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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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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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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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Vintage Craft Workshop: June’s Book of the Month Giveaway!

Woot for summer! But wait, it’s pouring rain outside today. Boo! What to do? Seek out Cathy Callahan’s Vintage Craft Workshop, our June Book of the Month.

Like many of us, Cathy Callahan’s role models are women who paved …

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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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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 a …

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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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5 Questions for the Hilarious Amy Sedaris

Simple Times Crafts for Poor People by Amy SedarisLook out, DIY fanatics! Comedienne and authority on all things fabulous, Amy Sedaris, is here to set you straight. Whether you’re wondering how to cope with the dangers of a hot glue gun or wondering what to do with …

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Have a Handmade Holiday Contest!

There are many ways to give the gift of DIY, from food to crafts, from music to something sewn with love. What inspires your handmade holiday gifts? If you are planning on sending something sewn to a loved one, or …

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Best Job Ever: Jenny Hart, Embroidery Entrepreneur

Think embroidery’s something only grandma gets a kick out of? Then you haven’t met Jenny Hart, stitching’s savvy sweetheart. The Austin, Texas-based artist and owner of Sublime Stitching brings a modern, innovative touch to the ancient craft with her …

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