Make It: A DIY Log Slice Side Table

By: Capreek Sep 25, 2012

created at: 09/25/2012

Looking to add a little woodsy warmth to your abode? Then you'll definitely want to put this DIY log slice side table to your to-do list!    Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Favorite IKEA Lamp Makeovers and Hacks

By: Capreek Sep 24, 2012

created at: 09/24/2012

What do salad bowls, bed frames, and shelf brackets have in common? They've all been turned into stylish, DIY lamps! Oh, and they're all readily available from IKEA. Here are ten of our favorite IKEA lighting hacks -- enjoy!     Continue Reading

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Before & After: A Colorful DIY Folding Chair Makeover

By: Capreek Sep 24, 2012

created at: 09/24/2012

Ahh, folding chairs. Typically ugly and generally uncomfortable, they're usually a must-have around the holidays when our homes reach full capacity and our seating situation is on the brink of shambles. Alas, you CAN make them a bit more festive with this simple DIY makeover (no promises on the comfort factor, though)!     Continue Reading

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How To: Cover Scratches in Leather Furniture

By: Diy maven Sep 24, 2012

created at: 09/24/2012

Cat or Dog + Leather Furniture = Scratches. It's a fact of life. But Trisha, from Mash Up Chic, found a quick, easy and inexpensive way to cover the offending scratches and with something we all probably have in our Continue Reading

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Inspiration: Make a Minimal Globe Lamp

By: Diy maven Sep 21, 2012

Marie found a flea market globe lamp and stripped it bare making a very cool and minimal homage to the original. It's reported that she simply Continue Reading

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How To: Make Moroccan Preserved Lemons

By: Matt allison Sep 21, 2012

created at: 09/21/2012

I love growing and cooking my own vegetables, though sadly due to space restrictions in our yard, the only fruit I'm able to grow is a lowly Eureka lemon tree.

Not that lemons are something to be sniffed at; in summer we drink amazing lemon minted water out on the porch, make our own cordials and desserts, and as we move into fallI collect the bounty and preserve them for one of our favorite dishes, chicken tagine.

Preserved lemons are commonly used in North African dishes, and their salty taste and texture lends complexity to the simplest dishes like sauteed vegetables.

While preserving them takes little more than a mason jar and salt, my recipe below takes it up a notch and boosts the flavor.Continue Reading

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DIY Andy Warhol Soup Can Organizers

By: Capreek Sep 21, 2012

created at: 09/20/2012

Target, in collaboration with Campbell's, recently released a limited edition line of Andy Warhol soup cans in celebration of the 50th anniversary of his famous screen print series. While I've been tempted to pick up a few, I don't really know what I'd do with them. Store them indefinitely on a shelf? Eat the contents; then what?     Continue Reading

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Make It: Rotating Gallery Board DIY

By: Brittni mehlhoff Sep 20, 2012

created at: 09/19/2012

If you change your artwork almost as often as you change your clothes, this minimal gallery board DIY should probably be on your must-make list this weekend. You'll have less holes in the wall and a stronger focal point for art clusters and other groupings.   Continue Reading

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How To: Hand Paint Faux Oxfords

By: Diy maven Sep 20, 2012

created at: 09/20/2012

Super creative and super cute? Yeah, these hand painted, faux Oxfords those and more. Allison took her fondness for Oxfords to a pair of $5 white tennis shoes. With the help of a water soluble fabric marking Continue Reading

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Before and After: Upholstering a Spool

By: Brittni mehlhoff Sep 20, 2012

created at: 09/17/2012

I'm sure you've seen giant spools being used as coffee tables before, but what about something smaller? Could you upholster a spool and make it look more modern? Well, it turns out the answer is yes, you can, and it looks even cooler than you might think.   Continue Reading

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Roundup: 11 DIY Upcycled Lamps Made from Bottles, Cans, and Jars!

By: Capreek Sep 19, 2012

created at: 09/19/2012

We're putting our upcycling pants on and lighting up the Internet today with 11 awesome DIY lamps made from bottles, cans, and jars (oh my)! So sit back, get inspired, and let us know which is your fave!     Continue Reading

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How to: Make a DIY Rotating Goal List

By: Matt allison Sep 19, 2012

created at: 09/18/2012

Most of us seem to work smarter and stay organized by keeping a to-do list. The problem is that the projects are in constant flux, and you set out to achieve one thing only to be derailed by another. Sound familiar? Continue Reading

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DIY Fall Tree Embroidery

By: Craftmel Sep 19, 2012

created at: 09/19/2012

Fall is a time where trees lose their leaves and expose those things usually hidden during the warmer months, like little engravings from people in love. This embroidery done by My Girlish Whims fits perfectly into what Fall means to me.   Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Modern DIY Geometric Paperweight

By: Capreek Sep 18, 2012

created at: 09/18/2012

Geometric faceted goodness, oh my! How could you not want to make a few of these DIY paper weights? They're easy and, quite frankly, as chic as can be.     Continue Reading

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