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Wednesday March 16th, 2011

Wednesday March 9th, 2011

Friday March 4th, 2011

Wednesday February 16th, 2011

artwork, diy, kate pruitt, treasure hunting by 74

treasure hunting: keys

I’m so very excited to introduce Treasure Hunting, a new monthly column for DIY Wednesdays. If you’re like me, you can often be found browsing the aisles of thrift shops, scouring the tables at flea markets or haggling over prices at yard sales. Sometimes you inherit a random item unexpectedly, or perhaps you walk past…

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Wednesday February 9th, 2011

Wednesday February 2nd, 2011

Wednesday January 26th, 2011

diy, miscellaneous by 16

colorful + fun: pencil chimes!

Hola, adorable idea! While I don’t use pencils very much, I adore the look of colorful pencils and think they’re perfect for bringing a little color to your desktop. But illustrator and craft stylist Vanessa Boer has found an even better way to display them — in color fade mobiles that use rulers as their…

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Wednesday January 5th, 2011

diy, diy projects by 15

diy project: vintage dice cup vase trio

diy project: vintage dice cup vase trio

For me, part of the joy of DIY projects comes from using items that most would pass by without giving a second glance. I appreciate decorative items that can also serve a practical purpose. This month, I wanted to share a simple project that you can customize in a million different ways to make use…

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Wednesday December 22nd, 2010

Wednesday December 8th, 2010

Wednesday November 3rd, 2010

Monday October 4th, 2010

diy by 8

d*s diy lighting event with lindsey adelman!

I’ve been anxiously awaiting this event for weeks now and am thrilled to announce a little DIY get-together we’re having this week in Brooklyn as part of Design Downtown, an event series at the Nightwood pop-up shop! This Wednesday, October 6th, from 7–9pm, Brooklyn-based lighting designer Lindsey Adelman will join Amy and me for a…

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Wednesday September 29th, 2010

Wednesday September 8th, 2010

Wednesday August 25th, 2010

diy, diy projects by 5

diy project: sconce glass centerpiece

diy project: sconce glass centerpiece

we have an abundance of useless sconces in our apartment. they are a pain in the neck to turn on and they provide illumination for about six inches of a small hallway leading to our back door, but the kicker: they’re ugly. in fact, if i hadn’t been walking through my local salvage yard and…

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Wednesday August 18th, 2010