DIY Nautical Dresser

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:: How to paint seaside cottage with nautical colors :: nautical dresser DIY :: recycled furniture :: Nothing says summer so much as a nautical display in the house. I happened upon this nautical dresser DIY project by Denise, and thought to share it with you today before it is permanently removed from blog-world. Denise’s […]

Painted Furniture How to: Hutch – Desk

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I love ‘closet’- home offices, that have your entire workspace neatly packed into one single corner of the house.  How to Paint a Desk I realize that while I don’t have deep closets to covert into offices, I need not despair.  I just spotted this DIY painted hutch/desk project that transformed this simple, boring beige […]

Laundry Room Makeover w Easy DIY Wall Stencils

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How to use Stencils for Home Decor Fabulousness I have a bit of ‘green car’ syndrome… I mean, when you just bought a green car, all you spot thereafter are … other green cars. Like so with these awesome small laundry room design ideas. Did you see that article on it recently? Incredible, the design […]

15 Best Halloween Nail Art Ideas

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15 best Halloween nail art ideas that you can do! Get your nail polish colors now, and the pencils and stickers, practice now and be ready for Halloween. (And while your nail polish is drying, be sure to check out our 101+ Halloween Costume Ideas , our 50+ Halloween no-carve pumpkin decorations and other fabulous […]

How to Carve Stamps for Pro’s + an Easy Way for Kids

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Art journaling is really not one technique on its own. It is a soulful pursuit using almost any art making technique under the sun, ranging from drawing, calligraphy/cursive letters, painting, using markers, decoupage, stenciling, stamping, scrapbooking and other paper crafts, ceramics and beading. It’s all how you put it together to have meaning for you. […]

Fish & Shell Prints :: Vintage Images for your Beach House Decor projects

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:: Gorgeous free vintage prints for beach house decorating :: A few years back, I started an interior design & home decorating series of fun summer beach cottage crafts tutorials to help you create a beach cottage styled home, many miles from the beach. To rekindle this series, I thought to give you an update […]

Art Journaling | Scrapbooking Video Tutorial

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HOT TIP OF THE DAY: Last day to enter. Anthropologie Necklace Giveaway (knockoff)! I WANT YOU TO WIN.   Scrapbooking Tutorial  In this free art | journaling | scrapbooking workshop by Dina Wakley you can learn  how to make a really artistic layered tag.     In this free online art video, you will learn […]

DIY Tutorial: Personalized Bags w Inkodye

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Never heard of Inkodye? Me neither. But I discovered that Inkodye is one of the simplest way to permanently print fabric, and I sure love that. It is a permanent, water-based fabric dye that’s activated by the sun. When dyed areas are exposed to sunlight, they turn bright colors. Meanwhile, the unexposed areas of your […]

Fourth of July Crafts for Kids

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Often the youngsters are having all the fun, or so it seems today. Here is another cool crafts for kids – project that is just a jewel of a cool 4th of July crafts for kids !!     The 1,2,3 How-to-Do-this 4th-of-July Crafts for Kids Project   STEP 1.  PREP: Prepare a large sheet […]

DIY Horse Image Transfers

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Make your own textile transfer images using a simple computer program anyone has: Word. Other things you’ll need are also of the common household variety: a charcoal pencil, scissors, sticky tape, a marker and some paint.  See, YOU can do it TODAY. (smile).   Recycled Furniture :: Revamp Chair with Horse Transfers Gorgeous. In one […]

Pet Bed from Old TV :: Recycled Furniture

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This royal pet bed befit a little prince, dog! An adorable recycled furniture makeover.  photo credit: Sara Allaman We have all seen unsightly TV’s by the side of the road. Giant monsters! Well, self-acclaimed Pinterest-‘addict’ Sara Allaman knew just what to do with it!!!    The 1,2,3 how-to DIY instructions There’s not an official how-to, […]

LINKY PARTY 5 Features

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    Today’s Features These are the top features of the projects that seems to have inspired us the most in last week’s linky party. I love each and every one of them.  What about you? What’s your favorite, now that you are getting a close-up look at them???!!   Studded Wrap Watch Tutorial. Kristina […]

Kids Bedroom Furniture: DIY Headboard

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Love to make your own KIDS bedroom furniture? Love recycling? Splendid. Here’s another DIY project to make recycled furniture. Victoria brought us, all the way from the gloriously wide and green Canadian prairies, a project  so worthy of showcasing. She recycled an old, broken basement door and made it into a stunning boys bedroom bed […]

DIY Suzani Rugs

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Can you imagine this gorgeous suzani rug being a DIY IKEA hack? Me neither. Yes, it’s a bit advanced, but 2013 we can handle a bit more advanced projects, can’t we? I have about a dozen of unique articles on this blog on ‘how to make your own rugs’. These are easy rugs. Click link […]

How to Draw a Leprechaun

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Kids Crafts! Finished the Leprechaun marionette craft project yet? Good. Here I have another St Patrick’s Day craft for you: learn how to draw a leprechaun! Fun, nah?? If you draw it big enough, you can make your own leprechaun mask with this free drawing tutorial. Ready?!! Ok. let’s go. I am showing you a […]

