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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 January 6th, 2010

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diy idea: contact paper chevron wall

this gorgeous (and inexpensive) diy idea comes from stephanie sabbe or sabbespot. yesterday stephanie sent over a picture of a beautiful chevron wall she created- using contact paper! i originally thought the chevron pattern was painted or a wallpaper design, but i was blown away when i read it was everyday, run of the mill…

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Wednesday December 23rd, 2009

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make it! mid century modern e-book

i’ve really enjoyed the way e-books have allowed blogs and other crafters to release fun content that might not have otherwise been published. the team at curbly just released a great ebook called “make it! mid-century modern” that’s full of mid-century inspired projects. i personally love the napkins above the best, but there are lots…

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Wednesday October 28th, 2009

Wednesday October 21st, 2009

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diy project: erica’s faux porcelain project

diy project: erica’s faux porcelain project

this clever faux-pottery project comes from diy queen erica domesek of p.s. i made this. inspired by mid century porcelain from west germany, erica decided to create the look of white porcelain using bottles, cans, spray paint and an elementary school flashback- puffy paint. this is a seriously fun- and simple- project that anyone could…

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Wednesday August 5th, 2009

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diy project: kate’s custom pillows

diy project: kate’s custom pillows

i was helping a friend redecorate her apartment recently and it required an extensive online (and on foot) shopping trip for pretty home textiles on a very tight budget. as it turns out there are some achingly beautiful linens, pillows, and bedspreads out there, but the prices are still restrictive for a lot of us….

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Wednesday July 29th, 2009

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Wednesday June 3rd, 2009

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diy project: umbrella caddy

diy project: umbrella caddy

this month i am going to focus on a room in the house that needs some design love. for me, it’s my entryway. it’s the first impression for your guests and it’s the first thing you’ll see when you come home everyday, so you should love it, right? this umbrella caddy is the first step…

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Wednesday May 13th, 2009

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diy project: window message board

diy project: window message board

i thought it would be fun to kick off diy day with this fun project from rebekah at orangepoppy. rebekah created a beautiful message board using an old window and a linen fabric with appliqued flowers. it’s such a great project with endless ways to customize the final look based on your own personal style….

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Wednesday May 6th, 2009

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diy idea: kellie’s fossil wall

i love hearing about people who’ve taken inspiration from catalogs and recreated the look in their own home. i got inspired by an anthroplogie catalog a few years back and today i’m happy to share this fun diy idea from kellie, who found her inspiration from a fossil catalog. faced with her ‘dreaded long hallway‘,…

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Wednesday April 15th, 2009