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How to: Simple and Spooky DIY String Art For Halloween

By: Lexy.b.ward Oct 13, 2015
halloween string art
photo: Lexy Ward

To say I love decorating shelves & mantels, would be the understatement of the year. And during the holidays, I kind of go a little crazy with the accessories. I love the look of string art, but wanted a more simple version for our house.  With a little leather cord, I brought a little fun macabre to my mantle!       

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Roundup: 8 Interiors With Stylishly Spooky Decor

By: Jennifer farley Oct 13, 2015
Source: My Scandinavian Home, Ellis House, Stylist Lotta Agaton

For some people spooky only happens at Halloween and for others its art. Here are some decor and interiors that make "spooky" and "quirky" stylish.

1. There is nothing scary about the above interior. Instead its delightfully inviting but the quirky painting gives it a stylish element of spook. 

Source: Apartment Therapy: Designer Abigail Ahern

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Roundup: 25 Painted Pumpkin DIYs To Try

By: Faith-towers Oct 13, 2015
25 Painted Pumpkin DIYs To Try
Photo: Vitamini Handmade

Sometimes it's just more pleasant to paint pumpkins, rather than scooping out all of those gooey seeds. Not to mention, un-carved pumpkins last way longer. So we decided to round up 25 awesome painted pumpkin DIYs for your to try. Here we go!   

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How To: Make an Epoxy Mosaic Tray

By: Diy maven Oct 13, 2015
Photo: Sawdust & Embryos

One technique I've yet to try is epoxy--the clear kind, not the wood filler and glue kind. I guess I've always thought it was tricky--you know...bubbles. But Beth's tutorial ofContinue Reading

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How to: Easy DIY Pumpkin Spice Latte Costume

By: Faith-towers Oct 12, 2015
Photo: Christi Craig

Pumpkin Spice Lattes get more and more popular every fall, and the craze will not be be stopping anytime soon. So, obviously, I decided to be one for Halloween. Click through to find out how to make your own PSL costume!   

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Round Up: 10 Modern and Attractive DIYs for Halloween

By: Stephanie lee Oct 12, 2015
10 attractive Halloween projects
Photo: Homey Oh My

I have to admit that Halloween isn't my favourite holiday - I'm not a big fan of blood, skulls or any of the any of the other motifs that generally come out to play when this time of year rolls around.

But lately I've been spotting plenty of Halloween projects that I'd be more than happy to decorate my home in; ones that are still full of Halloween fun but don't have cobwebs or severed limbs anywhere in sight! Click through to see my favourites...

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Before and After: My Little Boy's Room Makeover

By: Jennifer farley Oct 12, 2015
Little Boys Room Makeover

A little over a year ago we bought our home at an estate sale. We bought the house "as is." All the rooms in the house were about as bad and outdated as the above picture shows. This room had 40-year-old matted carpet, stained velvet damask wall paper, and an industrial sized burn-your-hand-off radiator...not to mention all sorts of other issues. Right when we bought the house we were in the process of adopting a 7-year-old boy, so we decided to focus "aesthetically" on the bedrooms and upstairs hallway. Most importantly our son needed a fun room in his forever home.   Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Refined Living Room Makeover

By: Faith-towers Oct 12, 2015

Before and After: A Refined Living Room Makeover
Photo: Lindsay Ribe

This living room felt discordant and unfocused before, with a hodgepodge of different furniture styles and accessories. But not for long. The transformed living room is beautifully composed with a clear color palette and a sophisticated feel. Click through to check it out.   

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Roundup: 10 Delightful Desk Makeovers

By: Diy maven Oct 12, 2015

Currently I'm in the midst of combining my office and craft area into one space. The craft part is almost done, but the office part is still a work in progress. (I'm actually typing this post in a fort made of books, boxes, and potted plants.) During the times I'm notContinue Reading

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7 DIY Project Ideas for Your Weekend

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 09, 2015

Planning any DIY projects this weekend? If so, I have a handful of ideas to get you started that I you can tackle in an afternoon. There's a cool granite planters tutorial, a couple of DIY office organization ideas, a minimal pendant light project, and more. Want to see the whole list? Click through to see all 7 DIY projects ideas to try this weekend.

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