How To: Make a Paint By Numbers Pillow

By: Brittni mehlhoff Aug 01, 2012
created at: 08/01/2012
Remember those paint by numbers you loved to do when you were a kid? Well, now you can make a paint by numbers pillow, thanks to this DIY.   Continue Reading
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Make It: A Cool and Colorful Furniture Makeover Idea

By: Capreek Aug 01, 2012
created at: 08/01/2012
I ran across this super fun furniture makeover idea recently and simply had to share it! It's a playful twist on the typical painted furniture look, takes a fraction of the time, and has a bigger impact (I think). Check it out!    Continue Reading
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How to: Make a Miniature Geometric Planter

By: Chrisjob Aug 01, 2012
created at: 08/01/2012
Rachel, a Portland, Oregon-based artist who runs a mean Etsy shop (nebulas!) came up with this quick and easy way to make these charming little faceted plant pots.   Continue Reading
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How To: Make a Modern DIY Playhouse!

By: Capreek Jul 31, 2012
created at: 07/31/2012
As a kid, I would make houses and forts out of cardboard boxes, sheets, and the odd chair or two. This DIY playhouse takes a similar approach, albeit much more aesthetically pleasing. You won't have to look at dirty boxes and your kid's imagination can still run wild: win-win!    Continue Reading
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Make It: DIY Washer and Dryer Pedestal

By: Craftmel Jul 31, 2012
created at: 07/30/2012

We just returned from a great vacation, and you know what that means: Laundry.  Mountains of it.  In our teeny tiny laundry room we don't have room for the heaping baskets in between loads, and if I could, this would be the perfect solution.   Continue Reading
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How To: Make Soda Can Flower Lights

By: Diy maven Jul 31, 2012
created at: 07/31/2012
Last week I showed you how to make a mini window Japanese garden using 3M's Command Brand Medium Caddy. Today we're going to reach back into the 3M goodie bag and make soda can flower lights, which we'll install using their oh-so-handy Clear Decorating Clips

To start our project, we'll need to gather up Continue Reading
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How to: Turn Milk Jugs Into Scoops and Dust Pans

By: Diy maven Jul 30, 2012

I learned from my parents the trick of turning a plastic jug into a scoop, but mom & dad's versions never looked as elegant as these two. Although this image is flying around the internet faster than a wardrobe malfunction still image, it's been hard to track down the original creator. If anyone knows or can make out the Facebook handle in the picture, please let me know. In the meantime, I spotted it on Recycle-eh.

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How To: Make Fruity and Delicious Striped Ice Cream Cake

By: Capreek Jul 27, 2012

created at: 07/26/2012
If this doesn't look and taste like summer, I don't know what does! Layers of fruity sorbet and ice cream stack up to create a delicious, seasonal treat.    Continue Reading
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How to: Make a DIY Typographic Rug

By: Capreek Jul 26, 2012
created at: 07/26/2012
The perfect decor accessory for design lovers, this DIY rug spells out "type" in the fanciest of ways!    Continue Reading
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Before and After: Vinyl Ottoman to High Style Seating

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jul 26, 2012
created at: 07/25/2012
If you've ever wanted to know how to do upholstery on your own, you have to check this out. The 'after' alone is definitely worth clicking through.   Continue Reading
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How To: Paint a Chevron Staircase

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jul 26, 2012
created at: 07/25/2012

I would have never considered painting a stairway before reading this tutorial. Now I want to move into a two story house so I can recreate this look.   Continue Reading
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Make It: Colorful String-Wrapped Earbuds!

By: Capreek Jul 25, 2012
created at: 07/25/2012
Sure, there are earbuds available with a few pops of color on the ends, but the cords are always white or black. BORING. Add some personality and flair (and help keep them tangle-free) with this easy DIY project -- you may even find yourself wrapping all your gadgets in string!    Continue Reading
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How To: 12 Olympic Crafts and Edibles

By: Diy maven Jul 25, 2012
created at: 07/25/2012
The opening games for London Summer Olympics are this Friday. The competition may be taking place thousands of miles away from where we live (or not) but, we can get in the spirit with these super cute crafts and edibles. 

Did you know that the Olympic rings were first used at the 1920 Games in Antwerp, Belgium? Since then, they've become symbolic of all that is Olympian. It's no wonder they are inspiration to so many crafters and bakers.

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How to: DIY Modern Painted Shelves

By: Craftmel Jul 25, 2012
created at: 07/24/2012
If you are going to have shelves in a room, you might as well make them really interesting, right?  Decorative accessories will be clamoring for a spot on these minty modern goodies.   Continue Reading
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How To: Mix Patterns and Textures in Your Home!

By: Capreek Jul 24, 2012
created at: 07/24/2012
Our living room has a pretty established color scheme which could quickly and easily get out of hand. To reign it in and keep things interesting, I try to mix in different textures and patterns! It's not always obvious what will or won't work, but I promise this approach will keep your decor looking and feeling fresh. Here's how!    Continue Reading
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