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Wednesday January 13th, 2010

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make your own chandelier

i’m a huge fan of lindsey adelman‘s work, and count myself among the group of people out there that are slowly saving up money to buy one. until that day comes, i was so thrilled to hear from kate that lindsey has posted a link to a step-by-step guide to creating your own industrial-style chandelier….

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ice lantern how-to

ice lantern how-to

good morning! it’s pretty chilly here in brooklyn so i thought it was only fitting to start the day with our guest blogger sweet paul’s fun how-to for winter ice lanterns. if you’ve got 2 buckets, some water and a few sprigs of something green you can easily create a great homemade lantern that will…

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Wednesday December 9th, 2009

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diy idea: maya’s twinkle board

diy idea: maya’s twinkle board

inspired by karyn’s twinkle blackboard, d*s reader maya lee created this beautiful wooden panel. aya decided to use a large panel of wood, instead of a chalkboard, and drilled in holes and inserted lights to spell the word “delight”, inspired by an essay from milton glaser. great work, maya! CLICK HERE for maya’s full project…

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Wednesday May 27th, 2009

Wednesday May 20th, 2009

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diy project: kate’s decoupage lamp

diy project: kate’s decoupage lamp

i hate this phrase, but i am going to use it anyway: this isn’t your granny’s decoupage. which is not to say that granny’s decoupage is bad; decoupage is in fact awesome in all its various forms. but i wanted to do something a little unconventional and put pattern where it is unexpected. this is…

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Wednesday February 18th, 2009

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diy project: karyn’s twinkle blackboard

diy project: karyn’s twinkle blackboard

karyn from make something is helping me keep the chalkboard love going today with this awesome diy project she made for her home. not content to just have a beautiful chalkboard in her home, karyn decided to get extra crafty and drill holes through which twinkle lights from urban outfitters could shine. i love the…

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Thursday December 11th, 2008

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diy project: packing peanut chandelier

diy project: packing peanut chandelier

this fantastic diy idea comes from the lovely mollie dash and her boyfriend bryan. bryan decided to make this chandelier from packing peanuts- something some of us accumulate more often than we’d like. rather than throw them away (only if they’re non-recyclable, of course), why not turn them into something like this? click here for…

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Wednesday July 9th, 2008

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Wednesday May 28th, 2008

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diy project: kate’s cork lamps

diy project: kate’s cork lamps

ever since i saw one on a bedside table in domino magazine, i have been in love with and searching for vintage cork lamps. they are hard to find though, and often pretty expensive, so i finally decided to try to make one! i was looking for bases that had a nice modern shape, and…

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Wednesday May 21st, 2008