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Humble Rosemary Wreath smells Wonderful & Promotes Health

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Learn how to make yourself a friendly & fresh smelling rosemary wreath, to give a 100% natural cheer to any place you wish to hang it. Ah, Easter wreaths, Spring wreaths, anytime of the year wreaths. I love them all! i JUST revised this post with 10 verrryyy pretty Easter Wreaths. And on that overview […]

DIY Garden Canopy

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The verdict is out: I  NEED to make my own canopy for the backyard. Don’t get me wrong, I love it here in the UK but it is still a tat early for sitting outside in the garden for any stretch of time. It’s not so much that it is too cold or that the […]

50 DIY Wooden Furniture + Woodworking Projects

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Here they are: 50 fabulous woodworking & wooden furniture DIY projects, to be cherished by non-girly girls and DIY-ers like us. Yesterday I received a lovely email of a new newsletter reader who was hoping to get more woodworking projects. Well, I have a nice surprise for her & you: an overview of most of […]

Recycled Furniture Design

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Green Crafts DIY Recycled Furniture and Green Home Design Indoor Recycled Furniture How to Silver-leaf your Dresser U – featured favorite recycled furniture project Recycled Furniture a la Anthropologie :: Lace Dresser DIY Top 10 Recycled Dressers w/ Fab Makeovers … including this Masculine, rocker-themed boys Bedroom Dresser Makeover :: recycled furniture at its best! […]

DIY Built-in Benches

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  Oh, today I have something that will inspire you all. Imagine, just imagine, that you’ll have enough storage space for all your craft projects in your living room and have the best light coming over from your shoulder as you are finishing that quilt or crochet project. Oh may, and have enough seating to […]

Cool Crafts for Kids + Linky Party

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Hello all! With summer on everyone’s mind now, I thought to give this week’s party + party features a theme: cool crafts for kids! I spotted lots of cool summer crafts for kids in last week’s party. Some were obvious and I’m sure you’ve seen them also. Others were kind of ‘hidden’ on the home […]

10 Small Bedroom Ideas

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Who has enough space in one’s bedroom? Are we not all looking for bedroom furniture that offer ‘small space’ –solutions (even if our rooms aren’t actually small ?! ) Here are 10 small bedroom ideas to make the most of our nest space available. Good for kid bedrooms also. Small Bedroom Ideas 1. Add Structural […]

5+ Vertical Gardens :: Vegetable Garden Ideas

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Last weekend, I was just browsing around for vertical vegetable gardening ideas. Encouraged by how well my own veggies are taking root and growing, more vertical vegetable garden ideas are needed!!! I want to grow more veggies! It is no wonder that Vertical gardening has become so popular It maximizes your harvest, It maximizes the […]

Upholstery Reference Charts

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Today, via Pinterest, I came across some awesome reference charts for all your DIY furniture upholstery projects.   I know that you will just LOVE them. They answer  ‘how much yardage do I need to upholster my chairs?’ The table below shows you upholstery yardage info for 36 different chair shapes. Then, there’s more:  ‘how […]

DIY Upholstered Ottomans w Storage

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We have a collection of upholstered ottomans and benches here at the Fine Craft Guild. Some for just your feet, some as a soft-furnishing coffee table, some to look pretty at the end of your bed. The ottoman today had been transformed to also be a room storage unit for sofa throws and blankets. This […]

Ottomans: DIY Living Room Furniture

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Here’s a weekend project for you: Want to make THIS fabulous ottoman ? Ottomans are elegant, and oh-so practical to have in your living room, in your bedroom, … in fact, in every room. I would even consider ottomans like these suitable furniture for a covered porch. And I’d like to have a couple of […]

Sweater with DIY Sequins Elbow Patches

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Sat on a bench. Read a book. Leaned over my shoulder and saw this. Neat, heh?! Sequins sweater elbow patches.   1,2,3 How-to 1. Cut out a round-cornered rectangle that is about the size of your hands (well, if you have long fingers…). Seam allowance = 0 2. Put your sweater on and put a […]

Party 35

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Hey guys, how are your Halloween decorations coming along? Made anything creative yet? If so, be sure to link it up at our HALLOWEEN LINKY PARTY, which will stay open till deep into the night on Halloween’s eve, till the time that even the owls have quieted down and the ghosts has gone asleep also. […]

How to Make Upholstered Ottomans From Scratch

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Sam and Phil have expensive taste. Their dream ottoman in solid oak and wool would set them back £875. So, they decided to make their own, using equally top quality materials. Sam and Phil’s beautiful ottoman The result: their beautiful ottoman totaled £157. Frankly, I think it looks nicer than the inspiration ottomans from Anta […]

Cozy Fire pit with Benches

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Garden makeover inspiration to create an ideal outdoor space for Spring, Summer & Fall garden entertainment. In prior articles, I talked about the pros and cons of wooden and stone garden benches, and showed you how to make your own eco-friendly fire pit. This photo shows all all these features combined: stacked stone fire pit […]

