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Stick To It: 3 Simple Uses for Decorative Tape

We created a few fresh focal points using the Glad to Adhere to It Tape Set in Teal and Gold and Glad to Adhere to It Tape Set in Red and White on things we already had at home.

Once …

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Temp Urgency: Wall Decals for Instant Room Transformations


Clockwise, from the top left: Mustache decal by Etsy seller Willow Creek Signs, octopus decal by Etsy seller Beepart,  excavator decal by Etsy seller Vinyl Wall Accents, and street lamp decal by Etsy seller Circlelinestudios.

Unable to take a nail …

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Pedal Pretty DIYs: A Tisket, a Basket Liner

Savvy cyclists know that bike baskets have one major design flaw: things can easily jailbreak through a basket’s interstices. So, marketing writer and blog contributor Angela came up with a solution! “To keep little things from slipping through my metal …

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Pedal Pretty DIYs: How to Make Wristlets and Waist Wraps

After one year of bike commuting, I’ve learned to live with cold wind needling my skin when my tee malevolently scurries up my back, and getting heated up on those rare, warm San Francisco days. But Mini, Design Team Manager, …

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Pedal Pretty DIYs: How to Decoupage Your Helmet

The last time I walked into a bike store to get a new helmet, my pretty-thing-loving heart floundered amidst the sea of boring plastic shells. It was no excuse to forgo helmetting-up that head of mine, though, so I purchased …

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Inside Story: Make An Entrance!

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

We asked Erin of Design for

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Destination DIY – Create Your Own Travel-themed Collage!

When it comes to vacations of any duration, we know that enjoying the journey is the easy part! It’s once you’ve returned that you’re put to the task of making your memories into something timeless — like this charming travel collage.

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DIY Inspiration: Feeling Groovy

Find inspiration in these off-the-hook Etsy picks: Kaleidoscope Afghan by CrochetForSure, Whoo-Whoo Owl Latch Hook Rug by TonyMeredith, Funky Flower Cushion Pillow Cover by Mothcusions, Paul McCartney Wings Record Bowl by Colerainecreations, Paper Quilled Earrings by HoneyHive, and Recycled Record

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A Terrific Time for Terrariums

We’ve had so much fun living vicariously through the flora of “Everyday Exotic” that we wanted to keep a piece of it on our desktops and shelves. Here, Julie and I show you how to make a little green world …

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Father's Day DIY: Menswear-Inspired Vertical Gardens

After fellow writer Julie and I attended a how-to workshop at Flora Grubb Gardens, set of our most recent stylebook, we came up with a dashing way to craft intriguing, suspended succulents with already-at-home accessories. A couple petite …

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Showered with Inspiration: Ideas for Your BFF’s Bridal Shower

Have you been entrusted with throwing a bridal shower for your BFF? If you’re looking for inspiration, we hope this post will help!

We’ve simplified the bridal shower by breaking it down into its three main components: food, activities

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How to Make Flag Banners, Candle Holders, and Poofs

Searching for summer decoration inspiration? Look no further than this post! Watch our video tutorial on how to create colorful accents that will spiff up your indoor space or add flair to your outdoor festivities. We used them to create …

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DIY Tiered Dessert Trays

Do you love decor? Do you love thrifting? Then combine both of your loves — along with the love of food — by crafting an alluring DIY tiered dessert tray. If you’re hosting a party or are invited to …

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It’s ‘Sew’ You! Introducing Colette Sewing Patterns

Thread up your sewing machines and postpone those weekend brunch plans, because our new Colette sewing patterns are just begging to be taken home and made into the dresses of your dreams!

We’re thrilled to welcome two patterns from indie …

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