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Wednesday December 9th, 2009

Monday December 7th, 2009

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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Friday September 25th, 2009

Wednesday September 16th, 2009

Wednesday August 19th, 2009

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diy project: vintage sheet file folders

diy project: vintage sheet file folders

this fun diy project comes from blogger and etsy shop owner katherine jalaty. a fan of vintage linens and office supplies, katherine decided to combine both of her loves into one great diy project: vintage sheet file folders. this is such a fun way to use vintage sheets that have seen better days, but still…

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Wednesday August 12th, 2009

Wednesday July 22nd, 2009

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diy wednesdays: fabric envelopes

diy wednesdays: fabric envelopes

we’re always making all sorts of stuff out of fabric, but can never bring ourselves to toss any scraps. this project is an easy and smart way to repurpose even the tiniest leftovers. by using one of our favorite sewing materials—fusible webbing—you can whip up a whole set of these no-sew envelopes in a flash….

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Wednesday July 15th, 2009

Wednesday February 11th, 2009

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diy wednesdays: valentine kit

diy wednesdays: valentine kit

we’re big fans of holidays and we’re big fans of love, but a holiday about love can be stressful. in years past, we’ve certainly knocked ourselves out with fancy dinners and expensive gifts in an attempt to make sure the 14th would be perfect, romantic, and unforgettable. but after all these years together (today is…

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Thursday November 6th, 2008

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Wednesday March 19th, 2008

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2008 diy winners: 1st place!

after 500 entries and thousands of votes, the 1st place winner of the 2008 d*s diy contest is….drumroll, please….kirsten’s vintage suitcase petbed! kirsten’s creative petbed took the lead from day one and held strong throughout the entire contest, coming in with a sizable lead. i’ll have to admit this was one of my personal favorites…

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Wednesday March 5th, 2008

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diy project: wedding cake toppers

diy project: wedding cake toppers

i promise that d*s won’t become land-of-weddings from now until ac and i are married but i couldn’t resist this fun diy project from readers luke and brian. married last october, luke and brian wanted something unique to use as a cake topper (on top of a stand full of cupcakes!) so they came up…

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Monday December 17th, 2007

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diy: holiday craft tree

sometimes beauty can come from the simplest of materials. lena corwin’s brother-in-law noah sent over this beautiful christmas “tree” that his friend amaya taveras, the deputy art director of glamour magazine, made by hand. i was instantly smitten by the butterflies floating inside the branches and thought it would be a great last-minute idea for…

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Wednesday October 24th, 2007

Wednesday June 6th, 2007

diy, textiles by 3

ps grea project

d*s reader keyse bought some of my favorite ikea diamond print fabric and put it over a magnetic board in her office; i love seeing what people do with affordable fabric. this pattern is so gorgeous it could stand alone, but i love the idea that you could use it as a magentic board surface…

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