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Wednesday October 8th, 2008

Wednesday September 24th, 2008

Monday July 28th, 2008

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diy idea: bird mobile

diy idea: bird mobile

a just found out another friend of mine is having a baby so i’ve got nursery decorations on the brain lately (which isn’t helping my baby-crazy-late-20s phase). i saw this fun mobile at spool a while back and have had it bookmarked for ages, hoping i’d find an excuse to make one. and now i…

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Wednesday July 16th, 2008

Wednesday April 16th, 2008

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diy project: natasha’s babydoll coat rack

diy project: natasha’s babydoll coat rack

i’m still plowing through all of the fantastic projects featured as part of the 2008 d*s diy contest and today we’re sharing one of the more controversial pieces- natasha’s babydoll coat rack. you guys seemed to be divided right down the middle between “that totally creeps me out!” and “that is the coolest thing i’ve…

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Wednesday February 20th, 2008

Wednesday February 13th, 2008

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diy project: patterned key rack

diy project: patterned key rack

yesterday i was sitting in the living room looking at my fluffy co. key rack and thought to myself- wouldn’t it be fun to have a few more of these around the house for other hanging objects like kitchen aprons and necklaces? so i started looking online for something that had the sort of pattern…

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Wednesday February 6th, 2008

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diy wednesdays: stitched-wood lazy susan

diy wednesdays: stitched-wood lazy susan

every once in awhile, we take a field trip to the hardware store and roam the aisles looking for inspiration. last weekend, we spotted these pre-cut wood rounds in various sizes, and thought it would be fun to create a lazy susan for our dining room table. an inexpensive spinning mechanism and some yarn embroidery…

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Wednesday January 9th, 2008

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wooden centerpiece diy project

wooden centerpiece diy project

lauren and derek’s diy wednesday post is coming up at 1 but i wanted to share this great project from d*s reader kelly ventura, too. it’s such a simple project but the results are so earthy and lovely. it would be great to throw a woodsy or cabin themed wedding with table decorations like this….

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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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Tuesday August 21st, 2007

diy, diy projects by 47

peg board project

peg board project

as much as i loved my kitchen corkboard project, ac was right- it’s not the most practical thing for the kitchen. it turns out i don’t need to pin things up as often as i thought, so i decided to take a tip from julia child (via domino) and build a peg board for my…

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Thursday June 21st, 2007

diy, interior design by 10

real homes

i’ve been so inspired by all of the ideas i’ve heard from readers after the kitchen post. d*s reader katya usvitsky sent over these shots of some of her own kitchen diy and reupholstery diy. i love the way she used branches as towel bars- it’s such a nice, soft touch. always fun to see…

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