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DIY Weaving + A Giveaway

Lauri from The Moms Project here with a fabulous DIY lesson today (+ a great giveaway)! Meghan Shimek of Native Textile, the fabulous weaver and fiber artist from San Francisco, is showing us the tricks and the trade of how to get started on your own weaving and wall art. And she has a gorgeous piece for you! Good luck and don't forget to head over to...

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DIY Fall Flower Arrangement

There's evidence out there that states waking up next to fresh flowers on your bedside table is a way to improve your energy throughout an entire day. When I saw that, I knew we had to save September's foraged arrangement for my bedside table. September's flower harvest is by farm my favorite! It's full of all sorts of goodies (and we're breaking them down below!) XO The girls at...

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DIY Felted Ball Mobile

Most everyone here at SMP headquarters is either on mat leave, has just returned from said leave, or has recently announced that they're expecting. There are maybe two of us who joke that there's something in the SMP water, and we're crossing our fingers it's not contagious (hashtag NotReady). But then we create a DIY the likes of this one, and I start to second guess myself. Because, you guys? It's so cute!!

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DIY $10 Light Fixture

As an interior designer, I'm all about trying to come up with the best of the best for less. And had you told me that Heather Jorde created her dining room fixtures with golden plastic straws, I probably wouldn't believe it without seeing it for myself. And it's kind of amazing. In fact, she constantly gets compliments on the fixture - and chuckles to herself when she explains it's a...

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DIY Pretty & Polished Thumb Tacks

The kids may be heading back to school, but that doesn't mean we can't get in on the organizational fun! I live for school supplies, organized work spaces, and tiny items that bring in pops of color. Hello, pretty & "polished" thumb tacks! These babies brighten up any inspiration board and take mere seconds to make! Xo ...

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DIY Mid Century Modern Sculpture

If you are a fan of Mid Century Modern, then this DIY is for you! You can make your very own classic midcentury piece for your home. No thrifting or antiqueing required! I love how this piece turned out and the vibe this adorable hand-made gem adds to the space! Happy DIYing! XO Lidy   1/8" Brass Stock Thin hardwood stock (any of your choosing) Burl or any other base (could be flat) Drill...

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DIY Ombré Linen Art

Art is one of those things that completely makes a room. It's that last little layer that instantly transforms a house into a home. But there's no question that the stuff can run you a pretty penny. Especially when you're looking for a piece of this scale. But with a little know-how, and a handful of linen, you can instantly transform your room into a thing of great beauty. Have no fear, we'll show you how! 3 yards linen fabric...

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DIY Skateboard Shelf

I've admittedly seen the skateboard shelf done before, and haven't exactly been it's biggest fan. But then 100 Layer Cakelet came into my life. As it turns out, bronze pulls and nautical rope are enough to make me do a 180 because their DIY skateboard shelf is adorable. Beyond adorable, really. Perfect for a nursery, kids room or heck, front and...

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DIY Clothes Rack

Whether you live in a teeny tiny condo with a ridiculous excuse for a closet (hello! I feel you) or you simply like to keep your prettiest of pieces on display, this next DIY is for you. Made up of things you'd find in the plumbing aisle at your local hardware store, this beauty couldn't be easier to piece together, and adds instant chicness to your space. (4)...

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DIY Marbled Glasses

These textured marble glasses are sure to be a hit for your next party or backyard BBQ! Not to mention, these hand made, one-of-a kind beauties have that perfect pop of color for summer! You just can't go wrong with this DIY - every design will look perfectly unique, the way it's suppose to! Glassware Water Resistant Modeling Paste Acrylic Paint Paint Brush Dish Crystal Clear Acrylic Spray Gather...

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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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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 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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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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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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DIY Dog Bed

This little dog bed is perfect for your spicy, full of personality fur buddy! We made ours specifically for a 5lb Yorkie so it's definitely on the very small side, but it's easy to adjust accordingly! It's simple and customizable so that you can have fun with it, but if you need a little more guidance, we've laid out our exact steps and dimensions. It's the perfect project for those of you who have...

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DIY All Purpose Citrus Cleaner

I wasn't sure it was possible, but I'm pretty sure our cleaning routine is about to get significantly cuter. Not to mention a whole lot better for our health, the environment and everything surrounding it. Enter: DIY all-purpose citrus cleaner! Made up of ingredients you can actually pronounce, this bad boy gets the job done (all while being totally adorable)! Glass spray bottle 1 ½ tbsp...

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Ikea Hack: Modern Desk

I've been on the hunt for a new desk for some time now, and when our in-house DIYer suggested we make one ourselves I swear I could have kissed her square on the lips! Enter: the DIY hairpin desk. I'm convinced that if we hadn't confessed it's an Ikea hack already, nobody would ever know. It's quick, it's easy, and it's beyond chic.

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