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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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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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