How-To: Copper and Wood Bud Vase

Rachel Mae Smith
DIY Bud Vase
by Anna Bode

If you're looking to combine two current trends right now into one fancy diy, look no further than this copper and wood bud vase tutorial! It's really everything Pinterest dreams are made of. One of my favorite parts about this project is that even when you don't have fresh flowers on hand, this vase still looks great on your wall. Plus you even get to learn how to bend wood. No joke. Learn how to make it now:

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Before and After: 1-Day Bedroom Makeover

Diy Maven
Photo: House Beautiful

Jacqueline had been meaning to buy a headboard and add more lighting to her bedroom, but hadn't found the time to do either. Enter NY designer Amanda Nisbet who, in one day, made over the room to suit Jacqueline's style perfectly. Besides not having a headboard and enough lighting, before Jacqueline wasn't

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Roundup: 15 DIY Vases for Spring Flowers

Rachel Mae Smith
15 DIY Vase Projects

Now that we have an extra hour of daylight in the day, it means that spring is right around the corner. And that can only mean one glorious thing: fresh flowers are coming. We've waiting all winter for this time of year, am I right? Rather than display your blooms in an ordinary vase, considering making one of these 15 DIYS first. You'll be glad you did when you pick up a fresh bouquet of daffodils! 

1. Gold PVC...

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How to: Make Simple Glowing Cloches in Minutes

Alicia Lacy
DIY lighted cloches are easy to make and affordable.

Tiny twinkly lights on bendable wires may be the best invention ever. They're star-like, and whimsical, and they make everything they touch immediately festive and delightful.

While you can wrap these bendy little strands around everything from branches to ceramic figurines, my favorite use for them is to cloche them, alá Restoration Hardware:

Restoration Hardware's cloched starlights are DIYable.
Photo: Restoration Hardware

Do you see how those...

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