Before and After: Decorative Ceiling Medallion to Unique Wall Clock

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jul 05, 2012

created at: 07/03/2012

Have you ever looked at something in an aisle at a home improvement store and thought, 'this is weird, but there must be something cool I can do with this'? Of course you have, and after you see this before and after, you might just be heading out to grab yourself a ceiling medallion. 

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How To: Decorate Housewares in Minutes with Neon Stickers

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jul 05, 2012
created at: 07/01/2012
I've had a stack of neon circle stickers sitting in my junk drawer for months now, but now that I've found this quick DIY idea, I'll be putting those stickers to good use.   Continue Reading
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Make It: DIY Hanging Planter Garden

By: Capreek Jul 04, 2012

created at: 07/04/2012

Make use of all that vertical space on your porch, deck, or balcony with an easy, make-it-in-a-single-afternoon DIY hanging planter garden!    Continue Reading

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How To: Repurpose Album Covers

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jul 04, 2012

created at: 07/03/2012

You've probably seen old album covers repurposed as wall art before, but this quick and easy DIY is done so well, I couldn't  keep from mentioning it. There's a twist to making this wall art look as good as it does and you can't tell just by looking at it.

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DIY: Summer Lamp Shade Bunting

By: Craftmel Jul 04, 2012

created at: 07/02/2012

Summer party?  This eclectic approach at a light garland will bring a whole new level of interest to any event.   Continue Reading

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How To: GENIUS Rain Gutter Book Shelves

By: Diy maven Jul 03, 2012

 Sturdy AND you never have to paint them? Yeah...vinyl gutters make great book shelves, or so says Beth from Sunshine on the Inside. They've been in use now for four months in her 2-year-old's room, so she knows they can stand up to abuse. As for making them, it doesn't Continue Reading

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How To: Printing With Polystyrene

By: Diy maven Jul 03, 2012

created at: 07/02/2012

Total Art Soul has a GREAT idea for putting polystyrene containers to good use after you've emptied them of your takeout. Use them for printing. The super-simple process could be used to make art, greeting cards or even t-shirts. Besides the canvas/paper/fabric of your choosing Continue Reading

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How To: Make Wall Art from Old School Keys

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jun 29, 2012
created at: 06/22/2012
It's amazing how you can transform a gaudy piece of wall art into something cool and kitsch with a little bit of paint and a good color combo. But if you are scratching your head wondering how the creator could paint over an antique set of keys, I have good news.
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Roundup: 8 Stencil DIY Projects You Should Try

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jun 28, 2012
created at: 06/24/2012
Stencils have come a long way since the days they were used to create decorative 'wallpaper' borders in your grandmother's kitchen. 
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How To: Hack a Ladder into a DIY Clothing Rack

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jun 28, 2012
created at: 06/24/2012
Okay, I am loving this project. I would never guessed you could turn a basic ladder into something this cool.Continue Reading
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Make It: DIY Painted Confetti Tumblers

By: Capreek Jun 27, 2012

created at: 06/27/2012

I'm always looking for clever ways to turn thrift store glassware into something fantastic, so when I spotted these DIY Anthropologie-inspired confetti tumblers, I flipped! Not only are they a fraction of the cost, the sky's the limit when it comes to color combos.    Continue Reading

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Make It: A Simple DIY Picnic Blanket for Summer!

By: Capreek Jun 26, 2012

created at: 06/26/2012

You guys, it's totally picnic weather these days. And picnic weather means picnic blankets! Here's a simple one you can make in an afternoon and be picnicking on by sunset!    Continue Reading

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Nostalgic How-To: DIY Wooden Cooling Board

By: Craftmel Jun 26, 2012

created at: 06/25/2012

As the story goes, there were a bunch of decision-makers sitting around a board room table at General Electric one afternoon in the 50's.  Aware that home design was welcoming the "great room," one of the fellows suggested the company start making kitchen appliances in the current trendy colors in the design world to match the living areas, since that is what his wife would want.

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Roundup: 10 DIY Vinyl Record Upcycle Projects

By: Diy maven Jun 26, 2012
created at: 06/26/2012
We've come a long way from the melted-LP-turned-bowl days. Yeah, people are still melting their vinyl, but they're also taking Dremels and drills to them, to great effect. Check out these 10 crafty ideas:
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Roundup: 7 Modern Furniture Makeovers!

By: Capreek Jun 25, 2012

created at: 06/25/2012

We've got some modern makeover madness for you today! Here are 7 awesome furniture face lifts to inspire your own creativity. Enjoy!    Continue Reading

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