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DIY Watercolor Cookies

If you're loving the watercolor trend that's popping up everywhere this spring, don't miss out on these gorgeous cookies from Lark & Linen! Jacquelyn transforms simple sugar cookies into works of art with fondant and a bit of food coloring! "I originally made these watercolor cookies for Easter a few weeks back, and because I wasn’t sure how they would turn out I didn’t really have any intention on blogging about them. For all I knew it...

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How to: DIY Floral Wine Glass Charm

Are you ready for a little DIY that will make your guests squeal with glee? Enter the pretty little floral wine glass charm from Daisy Rose Floral Design snapped up by Megan Clouse Photography. Just when you thought your glass of wine couldn't get any better, imagine it donning a gorgeous bloom. How fancy would you feel? I'm...

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DIY Throw Pillow Cover

Sometimes we all get the urge to change things up at home. But you can't redecorate at the drop of a hat. Luckily, there are quick and easy ways to upgrade your home that make a big and very stylish impact! Recovering your throw pillows falls squarely into this category. Take a peek at the video below to learn how to make you're own throw pillow covers in no time at all!   Fabric Sewing pins Iron Sewing machine Scissors Yard stick Measure...

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DIY Mother’s Day Granola & Yogurt Picnic Basket

Take Mom out for a lovely and healthy brunch in the park with this picnic basket overflowing with goodies like homemade granola, yogurt packaged in pretty glass tulip jars and fresh berries nestled in an adorable mini colander! Plus, handwritten labels tied in twine give this basket an extra special touch. Sunny, grass-filled picnicking spot not included. DIY Mother's Day Granola & Yogurt Picnic Basket...

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DIY Mother’s Day Pancake Gift Basket

Moms make the best pancakes, so give thanks this Mother's Day by treating Mom to this breakfast food favorite! We love the idea of gifting homemade pancake mix and all your favorite fixings (try fresh fruit, chocolate chips, preserves and pancake syrup!) in a pretty batter bowl. It's a winning combo that is sure to put a smile on her face. DIY Mother's Day Pancake Gift Basket...

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DIY Mother’s Day Farmhouse Omelet Basket

Mom deserves the very best, which is why this luxurious gift basket takes breakfast in bed to a whole new level. Farm fresh eggs and a gorgeous Mauviel copper pan means you can treat Mom to the most delicious omelets! Tuck in a pretty loaf of bread, a few scrumptious fruit spreads, a bottle of bubbly and a stunning floral arrangement for a mouthwatering meal. DIY Mother's Day Farmhouse Omelet Basket...

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DIY “Cheers” Sign

If you spend any time with us here at SMP, then you know we believe that adding glitter to any object is always a good idea. And this latest DIY is no exception. This adorable "Cheers" sign is the perfect addition to any dessert table, cocktail table, or anywhere in between. Just print out this stencil and you'll be cheers-ing in no time! Take a peek at the video below to learn how to make you're own "cheers"...

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DIY Painted Edge Business Cards

Want to stand out from the boring business card crowd? These pretties with an unexpected pop of color will most certainly do the trick. Get the look of lux on a shoestring budget (we're talking $7) with this painted edge DIY crafted by Mona of Birds & Honey along with photography by Justine Milton. It's as simple as stack, paint, dry and you'll...

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How To: DIY Paper Flowers

There are about a million and one ways to use these darling DIY crepe paper flowers whipped up by Lizzie Baker Designs, and not only are they cute as can be, they'll never wilt either. It's a complete win all around. Nicole Baas snapped up all the sweet deets so you can add these pretty blooms to your...

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DIY Baking Soda Scouring Powders in 3 All-Natural Scents

Baking soda in a scouring scrub is a safe yet effective way to get stains and grease out of surfaces, but Hello Natural takes it to another level with these all-natural powders infused with luxurious ingredients like dried rose petals and herbs. Not only would we feel good about using these green cleaners, but we'd break them every chance we get just to enjoy the wonderful scents! Discover how to make your own with these three recipes from...

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DIY Confetti Poppers

Some of our favorite party DIYs are the ones that only look complicated, and this DIY is the perfect example. With some popsicle molds (yes, you heard that right), some brightly colored tissue paper, and these adorable free printables, you can take your party up a notch with these adorable...

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DIY Dyed Muslin Bags

Looking for a different way to present you fresh spring bouquets, or ripe veggies? This DIY is super adorable, simple, and affordable! Give them as a gift, or simply lay them out as a place setting (even write the name of your guests on the bag as a place card!! eeekk!) People love the thoughtfulness that flowers bring, so do yourself a favor, and make these one of your Spring "must do's"! xo Alexis Muslin bags 2 colored...

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How To: Dutch Inspired Floral Arrangements

Oh the Dutch and their still life. They know a thing or two about painting gorgeous arrangements and now Calico Floriculture & Design is bringing those florals to life. Captured by Cambria Grace, this simple how to walks you through the steps of crafting an elegant, bountiful Spring arrangement complete with a list of...

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Dip-Dyed Photo Backdrop

Want to add instant wow-factor to your wedding, event or party? Throw up a backdrop. It instantly ups the ante on any wall and helps to bring your design into focus. And this dip-dyed beauty is not only darling, but totally doable too. We promise. So whether your looking for a ceremony statement piece or something that will bring your baby shower to the next level, this pretty little number is for you. And what backdrop doesn't look better with a ridiculously cute baby in front of it? Can...

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Long Sleeve to Short Sleeve Refashion

We are so ready to shed our winter layers for breezy blouses and swingy skirts, but before you splurge on a new spring wardrobe you've got to check out this DIY from Merrick's Art! Even if you're lacking in seamstress skills, changing the sleeves of your long-sleeve tees is a lot easier than you think! Refashioning the sleeves is a simple way to update all your favorite shirts! Thanks to Merrick's step-by-step instructions, you won't have to spend...

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DIY Donut Bar

We've seen many a cookie, pie, and cupcake bar but rare is it to stumble across a top your own donut bar and it's pure sweet genius. Kelsey Rae Designs  and Plum & Oak Photo came up with the idea of grabbing simple glazed donuts and laying out all the accoutrements for guests to gussy up. Sprinkles, coconut, oreos –...

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DIY Distressed Denim

Distressed jeans are one of those fashion trends that I've always been a little wary of. In stores, the jeans are always so full of holes that it's tough to justify buying a brand new pair. But it wouldn't be SMP if we didn't find a DIY solution to this fashion faux pas! DIY extraordinaire, Merrick's Art, shows you how to distress your own jeans right at home, ensuring they are exactly how you like!      ...

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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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