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Wednesday September 12th, 2012

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DIY Project: Sunkissed Ombre Stripe Pillow

While the D*S editorial team is collectively focused on everything autumnal, I’m sure there is a large group of you out there that wishes summer would last a bit longer, and probably another group that is still experiencing high temperatures and lots of sun. This project by Erin Souder was one of my favorite finalists…

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Wednesday January 28th, 2009

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diy project: kate’s fabric boxes

diy project: kate’s fabric boxes

okay, resolution number three: “be more organized”. this is a tough one! my worst offense i think is bobby pins, i don’t know why but i leave them everywhere! i found this fabric stiffener in the craft store and i couldn’t resist experimenting with it a little. the results are these structured catch all boxes,…

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Wednesday January 21st, 2009

Thursday August 21st, 2008

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diy (thursdays): felt coasters

diy (thursdays): felt coasters

ever since we bought our first piece of “grown-up” furniture (a teak dining room table) we’ve done our best to protect its surface. these cork and felt coasters are a cinch to make, and do a fantastic job protecting the wood from those inevitable water rings made by our drinking glasses and coffee mugs. click…

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Wednesday June 25th, 2008

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diy project: handcut felt mural

diy project: handcut felt mural

d*s reader mariana leung submitted this great diy project as part of this year’s diy contest. having recently purchased a new home (and spending “every dollar” she had to “make it livable”), mariana didn’t have a big budget left over for decoration, so she turned to her embroidery skills (which she uses in her career…

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Wednesday June 11th, 2008

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diy project: jane’s doily bowl

diy project: jane’s doily bowl

designer jane schouten’s lace doily bowl was a bit hit during this year’s d*s diy contest- and today jane is sharing her instructions for making your own doily bowl at home. it’s a great way to spend a steamy summer day (when staying inside with your air condition is the only option) and allows for…

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Wednesday May 7th, 2008

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diy project: kate’s canister makeover

diy project: kate’s canister makeover

today’s final diy project (and the project before!) comes from kate pruitt, an artist based in oakland california. kate’s diy crafty-ness landed her in the finalist roundup (twice!) for the 2008 diy contest and today she’s sharing a new project: canister makeovers. kate will be joining us while derek and lauren are on posting-vacation so…

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Wednesday February 20th, 2008

Wednesday January 30th, 2008

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diy wednesdays: laptop cozy

diy wednesdays: laptop cozy

Recently we’ve been on the hunt for a laptop sleeve. Nothing fancy, just a simple way to protect our MacBook on its journeys around town. The quickest, easiest, and cheapest solution we could come up with was to make a no-sew Maloo-esque “wrap” out of colored felt and Velcro dots. Now our little laptop is…

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Wednesday December 5th, 2007