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DIY Table Runners

We fully subscribe to the notion that if you can't find it, make it (one peek at our DIY archive and you'll see just what I mean)! Which is why we adore Threaded Together. Because when they set out to put together their...

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DIY Macrame Hanging Planter

We can always count on our friends over at Classy Clutter  to indulge us in DIY heaven, but this time I do believe they've outdone themselves. Enter: the DIY macrame hanging planter. It's a series of knots that couldn't be easier to do (once you get the hang of it) - and you can make two for under $10. The results? Well you can just see for yourself!

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DIY Striped Trunk

Would you believe me if I told you this trunk was originally a $7 thrifstore find? Because I, for one, would pay good money for this seemingly modern piece in a fancy design shop. Just in case you're feeling inspired to DIY your own one of a kind item, Sarah has shared every last step! And for more awesome design DIY's, you may want to head...

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How to Make a Ragdoll & Giveaway

Jess Brown created a successful company through her want to make handcrafted toys for her kids. This desire turned to a full fledged career in fashion and dolls, with kids and adults alike flocking to purchase her one-of-a-kind creations. Now with the launch of her latest book...

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Foraged Flowers

If you can't beat the July heat, why not enjoy the best parts of it? That's just what we did this month on our mini-getaway to the Lake in Maine. We set out for an afternoon of foraging, lake-side picnic-ing and swimming. This month we found favorites like maine lupine, foxglove, blueberries, hellebore, fever few, scabiosa and grasses. It resulted in a wonderful, wildly romantic bouquet and we highly recommend you do the same!

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Ikea Hack: Gold & Marble Shelves

It's no secret that gold is all the rage these days, which is why I'm particularly obsessed with this gilded DIY bookshelf. Originally purchased at Ikea, we've given this simple etagere an immediate upgrade with a little gilded love, and some marble contact paper. The best part? The entire thing can be done for $100 total. Shelves...

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DIY Stars & Stripes Stamped Flatware

If you've spent any time around here over the years, you may have noticed a trend. When it comes to a really epic party, the details reign queen. The backdrop for your custom photo booth, tiny flags atop your cupcakes, or stamped flatware are the key ingredient to making a 4th of July party really shine. One of our favourite way to do so: DIY stamps. Though we stamped our wooden flatware, these little guys could be used most anywhere!

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DIY Push Pop Confetti

These star spangled beauties are legitimately my new favourite thing. Not only are they unique and adorable, but they're super easy to make. Plus, when you and your friends shower them at your 4th of July BBQ it's kind of sort of totally the best thing ever. Ever!  Tissue paper confetti Star confetti...

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DIY Acrylic Menus

With help from Lowe's, we covered our top 10 tips for effortless outdoor entertaining, but we couldn't let it all pass us by without a nod to these super simple, super adorable (reusable) DIY menus. If you're looking for instant hostess with the...

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DIY Summer Flower Arrangement

Whether you're hosting an elaborate summer soiree in the very near future, or simply need something pretty to greet you in your foyer, this summery DIY is just the ticket. With seasonal blooms aplenty, this baby is guaranteed to turn heads. And we can thank Lorely Meza and Lavenders Flowers for that because they're spilling all...

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How-to: The Modern Half Up-Do

This tutorial is designed for the ladies with wild, beautiful manes that can't quite get a style down when on the move. This how-to is simple, quick and totally painless! The best part: it encourages a little bit of messy-ness. Let those fly aways roam! xo Irrelephant Start by pinning the crown section back to help add volume to the style.

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Shibori Napkin DIY

Continuing on the indigo trend, Lauren Wells and First Mate are sharing their easy-as-pie DIY that I highly recommend you tackle. And soon! These shibori napkins are not only beautiful, but they look insanely...

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All About Indigo + Floral Headband DIY

These days it's easy to get sucked into the hustle of every day life, which makes me eternally thankful for beautiful souls like Lauren Wells. People who show us again and again that beauty lies in the every day. Like a plate filled with succulent berries, freshly shucked oysters, and tiny toddlers in floral crowns. With photos from ...

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5 Natural Sunburn Remedies

Though we know that protecting our skin from the sun is imperative, mistakes do happen. Whether you accidentally miss a spot or simply forget to re-load after a dip in the pool, there isn't much that ruins a hot vacation like a nasty burn. And with the official start to summer merely days away, we've come prepared with Henry Happened and her 5 natural remedies for immediate sunburn relief!

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DIY Watercolor Makeup Brush Jars

Not only do these DIY watercolor makeup brush jars look insanely cute sitting atop your counter, they're also incredibly useful. And isn't that the best combination ever when you're chatting DIY? Throw in the fact that storing your brushes like so has proven to extend the shelf life of those expensive little tools and this is one project that pretty much sells itself! Spray paint in coral, mint, sky...

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DIY Gold Bracelet + A Giveaway!!

Many of us have splurged on that killer necklace for a wedding or that amazing ring (you just had to have) for a holiday party, but what do you do with those fancy accessories once the event is over? The Moms Project teamed up with Lindsie Jones of the popular Haute Bride to...

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DIY Fibre Wall Hanging

I've been obsessing over the latest weaving trends popping up all over the internet! They come in all kinds of shapes, colors and textures - you really can't go wrong. But for many of us, they can be hard to come by and a bit out of our price range when they do. I decided to make a super simple fibre wall hanging using basic materials, and so can you! For more DIY inspiration, head over to...

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Foraged Flower Centerpiece

Happy June! One of the most satisfying things about this monthly foraging project is showing that you, our audience can find beauty from the outdoors to decorate your home or office all year long. Lucky us, June is maybe the most bountiful month of all thanks to summer stars like peonies. And who doesn't LOVE peonies? We headed over to our friend's gorgeous backyard and gathered fresh stems. For this...

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DIY Father’s Day T-Shirt

Okay, so you may have grown out of macaroni picture frames and homemade cards by now, but "Best Dad Ever" paraphernalia is always awesome, no matter your age. This super simple DIY is for the man who has it all, but deserves a little extra love come Father's Day. I know for a fact that mine, as macho as we let him believe to be, would be all over it.

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DIY Spring Bouquet

If there's one DIY skill that comes in handy time and time again, it's floral arranging. Whether for parties or gifts, it's always great to be able to whip up a little something fresh and gorgeous! Sonya Khegay's tutorial for a soft, delicate, pastel bouquet is exactly what you need to stun your friends and family. See more pretty petals right here! Tall vase or jar Garden shears Floral tape Twine Scissors Fresh Flowers, we used: •...

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