Make It: Simple DIY Clay Circle Garland

By: Capreek Mar 26, 2015
Caitlin McGrath

A lot of the DIY garlands we feature are meant for specific celebrations (holidays, birthdays, etc. etc.), but this clay version is stylish and subtle enough to be left up year-round!     Continue Reading

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How To: Make Minion Easter Eggs

By: Diy maven Mar 25, 2015

Photo: A Pumpkin & A Princess

Apparently, I have eggs on the brain. First there were the Emoji Easter Eggs, and then the Ombre Easter Eggs, and now these darling little Minion Easter Eggs. Crystal says that all it takes to makeContinue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Fresh DIY Curtain Projects for Spring

By: Rachel mae smith Mar 25, 2015
DIY Curtain Projects

New curtains are such a great way to bring fresh life into your house. They're also a great place to experiment with color and pattern since they can be easily removed. And while they can tend to get a little pricey, they're also really easy to make! Here are 10 great DIY projects that you should consider before heading to the store:

1. Trimmed Tablecloth Curtains by Better Homes and Garden

2. Sewing 101 via Design Sponge 

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Make It: DIY Minimalist Raised Planter

By: Capreek Mar 24, 2015
MonstersCircus

Just when I think I've seen every DIY planter idea in existence, someone comes along with an idea that completely shakes things up.     Continue Reading

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How To: Make Ombré Easter Eggs

By: Diy maven Mar 24, 2015
Photo: Country Living

Can hardboiled eggs be a design statement? If they're ombré Easter eggs they can. Country Living takes the guesswork out of getting the graduated colors just right, supplying the ratios of water to food dye. From 2 drops toContinue Reading

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Make It: Adorable AND Easy DIY Jewelry Holder

By: Capreek Mar 23, 2015
Lay Baby Lay

Can we take a moment and all agree that these jewelry holders are ridiculously cute? Yes? Okay, great. Now, let's find out how to make 'em!     Continue Reading

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How-To: Simple Mudcloth Planter

By: Rachel mae smith Mar 23, 2015
DIY Mudcloth Planter
by Francois et Moi

If there's one thing I know about spring, it's that the desire to buy all the houseplants is strong. But what is a houseplant without an adorable planter? You don't need to have much drawing ability to make this decorative and beautiful piece for your house. Plus the whole project can't take more than an hour to do. Queue getting in your car to go to your local nursery now...

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Before and After: A Bedroom Dresser Turned Rolling Kitchen Island

By: Brittni mehlhoff Mar 20, 2015
Photo: Yellow Brick Home

I love seeing DIY projects that involve remixing a piece of furniture for an entirely new purpose. And this dresser DIY definitely fits that category. Not only does the 'after' version look completely different, it also serves a brand new use, as a kitchen island (complete with butcher block and all). Curious to see how it turned out?   

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How to: Colorful Geometric Welcome Mat

By: Rachel mae smith Mar 20, 2015
DIY Geometric Welcome Mat
by Rachel Mae Smith

Spring may just be my favorite season. Everything is colorful, there are flowers everywhere and the weather is just the right temperature. With the new season also comes spring showers. Instead of tracking extra moisture in your house, make this geometric welcome mat!    Continue Reading

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How To: Make Spring Kitchen Linens in 3 Easy Steps

By: Diy maven Mar 20, 2015

Photo: Simple Simon and Company

Elizabeth shows us how to brighten up plain linens just in time for spring. Her easy 3-step process will make anyone look like an appliqué pro in no time. The secret, of course, is Heat n' Bond, which should be in every DIYer's arsenal ofContinue Reading

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How To: Make a DIY Geometric Wooden Planter or Catch-all

By: Capreek Mar 19, 2015
Dream a Little Bigger

I'd be lying if I said I wasn't completely obsessed with planters right now. My plant collection is slowly growing and, obviously, each one needs its own container! I have a few awaiting homes and I think these DIY wooden geometric planters may be the perfect solution.      Continue Reading

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Make 'Em: Cheeky Emoji Easter Eggs

By: Diy maven Mar 18, 2015
Photo: DIY Studio

Easter eggs + Emoji. = A match made in crafter's heaven. These cheeky (and darling) little guys come from the mind of Kelly, who suggests we useContinue Reading

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How to: Make a Simple Freestanding Shelving Unit

By: Rachel mae smith Mar 18, 2015
DIY Shelving Unit
by Carrie Waller

I've been on the hunt for a unique bookcase for a while, but am striking out when it comes to finding something in my price range. If you're like me and fed up with those assembly required bookcases, but don't have a fortune to spend on the one of your dreams, make it instead! While this tutorial uses power tools, the step by step instructions make it easier than you might think. It might even take less effort than trying toContinue Reading

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Make It: Easy and Affordable DIY Hanging Wall Art

By: Capreek Mar 17, 2015
Lay Baby Lay

Empty walls are all fine and dandy, but if you'd rather make a statement with an over-sized piece of art, this is the project for you!     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Fantastic DIY Storage Boxes, Baskets And Containers

By: Faith-towers Mar 17, 2015
Roundup: 10 Fantastic DIY Storage Boxes, Baskets And Containers
Photo: Hometalk

Store-bought boxes and bins can be prohibitively expensive if you're trying to get organized on a budget, but that's no excuse - there are plenty of DIY storage container projects that won't break the bank (and they're pretty, too!). Here are ten of my favorites.   

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Roundup: Spring Organization Ideas for the Garage and Basement That ADD Space

By: Diy maven Mar 17, 2015

It's springtime, and that means it's time to sweep out and organize the garage and basement. The sweeping part is easy. The organizing part? That can be a little tricky when you lack space. In this roundup of organization ideas we've put together ideas and how-tos that will actually add space to ourContinue Reading

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How-To: Easy Clay Coasters

By: Rachel mae smith Mar 16, 2015

DIY Clay Coasters
by The Lovely Drawer

Now that warmer weather is on its way, so are tons of ice cold drinks. To avoid those pesky water rings on your tables, prep yourself with some easy diy coasters! The Lovely Drawer shared a full proof tutorial that even those who have never worked with clay before can tackle. Not to mention that her technique for decorating them is absolutely adorable-- they even look store bought!Continue Reading

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7 DIY Project Ideas for Your Weekend

By: Brittni mehlhoff Mar 13, 2015

Planning any projects for the weekend? These 7 DIYs will get you through the next couple of day, in a pinch. Make a DIY textile ladder with copper tubing (my favorite project of the week), try a graphic art piece, or make a woven planter. Click through to see all 7 weekend DIY projects.   

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How-To: Mounted Air Plants

By: Rachel mae smith Mar 13, 2015
DIY Mounted Air Plants
by Jade and Fern

If you're looking to bring more plants into your home this spring, but don't really have the space, then I have just the project for you! Instead of taking up room on your shelves, why not mount your air plants instead? If you make enough, they can even double as wall art. Marlene of Jade and Fern show you how to do so in a few easy steps. So easy in fact that you can knock this project out and still have time to relax this weekend!Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Color Coded Cutting Boards

By: Capreek Mar 13, 2015
Dream a Little Bigger

Let's face it: food poisoning is pretty much the worst. To help avoid mixing your meat juices with, say, your veggies, color coded and labeled cutting boards are a great idea. Here's how to make your own!     Continue Reading

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