10+ Quick and Easy Fall Scent and Potpourri Recipes

By: Diy maven Oct 09, 2012

created at: 10/09/2012

In scouring the internet for this roundup, I noticed that there are a lot of potpourri recipes that require a ton of ingredients. (I'm talking like a dozen or more components!) Many people don't have the time to make dinner from scratch let alone potpourri, so for this batch of recipes, I decided to keep… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 5 Creative DIY Ideas for Autumn Candle Decor

By: Capreek Oct 08, 2012

created at: 10/08/2012

Nothing says fall like cinnamon-scented candles, gourds, and a smattering of red maple leaves. Before you get completely carried away, though, here are 5 stylish DIY ideas for using candles (and the odd gourd or two) in your autumn decor!… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Knitted Candy Corn

By: Capreek Oct 08, 2012

created at: 10/08/2012

Okay, so I don't know exactly what you'd do with a bunch of knitted candy corn, but I'm willing to figure it out. Gifts? Table top decor? Dog toys?!… Continue Reading

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Five Clever Faux Pumpkin Makeovers

By: Diy maven Oct 08, 2012

created at: 10/08/2012

'Tis the season to get your gourd on. As evidenced by these savvy DIYers, who used a bit of paint, newspaper, and etcetera for their pumpkin makeovers, it doesn't take much to turn a cheap, funky, faux gourd into something special.

Heidi used Mod Podge and pages from old encyclopedias to turn foam pumpkins into....

these. Click here for more details.

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Make It: DIY Decorative Wall Hooks

By: Capreek Oct 04, 2012

created at: 10/04/2012

Ah, wall hooks. The perfect little decor element: form, function, and DIYable to the max!… Continue Reading

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Before and After: Dated Thrift Store Find to Modern Seating

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 04, 2012

created at: 09/17/2012

I never get tired of upholstery projects, and I hope you feel the same way because I have a doozy of a slipcover/upholstery makeover for you today. When you click through, you'll see that the finished project is much more minimal and modern than what you see in the photo above. It honestly looks like a brand new… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Simple Canvas Wallet

By: Capreek Oct 03, 2012

created at: 10/03/2012

Um. I love this. Can I tell you the ways? It's easy. It's a great DIY gift idea. It's customizable. Oh, and did I mention easy?? Yeah, that's the big one.… Continue Reading

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How To: Make Washi Tape Storage Jars

By: Matt allison Oct 03, 2012

created at: 10/03/2012

I'll come clean. I have a bit of a Washi tape fetish. I'm constantly buying up rolls in all sorts of shapes and sizes, but where do you store them?

I've seen very inventive ways, but one of the simplest solutions is to store them in a glass jar, transforming them into a… Continue Reading

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Make It: Modern DIY Geometric Frame Pendant Light

By: Capreek Oct 02, 2012

created at: 10/02/2012

Inspired by one of my favorite lights (the Frame Pendant by Iacoli & McAllister if you're curious), this DIY version is equally colorful and a fraction of the cost. Also? The perfect project for a rainy and cold autumn… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Halloween Countdown Crafts

By: Craftmel Oct 02, 2012

created at: 10/01/2012

I am almost tired of my girls asking me when it will be Halloween... except that I can hardly wait for it to come too.  Since it seems we all need a little help in the patience department, we might as well instigate an advent for Halloween.  I rounded up a few of my favorites from the web to share our excitement with… Continue Reading

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How To: Turn a Bicycle Tube into a Pencil Pouch

By: Capreek Oct 01, 2012

created at: 09/30/2012

...or a gadget case, or a business card holder, or a sunglasses pouch. You get the idea; this easy DIY project is incredibly versatile!… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Modern Geometric DIY Leather Mouse Pad

By: Capreek Oct 01, 2012

created at: 09/30/2012

We're nearing the finish line of our office makeover (more on that later) and so I've turned my attention to some of the finer details... details like, you know, mouse pads. After a desperate search to find some that blended form and function in a way that made my aesthetic-loving soul happy -- and failing -- I decided to make my own. And I'm glad I did because, holy cow, I love them!     

These bad boys combine a few of my… Continue Reading

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Make It: A Modern DIY Cardboard Pendant Light

By: Capreek Sep 28, 2012

created at: 09/27/2012

Got a cardboard box? Awesome! Turn that sucker into a pendant light!… Continue Reading

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How To: Create Your Own Printed Fabric with Toilet Paper Rolls!

By: Capreek Sep 27, 2012

created at: 09/27/2012

First rolling pins and now empty toilet paper rolls? People are getting pretty creative these days when it comes to printing tools -- and we love it!     

created at: 09/27/2012

Mareth from Lime Riot put this clever technique to use in creating custom fabric for (a very adorable) homemade tote bag. All you need to do it yourself is a tote bag, fabric paint, and an empty toilet paper roll. You can probably figure out what to do from… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a DIY Paper Mache Animal Mount

By: Capreek Sep 26, 2012

created at: 09/25/2012

Who doesn't need want a paper mache animal head in their home or office? To be honest, I've been tempted to purchase this recycled bull's head. But, now that I know how to make one, I might just try my hand at it!… Continue Reading

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