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Tuesday September 1st, 2009

Wednesday April 1st, 2009

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diy projects: craftynest

diy projects: craftynest

to say that craftynest is a wealth of fantastic diy projects would be a massive, massive understatement. monica ewing, formerly a designer for sunset magazine, now runs a fantastic blog called craftynest where she shares some really spectacular diy projects. there were too many to even pick a favorite so i thought i’d share a…

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Wednesday March 18th, 2009

Wednesday March 11th, 2009

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diy project: linocut stamped stones

diy project: linocut stamped stones

the second diy using paint was inspired by an artist grace has featured before on d*s. i was deeply taken with the crochet pebbles from resurrection fern, but sadly i cannot wield a crochet hook with any skill whatsoever. i decided to fake it and create a linocut stamp with an abstract crochet pattern that…

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Wednesday January 7th, 2009

Wednesday December 10th, 2008

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diy project: kayte’s centerpiece

diy project: kayte’s centerpiece

i’m loving this fun diy centerpiece tutorial that kayte terry made for the craft stylish blog. this time of year i always love alternatives to traditional holiday centerpieces and this one could definitely be customized in any number of ways to fit your own tastes. click here for the full instructions. also, over at the…

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Wednesday October 15th, 2008

Wednesday July 23rd, 2008

Wednesday July 2nd, 2008

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diy project: alli coate’s lacy jars

diy project: alli coate’s lacy jars

lauren and derek have a fantastic july 4th-themed diy project coming up at 1pm but first we’re kicking off diy wednesday with a great project from designer alli coate. i’ve long admired the lace jars alli sells on etsy and couldn’t resist asking if she’d be willing to share the steps to create them. she…

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Wednesday June 25th, 2008

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diy wednesdays: stenciled trivets

diy wednesdays: stenciled trivets

we came across these tiles during one of our regular hardware store browsing sessions. normally used to tile your kitchen or bathroom, they’re an irresistible bargain at 45 cents apiece. add a little spray painted design and some stick-on vinyl pads for feet and you’ve got yourself a custom trivet for less than $1. (while…

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Wednesday May 14th, 2008

Tuesday November 13th, 2007

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diy project: custom corkboards

diy project: custom corkboards

we still have a new diy wednesday post coming tomorrow but i couldn’t resist adding this fantastic diy project submitted by d*s reader jennifer wolfe. inspired by julian mayor’s baroque-style corkboards at icff, jennifer decided to create her own version for her office. the results are fantastic and jennifer kindly offered to share her step-by-step…

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