How to: Make a Dramatic Test Tube Vase in 3 Easy Steps

By: Diy maven Oct 24, 2013

Makle this simple DIY test tube vase!
Who doesn't have a bit of 2" x 4" in their stash? That's all you need in the lumber department to make our 4th easy-peasy scrap wood project. We're labeling our test tube vase 'dramatic' because of its a generous height: 9 1/2" sans flora and 16" with flora. Positioned at the center of our rectangular dining table, it provides an impressive focal point without taking up a bunch of real estate. 

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Roundup: 10 Stunning DIY Watercolor Projects

By: Faith-towers Oct 24, 2013

There's a major trend happening right now, and it's a user-friendly one... watercolors! They're popping up everywhere; and I'm about to share ten super easy ideas that you can finish in an afternoon (or less). C'mon, get on board before it becomes the next… Continue Reading

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Make It: A Simple Book Pumpkin

By: Matt allison Oct 23, 2013

A Simple Book Pumpkin

Upcycling is on the up and up, and while I'm personally against defacing a perfectly preserved book, there are times when I'd happily convert a thrift store find into into a statement decor piece, this fall pumpkin idea would be one of those… Continue Reading

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8 Tips For Creating A Stunning Vignette In Your Home

By: Faith-towers Oct 22, 2013

In the interior design world, a vignette is a small grouping of items arranged artfully on a table, shelf or mantle. Creating a vignette is an easy and affordable way to infuse some of your own unique style into a space. So go grab a few of your favorite vases, candles, books and knick knacks and let's get… Continue Reading

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How to: Make an Embroidery Hoop Pendant Lamp

By: Diy maven Oct 22, 2013

Jessica fell in love with the DIY dodecahedron pendant lamp (pictured above) she spotted on View Along the Way, but wasn't thrilled with the 'ton' of work that was involved in making it. Not readyContinue Reading

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Roundup: Budget Fall Decor From The Backyard

By: Faith-towers Oct 17, 2013

The days of fall are getting shorter and chillier here in New England, signaling the approach of a long, cold winter - and inspiring me to get outside and make stuff! It's amazing what you can do with pinecones, branches, rocks and all the natural materials hiding in plain sight in the… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Functional Pumpkin And Gourd Ideas

By: Faith-towers Oct 17, 2013

Pumpkins and gourds are fun to decorate with, but are usually just that - decorations. Why not use them for something at the same time? Here are ten creative ways to use pumpkins and gourds as functional decor in your… Continue Reading

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How to: Make a DIY Geometric Trivet from Scrap Wood

By: Diy maven Oct 16, 2013

The third of our scrap wood projects is, again, super easy with the right equipment. In this case, a table saw with a dado blade. The slick thing about our design is that it only takes 2 setups to get all the fancy dados cut. If you're new to using dado blades, this project is the… Continue Reading

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Roundup: Our Favorite FREE Halloween Printables & Downloads

By: Matt allison Oct 16, 2013

Roundup: 10 FREE Halloween Printables & Downloads

From spooky to downright adorable, we've got you covered. Here's our round-up of 10 awesome Halloween printables, everything from invites to wall art and treat… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 10 Modern And Stylish Fall Rooms

By: Faith-towers Oct 15, 2013

When decorating for fall, there's a fine line between classy and cheesy. But there are a few no-fail ways to make sure you don't cross that line. Here are ten rooms with subtle fall accents, and some tips for using them in your own… Continue Reading

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How to Make Quick and Easy Paper Pumpkins

By: Diy maven Oct 14, 2013

About the time I have pumpkin guts halfway up my arms, I swear I'm never going to carve another. This year for Halloween I'm going to live up to my own decree and make some of these paper pumpkins. Quick and easy to construct, they only require scrapbook paper, black pipe cleaners (for vines), a bit of green felt (for leaves) and—my favorite bit—wine corks for stems. Visit BHG for the entire tutorial. 

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How to: DIY "Paint-Dipped" Candy Corn Mason Jars

By: Faith-towers Oct 10, 2013

These festive candy corn inspired mason jars look like they are dipped in colorful paint, but there's no paint involved at all. You won't believe how cute these candy corn jars are... or how easy they are to… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Ways To Dip-Dye Your Decor

By: Faith-towers Oct 09, 2013

The popular dip-dye trend is still going strong, and there are some fun new variations circulating around the world wide web. Check out these colorful new ways to dress up your home this… Continue Reading

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How to Make a Wire-Wrapped Speech Bubble

By: Diy maven Oct 08, 2013

Give your stuff a voice with speech bubbles. Supplies are minimal but the impact is big. Of course, 'hello'… Continue Reading

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Brilliant: Old Dresser Turned Bar/Buffet

By: Diy maven Oct 04, 2013

With the help of a good friend, Dresser Girl turned this $25, much-loved dresser into a bar/buffet. After seeing the 'after', I'm wondering why everyone isn't doingContinue Reading

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