Articles by Capree K

How-To: Autumn-Inspired Yarn & Twig Wreath

I love this wreath for two reasons.  One, it’s pretty dang cute.  Two, it’s seasonal without being Holiday-specific so you get more bang for your buck.  I’ll even throw in a third BONUS reason: it’s a great jumping off point if you do want to make it holiday specific.  It’s all about the accessories, baby.  […]

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Reclaimed Gym Floor Wall Hooks

Reclaimed gym floor wall hooks??  How clever!  Before you grab your wallet and get to ordering though, check out how to create a reclaimed wood wall treatment.  Totally adaptable to a wall hook feature, right?  If you’re itching for some color, mask off a similar design and grab your favorite spray paint.  Easy.  Done. For […]

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Roundup: 12 Cozy Scandinavian Modern Cabins

If you liked last week’s Scandinavian Modern kitchen makeover, you’re in for a treat!  As I mentioned yesterday, around this time of year I always get that rustic itch (which sounds like a virus, but I swear it’s not).  I seek out and take inspiration from cozy spaces – move over shiny minimalist houses, I […]

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How-To: Make a Festive and Rustic Paper Garland

During the Fall and Winter months, I tend to embrace my rustic side a bit more.  The idea of logs and woodsy things in my home no longer seems borderline-tacky, but slightly charming and a semi-effective way of bringing nature indoors in an attempt to fight the winter blues.  And speaking of fighting the winter […]

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Before & After: Scandinavian Modern Kitchen Makeover

First things first: I love, LOOOVE a good before and after!  It’s the dangling carrot that keeps me going and feeling inspired.  If someone can turn that into that, then my projects don’t seem so intimidating and I get a tingling “I can do anything” sensation.  And you know what?  It feels good… So good, […]

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Roundup: 20 Easy Holiday Centerpiece Ideas

Admittedly, I’m a bit of an under-decorator.  I prefer the most minimal of minimal centerpieces (this was my centerpiece from xmas ’09, for example).  As such, I’m always on the lookout for super-simple centerpiece ideas that are a) modern and b) inexpensive.  And of course, unique and easy.  Fortunately, the following centerpiece ideas are all […]

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5 Painted Staircases That Will Blow Your Mind

…Or melt your face.  Either one. So, we live in a townhome right now that is covered with really awesome wall-to-wall carpeting.  And by “awesome” I mean “nasty”.  We have a staircase that’s covered in this unfortunate material as well, and I’ve always wanted to rip it up and see what’s going on under there.  […]

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How To: Make a Mod Bubble Wreath

What’s this?  Another wreath post?  Now that I’ve accepted this new domestic responsibility, I’m running with it.  Yessir, I am embracing The Wreath and how!  In fact, I’m making it my mission to search out and find every mod wreath on these here Internets.  A tall task, but totally worth it.  I hope you’ll come […]

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How To: Easy No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas

For me, Halloween just wouldn’t be Halloween without a good-sized pile of pumpkin guts.  But, if you’re the kind that would prefer a little less mess*, read on! Admit it.  You saw all that fancy Japanese tape on the design blogs, went out and ordered yourself some, and now you’re stuck with beautiful, albeit semi-impractical, […]

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