Make It: DIY Knitted Candy Corn

By: Capreek Oct 08, 2012

created at: 10/08/2012

Okay, so I don't know exactly what you'd do with a bunch of knitted candy corn, but I'm willing to figure it out. Gifts? Table top decor? Dog toys?!… Continue Reading

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Before and After: Dated Thrift Store Find to Modern Seating

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 04, 2012

created at: 09/17/2012

I never get tired of upholstery projects, and I hope you feel the same way because I have a doozy of a slipcover/upholstery makeover for you today. When you click through, you'll see that the finished project is much more minimal and modern than what you see in the photo above. It honestly looks like a brand new… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Simple Canvas Wallet

By: Capreek Oct 03, 2012

created at: 10/03/2012

Um. I love this. Can I tell you the ways? It's easy. It's a great DIY gift idea. It's customizable. Oh, and did I mention easy?? Yeah, that's the big one.… Continue Reading

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How To: Create Your Own Printed Fabric with Toilet Paper Rolls!

By: Capreek Sep 27, 2012

created at: 09/27/2012

First rolling pins and now empty toilet paper rolls? People are getting pretty creative these days when it comes to printing tools -- and we love it!     

created at: 09/27/2012

Mareth from Lime Riot put this clever technique to use in creating custom fabric for (a very adorable) homemade tote bag. All you need to do it yourself is a tote bag, fabric paint, and an empty toilet paper roll. You can probably figure out what to do from… 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: Make a Diamond Tufted Headboard

By: Capreek Sep 20, 2012

created at: 09/20/2012

Stuff like this always blows my mind. How does one actually make something so, well, amazing looking -- without breaking the bank and from scratch?! Fortunately, Jenny from Little Green Notebook knows the answer to that!… 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… 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… Continue Reading

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DIY Bunting Lantern

By: Craftmel Sep 18, 2012

created at: 09/17/2012

In today's CraftyLand, bunting is big.  But no one ever said the bunting itself had to be large- take, for instance, this mini bunting strung around a paper… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Stylish Chandelier Makeovers

By: Diy maven Sep 17, 2012

created at: 09/17/2012

Most chandelier makeovers we see on the intertubes these days consist of a quick shot of spray paint. Although they're always fun to see, when I started looking for projects for this roundup, I wanted to find chandelier makeovers that did something that went above and beyond just color transformations. Here are ten that will make you think outside the box. Or should I say 'can'? 

We had a light fixture in one of our houses that looked very much like Chelsie's. Brass with… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Fortune Cookie No-Sew Place Cards

By: Capreek Sep 14, 2012

created at: 09/13/2012

These. Are. Adorable: fortune cookie place cards you can make in snap, without sewing a single stitch! Plus, they're bound to bring some good luck to your next event, right?    … Continue Reading

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Make It: Easy DIY Business Card or Gadget Holder

By: Capreek Sep 13, 2012

created at: 09/13/2012

If you've got gadgets and gizmos (and business cards) aplenty, then you might want to get in on this DIY project: a warm 'n' fuzzy felt cover/holder.… Continue Reading

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10 Ways to Reinvent a Lampshade

By: Brittni mehlhoff Sep 13, 2012

created at: 09/12/2012

If you've ever bought a lampshade you know it isn't exactly the most exciting item to shop for. The shades and drums that are readily available tend to be pretty basic and lack personality, or they cost an arm and a leg. Luckily, there are plenty of DIY options for those inexpensive store bought shades, so you won't have to shell out a ton of cash to get a designer look. Here are ten ways to reinvent a basic lampshade on a… Continue Reading

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Make It: Modern DIY Abstract String Art

By: Capreek Sep 11, 2012

created at: 09/11/2012

String art is all the rage these days, though most projects tend to take more typographic forms. I'm a big, big fan of this abstract/geometric version though. Plus? It's way easy!… Continue Reading

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