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Wednesday June 30th, 2010

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 May 19th, 2010

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Wednesday March 10th, 2010

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diy idea: spring tablecloth

we’ve got a whole slew of diy posts coming up today so i wanted to kick things off with this fun and affordable idea from artist eleanor grosch. eleanor picked up some cheap blue and white ikea dishtowels and turned them into a “south of france-inspired” tablecloth. total cost? $5. such a clever idea and…

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Wednesday March 3rd, 2010

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

Wednesday February 10th, 2010

Tuesday February 2nd, 2010

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cooking crafts

good morning! my stomach is already starting to rumble as i finish coding today’s guest post from the bbb craft sisters. today they’re turning their crafty focus to food-related gifts/projects. they’re sharing ideas for homemade granola, teas, pickling supplies and potted planting gitft so click here to check them out on the guest blog. granola…

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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 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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