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DIY Action Figure Lamp

I Love Lamp DIY

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! Read more »
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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! Read more »
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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! Read more »
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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. Read more »
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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. Read more »
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DIY Cork Bottle Stoppers That Are The Tops!

If you display many of your most-used bottles on your counter top for the sake of cooking like I do, this DIY can add a welcome touch of kitsch to your kitchen. With just a few materials, these DIY cork …

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Let It Snow: How to Make Your Own DIY Snow Globe

When the weather outside is frightful, we say make something delightful! Simply follow the steps above to create customized snow globes for yourself, or as a fun little gift. Read more »
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Inside Story: Make It Snappy!

Is an overwhelming amount of holiday decorations dabbling with your unique aesthetic? Need some extra accent oomph to keep your interior’s style suited to your tastes?

Welcome back to ‘Inside Story,’ our four-part interior design series featuring super simple, low-commitment

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How-to: A Two-Ingredient Patina Aging Solution

DIY patina tutorial

DIY patina tutorial

Skip harsh chemicals or solutions if you’re looking to give a piece of metal a beautiful verdigris tint. All you need is apple cider vinegar and non-iodized salt, both of which can easily be found at almost any market!

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