DIY Apothecary Bell Jars

by Craftmel

DIY Apothecary Bell Jars

Ah, Halloween.  The time to show off all sorts of creepy things in various apothecary jars.  Which, if done with actual glass jars, can become quite costly- unless, of course, you discover a clever and inexpensive way to fake it.  Can you guess what these bell jars were in their former life?   

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The HP Designer Matchup Challenge Week 5: The BIG Reveal (and Fashion Week)!

by Capree K

The HP Designer Matchup Challenge Week 5: The BIG Reveal (and Fashion Week)!

Last week, I boarded an early morning flight and took off for a whirlwind trip to NYC for Fashion Week (OMG) and, most importantly, for the BIG REVEAL of all the HP Designer Matchup Challenge projects, including the Glo Planter by TUG Studio. It was a crazy adventure full of tiny food, incredible people, puppies, flair, and awesome design. Also? The Glo Planter -- IN REAL LIFE! Ready to see it for yourself? Read on!     

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Make It: Repurposed DIY Button Thumbtacks!

by Capree K

Make It: Repurposed DIY Button Thumbtacks!

Buttons. I have a small drawer full of them, because "you never know when you might need them -- that cardigan could lose a button one day". Sound familiar? Some of them are even for clothing items I no longer own! That's just crazy. I figure it's time to do something with these little shiny baubles and this simple DIY project is just the thing!    

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The HP Designer Matchup Challenge Week 2: Vote for Your Favorite Design!

by Capree K

The HP Designer Matchup Challenge Week 2: Vote for Your Favorite Design!

Last week, we introduced you to Goil and Tom from TUG Studio, who will be creating a one-of-a-kind product -- based entirely on your votes -- for the HP Designer Matchup Challenge. Our first round of voting was to determine the type of product and material. Well, your votes have been tallied and the results are in!     

 Admittedly, as a crazy dog lady, I was hoping "something for my dog/cat" would win. Alas, it wasn't in the cards. I'm still pretty stoked about the results, though! Are you curious? Yes? Okay, drum roll...   

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How To: DIY Faux Metal Fridge Magnets

by Craftmel
How To: DIY Faux Metal Fridge Magnets


I'm a mother of young children, which for me means kids underfoot while I'm trying to get some semblance of dinner together every day.  That's why I perked up at the idea of alphabet magnets to entertain the kiddos that don't strain your eyes or your design taste- especially this inexpensive DIY version.  

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