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Make This: Scandinavian-Inspired Hand Printed Tablecloth

by M.E. Russell

Make This: Simple Swiss-Cross Patterend Stamped Tablecloth

Make This: Scandinavian Tablecloth

I can't get enough of Scandinavian design, and I'm on the hunt for ways to bring this style into my home. The decor in my house hasn't had a theme until very recently (unless you consider furniture inherited from past roommates a theme). Now that I'm almost 30 (panicked bells ringing as I type that), the items in my home are brought in with more intention. I love all things monochromatic, so the Scandinavian look fits my mostly-gray furniture perfectly. This dining table needed a new tablecloth, and the Scandinavian-inspried Swiss cross pattern seemed the perfect fit.      

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How To: Make Easy Custom Gift Tags with Ribbon

by Craftmel

How To: Make Easy Custom Gift Tags with Ribbon

The season of gift-giving is fast approaching, and if your family is anything like mine, we like to make sure all the out-of-towners get their Christmas gifts while they are visiting for Thanksgiving.  And since a drive/flight home usually results in crushed boxes and torn gift tags, I thought I'd make some that were a little more suitcase friendly while being easy enough for any gift-giving occasion.  

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How to Make a Marimekko-Inspired Wallpaper Transfer

by Kibwedaisy

wallpaper transfer

I have been pining over Harri Koskinen's Frekvenssi wallpaper for Marimekko (pictured below) since I saw it ages ago in a magazine.  I decided that I must use the wallcovering in my new place.  Since I am currently renting, I thought of purchasing a bolt and framing it.  Then, I thought of the cost and quickly changed my mind.  I was determined to find a low cost way to use the wallcovering. 

Marimekko inspired wallpaper

I looked at the sample realizing that the...

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Using Alcohol Inks

by DIY Maven

Using Alcohol Inks

I've used alcohol inks in the past for card-making, but last week I decided to see what they could do around the house. I used the brand most familiar to card-makers and scrap-bookers: Adirondack Alcohol Inks. Sold in sets of three-color-combos and in singles, the inks, which are to be used on NON-porous surfaces, are acid free, quick drying and transparent. They are also billed as being 'permanent'. I chose the Nature Walk Kit, which includes...

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