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Lamp Wall Stickers

By: Diy maven Apr 02, 2008

New from Alice Rosignoli are these lamp stickers. They come in floor ($89) and table ($59) lamp varieties. Each comes with a hook/wall fitting into which you can insert a light source. Available through Design Boom.

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The Kitchen/Bath Combo

By: Diy maven Apr 02, 2008

My mother has a picture of me at about 9 months old getting a bath in the kitchen sink. It could very well be Phillippe Malouin’s mother has a similar picture of him at home too, which ultimately served as inspiration for the designer’s ‘The Unit’.

created on: 04/02/08

‘The Unit’ is a kitchen, table, refrigerator (the rectangle on the lower left) and a bath tub. It looks like there's an insert for the tub when not in… Continue Reading

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1 Inexpensive Curtain Done 3 Ways

By: Diy maven Apr 01, 2008

Question: What do you get when you buy a pair of tab curtains from Target and add some fabric and trim with adhesive? Answer: An inexpensive way to make custom curtains.

First up is horizontal black rick rack with lends a little geometry and widens the overall look of the window.

Next, add a 17" band of color. Because you’re not draping the entire window, this is a great way to incorporate that to-die-for fabric on a budget.

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Bottle Cap Art

By: Diy maven Apr 01, 2008

Artist Molly B. Right's medium is bottle caps, and the results are amazing. Take a look.

Medusa II

Love in the Floating World




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Curbly's Biggest Fan?

By: Diy maven Apr 01, 2008

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And you thought you loved Curbly.

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Beautiful Table Linens for Springtime!

By: Chrisjob Mar 31, 2008

Jen at IndieFixx has assembled a collection of the most bouncy and bubbly table linens that just scream "it's spring!"

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How To Make a Chocolate Facial.

By: Chrisjob Mar 31, 2008

With Valentine's Day and Easter over, the candy company's get to take a break until Halloween, with a brief resurgence for Mother's Day, perhaps. So, someone has to use all that chocolate, so it might as be you! This video tutorial from Reuters and Skindalous provides instructions for a DIY cacao face mask.


1/3 cup cocoa powder
3 tbsp. heavy cream
2 tsp. cottage cheese
¼ cup honey
3 tsp. oatmeal

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Pixilated Fabric

By: Diy maven Mar 31, 2008

The fabric for the Pixel Sofa was the brain child of Royal College of Art graduate Cristian Zuzunaga. The fabric is being produced by Kvadrat and sold through Moroso. Via freshome.

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How to make a baseball coat rack for your little slugger!

By: Diy maven Mar 31, 2008

It’s opening day for my favorite major leaguers, so to celebrate I searched for an appropriate how-to that Joe Mauer would love!

Here’s the obvious things you’ll need:

  • a 5 ½" by 32" length of 3/4" thick board
  • a 2 ½” hole saw and drill
  • red glossy paint
  • 1 child’s size bat (they’re 28" long)
  • 1 baseball
  • 3 wooden pegs

The maker also employed a router, by the looks… Continue Reading

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6 Steps to Planting a Successful Vegetable Garden

By: Diy maven Mar 31, 2008

Although it’s snowing outside my window, spring is in the air, which means planting season is just around the corner! If you’ve always wanted to gather vegetables from your own garden, then you might want to make friends with Catherine Abbott, the vegetable garden helper. Catherine suggests, even before you start planting, you ask yourself these questions:

What vegetables do you and your family like to eat?
Which ones would you… Continue Reading

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