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Neon/Graphic DIY for the Weekend!

Categories: DIY + How To
Neon/Graphic DIY for the Weekend!

We’ve got it: four perfect DIY projects to tackle this weekend if you’re looking for a pop of colorful neon or if you need something to create a graphic look to your home. The big question of course, is, how many of these projects will you do?! Spray a Rubber — Continue reading

DIY Potato-stamped Neon Napkin

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY Potato-stamped Neon Napkin

Ahh the delightful and sometimes lost art of potato stamping that was such a staple of a creative kid’s youth. Isn’t it amazing to find such a crafting ally in the kitchen? It’s incredible to know you can find a world of possibility in that cheap food of the potato. — Continue reading

DIY: Rolling Pin Geometric Stamps

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY: Rolling Pin Geometric Stamps

You know we love a good handmade stamp here. Not only is a stamp something that even someone with zero drawing skills can make, it’s the gift that keeps giving since you can wipe, change inks and keep stamping! The idea of using rolling pins (which normally live in the — Continue reading

DIY: Handmade Typographic Jars

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY: Handmade Typographic Jars

Sometimes the best ideas are the simplest ones, and this simple one has charmed its way into our hearts. And the level of customization of this simple idea is monumental. As seen on Oh Happy Day, here’s a project you could use in your kitchen, your office, outdoors are even — Continue reading

DIY for the Weekend!

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY for the Weekend!

Do you need to create some function in your home this weekend? Or perhaps some whimsy? We’ve got four projects: two sure to inject some whimsical wonder into your space and two that will be like helping hands in your home for the rest of time.  Which will you choose?! — Continue reading

DIY: Keep Bugs Away from Outdoor Feasts!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
DIY: Keep Bugs Away from Outdoor Feasts!

Love throwing outdoor gatherings with yummy food only to have it ruined by having to swat flies away from the dishes all day and night? We just love stumbling across DIY solutions, and this one is so simple with lots of potential for customization! Spotted on the blog House of — Continue reading

Fourth of July DIY!

Categories: DIY + How To, Modern Holiday Ideas
Fourth of July DIY!

Wanna get into the patriotic spirit this weekend with the sort of characteristics that made this country the great one that is: hard work, ingenuity and good old-fashioned get your hands dirty? We’ve got four DIY projects that would be the perfect way to celebrate America and get your outdoor area — Continue reading

DIY: Easy-to-Make Heart Bookmark

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DIY: Easy-to-Make Heart Bookmark

For as many books I have and read, it’s pretty dismal how little official bookmarks I have. Actually, I have none. Right now, in my books holding the place are: bobby pins, quarters and torn strips from an old credit card statement. I could use this bookmark. Could you use — Continue reading

DIY: Fruit Crate With Casters

Categories: DIY + How To, Kids + Baby
DIY: Fruit Crate With Casters

Did you all see Erin Loechner’s, from Design for Mankind, baby girl’s new nursery reveal yesterday?! It’s all gray and white and soft pink and modern and wonderful. See some great shots on Design for Minikind. While we loved everything we saw, we were particularly enamored with a simple DIY — Continue reading

Hard/Soft: Concrete Lacy DIY Votives

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Hard/Soft: Concrete Lacy DIY Votives

What’s at the intersection of a hard material and a soft one? Hope? Strength? Balance? In the case of this snappy DIY project, it’s good design. Especially good, we’d imagine, for outdoor spaces (but equally as lovely in any indoor setting you could imagine) these little votives pack a punch — Continue reading

Customizable DIY Lego Key Holder

Categories: DIY + How To
Customizable DIY Lego Key Holder

Could we love this creative, crafty, nerdy project any more? Nope. Spotted on Mini-eco, they in turn spotted it on Technabob. The premise is simple: use lego pieces to create your own unique way of never losing important things to you, like your keys. Just love all the possibilities this — Continue reading

Spark! DIY Headboard Paint Idea

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Spark! DIY Headboard Paint Idea

This is what this post isn’t: a full set of instructions (or even link to a post with a full set of instructions) for a project. This is a spark. This is a kernel…a nugget to an idea that we hope will spark an even better idea for you, so — Continue reading

Dude DIY Roundup for Father’s Day!

Categories: DIY + How To, Modern Holiday Ideas
Dude DIY Roundup for Father’s Day!

These are awesome DIY projects that dudes will either love to receive or have fun doing themselves! Whether you’re on a budget and/or just love making things for your favorite dad or you just know the guy in your life loves getting DIY gifts, these would be a fun gift — Continue reading

Awesome Outdoor DIY Hanging Baskets

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Awesome Outdoor DIY Hanging Baskets

Just melting over this outdoor hanging pot DIY project we spotted on the brilliance that is A Beautiful Mess, helmed by the talented Elsie Larson. Using some baskets, some bright rope and her smart mind, she came up with a really awesome project that would add plenty of awesomeness to — Continue reading

DIY: Splatter Platter!

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY: Splatter Platter!

Even despite the delightful rhyming between the words “splatter” and “platter,” you’ve got to admit how great of a DIY project this would be for a party or even just for dinner. With the 1980s and its style in full force as a trend in homes these days, this makes — Continue reading

Make Your Own Leather Lunch Tote

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Make Your Own Leather Lunch Tote

Love the idea of taking your lunch to work more. I mean, not me personally, since I work from home, but in general. It’s healthier and saves money (in theory). If you need a kickstart to inspire you and you like making your own projects, you might enjoy the leather — Continue reading

DIY: Felted Box Storage Thingy

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DIY: Felted Box Storage Thingy

We’d be lying if we said we could completely understand what’s going on with this DIY project; the site we found it on is in Portuguese and Google Translator isn’t working its best work today. Like, we’re not entirely sure where you get a giant piece of gray felt…maybe you — Continue reading

Ridiculously Easy DIY Detail: Painted Legs!

Categories: DIY + How To
Ridiculously Easy DIY Detail: Painted Legs!

You ready for it? You ready for the simplest, kind of silly, incredibly adorable detail to add to your home to make your place different than anyone else’s? To make it stand out in the quirkiest of ways? Really ready? Okay: Paint your furniture legs! Eep! If you’re graphically talented, — Continue reading

Bold Color DIY for This Weekend!

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Bold Color DIY for This Weekend!

Is your home feeling a bit blah lately? You need some fun colors to punch up your indoor and outdoor spaces! We’ve got four projects that would be easy to do and bring some bright colors into your home. And of course, being DIY, they’re totally customizable! Modern DIY Outdoor — Continue reading

Free DIY Geo-Ball Template!

Categories: DIY + How To
Free DIY Geo-Ball Template!

Eeep! Loving this cute DIY paper geo-ball project we found on the French site Zu Galerie (via Cherry Plum). Providing a free-to-download-and-print-yourself template, you could make these little cuties as storage for office supplies on your desk at home or work, or as cute decorations for a shelf or table — Continue reading