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Update Your Decor With These 16 Cool Rattan Pieces

by Rachel Jacks

With the recent resurgence of bohemian style, it's no wonder that rattan is also making a comeback. But you might be surprised to discover that rattan can look surprisingly chic. Context is everything, and mixing a rattan piece or two in with more modern elements can make all the difference between a room that looks like the revenge of the '70s, and one that looks like you just added in a bit of natural rattan flair. If you're ready to give it a chance, check out our modern rattan finds (no papasan chairs included). 

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DIY Idea: Modern Dip-Dyed Baskets

by Capree K

DIY Idea: Modern Dip-Dyed Baskets

This DIY project has "Scandinavian Modern" written all over it!  It's also one of those "why didn't I think of that?" ideas.  The white and wood combo is at once classic, modern, and trendy.  For color lovers like myself, I'd suggest experimenting with bold hues - maybe even neon if you're feeling crazy!  

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20 Alternatives to Traditional Easter Grass

by DIY Maven

20 Alternatives to Traditional Easter Grass

The grass the Easter Bunny traditionally stuffs into baskets is not exactly bunny food. Plus, it's messy, tacky and not good for the environment. So, this year just say 'no' to Easter's answer to tinsel and try one of the following alternatives. More interesting than paper from the shredder, and there's something for everybody, no matter the age of the recipient.

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Curbly Video Podcast: How to Sew Basket Liners...Without a Pattern!

by DIY Maven

created on: 10/02/08

If you ask me, a basket without a basket liner looks kinda naked. But sewing them can be a bit tricky, especially when you factor in those four tricky corners on the bottom. I decided there had to be an easier, fool proof way to make them. So, after some experimentation, I came up with a method that involves a little math but no pattern and–better yet–no corner sewing!

What you’ll need:

  • a sewing tape measure
  • a ruler
  • a pencil
  • fabric...

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