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How-to: Reupholster a Mid-Century Modern Chair

While reupholstering seems like a daunting task, it’s actually less difficult than it is time-consuming. So, if you’re up for saving money, getting your hands a little dirty, and have some extra time to spare, follow the steps below, and you’ll be on your way to sprucing up a simple piece of furniture.

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Craft Your Own DIY Camera Strap from a Belt, Shirt, and Boot

We prefer style over subtlety when it comes to our accessories! That’s why we developed a fun and budget-friendly way to create custom camera straps from a few thrifted belts, an old boot, and some simple supplies from the craft store.

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I Love Lamp DIY

DIY Action Figure Lamp

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!

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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!

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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!

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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.

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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.

Our …

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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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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.

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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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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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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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