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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 All the rooms in the house were about as bad and outdated as the above picture shows.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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How To: Do-It-Yourself Layered Abstract Wall Art

By: Lexy.b.ward Oct 09, 2015
diy abstract art
photo: Sarah Hearts

Who doesn't love abstract art? It's grown on me through the years, but can be a bit costly when buying. Make your own one-of-kind layer piece with this video tutorial!      

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A Very Surprising Kitchen Makeover

By: Diy maven Oct 09, 2015

Photo: Aston Design Studio

Hate oak cabinetry? Most people these days seem to, or feel that they are expected to hate it. However, the people who own the kitchen pictured above didn't and weren't afraid to admit their preference. They liked oak's "refined rustic/craftsman style." So, when it came time toContinue Reading

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How to: Modern and Colorful Geometric Mobile

By: Jeran Oct 08, 2015

I recently became an aunt again. I've made baby quilts and mobiles for all three of my brother's kids. The first one was a drift wood and sea shell one and then I made a birch bark and birdy one, but for this third baby I made a brightly colored quilt in triangles, so I wanted to continue that theme with the mobile. 

A few supplies from the craft store, a drill and some craft paint, and I had a mobile made in about an hour.                  Continue Reading

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Roundup: 12 Cosy Textile DIYs for Fall

By: Stephanie lee Oct 08, 2015
DIY yarn table runner - Pretty Prudent
Photo: Pretty Prudent

When autumn rolls around, there's nothing I like better than getting out all my chunky knits and soft woollen blankets in preparation for the cooler days ahead. But why stop there when you can add that snug feel to your home as well? Click through for 12 super cosy textile projects for fall and winter.

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