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12 DIY Wall Art Ideas Using Silhouettes

by Craftmel

12 DIY Wall Art Ideas Using Silhouettes

I just walked around my house and made a quick inventory of how many silhouette images I have as wall art in my home.  The count currently stands at 10, but that number increases drastically depending on what holiday decor I have out throughout the year. 

You could argue that I like silhouettes.  A lot.

Here are 12 silhouette art ideas that might inspire yet another piece to add to my collection.  

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Five Fun and Funky Clock Makeovers!

by DIY Maven

 

Five Fun and Funky Clock Makeovers!

You may have noticed that there are a lot of goofy and cheap clocks out there. If they're goofy, they're probably outdate and if they're cheap, they probably lack personality. Here are five makeovers that tackle both kinds of problems to GREAT effect.

Above is clock purchased for $4 at Walmart. A dollar for scrapbook paper and we have a cute timepiece with personality. The creator used

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Back to School: Colorful Essentials for Happy Dorm Living!

by Capree K

Back to School: Colorful Essentials for Happy Dorm Living!

It's back to school season and for many starting or returning to college, a white cinder block room awaits.  Hooray for student housing!  Balancing school, jobs, and a social life is difficult enough, so we're making sure your home away from home is as non-depressing as possible.  We've rounded up a few of our favorite colorful essentials to make dorm life happy on the inside - and friendly on your student budget!   

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DIY: Mid-Century Modern Clock Magnets

by Capree K

DIY: Mid-Century Modern Clock Magnets

You've probably seen bottle cap magnets before or maybe even made a few yourself.  (I have one of a Miniature Schnauzer on my fridge that my nephew lovingly picked out for me from the local craft fair.  It's awesome.)  But, have you seen MCM-inspired bottle cap magnets??  Yeah, that's what I thought!  

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How to Make a Hubcap Clock

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

How to Make a Hubcap Clock

Photo: StevenShaverDesigns

Speaking of Secondhand Chic, can you get any more chic than a Mercedes hubcap clock? This particular hubcap might be a scarce commodity at a flea market, but if you do come across one, by all means grab it up. Hubcap art isn't especially my taste, but this Mercedes clock is smart! I especially like it that the artist used the open circle, mod hands which tie in nicely to the cutout edge of the hubcap. Here's all you need to make your own hubcap clock:

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The Projection Clock

by DIY Maven

The Projection Clock

This projector from Plow & Hearth throws the face of a working clock upon any flat surface. At ten feet, the clock’s face is 3 feet in diameter, whereas the projector itself is only 7" x 6". The clock’s brightness and focus are both adjustable, and at 100 bucks a pop, they even throw in the AAA battery you need to run the thing.

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