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How to: Make DIY Colorful Geometric Textiles with Sharpies & Rubbing Alcohol

by Faith Towers

Science was never my best subject, but every now and then I find myself using a little book learning in my everyday life. And this project? Definitely one of those times. It turns out Sharpie marker ink mixed with rubbing alcohol creates a very striking effect. Add some ScotchBlue™ Painter's Tape

, and you'll be able to make a unique, DIY geometric textile worthy of hanging on your wall.  

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Roundup: 18 DIY Ideas for Placemats, Napkins, and Tablecloths

by Brittni Mehlhoff

Admittedly, I'm not the greatest cook. In fact, I struggle with making a single meal without setting off the fire alarm. There is, however, one thing I can definitely help with when it comes to dinner parties and alike, as things get closer to the holidays. And that is decorating. You can count on me for table top DIYs and beyond, if you ever need help in that department. Though, I suspect you're pretty good at that stuff as well. So it's probably easier to just give you a list of cool DIY ideas for placemats, tablecloths, and napkins. Ready?   

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From Ouch to Awe, an Eye-Opening Kitchen Makeover

by DIY Maven

Matt and Meredith's kitchen didn't lack for color, that's for sure. That wallpaper alone . . . , well, that had to go. And it did. (Sort of. They painted of it.) They also painted the cabinets, trim and bead board. The flooring and countertop was replaced too. All in all, this makeover was huge without too much demolition. But enough about the road to the promised land; this is where their kitchen makeover adventure ended:

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Eye Candy: 7 Beautiful and Functional Small Kitchens

by Brittni Mehlhoff

In general, kitchens tend to be the 'make it or break it' room of the house, even amongst homeowners like myself, that are terrible at cooking. So what does a kitchen really need in order to squeeze into the 'make it' column? Nine times out of ten, I'd say the two must-haves are function and style. I don't know about you, but I can overlook size in an instant if the space has those two things. So today I'm sharing seven beautiful and functional kitchens that are small in size but mighty in style.  

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