Make It: DIY Hanging Planter Garden

By: Capreek Jul 04, 2012

created at: 07/04/2012

Make use of all that vertical space on your porch, deck, or balcony with an easy, make-it-in-a-single-afternoon DIY hanging planter garden!… Continue Reading

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How To: Repurpose Album Covers

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jul 04, 2012

created at: 07/03/2012

You've probably seen old album covers repurposed as wall art before, but this quick and easy DIY is done so well, I couldn't  keep from mentioning it. There's a twist to making this wall art look as good as it does and you can't tell just by looking at… Continue Reading

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DIY: Summer Lamp Shade Bunting

By: Craftmel Jul 04, 2012

created at: 07/02/2012

Summer party?  This eclectic approach at a light garland will bring a whole new level of interest to any… Continue Reading

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Make It: A Free Printable Jigsaw Puzzle of the U.S.

By: Capreek Jul 03, 2012

created at: 07/03/2012

Puzzles are fun, learning is fun, and hey, it's the Fourth of July: why not make a jigsaw puzzle of the U.S.??… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Retro Marquee Sign

By: Craftmel Jul 03, 2012

created at: 07/02/2012

This summer wouldn't be complete without an evening under the stars watching a good oldie with some friends, and a movie party wouldn't be complete without some memorable decorations, like this DIY marquee… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Decorative Plaster Letters

By: Capreek Jul 02, 2012

created at: 07/02/2012

We've shown you how to make your own faux-zinc letters, but here's a unique twist on the classic decorative monogram that we think is pretty cool!… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Patriotic Pillows for the 4th of July

By: Capreek Jul 02, 2012

created at: 07/02/2012

Independence Day is this week! By now you've stocked up on all your legal fireworks and have your favorite potato salad recipe ready to go. But, if you're looking to bring a little of the red, white, and blue into your decor, we've got a simple sewing project for you!… Continue Reading

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How To: Make Wall Art from Old School Keys

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jun 29, 2012
created at: 06/22/2012
It's amazing how you can transform a gaudy piece of wall art into something cool and kitsch with a little bit of paint and a good color combo. But if you are scratching your head wondering how the creator could paint over an antique set of keys, I have good news.
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Make It: Modern DIY Concrete Coasters

By: Capreek Jun 29, 2012

created at: 06/28/2012

I'm on a concrete kick these days, exploring all the unique ways you can use it in home decor. From accent walls to candle holders, its possibilities seem endless... and these DIY coasters might be the simplest and easiest of them all!… Continue Reading

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Make It: Typographic "Home Sweet Home" DIY Yarn Art!

By: Capreek Jun 28, 2012

created at: 06/28/2012

We're all about string art these days. I particularly love this simplified, playful approach from Jen Lula!… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 8 Stencil DIY Projects You Should Try

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jun 28, 2012
created at: 06/24/2012
Stencils have come a long way since the days they were used to create decorative 'wallpaper' borders in your grandmother's kitchen. 
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How To: Hack a Ladder into a DIY Clothing Rack

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jun 28, 2012
created at: 06/24/2012
Okay, I am loving this project. I would never guessed you could turn a basic ladder into something this… Continue Reading
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Make It: DIY Painted Confetti Tumblers

By: Capreek Jun 27, 2012

created at: 06/27/2012

I'm always looking for clever ways to turn thrift store glassware into something fantastic, so when I spotted these DIY Anthropologie-inspired confetti tumblers, I flipped! Not only are they a fraction of the cost, the sky's the limit when it comes to color combos.… Continue Reading

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Make It: A Simple DIY Picnic Blanket for Summer!

By: Capreek Jun 26, 2012

created at: 06/26/2012

You guys, it's totally picnic weather these days. And picnic weather means picnic blankets! Here's a simple one you can make in an afternoon and be picnicking on by sunset!… Continue Reading

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Nostalgic How-To: DIY Wooden Cooling Board

By: Craftmel Jun 26, 2012

created at: 06/25/2012

As the story goes, there were a bunch of decision-makers sitting around a board room table at General Electric one afternoon in the 50's.  Aware that home design was welcoming the "great room," one of the fellows suggested the company start making kitchen appliances in the current trendy colors in the design world to match the living areas, since that is what his wife would want.

And so they… Continue Reading

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