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New Use for Old Drawers: A Laundry Room Re-Vamp

by Craftmel

New Use for Old Drawers: A Laundry Room Re-Vamp

We recently moved into a rental condo where, among a bazillion other rules, we can't paint our walls.  Which is unfortunate, because the last tennants "touched up" with flat paint over the existing eggshell finish.  It makes for an interesting pattern on the walls, but I digress.  Our drab laundry room not only was white beyond all sterile imagining, but it had zero shelving or storage.  The solution to our blah laundry room was found in a few castaways.  

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Six Heavenly Wine Bottle Centerpieces

by DIY Maven
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Six Heavenly Wine Bottle Centerpieces

I have never met an empty wine bottle that I didn't like. Much to the dismay of my boo, I might add. "Why are you keeping these?" he asks when he finds my stash. "I've got a plan," is my usual answer, although up until now my "plan" included a bottle cutter (no, I haven't bought a decent one yet). However, now with these ideas, I have a veritable arsenal of replies to his question, which

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My Top 10 Picks in the ReadyMade100 Contest

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

My Top 10 Picks in the ReadyMade100 Contest

The ReadyMade contest is officially closed.  Eight qualified judges will review the entries and come up with a winner. Perhaps I'm not qualified to choose my top ten favorites since I did enter one of my own designs, but I can't help but be impressed with the creativity of all you DIYers and resourceful Makers out there. We should start a club (notice how I included myself in that group). Here are my top 10 favs...

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100 + Ways to Reuse Old Magazines

by DIY Maven

100 + Ways to Reuse Old Magazines

You'd think with the advent of the intertubes, I wouldn't be such a magazine junky, but, god forgive me, I LOVE getting glossy periodicals in the mail. The down side is, of course, they do start to accumulate, and even though we diligently deposit them in the recycling bin (after being picked through and disemboweled with a blade

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