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Wednesday October 20th, 2010

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diy project: gilded acorn charms

diy project: gilded acorn charms

Fall is by far my favorite time of year. The colors and textures of the materials that come with the season never cease to inspire new project ideas for me, and I find myself returning to those materials again and again. These wooden acorns are a quick no-frills project. They might come in handy for…

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Tuesday December 1st, 2009

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Wednesday May 20th, 2009

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diy project: kate’s decoupage lamp

diy project: kate’s decoupage lamp

i hate this phrase, but i am going to use it anyway: this isn’t your granny’s decoupage. which is not to say that granny’s decoupage is bad; decoupage is in fact awesome in all its various forms. but i wanted to do something a little unconventional and put pattern where it is unexpected. this is…

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Wednesday May 13th, 2009

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diy project: window message board

diy project: window message board

i thought it would be fun to kick off diy day with this fun project from rebekah at orangepoppy. rebekah created a beautiful message board using an old window and a linen fabric with appliqued flowers. it’s such a great project with endless ways to customize the final look based on your own personal style….

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Wednesday May 6th, 2009

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Wednesday March 18th, 2009

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diy project: tiffany’s faux bois diy

diy project: tiffany’s faux bois diy

trendy or not, i will always have a soft spot for faux-bois. used sparingly, the look of wood grain is so chic and can be applied simply with tools like these. so i was instantly smitten with this faux bois diy project sent in by tiffany melanson of the other tiffany. tiffany admits she’s never…

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Wednesday November 19th, 2008

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diy project: decoupaged ceiling

diy project: decoupaged ceiling

i’m a big fan of decoupage, it’s a fun and easy way to decorate practically any surface in your home (provided you own that surface and won’t have to remove it when you leave). so i was excited to see robert at mr. peacock‘s post on decoupaging his ceiling. he selected a beautiful range of…

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Wednesday May 14th, 2008

Wednesday April 30th, 2008