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diy project: valentine lightbulb

diy project: valentine lightbulb

i know a lot of people find valentine’s day to be a commercialized, over-hyped, pressure-cooker of a holiday (um, take it easy with the chocolate aisles, drug stores). in my mind though, valentine’s day is great because such little things can make huge statements on this romantic day. pretty much any act of kindness carries…

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Thursday July 2nd, 2009

Wednesday November 12th, 2008

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diy project: kate’s ceramic planters

diy project: kate’s ceramic planters

i have opened up my collection of old knick-knacks to a world of possibilities with a wonderful gizmo: the multi-purpose drill bit for use on ceramic, porcelain, glass, tile, etc. they come in various sizes and allow you to drill holes in bowls, plates, cups, pots, you name it. having noticed a depressing lack of…

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Wednesday May 28th, 2008

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diy project: kate’s cork lamps

diy project: kate’s cork lamps

ever since i saw one on a bedside table in domino magazine, i have been in love with and searching for vintage cork lamps. they are hard to find though, and often pretty expensive, so i finally decided to try to make one! i was looking for bases that had a nice modern shape, and…

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Wednesday April 30th, 2008

Wednesday April 2nd, 2008

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diy project: bridget’s wood veneer lamp

diy project: bridget’s wood veneer lamp

inspired by tord boontje, 2008 diy contest finalist bridget created this fantastic wood veneer lamp. using old lampshade parts, grommets and a shaped hole-punch she created a truly custom look that would make a perfect weekend craft project. bridget has been kind enough to share her full instructions and material list below so click here…

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Wednesday March 26th, 2008

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diy project: kate’s industrial framed sconces

diy project: kate’s industrial framed sconces

today’s second diy project is from 2008 diy contest finalist kate dixon. kate created these fantastic framed sconces using inexpensive outdoor sconces from home depot. i love the endless chances for customization here- you could use decorative frames (or maybe even groupings of painted twigs and branches) and all sorts of wallpaper, gift wrap and…

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