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diy project: jewelry bust

diy project: jewelry bust

this is the second installment of jewelry storage projects, and this version is for people who love to show off their sparklies. i was very inspired by the lovely bust statue in this article from an old copy of the sadly discontinued blueprint magazine, but i wanted to create something a little more compact and…

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Wednesday January 13th, 2010

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let it (spraypaint on) snow…

i love when i see something that makes me grin and think, “oh man, why didn’t i ever think to try that before?” so when i heard from graphic designer jennifer in new jersey about her snow painting project i was all smiles. jennifer explained that during the last snow storm she and her sister…

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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 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 2nd, 2009

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diy project: canvas doily tote

diy project: canvas doily tote

since it’s diy day (and the last day before thanksgiving- yay!) i wanted to kick things off with this gorgeous project from ashley campbell of ashley ann photography. using a standard paper doily as a stencil, she added this beautiful detail to a standard, inexpensive canvas bag. this would make for such a sweet and…

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Wednesday October 28th, 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 September 30th, 2009

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