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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

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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

Neon String Jar DIY

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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

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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

Neon/Graphic DIY for the Weekend!

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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

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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

Don’t let a small space stop you.

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Don’t let a small space stop you.

You might be tempted to stuff your small space with an equally small couch or slim set of chairs, but let us say this today, right now: don’t ignore a sectional if you’ve got a cozy space, for a lovely sectional might make a space even more cozier. As long — Continue reading

DIY: Rolling Pin Geometric Stamps

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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

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!

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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

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!

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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!

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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

Modern DIY Outdoor Tablecloth

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Modern DIY Outdoor Tablecloth

You would never think this, but it’s pretty tough to find a cool modern outdoor tablecloth. Believe us, we’ve tried. We’ve decided that to get the look we want, we might have to resort to a DIY decision, and thankfully, we came across this great tutorial on Yellow Brick Home. — Continue reading

DIY: Textured, Neon Candles

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DIY: Textured, Neon Candles

Absolutely love the DIY project spotted on the The Proper Pinwheel. Though pillar candles can certainly be fun as a simple addition to the home, they could use some spicing up. Lexy does something pretty ingenious with those “grippy” drawer liners you can find at any home supply store. Partner — Continue reading