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Thursday December 6th, 2012

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DIY Project: Leather Plant Hanger

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Everyone in the Design*Sponge office is jumping up and down because we just had some beautiful BIG plants delivered today! We can’t wait to show you how everything is shaping up, but right now, we only have plants on the brain. Last week, I created a simple tiered design for multiple plants, and today I’m thrilled…

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Wednesday September 26th, 2012

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DIY Project: Geometric Painted Wall

As someone who loves wallpaper but hates the physical act of wallpapering, I feel indebted to Alecia Stenseth for showing me a fantastic alternative for decorated walls. Alecia was inspired by a wall in designer Kelly Wearstler’s beach house that was featured in Elle Decor, so she decided to create a similar geometric pattern on…

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Tuesday October 5th, 2010

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d*s at currency: customizable friendly bed frames

Our resident DIY queen Kate Pruitt has a new post on Currency today! Kate’s piece is about creating your own affordable customized bed frame. Inspired by fancy beds with higher price points, Kate picks out three great bed frames that won’t break the bank and talks about how to transform them into something chic. Click…

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Wednesday December 23rd, 2009

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diy project: maria’s zebra console

diy project: maria’s zebra console

this diy project is part diy, part before & after inspiration, but since we’re closing up shop tomorrow for the holidays i wanted to share this today. d*s reader and blogger maria jones came across a “drop dead gorgeous nailhead zebra console table” at horchow for $3000 and fell in love. unable to manage the…

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Tuesday August 4th, 2009

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Wednesday March 19th, 2008

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2008 diy winners: 1st place!

after 500 entries and thousands of votes, the 1st place winner of the 2008 d*s diy contest is….drumroll, please….kirsten’s vintage suitcase petbed! kirsten’s creative petbed took the lead from day one and held strong throughout the entire contest, coming in with a sizable lead. i’ll have to admit this was one of my personal favorites…

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Wednesday January 30th, 2008

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diy project: dining table

diy project: dining table

i’ve always loved the idea of having a recycled door as a dining table and thanks to d*s reader and designer julia crawford, i’ve got a manageable diy project now to make that happen (when we live in a house big enough for a long table). julia created this wonderful dining table by using a…

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