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Wednesday June 23rd, 2010

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diy project: pillow shams

diy project: pillow shams

this fun guys sewing project (brett will be back for sewing 101 next week!) comes from jacinda of prudent baby. {thanks for sharing, jacinda!} In my home we have a strict 4 pillow (2 per person) rule in our bed. So I came up with a solution for having pretty pillows that you can still…

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diy project: faux-embroidery quote hoops

diy project: faux-embroidery quote hoops

this fun guest diy project comes from brooke premo, whose whimsical etsy shop is named playing grownup. {thanks for sharing brooke!} I love the cozy, homey look of embroidered words. Especially when the needlepoint spells out meaningful quotes or phrases. But, honestly, who has the time? For a wedding shower, I wanted to surround the…

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Wednesday June 9th, 2010

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diy: hand printed mouse pad from manmadeDIY

diy: hand printed mouse pad from manmadeDIY

Hi, I’m Chris Gardner from ManMadeDIY.com, and it’s wonderful to be here for a guest post! At ManMade, I’m always on the lookout for craft and home décor projects that’ll work from a masculine perspective, but to be honest, the stuff that gets me the MOST excited are gender-neutral projects – you know, those that…

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Wednesday February 24th, 2010

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sewing 101: curtains

sewing 101: curtains

[today i'm thrilled to welcome brett bara of manhattan craft room to d*s with a special guest column. you've been asking for more sewing how-tos, so brett will be joining us for a sewing 101 primer, covering all the basics for getting started with home sewing. welcome, brett!] Hello there! I’m very happy to be…

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Wednesday February 17th, 2010

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Wednesday December 16th, 2009

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diy project: printed burlap chair

diy project: printed burlap chair

a few months ago when the amys and i went to brimfield, i was surprised to learn that those pretty linen chairs with the printed numbers on them were actually stamped. i had always assumed they were upholstered with some sort of fabric, or vintage bags, that already had markings on them. while some of…

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Wednesday December 9th, 2009

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diy project: kristen’s ruffly felt wreath

diy project: kristen’s ruffly felt wreath

continuing with the fluffy holiday craft theme is this beautiful wreath project from the talented blogger behind domestifluff (i love that name), kristen. inspired by a rosette pillow tutorial on etsy, kristen decided to create her own version for a wreath. though there was “much felt circle cutting involved” kristen loved the outcome, and the…

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Tuesday December 8th, 2009

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Wednesday November 25th, 2009

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made with love: horse ribbons

made with love: horse ribbons

After last week’s “living in” post on my childhood favorite movie National Velvet, I’ve been in horse mode. Homemade horse ribbons make perfect party favors, stocking stuffers or little surprises for the prize winners in your life. Bonus- they are great for using up an extra ribbon stash. -amy m. CLICK HERE for the full…

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