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Anyone-can-do DIY: Stitch your screen door!

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Anyone-can-do DIY: Stitch your screen door!

Ahh! We love surprising details in the home; they’re really the elements that make your place so unique and just absolutely sing with creativity. We were delighted to stumble on this clever idea on the blog Aesthetic Outburst by artist and crafter Abbey Hendrickson. This is just such a fun idea, — Continue reading

4 Easy, spring DIY projects for this weekend!

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4 Easy, spring DIY projects for this weekend!

Happy Easter weekend! Everyone at 2Modern wishes you oodles of fun, spring flowers, bunnies and candy (if any of those are your thing). If DIY projects are more your thing, we’ve had plenty lately that take inspiration from the colors of the outdoors and feature gorgeous spring colors! Perfect for — Continue reading

8 Modern, easy-to-do egg decorating projects!

Categories: DIY + How To, Modern Holiday Ideas
8 Modern, easy-to-do egg decorating projects!

Whether you celebrate Easter or not, it’s still fun to do DIY projects and decorate your house for spring, why not achieve both with any one (or several) of these eight modern, easy-to-do egg decorating and dyeing projects we’ve come across! Yes that’s right: we’ve scoured the Internet to find — Continue reading

DIY: Easy and Cheap Paper Lanterns

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DIY: Easy and Cheap Paper Lanterns

Doesn’t the spring season just make you want to make every one of your outdoor areas into a colorful, DIY celebration of fun decor and laughter? Surely it can’t just be us. Well, if you are interested in creating that sort of atmosphere in your spaces, you might get a — Continue reading

DIY: Knotted rope headboard

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DIY: Knotted rope headboard

Loving the eagle eyes behind Poppytalk blog for spotting this awesome headboard in the April issue of Real Living. They’re totally right; this has oodles of DIY potential to it. It looks like they just took a simple wood frame, drilled some holes around the edges, and then used rope — Continue reading

DIY: Neon pillow trim pops

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DIY: Neon pillow trim pops

So everyone knows right now that the super hot thing to do in your house is add a pop or three of neon color. Modern enthusiasts the world over are looking for ways to do just that thing. In accessories on a table top? Sure that’s a good spot. In — Continue reading

Easy, 2-material DIY: Adorable coasters

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Easy, 2-material DIY: Adorable coasters

Spotted on Pinterest via Fellow Fellow are these “why didn’t I think of that?” coasters with cute patterns and a simple, simple way to do them. While coasters aren’t exactly the most expensive home item out there, it is nice to think that if you wanted to, you could customize — Continue reading

DIY: More Vase Love

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DIY: More Vase Love

Why so many vase DIY’s around here lately, eh? Well, this is right about that time (we’re referring to spring temperatures and sounds) that folks start feeling the need and desire to add some color into their indoor and outdoor spaces. And what’s the easiest way to add color to — Continue reading

DIY: More cheap wall art

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DIY: More cheap wall art

As you’ve probably noticed from the number of artists featured with this style, we really love a good art collage, and love it even more when it features some geometric shapes. Though we never condone copying other folks’ art, we do appreciate a DIY project that takes inspiration from certain — Continue reading

Popular post: T-shirt Produce Bag

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Popular post: T-shirt Produce Bag

We focus A LOT on modern DIY projects that we think would look good around a modern home. That is, after all, why we run this blog: to bring modern design into anyone’s home; to make it accessible to everyone. But, we care about things that make life easy, and — Continue reading

DIY: Twister mat fun time!

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DIY: Twister mat fun time!

We’ve been seeing quite a few DIY projects for make-yourself “Twister” mats, and the one we spotted on Design*Sponge is our favorite. Why make one when there are so many to be bought? Well, adding a personal touch is a big bonus. Being able to make it any size to — Continue reading

DIY: Jonathan Adler-inspired vase

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DIY: Jonathan Adler-inspired vase

Wahoo! Although we adore all the quirkiness that is Jonathan Adler’s work with fun tabletop accessories, for some his items might not be affordable. Still others might crave a little bit more custimization. And heck—some folks just like making things on their own! Using Jonathan Adler’s Misia Vase and Salvador Vase — Continue reading

DIY: Birch Bark Lamp

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DIY: Birch Bark Lamp

You know we love when the natural world can intersect with the modern design world. It just gives modern design more meaning when it has elements that come from nature or at the very least respect it. We’re enjoying very much the easy-to-make DIY project we spotted on Shelterness involving — Continue reading

How to actually reclaim wood from old pallets

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How to actually reclaim wood from old pallets

You may have noticed that we have a surprisingly large amount of DIY projects featuring shipping pallets on the blog; we can’t help it! What’s more fun than making awesome modern house projects out of FREE WOOD. Of course we’ve neglected a pretty important step in the process of wood — Continue reading

Super Afforable Easy DIY: Painted porcelain

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Super Afforable Easy DIY: Painted porcelain

Ahhh! You know what makes a really awesome DIY project? Not only being something FREAKISHLY affordable, but being something that you can make out of new materials or old materials. We’ve found a project we will definitely be trying on A Merry Mishap blog: diy painted porcelain. We’re so embarrassed — Continue reading

4 last minute, awesomely modern V-Day ideas

Categories: DIY + How To, Modern Holiday Ideas
4 last minute, awesomely modern V-Day ideas

Love your hunny but just didn’t have time to make or get anything for them in time for Valentine’s Day, but don’t want to see disappointment on their face later tonight (more than usual, we mean)? Or love yourself but forgot it was Valentine’s Day until just this moment? Whatever — Continue reading

Under $10 DIY: Asterisk Clock

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Under $10 DIY: Asterisk Clock

As you know, we have a pretty huge love affair with the DIY website Curbly. We basically love everything they do. Every now and then they post a DIY project so brilliant, so wonderful, so modern, we just have to share it with our modern DIY loving readers. Like this — Continue reading

DIY: Farm Table

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DIY: Farm Table

You know what looks unexpectedly sexy in a modern home? A farmhouse table. It’s one of the easiest ways to infuse a little homespun personality and charm into a cold, sterile modern interior and it even holds its own pretty well when it comes to wear and tear, being perfect — Continue reading

DIY: Concrete Fire Column

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DIY: Concrete Fire Column

Mmm outdoor areas are the best when the weather is nice, right? Enjoying food and fun with friends and family in a little bit of nature that you control and decorate is sometimes the best remedy to a long day or week. Depending on where you live in the world, — Continue reading

DIY: Reclaimed Wood Wall!

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DIY: Reclaimed Wood Wall!

Architectural personality in a home is pretty much awesome and if you’ve found yourself a place that has it, then you are one lucky person! But if you don’t have any built-in architectural interest, things could be a bummer. But do not be too sad; you can totally add some! Take — Continue reading