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Making History: How to Antique a Mirror

Every now and then, you’ll come across that perfectly-aged mirror at an antique mall, estate sale, or flea, that is marked with a not-so perfect price tag. My solution to cutting costs — make your own! By creating your own

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One Sewing Pattern, Three DIY Dresses

With pages and pages of beautiful dresses for you to admire, there’s got to be more than a few items that are “so you.” But, sometimes you want more than the perfect dress. You want the dress that’s made for …

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Personalize Your Pad with DIY Toile!

It’s always fun to brighten up your decor, especially as colder weather drives you indoors. One simple way to spice up your space is by  incorporating toile de Jouy (toile, for short) into a room. Traditional toile fabric features romantic, …

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Inside Story: Super Simple Mini Magnets

For this round of Inside Story, we invite you to snazz up your workspace or in-apartment eatery in an instant by trying your crafty hand at this super simple, low-commitment DIY, which will both furnish your flat with …

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DIY: A House Mouse For Your Cat Friend

Anyone who’s had a cat knows that it can cost a pretty penny to continually replenish your stash of cute kitty toys. And as much as kitties love random bits of refuse (i.e. gum wrappers, plastic bags, bottle caps), they …

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Vintage Varsity: DIY Letterman Cardigan Appliqué

When I was in college, I received an assignment that required digging through the school archives. I found photos of past students wearing plaid skirts, fitted chenille shirts, saddle shoes, and oversized varsity cardigans – how much more collegiate cute …

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DIY Oven Mitt from oneCANOEtwo

If you love the preciously printed fabric fat quarters by Missouri letterpress duo oneCANOEtwo, then get a taste of this delightful oven mitt DIY! The perfect complement to your cute kitchen, this essential cooking accessory only requires a …

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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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