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DIY Watercolor Spotted Pillows

If you’re looking for a quick, cheap way to add a pop of print to your space then these pillows are just the ticket! They’re inspired by classic Dalmatian prints, but with a loose, more artistic interpretation. After several trials with dye (too much bleeding) and fabric paint (made the fabric too stiff), we finally found the perfect method to bring this organic look to life. Check out even more home DIY's here!

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DIY No-Sew Throw Blankets

While Summer afternoons can be hot and sticky, evenings often have a bit of a chill. With these lightweight summer throws, you can cuddle up with the ones you love and enjoy the night. To make them, just grab a set of sheets, a pair of scissors and your littlest helpers and you'll have yourself a pretty blanket in no time flat! Check out the rest of our...

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DIY Citronella Candles

The thing with outdoor parties is that even if you make them as cute as the days are long, you still need to think about the practicalities in order for everyone to have a great time - like bugs! These easy citronella candles are so versatile and can be customized to suit any party decor with different fruits and herbs. Grab the how-to below and for more from our...

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DIY Bistro Lights

A two ingredient DIY project, these adorable bistro lights come together in no time flat. Make a tiny slit in your ping pong ball, then pop onto a regular old Christmas light and voila! You beautifully transition your guests from daytime into night with a touch of Parisian style. For even more projects as seen on the Today Show: ...

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DIY Hula Hoop Hideouts

What are summers without wispy, beautiful tents blowing in the breeze for the little ones to curl up with a book in or plan an adventure with their friends? These hanging tents are made using a hula hoop and some bedsheets that you probably have laying around the house. The best part? Even the kids can help! For more from our Today Show DIY's, check out:...

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DIY Placecard Tins

Every table needs a moment of whimsy. Something that simply makes your guests smile. And these place card tins are just that! With a set of flatware, a napkin, straw and a keepsake vase of flowers, these tins bring so much sunshine to your table. Find the how-to below and for more from our Today Show crafting, check out...

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DIY Rope Ottomans

We vote this the prettiest use for an old tire ever in the history of tires. Dreamed up for Abby's most recent Today Show appearance, it makes the perfect perch for your sunroom, patio or summer get-together. Literally all you need is rope, a tire, a few simple tools and time. A nice glass of rosé helps too. Find all the instructions, a.k.a. four simple steps below! An old tire (check...

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DIY Glittery Candle Centerpiece

As a huge fan of DIQ projects (do it QUICK), these candles check all of the boxes. They are beautiful, they pull double duty serving as both lighting and a gorgeous centerpiece, and they are a total breeze to put together! From dinner table to simply sprinkled about as party decor, these are the very definition of DIY made so easy. And they're all part of our...

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DIY Homemade Peeps

If you have yet to try a homemade marshmallow, you have yet to have a real marshmallow. Infinitely softer and more pillowy than store-bought -- and super simple to whip up, too -- homemade marshmallows become impossibly cute when molded into everyone's favorite Easter treat: Peeps! Try making them this Easter, using our handy guide below, and prepare to make store-bought Peeps a thing of the past. (Trust me: you won't be missing them that much with a couple of these cuties on hand!)...

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DIY Strawberry Easter Eggs

These little cuties are the definition of sweet! Using not much more than egg dye, paper, a touch of glue and your own imagination, empty egg shells are transformed into summer's favorite fruit. Use them to top gifts, tuck into your little one's Easter basket, or create a beautiful tables cape that looks good enough to eat! Read on to see how in our simple guide below. White eggs Paas egg dye White vinegar...

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DIY Mini Bunny Bag

This mini bunny bag is just perfect for little hands who can't quite get a grip on big, bulky Easter baskets, but are still eager to get in on the Easter treat fun. Sweet, soft, and oh-so-easy to customize to your heart's content, we promise your little bunny will be just as smitten with these as we are! Read on for our simple how-to and more adorable pics! Mini canvas totes Canvas...

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DIY Bunny Cake

This sweet, sleepy bunny cake is super cute, and just as easy to make! Using big, frosted sugar cookies for ears, your favorite cake and buttercream frosting instantly become an adorable Easter treat, that's totally worthy of centerpiece status. Read on for our simple how-to just in time for Easter! Your favorite cake recipe Your favorite buttercream recipe (we like...

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Speckled Egg Cupcakes

Nothing says 'spring has sprung,' quite like birds chirping in the newly blossomed trees, and these sweet little robin's egg cupcake toppers help bring that undeniable sign of spring right to your table! These little sweeties are perfect for a festive Easter desert spread, but would also be right at home at a little boy's birthday or baby shower. Read on for the recipe and our simple how-to below. Photography: Nicole Baas |...

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DIY Tassel Dog Leash

When we dreamed up the cutest Puppy Bowl Watching celebration ever, this DIY naturally came to fruition... the Tassel Dog Leash. Is it weird to make the leash before you have the dog? Because I don't currently own a fur baby but sort of think it's a must if its accoutrements are this dang cute. Read on for the easy steps all photographed by ...

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DIY Dip-Dye Stripe Pillows

If pillows are your weakness and you spend more on fluffy refreshers than food in a month, you're not alone. You know what helps ease that new pillow budget? A good ol' DIY. It's friendly on the pocketbook (which we love) and easily edited to your style and color palette. All in all, a DIY worthy of adding to your arsenal of tricks. Navy fabric dye Plastic gloves Trash bag Plastic bin (we used...

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DIY Glittery Valentine’s Day Totes

Who doesn't love a good tote? They're the perfect gift. Going to the gym? Throw your gear in a tote. Picking up some goodies for dinner? Tote your spoils home in a cute little bag. Need an impromptu catch-all? Bingo! And why not make that tote glittery and decked out with x's and o's to gift to your faves this Valentine's. Grab the instructions for crafting your very own below! 2...

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Holiday Thin Mint Cookies

A lightly minted palate cleanser is the perfect ending to any holiday meal! These festive bites crafted by One Brass Fox are an ideal balance of sweetness without tasting overly rich. Whether for a cookie swap or family gathering, a plateful of thin mints is sure to delight!

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DIY Sugar Cookie Kits

We all know that the holidays just wouldn't be the holidays without a day of cookie decorating! Make it easy on the ones you love with this cute kit stocked full with everything you need to make perfectly lovely sugar cookie art. Take a peek at our Holiday Mag for cookie decorating tips and more DIY gift ideas!

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DIY Snowy Gift Wrap

Wrapping gift after gift can get a little boring. But when you throw a bit of fake snow into the mix, ummm, totally NOT boring! Fancy up your package with a bit of holiday snow and you will most definitely be gifted with a few smiles and probably a laugh or two in return. See this project and so much more in our Holiday Mag out now! Patterned gift wrap (we used this...

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DIY Leftover Treat Boxes

They say that the smallest details make the longest lasting impressions. Send your guests home with a little something sweet, tucked neatly inside these adorably whimsical treat boxes - and they will most definitely be stopping by for more! Check out our Holiday Mag for even more ideas on how to be the hostess with the mostess this year. [avery_logo] Treat boxes (we used...

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