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Wednesday November 26th, 2014

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Happy Thanksgiving from Design*Sponge

I hope that by the time this post goes live, those of you who are heading out for Thanksgiving are close to home and have a safe journey on your way to be with friends, family and loved ones. Before we close our laptops and settle in for a few days of downtime, I wanted…

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DIY Project: Paper Ranunculus

Sometimes, I wish Instagram was a real person so I could shake its hand and give it a huge hug for the endless amounts of inspiration it provides. From discovering great new home tours, photographers and florists to talented DIYers, I am constantly screengrabbing things and sending them to myself to follow up on later….

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Tuesday November 25th, 2014

Friday November 21st, 2014

drinks, recipes by 6

Pear Ginger Champagne from Project Sip

I love a recipe that doubles as a homemade gift idea. This bubbly Pear Ginger cocktail from Project Sip includes a delicious flavored simple syrup that you can easily jar and give to friends as a DIY holiday gift. This holiday drink is the fourth installment in a series they’ve shared with us that includes…

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Thursday November 20th, 2014

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Before & After: Apple Crate Upgrade

When life gives you lemons, you’re supposed to make lemonade, right? But what about when life (or a friend) gives you apples? Well, if you’re Jeanne McGee, you make pies and turn the box into a beautiful patterned storage piece. Jeanne is an artist, designer and printmaker based in Minneapolis who knows her way around…

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Wednesday November 19th, 2014

diy, diy projects by 7

DIY Project: Hanging Copper Chandelier

I love decorating for the holidays and always find myself exploring Pinterest for hours to get ideas. I happened upon an image of a gorgeous copper chandelier that felt like the perfect thing to light up a low-key holiday table. Inspired, I decided to figure out how to build it myself using supplies from my…

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Design*Sponge Brit Kits!

To celebrate our 10th year of blogging, I thought it would be fun to try out a few different collaborations and partnerships. In addition to our (now sold out!) Quarterly gift box, we also worked with the team at Brit + Co. to come up with a fun DIY kit that would make for both…

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Tuesday November 18th, 2014

Friday November 14th, 2014

Thursday November 13th, 2014