymade"

ReadyMade Magazine: Behind the Scenes

ReadyMade Magazine: Behind the Scenes

This year our intern, Lauren Chorpening of Iowa State University, had a unique opportunity to visit the Meredith office of ReadyMade in Des Moines, Iowa which isn’t far from her campus in Ames. She received a guide behind-the-scenes tour of the popular DIY magazine/website and sat in on an editorial […]

10 DIY Tips for the Kids

10 DIY Tips for the Kids

In the latest issue of ReadyMade magazine which has been redesigned for Feb/March 2010, they share 5 ways to DIY with the kids. 1. Need to straighten art? Take out the level and let your kid eye the bubble. 2. Allow your child to use a hammer to remove nails […]

Shoshana Berger – Founder and Editor-in-Chief of ReadyMade Magazine

Shoshana Berger – Founder and Editor-in-Chief of ReadyMade Magazine

ReadyMade magazine remains a beacon for those who are DIY inspired. Every issue contains innovative features and projects that focus on reusable and re-purposed everyday objects. Their website and books are also a great resource for “people who like to make stuff”. The co-founder of Readymade, Shoshana Berger, applied the […]

Compost Bin

Compost Bin

We like thisbamboo composter we posted about on ReadyMade but if you need better aeration then check out this bin made of recycled black plastic that has plenty of holes to keep your compost growing.

Wood-Slat Doormat

Wood-Slat Doormat

Here’s our post as seen on Readymade. Instead of buying a fashionable wood-slat doormat, why not make one of your own. You’ll need 3/4-inch lumber (any type) and the tools to cut and fasten the pieces together. You can customize this doormat to fit your needs by adding paint, finishes, […]

ReadyMade Blog

ReadyMade Blog

We’ve long admired the DIY essence of ReadyMade magazine, that’s why we’re thrilled to start contributing to their blog, where you’ll also find useful information from the people behind MIghty Girl, Not Martha, Cat Morley, and You Grow Girl among others. Our first post expounds on the virtues of reclaimed […]