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DIY Drawing Table via Creating Clever

The LACK table from Ikea might be the most customizable piece of furniture out there today. Check out this smart idea from Creating Clever. This designer and blogger had paper cut to fit the size of the table, and added a massive notepad to the top. It would be perfect for kids’ rooms or a family room. Read the post […]

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Homemade Holiday Gifts

On Saturday I was more than a bit surprised to see snow, and even though we’ve been working on our holiday content for quite some time, the holidays just seemed so far away. It was October, after all. Then just a few days later, when I spotted the first red Starbucks cup of the year and there were crews putting up the […]

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Kid-Friendly Pumpkin Decorating

Pumpkin decorating is one of the best (if not messiest) parts of Halloween. But if scraping out soggy seeds, or wielding a carving knife isn’t your forte, try this trick for endless pumpkin decorating fun. Simply paint your pumpkin with chalkboard spray paint, and then draw on your spooky faces. Not quite the look you were going for? Get more […]

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An Easy Way to Upgrade A Lamp

I don’t know about you, but I think lamps and reading chairs are two of the hardest things to buy for your home. But once you’ve found the perfect lamp (I’m partial to this Kathryn Lamp from Crate & Barrel, but luckily I found a less expensive version of it.), you can make small changes to it to keep it feeling […]

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DIY Wine Cork Coasters via Apartment Therapy

Last week, Apartment Therapy shared these great wine cork coasters from Lizzy Joe Designs on Esty. They also pointed out that, if you’re crafty (read: you own a glue gun), they’d be pretty easy to make as well. Click over to Apartment Therapy to see how they’d recommend putting them together. And if you’re not so crazy about the glue […]

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DIY Party Animals

These candle holding animals are genius! We flipped when we saw these adorable animal candle holders thought up by Jenny from Hank & Hunt. It’s a simple project that involves cheap plastic animals, a drill, and some gold spray paint. Find all the directions right here.

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Make Your Own Dry Erase Board via Apartment Therapy

Skip the boring dry erase board and make this clever option from a shadow box. It’s an incredibly easy DIY project from U Create via Apartment Therapy: Simply fill a shadow box with sticky notes, or some other background, then write on the glass. What would you put in behind the glass? [image from U Create via Apartment Therapy]

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DIY Party Light Strands

Entertaining in the summer is all about dining al fresco! Get creative and light up your outdoor soiree with these genius lighting ideas. All three of the ideas use a strand of lights and some simple paper materials. Keep reading to see them all!

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The Fool-Proof Method of Decluttering

When taking on a decluttering project, I approach each project in almost the exact same way every time. I call it the tabula rasa method of decluttering because you always start with a blank slate. Step 1: Empty the space. It doesn’t matter if you’re decluttering a drawer a closet or a garage, the first step should always be to […]

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Turn Your Light Switch Into a Key Holder via Lifehacker

Love the idea of having a magnetic key rack right by your light switch on the way out the door? Now you can easily make your own with this simple DIY project from Instructables. Simply remove the switch plate an nestle a magnet in between the switch and the wall like shown in the photo below. Then simply attach the […]

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