Features: Best Craft & DIY Projects from Linky Party

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  … blown away again by the large number of high-quality crafts and DIY projects amongst our link party-goers. Wow. In an attempt to show a larger variety of ideas, I aim to source my features from different bloggers. Here are my 4 favorite DIY projects with tutorials for the week. From left to right, […]

Fun Summer Craft Ideas

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This article features the Best Summer Crafts Ideas from the prior 2 linky parties. Each of these are fun projects for home decorators and/or their kids to do this summer. Summer Recipes 1. Healthy Recipes :: 6 Delicious Smoothies Let’s start with summer recipes. The first article explains how to make different healthy & yummy […]

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Beach House Bathroom Storage

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  Sometimes a single piece of furniture defines a whole room. Like with this pretty vintage dental cabinet. It has loads of interesting features including a pretty sea foam green color, funky doors and handles./p> Because dental cabinets are tall, they typically fit well into tight spaces offering display storage of toiletries, towels and bathroom […]

DiY Home Decor & Crafts Party 23

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:: 23th Edition ‘TIME FOR A PARTY’ :: We sure did get a lot of submissions from that time. This week, I have some new highlights for you…. Featured DIY Home Decor & Craft Ideas 1. Excellent Photography Tipsblog.littleladybird.com.au/2012/07/photography-tips-camera-angle-cropping.html 2. Genial DIY Garden storage and privacy walhttp://feliciakramer.blogspot.it/2012/06/privacy-wallstorage-bench-tutorial.html 3. No sew skirt DIYjuttadobler.com/2012/06/another-no-sew-skirt-diy.html (I am starting […]

Boy Bedroom with Union Jack Headboard

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This great kids bedroom will be some boy’s dream come true: love the look, love the color scheme, love the travel details! See that Union Jack bed headboard? I know. It’s a must-have. Learn how to make one here with this video tutorial. Union Jack – Painting – Video Tutorial Tutorial Tip:  use this painting […]

Best Gift for Father s Day

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I have given you free Fathers Day Cards plus free bookmarks to download as my presents for your Dad. Now it’s your turn. Here are ideas for you to find him a ‘real’ gift. For the free ‘Fathers Day Cards’- series I identified 10 different type of dads, and designed a card for each type […]

DIY Eco-Friendly Outdoor Fireplace

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I was all warming up to the idea of a nice outdoor wood-burning fireplace on the porch of in our next home, or as it popular here, I was even considering an outdoor pizza oven, nearby the house, in the garden. Then comes architect Michelle Kaufmann again whispering in my ear…. Pssst! If all you […]

Time for a Party :: 12th Edition

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Visit the current craft, home decor & DIY link party. This post here was the older 12th edition of Time for a Party. This week I was featuring 3 lovely ideas offered by past week’s party guests. The theme for last week and the prior week’s parties is MOTHERS DAY. Please consider this theme in […]

Linky Party #10

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10th edition of TIME FOR A PARTY + Featured Creative DIY Ideas Before you’ll link up your party idea this week, have a look at some of the best entries in the prior two parties. Because we are covering 2 weeks’ worth of entries, I’m featuring 9, instead of the usual 5. Top 9 Features […]

Recycled Furniture :: Bench Before / After

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BEFORE: A classic Saturday-morning-garage-curb-sale-find. None wants it. It’s dated, to bulky, and used up. AFTER: In the ‘after’ photo, you barely recognize the prior monster as is featured a beautiful, contemporary foyer bench that we all want to have. All of a sudden you can recognize its key features of large storage and ample seating […]

Recycled Plastic Bottles to Awesome Vertical Vegetable Garden

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We all must learn to grow vegetables. Whether we live in a small apartment without a balcony, a unit with just a small patio, or a luxury house with lots of land. Don’t you think? Growing herbs and veggies is easy & fun, once you know how, particularly with the ingenious plastic bottle vertical gardening […]

How to Make a Topiary

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Lets make a topiary. I will show you how. It is winter and not much creative gardening going on besides making winter veggies and protecting whatever you planted from frost. It is however a time that in Italy, the olive farmers clip their olive trees again, and loads of free branches are to be had. […]

Rustic Wood or Stone Garden Benches?

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:: DIY wood or stone garden benches :: I enjoyed a delightful Thanksgiving dinner with a lovely family in a gorgeous home in Long Beach, LA, California. The indoor space was tastefully decorated in a timeless contemporary design style. The outside space was a half-decent match to the interior. However, home-owner Michael sighed he wished […]

DIY Bedroom Bench

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A winning tutorial: easy, fast and gorgeous. Pin It Some bloggers are amazing, and this is one of them:  Carry from ‘Two Friends, Two Cities’. She created this lovely bench from start –to – finish in just 2 hours for the tiny budget of $65.  I actually just bought this exact same bold marine blue/white […]

Beach Cottage Bedroom

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Pin It Today I’m grabbing ideas from this inspiring and stylish beach home transformations to spruce up our own bedroom, unify the color scheme, style and to ruthlessly move beyond the old and inherited, towards the fresh new beach cottage design that I’m actually after. I’m nowhere done with my designs and updates, but these […]