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Celebrate Midsummer’s Eve with a DIY Flower Crown!

With the official first day of summer in only a week, we thought we’d celebrate the season with flower crown fit for a fairytale! (Or an outdoor wedding, summer festival, or any day you please.)

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Craft Some Cubicle Cuteness with 3 Desk-Friendly DIYs!

Using familiar office supplies, these three projects will jump-start your creative juices and result in some adorable desk decor. Each mess-free DIY takes only a few minutes to complete, so clear some time on your calendar for these totally boss tutorials!

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Fleur Real: How to Arrange Your Own Wedding Flowers

For under $50, you can easily craft a bouquet, boutonniere, and centerpiece, and, the process may just become one of your most cherished pre-wedding memories. So grab a group of your nearest and dearest, a selection of the season’s brightest blooms, and start assembling!

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Transform Your Thrifted Speakers into Funky Focal Points

A few flea market raids into your weekend, and you’ve acquired a solid set of working speakers! The only downside? Their grill cloths are lookin’ a little dingy — what to do, what to do. We’ve whipped up a way easy DIY that will take those beat blasters from ‘blargh’ to ‘bad’ — in the M.J. way.

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A Glitter DIY You Just Have to Try

When it comes to do-it-yourself crafts, we say the more, the better — especially when it comes to everyone’s favorite jazz-it-up embellishment, glitter! ModEmployee Jenna takes on the challenge of adding some sparkle to an outdated item — the result? …

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How-to: Reupholster a Mid-Century Modern Chair

While reupholstering seems like a daunting task, it’s actually less difficult than it is time-consuming. So, if you’re up for saving money, getting your hands a little dirty, and have some extra time to spare, follow the steps below, and you’ll be on your way to sprucing up a simple piece of furniture.

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It’s Stitchcraft: A ModCloth Headband DIY

If you’re anything like me, as a ModCloth customer, you most likely have a stash of freebie headbands in your closet. While these sequined bands are stylish on their own, they also provide a great base for a plethora of project possibilities. With two of my own bands in hand, I took a crack at restyling each one.

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Craft Your Own DIY Camera Strap from a Belt, Shirt, and Boot

We prefer style over subtlety when it comes to our accessories! That’s why we developed a fun and budget-friendly way to create custom camera straps from a few thrifted belts, an old boot, and some simple supplies from the craft store.

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I Love Lamp DIY

DIY Action Figure Lamp

Shuffling around the web a few weeks ago, I bumped into the wild action figure lamps of Ryan McElhinney, and a light went off in my head. Ding! Here was the perfect project for putting childhood collections of toys and trinkets to use!

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Show Off Your Wares with a DIY Shadowbox

As a collector of many a knickknack, I often find myself at a loss on how to properly display my trinkets. Enter the shadowbox. Shadowboxes are simple to create and offer a beautiful way to personalize a collection. So, gathering my collection of ceramic squirrels, I set out to construct a miniature world for them!

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Let Love Blossom with this DIY Valentine’s Wreath!

Whether you’re celebrating with friends, family, or a special someone, it’s easy to fall in love with Valentine’s Day. Decorating for the holiday, however, can be a tricky task. With store aisle after store aisle filled with flashy foil hearts and cutout cupids, it’s easy to go a little over the top. If you’re a fan of simpler style, try your hand at this charming DIY wreath!

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Single File: A Retro-Inspired File Folder DIY from A Beautiful Mess

DIY expert Elsie Larson of the blog A Beautiful Mess teaches us how to make easy, breezy floral file folders.

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Inside Story: Easy DIY Wall Decals + Downloadable Patterns!

Is your space craving some change? Only have an afternoon to spend sprucing? Welcome to the last installment of ‘Inside Story,’ our four-part interior design series featuring super simple, low-commitment projects you can conquer in just a few hours.

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Make Your Own Dip-dyed Mittens From an Old Sweater

Wintry woes can give even the most adventurous of DIY-mongers crafter’s block, but don’t let that be you! This 5-step project — created specially for all you Moddies by Katie of Skunkboy Creatures — is sure to return you to a must-make state of mind.

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