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DIY Leather Earrings - The Perfect Christmas Gift That Won't Break the Bank

by Stephanie Lee

DIY leather earrings - the perfect Christmas gift that won't break the bank

Stylish jewelry usually comes with a matching price tag, which can be disheartening if you’re shopping for a Christmas gift on a budget. 

But that doesn't mean you need to forgo the thoughtful present that you had your heart set on! There are plenty of ways to DIY pretty accessories that’ll wow your friends, and I’ll share one with you today using one of my favorite materials - leather. Keep reading to see how I made these affordable DIY leather earrings.           

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How To: Make a Modern Geometric DIY Leather Mouse Pad

by Capree K

How To: Make a Modern Geometric DIY Leather Mouse Pad

We're nearing the finish line of our office makeover (more on that later) and so I've turned my attention to some of the finer details... details like, you know, mouse pads. After a desperate search to find some that blended form and function in a way that made my aesthetic-loving soul happy -- and failing -- I decided to make my own. And I'm glad I did because, holy cow, I love them!     

These bad boys combine a few of my favorite...

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Nursery Reveal: Small Office Turned Bright Geometric Nursery

by Lexy Ward
Geometric Nursery Reveal
Photo: Sally Mae Photography

There's just an indescribable feeling when projects you've been working on are finally finished. That's exactly how I feel with our nursery. It's absolutely my favorite room I've ever been in. It turned out just like I wanted and I can't wait for you to see! Ya just gotta look. 

But first, you'll remember the before...

geometric nursery reveal
Photo: Lexy Ward

And the inspiration...

geometric nursery reveal
via Ouef

And here it is now! BOOM!

Geometric Nursery Reveal
Photo: Sally
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Make It: Do-It-Yourself Faceted Candles

by Lexy Ward

Geometric candle-making

Remember when you learned how to make beeswax candles when you were younger? I always thought that those were the only kind of candles one could make at home because the pretty ones just had to be store-bought! When I stumbled upon this candle-making tutorial, I was blown away at the two main supplies needed to create them! I mean, really!   

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How To: Make Graphic Cork and Leather Hanging Memo Boards

by Capree K

How To: Make Graphic Cork and Leather Hanging Memo Boards

After recently completing our office makeover, I realized I needed somewhere to put all those random little notes and lists and other office-y bits. You know, something people like to call a "memo board". After looking around, the only options appeared to be giant rectangular boards, emphasis on giant. And rectangular. Since I like to keep things a little quirky (and colorful and covered in pattern), I decided to make my own!       

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Make It: Colorful DIY Thumbtacks

by Capree K

Make It: Colorful DIY Thumbtacks

You may be wondering who has time to hand-paint a bunch of thumbtacks. I don't... but after seeing how awesome these look (and being a sucker for adding color and pattern everywhere I possibly can), I think I just might make time for this little project!     

Grab some Sharpies, paint pens, nail polish, or even acrylic paints, then go crazy with patterns and colors! According to ModCloth, the trick to keeping your designs from simply...

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