DIY Idea: Painted Teacup Planters

By: Capreek Apr 16, 2012

created at: 04/16/2012

These teacup planters would look absolutely adorable on a kitchen windowsill or even on your desk in a sunny… Continue Reading

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GENIUS! How to Turn a Pair of Jeans into a Gardening Apron

By: Diy maven Apr 16, 2012

created at: 04/16/2012

Another genius idea that will make you smack your forehead while simultaneously exclaiming, "Why didn't I think of that!" The technique of turning an old pair of jeans into a gardening apron could not be easier. It's just a matter of… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a DIY Disco Ball Helmet!

By: Capreek Apr 13, 2012

created at: 04/12/2012

Instead of "Foodie Friday", I thought I'd have some fun today and go with what I'm calling "Fabulous Friday" because, hey, it's the weekend! Why not? And also, this disco ball helmet is pretty much the most amazing thing I've seen all week; I simply had to… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Painted Glass Tumblers!

By: Capreek Apr 12, 2012

created at: 04/12/2012

As you know, I love any and all DIY projects that make use of thrifted glassware (hello, mod dot drinking glasses!). This is a really fun idea you can apply not only to tumblers but any kind of glass dish -- bowls and vases would look awesome, too! So, hit up your favorite thrift store and let's make some pretty… Continue Reading

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Cheap to Chic: Customizing Upholstery Without Upholstering!

By: Craftmel Apr 11, 2012

created at: 04/11/2012
Jenny was in a bind.  She had a big party coming up, not enough seating, and a budget that wouldn't allow those dream chairs.  When her less expensive alternatives showed up, she realized that her chairs looked cheap too.  What's a girl to do?  Customize, of course!  … Continue Reading

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DIY Idea: Embroidered Screen Door

By: Craftmel Apr 10, 2012

created at: 04/09/2012

What? She embroidered a screen door?  Um, yes.  And it is mighty… Continue Reading

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A Little Spring Fun: How to Make a DIY Modern Pillar Planter

By: Alexandrahedin Apr 06, 2012

created at: 04/03/2012

Hi!  I’m Alexandra Hedin – a lifestyle and entertaining expert from the Pacific Northwest.  I provide inspiration, recipes, and crafts for creating a lovely life.  It doesn’t take much to make everyday lovely – or to have fun.  And isn’t that what life is about? All week I’ll be here showing you how I threw together a little springtime affair that takes only a little thought andContinue Reading

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A Little Spring Fun: How to Make Kissing Coasters

By: Alexandrahedin Apr 04, 2012

created at: 03/25/2012Hi!  I’m Alexandra Hedin – a lifestyle and entertaining expert from the Pacific Northwest.  I provide inspiration, recipes, and crafts for creating a lovely life.  It doesn’t take much to make everyday lovely – or to have fun.  And isn’t that what life is about? All week I’ll be here showing you how I threw together a little springtime affair that takes only a little thought and someContinue Reading

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Freebie Alert: 12 Printable Easter Crafts and Goodies!

By: Capreek Apr 03, 2012

created at: 04/02/2012

Downloads, templates, and printables -- oh my!  We've rounded up some of the best free-for-the-printing Easter crafts all in one spot.… Continue Reading

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Colorful- and Washable!- Painted Vase

By: Craftmel Apr 03, 2012

created at: 04/02/2012

New spring blossoms aren't just for the outside!  How about sprucing up those plain glass vases with paint?  And unlike the flowers starting to blossom outside, these colorful poppies are there to… Continue Reading

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Before & After: A Fresh and Functional Craft Room Makeover!

By: Capreek Apr 02, 2012

created at: 04/02/2012

After last week's roundup of craft room storage and organization ideas, I had to share this brilliant craft room makeover: it's full of (even more) clever takeaways and… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Affordable DIY Modern Wall Art Projects!

By: Capreek Apr 02, 2012

created at: 04/01/2012

Bare walls are the pits.  Liven those bad boys up with some affordable modern art -- that you made yourself!  Here are ten of our favorite DIY wall art projects to make this… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 5 Ways to Decorate with Washi Tape!

By: Capreek Mar 30, 2012

created at: 03/30/2012

Ahh, washi tape.  The craft-o-sphere's wunderkind!  This seemingly all-purpose material can be found gracing the surfaces of everything from Easter eggs to vases and now... walls!  Check out a few of our favorite unexpected decorative uses for this craft supply… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a DIY Leather Bowl from Scraps!

By: Capreek Mar 29, 2012

created at: 03/29/2012

If you've seen those leather scrap bundles at your local craft store and have wondered what to do with them, wonder no more!  We've got a simple afternoon DIY project that will add a touch of rustic charm to your decor -- for… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 7 T-Shirt Re-Vamps

By: Diy maven Mar 29, 2012

 created at: 03/26/2012

I am a hands down t-shirt and jeans kinda gal. Always have been; always will be. I'm also the kind of person that, when she finds t-shirts that she likes, she buys 6 of all the same style in 6 different colors. The problem with that is it can lead to boredom. The answer to such boredom, of course, is t-shirt reconstruction. The internets are full of such projects, but these caught my eye in particular. Check 'em out.

Visit I still love you to see how… Continue Reading

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