Christmas Home Makeover in a Day

By: Diy maven Dec 09, 2013

Still haven't decorated for Christmas? Think you don't have time? Check this out: it took designer Stephen Saint-Onge just one day to decorate the living… Continue Reading

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How to: Make a Natural Wreath for the Holidays

By: Brittnimehlhoff Dec 03, 2013

I've seen my fair share of wreath tutorials over the years, but this one is definitely my new favorite. It's the perfect (asymmetrical) holiday wreath for a front door or over the fireplace. Want to make your… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY String Art Alternative Christmas Tree

By: Capreek Dec 02, 2013

We've seen typographic string art, abstract string art, and now: Christmas tree string art! If you've got the patience and the wall space (and don't want to take up any floor space), this project's for… Continue Reading

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How To Make an Ornament Christmas Tree

By: Diy maven Nov 26, 2013

With the help of an old framed screen, Melissa crafted an ornament Christmas tree that will be adorning her porch this holiday season. She used a star ornament for the top, 35 or so plasticContinue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Alternative Ways To Display Christmas Lights

By: Faith-towers Nov 25, 2013

I've always loved the pretty warm glow of white christmas lights. They're festive without being over-the-top. And it turns out that you can use them in all kinds of different ways. Check out my ten favorite alternative string light display ideas after the… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Ways to Decorate with Apples

By: Diy maven Nov 20, 2013

You can count on at least one sumptuous item in the produce department this time of year: apples. They're bright, shiny, colorful, and perfect for… Continue Reading

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How to: Make a Modern Wooden Christmas Tree Display Shelf

By: Brittnimehlhoff Nov 19, 2013

When the holidays roll around, I usually break out my glue gun and come up with a few easy winter projects to tackle. Today though, I'm branching out from the materials I almost always use and picking up a hand saw instead. With a bit of careful measuring and a handful of cuts, I made this hanging wood Christmas tree shelf perfect for storing small gifts and holiday odds and… Continue Reading

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DIY Abstract Black and White Wall Art

By: Diy maven Nov 19, 2013

Kirstin fell in love with the abstract black & white West Elm art collection pictured above the first time she saw it. So much so, in fact, that she decided to make a knockoff with the help of her two young sons. They made… Continue Reading

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Make It: Framed 3D Paper Taxidermy Art -- With Free Download!

By: Capreek Nov 11, 2013

I spotted this adorable little paper decor/wall art project the other day and couldn't wait to… Continue Reading

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2014 Spring Color THROWDOWN

By: Diy maven Nov 07, 2013

       

Did you hear? Recently, Pantone announced its spring 2014 color and PPG picked its fav for the entire year. First Pantone's pick: Dazzling Blue, which is… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Thanksgiving DIY Projects For Kids (And The Young At Heart)

By: Faith-towers Nov 07, 2013

Up here in Boston, the weather has gotten cold and drizzly... not exactly conducive to sending the kids outside to play. Instead, grab the feathers and the glue and try out these fun Thanksgiving DIY projects, crafts and games that will have them busy for hours. And you might just have… Continue Reading

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How-to: Cork Stamps Two Ways

By: Faith-towers Nov 06, 2013

You can make so many amazing things with cork stamps. Print your own greeting cards. Create an original piece of art for your wall. Make your own fabric by printing with fabric paint. The possibilities are endless. Here are two great ways to make these useful… Continue Reading

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A New Way to Make Crayon Art

By: Diy maven Nov 05, 2013

Remember when people glued crayons to canvas and melted them with a blow-dryer to make art? Jenna did, but she came up with a new way to make crayon art that… Continue Reading

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How to: Make a Scrapbook Photo Block Frame from Scrap Wood

By: Diy maven Nov 01, 2013

This quick and fun project is a great way to use up not only scrap wood but also scrapbook paper, ribbon, fabric, buttons and other various leftover embellishments from past craft projects. (Who doesn't have some/a lot of those on hand?)NOTE: This photo block frame is suited for a 4" x 6" photo.

Supplies we used:

  • a length of 2" x 6" lumber at least 7 and 1/2 inches long'
  • 180 grit sand paper
  • paint brush
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Roundup: 10 Inventive Inspiration Wall Ideas

By: Faith-towers Oct 31, 2013

Pinterest has become the go-to virtual inspiration wall, but I think it's still fun to have a physical inspiration board with meaningful clippings and photos. And why not make the board itself interesting? Check out these ten inventive… Continue Reading

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