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diy project: may day floral door basket

diy project: may day floral door basket

we’ve got four great diy projects coming up today, so i wanted to start the do-it-yourself celebration with a fun post from floral designer jaime giorgi. based in burlington, vermont (but moving to napa this june!), jaime runs the monkey flower group, a small floral studio specializing in botanical pieces to “hold, wear, and share“….

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diy project: emily’s ornament wreath

diy project: emily’s ornament wreath

i’ve seen so many beautiful rustic wreath ideas this year, that i thought it would be fun to switch it up a bit and share this fun project from emily at thirty-eight 20. emily sent over her “technicolor ornament wreath” project and i couldn’t resist. it’s a great way to make use of inexpensive ornaments…

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diy wednesdays: postcard journals

diy wednesdays: postcard journals

part of the fun of hosting art shows in the shoppe gallery is working with artists to make promotional postcards. over the last couple of years we’ve collected a wide variety of beautiful cards (both from our gallery and others in the city), but we’ve never quite known what to do with the inevitable extras….

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Wednesday June 17th, 2009

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sweet idea: diy catalog of love

sweet idea: diy catalog of love

as a newlywed, and someone that generally likes giving sweet gifts for no reason at all, i love finding projects like this that appeal to my heart and my crafting hands. grace light of poetic home recently celebrated her two-year anniversary with her husband and decided to make him a gift by hand, rather than…

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Friday May 22nd, 2009

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d*s guest blog: paige’s diy project

d*s guest blog: paige’s diy project

i just wanted to take a quick-time out to thank paige russell for her wonderful guest blog posts this week- it’s been so much fun to read her mini-city-guides to kelowna, BC and burlington, vt. and today i’m absolutely in love with her end of the week DIY project. this morning paige is sharing her…

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Wednesday May 13th, 2009

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diy wednesdays: tea shelf

diy wednesdays: tea shelf

recently, we’ve been exploring the amazing selection of loose leaf teas at our local hippie coop grocery store (oh, san francisco….). We’ve been collecting little samples of calming herbals, invigorating blacks, and exotic mixes of every plant and herb you can imagine. taking a cue from grandpa’s garage workshop, we put together a simple organized…

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Wednesday May 6th, 2009

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diy project: kitchen utensil key rack

diy project: kitchen utensil key rack

we received a beautiful new set of silverware for our wedding and lately i’ve been sitting around trying to figure out what to do with our older, not so nice, silverware. i couldn’t bring myself to throw it out, so this project from d*s reader liz bloeser is just the ticket. liz decided to use…

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Wednesday April 29th, 2009

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diy project: tin letterpress clock

diy project: tin letterpress clock

this is the very last of the altoids tins diy projects, i promise! they are just so cute. i have several shopping weaknesses, and letterpress art is one of them. a friend of mine sent me this adorable card (by wexford girl)and i have been meaning to frame it. but since wall art is another…

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