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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Roundup: 10 Clever No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas

By: Faith-towers Oct 14, 2013

The minute you carve into a pumpkin it will begin decomposing... and will be in the trash before you know it. So we wanted to share some great no-carve ideas that will last a bit longer. Recently we showed you how to create your own typographic pumpkins, and this week we have ten other great no-carve pumpkin projects to share with… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Halloween Garlands And Wreaths

By: Faith-towers Oct 10, 2013

Halloween is fast approaching, which means there isn't much time left to  decorate your entryway. So to make it easy on you, we've rounded up ten spooky garlands and wreaths that will knock your socks right… Continue Reading

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How To: Give Old Furniture a Colorful, Patterned Makeover with Wallpaper

By: Capreek Oct 09, 2013

Let's say you find an old piece of furniture at your local thrift store: it has great bones but the finish has seen better days (sound familiar?). You know you can do something awesome with it, but what? All-over paint? A new stain? Boring!

Instead, bring it back to life with this colorful, pattern-tastic DIY idea from ModCloth! Whether you choose to go bold or keep it subtle, this technique allows for nearly infinite customization and creativity. Ready to get started?… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 11 Quick and Easy DIY Halloween Costume Ideas

By: Capreek Oct 07, 2013

If you're the type to wait until the last minute to come up with a Halloween costume (guilty as charged), here are a few homemade options that won't take a ton of time or… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 12 Stylish DIY Halloween Centerpiece and Decor Ideas

By: Capreek Oct 03, 2013

It's October, y'all! The best month there ever was, in my humble opinion, and the official/unofficial start of The Holiday Season. If you're antsy to start celebrating, here are 12 stylish and festive DIY decor ideas to get your home ready for the holiday that kicks everything off:… Continue Reading

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Make It: Book Page Rope Bowl

By: Diy maven Oct 03, 2013

Liz Marie made over an old decorative bowl (pictured below) that didn't fit her decor. Using twine, hot… Continue Reading

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How to Make Paper Tissue Pom Poms

By: Diy maven Sep 27, 2013

Okay, so tissue pom poms aren't exactly a new idea, but the way Tara presents them, they're deserving of a highlight. She hung the pom… Continue Reading

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How to: Make DIY Marquee Letters

By: Diy maven Sep 26, 2013

Whether they're for a home theater, a kid's room or an Oscar party, these fun Marquee movie letters will bring the 'wow'. Made out of stuff we can find at craft stores, we're told the… Continue Reading

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100+ Clock Makeovers

By: Diy maven Sep 19, 2013

Mel's making those of us who roundup look bad. Case in point: a couple days ago she posted one that included 106 (if my math is right) clock makeovers. There is, literally,… Continue Reading

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How to Spookify Your Toilet for Halloween

By: Diy maven Sep 16, 2013

You could spookify your toilet by not cleaning it for a month before Halloween, but I wouldn't recommend it. Instead, try Canadian Nickel Scrap'n's absolutely, hilariously delightful Spooked Out… Continue Reading

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Make It: 3D Alphabet Letters

By: Matt allison Sep 11, 2013

3D Alphabet Letters

I've long been in love with the Mr. Printables, a treasure trove of exciting, modern and inspired FREE printables for kids. These 3D alphabet letters are no… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Inventive Decor Projects Using Paper

By: Faith-towers Sep 05, 2013

Last week we showed you how to use cardboard to decorate your home, so today it seemed appropriate to share some inventive ways to use paper in your decor. You'll be surprised at how easy, affordable and… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Shelf Accents

By: Matt allison Sep 04, 2013

DIY Shelf Accents

I LOVE how these simple wood grain self accents add visual interest to these floating shelves. Best of all anyone can recreate them a roll of $2 contact paper! For more ideas and images visit the link… Continue Reading

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10 New Uses For Old Magazines

By: Lexy.b.ward Aug 30, 2013

I have a million and one magazines stored in a filing cabinet in our basement. I know that you can read almost everything online these days, but I just can't let go of those printed pretties I've collected over the years. If you're a mag-hoarder like me, here are a few projects to make using your beloved old… Continue Reading

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