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4 DIY Projects to Tackle This Weekend!

Categories: DIY + How To
4 DIY Projects to Tackle This Weekend!

Cinco de Mayo is tomorrow! Mother’s Day is soon! The weekend is practically here in a few hours! There are lots of reasons to do some DIY projects this weekend, and the very important one being that we’ve gathered all the fun DIY posts we published this week into one — Continue reading

DIY: George Nelson Case Study Bed

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY: George Nelson Case Study Bed

Always wanted a George Nelson Case Study bed but never wanted to spring for the cost? Well you’re in luck! We came across a DIY project that looks easy enough for even a novice to complete and in the end you’ll be faced with a modern bed that ol’ Georgey — Continue reading

Textured Wood Pallet Accent Wall

Categories: DIY + How To
Textured Wood Pallet Accent Wall

Did you think we were done with shipping pallet project posts? Nice try! We’ll never stop. This one might be our favorite yet: Using the wood from pallets to create a modern, wooden accent wall! This wall was created for a little boy’s nursery, so the parents found untreated (no — Continue reading

DIY: Day of the Dead Planters

Categories: DIY + How To, Modern Holiday Ideas
DIY: Day of the Dead Planters

Day of the Dead (or Dia de los Muertos) isn’t for a number of months, but we’ve fallen pretty hard for these adorable Day of the Dead Calavera (skull) planters we spotted on crafty blog Creative Kismet. Definitely bordering on dangerously adorable, we still think these have a neat graphic quality to — Continue reading

Crazy Affordable: DIY Shipping Pallet Couch

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Crazy Affordable: DIY Shipping Pallet Couch

 Another pallet project! We can’t help ourselves. We think modern is reusing materials you already have to make new, awesome things, and shipping pallets are something this earth has in abundance. And, if you play your cards right (i.e. drive around until you find some) they are usually free to — Continue reading

DIY with help: 4 Cool, Modern DIY Kits to do!

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DIY with help: 4 Cool, Modern DIY Kits to do!

Are you one of those folks who needs a titch more help with DIY projects? As in you need not only all the instructions laid out for you clearly, but all the materials ready and raring to go and packed nicely for you? Despair not. We came across four pretty — Continue reading

2 Gorgeous, Geometric DIY Garlands!

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2 Gorgeous, Geometric DIY Garlands!

Whatever celebrations you have coming up — Cinco de Mayo, a wedding, an outdoor party — you’re probably going to want, if not need, a garland. Garlands are the instant celebration makers. They immediately make whatever space you’re holding your event in jump for joy! They bring much-needed texture and — Continue reading

DIY details to do THIS WEEKEND

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY details to do THIS WEEKEND

You feeling like your home needs some DIY details that only you yourself can provide? We understand completely. And may we say, we feel like we chose some really, really awesome ones this week. What…don’t believe us? Why, just check out the evidence: Easy industrial DIY: Cool side table Rough — Continue reading

Easy industrial DIY: Cool side table

Categories: DIY + How To
Easy industrial DIY: Cool side table

Love a little hint of industrial in an otherwise modern home! Just gives the space a bit of grit to it, you know? A little tough-as-nails-so-what feeling. A little yeah…we don’t need no ornamentation. And, luckily for folks who like to make their own things, industrial design also usually means not — Continue reading

Rough & Rugged DIY: 2 Woodsy Projects

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Rough & Rugged DIY: 2 Woodsy Projects

Yesterday’s little round-up of easy-to-do DIY details for you and your home were cute, perky and happy. Colorful. Hardly what you might want to do if you were looking to add a little rugged and rough DIY to your home. Something with an edge that could scrape you, if you — Continue reading

Purple Hill House by Iroje KHM Architects

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Purple Hill House by Iroje KHM Architects

“Angles is not something this house is lacking in.” “Sheesh, leave some angles for the rest of us!” “If a transformer and the mom from Beetlejuice built a home together, it’d look like this.” These are all possible first sentences we wanted to start this post about the Purple Hill — Continue reading

4 DIY details: 2 for you and 2 for your home

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4 DIY details: 2 for you and 2 for your home

Don’t have a lot of time but want to add unique, hip touches of DIY to your home? We scour the internet for you to find the coolest of DIY projects that don’t take a lot of time or money to do. Here are four recent ones we found that — Continue reading

DIY: Modern, leaning, anything’s possible shelf

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY: Modern, leaning, anything’s possible shelf

LOVE how clean and simple this leaning shelf project looks. So perfect if you don’t have a ton of books that you need to display but you still want a little attractive storage. Found on everyone’s favorite DIY site, Curbly, you’ll need some tools and some woodworking know-how, but not — Continue reading

Tiny metal modern box: Summer Cabin 4:12

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Tiny metal modern box: Summer Cabin 4:12

The folks behind Imanna Arkitekter Architecture, who designed the Summer Cabin 4:12 project in Ingarö, Sweden, must really understand that while we love walking around and enjoying nature, we’re both terrified of bears and prefer a soft place to lay our heads down at night. What appears to be a — Continue reading

No tools/skills needed DIY: Thumbtack art

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No tools/skills needed DIY: Thumbtack art

That’s right! Forget the need for any tools (maybe a hammer at the most with this project) and forget having to possess any real sort of skill. Yes, you can create some neat art just using some thumbtacks and a design. In this project we spotted on Things Bright, they — Continue reading

Doggie DIY: Erin Loechner’s Dog Crate/Table

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Doggie DIY: Erin Loechner’s Dog Crate/Table

How  did we miss this awesome DIY dog decor project when Erin Loechner, of Design for Mankind, posted about this on her column on HGTV.com?! Basically Erin and her husband Ken love their doggies but hate ugly plastic dog crates. (Something many of us can understand). So Ken went to — Continue reading

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

Categories: DIY + How To
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