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Modern/Easy DIY: Rorschach Place Mats

Categories: DIY + How To
Modern/Easy DIY: Rorschach Place Mats

Tell me…what do you see when you look at this post? If you answer “an awesome and affordable DIY project for my modern home” we’ll diagnose you with an awesome case of knowing a great DIY project when you see it. Spotted first on Dismount Creative but taken from the — Continue reading

DIY Modern PlayHive for Kids

Categories: DIY + How To, Kids + Baby
DIY Modern PlayHive for Kids

The PlayHive is a backyard play structure that just about anyone can make for their kids pretty quickly, to get to the squeals of joy coming from them quicker. All you need is some basic carpentry skills, some 2x4s, screws and common tools (like a chop-saw, a sander and a — Continue reading

DIY: Banish the Blues This Winter with White

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, DIY + How To
DIY: Banish the Blues This Winter with White

White doesn’t have to bring to mind chilly swirls of snow and the hectic holiday season. Decorating in light neutral tones can be just as warm and inviting year-round as darker shades, while still maintaining a sleek, modern feel. The key is to incorporate interesting pieces that will give character — Continue reading

DIY: 3-Tiered Modern Plate Planter

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY: 3-Tiered Modern Plate Planter

When we first spotted a photo of this project, we thought it’d be very complicated, involved and require a lot of skills and power tools we just don’t have. Weren’t we just delighted to know that’s just not true. Since one modern planter full of succulents is good looking, surely — Continue reading

DIY Adorable Neon-Tipped Pine Cones

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY Adorable Neon-Tipped Pine Cones

Spotted over at the precious and informative Camille Styles’ blog, pine cones are painted ever so slightly with a bit of hot pink, and in this case, used adorably as place holders for a holiday meal. While we’d certainly like to use these just the way they’ve been used — — Continue reading

Genius DIY: Plywood Tree Card Holder

Categories: DIY + How To, Modern Holiday Ideas
Genius DIY: Plywood Tree Card Holder

Just love a deceptively simple DIY idea — and with the holidays both sucking up more money and time than anyone can really spare, to find a holiday DIY project that is both easy to do and affordable is quite the Chrismas miracle! Spotted on the blog Ambrosia Creative, this — Continue reading

Hanging Pot DIY

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Hanging Pot DIY

With the air getting chilly for most of us, it’s time to bring that greenery inside.  I know for me personally, if I don’t have nature around me, I go a little cra cra crazy!  This DIY, seen on Design* Sponge, is the perfect way to bring those house plants — Continue reading

Rolling Pin Stamp = DIY Wrapping Paper

Categories: DIY + How To
Rolling Pin Stamp = DIY Wrapping Paper

Remember those rolling pin stamps with the geometric pattern we posted about awhile ago (Rolling Pin Geometric Stamps)? It was a clever idea…but strangely enough we couldn’t see past just the fun of it. We couldn’t quite see all the applications this type of DIY project could really apply to. — Continue reading

DIY Modern Bookshelf Dollhouse

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY Modern Bookshelf Dollhouse

File this under things we wish we had when we were little (and wouldn’t even mind having for ourselves today). Spotted on Honest to Nod, this brilliant DIY project combines a furniture piece you probably would already have in your home (or wouldn’t be difficult to acquire) with a little — Continue reading

DIY: Feather Print

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY: Feather Print

Ever find feathers and think they are so beautiful you want to keep them around forever and ever? Well, with this DIY project, you can preserve them in a way that is quite permanent, and use them in a way that might delight folks who receive a gift of yours — Continue reading

Sleek, DIY Way to Store Books & Magazines

Categories: DIY + How To
Sleek, DIY Way to Store Books & Magazines

There are stacks and stacks and stacks of books and magazines around my house. As a design lover and design blogger, I’ve just got loads of the things coming in on a daily basis. And as a pack rat, I find it impossible to throw or give any of these — Continue reading

Making a Minimal Dining Room is Easy

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, DIY + How To
Making a Minimal Dining Room is Easy

If you like modern design, you might be interested in streamlined, minimal interiors. But how to make a minimal interior room, like a dining room, without it being so boring? It’s easy: Use a big piece of furniture to anchor a space and a viewer’s attention. The perfect, chunky, farmhouse — Continue reading

DIY: Neon Tote for Carrying Things or As Art

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY: Neon Tote for Carrying Things or As Art

If there’s one thing we hear ourselves saying multiple times a day, day in and day out, it’s that we just don’t have enough totes. They’re completely indispensable! They are so convenient and functional! They allow you to display your personality perfectly! And when used in the right way, they — Continue reading

Free DIY Download: Fox Bookmark

Categories: DIY + How To
Free DIY Download: Fox Bookmark

Any modern design lovers and book nerds out there? The Venn Diagram of those two groups would feature, quite clearly, this cute little fox bookmark in the middle intersection, that’s for sure. Spotted on the Danish blog and portfolio of Lonnie Jacobsen, you can print this cutie out for free, with — Continue reading

DIY: Gold-tipped Ceramics Refresh

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY: Gold-tipped Ceramics Refresh

Super in love with this DIY project for rehabbing old or vintage ceramic bowls, plates, trays and more. Spotted on Vitamini Handmade, using a gold leaf pen kit and some ceramic bowls found on sale, we just love the polka-dot pattern found on these bowls. But Casey also thought of — Continue reading

DIY: Pinhole Cards

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY: Pinhole Cards

With the absolute flood of amazingly talented people making amazingly talented things out there, it can be overwhelming approaching even something as simple-sounding as making a birthday or thank you card for someone. And while there are plenty of beautiful ones out there to choose from, we’ve always felt it — Continue reading

DIY Modern Minimal Wall Clock

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY Modern Minimal Wall Clock

Got a sleek round tray? A clock face mechanism? A few tools and a couple of minutes? Then you could definitely have all of the ingredients for a perfect DIY project to add a pop of timely functionality to one of your walls or perhaps give the gift of modern — Continue reading

DIY: Texture/Pattern/Utility/Light

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY: Texture/Pattern/Utility/Light

Need something constructive to do this weekend? Why not choose from some of our most popular DIY projects that we’ve posted about. They’re obviously hitting all the right notes! One will bring a little light into your life: Hanging Mason Jar Lights. One will give one of your rooms some graphic — Continue reading

Neon String Jar DIY

Categories: DIY + How To
Neon String Jar DIY

It’s another DIY neon string project with jars. And what a lovely one! Spotted on the PapernStitch blog, these squatty, white jars are given quite the makeover with the addition of neon string wrapped in delectably striped ways. Affording a pretty large measure of customization, you could wrap each jar — Continue reading

DIY: Fast, Stacked Wine Box Nightstand

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY: Fast, Stacked Wine Box Nightstand

Ready for a quick and easy nightstand DIY that won’t require sawing and nailing and screwing and basically any put-together-ness at all? Then this DIY project we spotted on Lark & Linen is right up your do-it-yourself alley. Snapping up a few discarded wooden wine boxes (they found theirs from — Continue reading