Time for a Party 49

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Hello my blogging friends! Exciting day today. Lots of new projects to look at. Your DIYs, craft projects, knitting adventures, and home decorations. Honestly, it is SOOO inspiring to look at ALL of your projects, that I don’t understand why not EVERYONE IS LOOKING AT EVERYONE ELSE’S WORK?!! Try this. You might be soaked with […]

DIY Zebra Rugs

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On a $25 budget, who wouldn’t like to get this wonderful bohemian (or is it chic) faux zebra rug? I love animals and would not hurt them, but second hand fur is fair game for me, as is this fabulous faux zebra rug. OK. Let’s all make a faux zebra rug! Yeah..   Here’s my […]

Cookie on a Cup’s Rim + More Popular DIY-Craft Ideas

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Oh, I’m so happy! Nearly a 100 new great ideas richer.  Thank you all so much. Now choosing, which DIY/craft project is best… it’s impossible. I don’t know any more. So, I just scoured around amongst the ones that were visited more than others, and then I added a couple of my personal favorites.   […]

50+ No Carve Pumpkin Decorations – Part 3

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Pumpkins are more than just Halloween decorations. They offer a delightful display of Autumn harvest abundance, throughout the Fall season. 50+ Fall & Halloween Decorations with no-carve Pumpkins In case you are unfamiliar with it, Japanese washi tape is like masking tape, comes in adorable patterns and colors. No Carve Pumpkin Ideas – The whole […]

12 Homemade Halloween Costumes for Wheelchairs

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I only now realized that the overview of ‘ 101 Halloween Costume Ideas ’ was missing cool Halloween costumes for people in wheelchairs. Well, here are more than a dozen DIY ideas for Halloween costumes for boys, girls, men and women in wheelchairs.   Wheelchair Boy – Girl Halloween Costume Idea #1 This ice cream […]

Halloween Costumes ~ Wheelchair Idea #10

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Simple but neat: be a Lilly in a Flower Field this Halloween. This costume idea is based on top of the wheelchair. A sweet and simple homemade Halloween costumes idea. You can make your own variations of this by making paper flowers, making a flower crown for the girl, giving the girl an Halloween flower […]

Halloween Costumes ~ Wheelchair Idea # 8

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This Halloween costume is a unique, homemade race car driver. What a racy Halloween costume idea! Rider costumes suit both boys and girls who love speed. Making this costume will put you in the winners circle. Unfortunately I can not give you instructions on exactly how to make this costume, as the maker of the […]

Halloween Costumes Wheelchair Idea #7

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Young Trick-or-treating Construction Worker. Photo credit | tutorial : themclellands.blogspot.it/2012/10/front-loaderback-hoe-wheelchair-costume.html The construction worker on his construction truck is a superb handmade Halloween costume idea for kids who love constructing things. The black of the wheelchair is nicely paired with the traditional yellow color of construction equipment. NEXT: Wheelchair Halloween Costumes Idea #8

Halloween Costumes ~ Wheelchair Idea #4

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For young and old, DJ and boom box Halloween costumes are a great idea for older kids, teenagers and music-loving men alike. The wheelchair holds the DJ play work station up. photo credit: flickr.com/photos/spectraldesign/page3/ NEXT: Wheelchair Halloween Costume Idea #5

Halloween Costumes ~ Wheelchair Idea #3

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Fancy having a Promo-kayak as Halloween costume for ‘Toddler Tour Kayaks. Another super cool Halloween costume, that embraces the structure of the wheelchair and builds the boat around it.The simple matching striped t-shirt and grown-up black glasses finish off the costume of this little toddler boy in a wheelchair. NEXT: Wheelchair Halloween Costumes Idea #4

DIY Home Décor: Equestrian Bookends

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Great DIY Idea for Kids Bedroom Furniture. That time of the year again that you are cleaning up that overflowing toy cabinet and are spritzing up the kids bedrooms, be that with new kids furniture and home décor accessories??! Well, here’s an idea for you: make yourself a set of sophisticated ‘grown-up’ equestrian bookends from […]

Recycled Furniture: Darling Dog Beds

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Ultra-boring 70’s octagon cabinets ‘n’ tables can be found for cheap in recycled furniture stores and be revamped into the cutest dog beds, shows the DIY Network. How right they are!!  This dog bed is absolutely cool. (* They are showing 4 more beds but this one is best ~ trust me. Plus, I like […]

Recycled furniture :: DIY Race Car Dresser

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Seen our parade of dresser makeovers with 10 recycled furniture projects you can make? Guess what?! Just after I published that furniture series, I spotted this adorable dresser makeover that was made for a fervent race car driver. So now we have a series of 11 dressers. A “Cobra Inspired” race drawer chest: How cool […]

Indie: Decorate with Antlers

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I am getting a taste for Indie Craft. How about a pair of hand-painted antlers to decorate the bathroom, living room, any room?  Pretty funky. I thought I’d share that with you. Quick 1,2,3 How-to: DIY Painted Antlers 1. Clean antlers from dust, etc., if you want to refashion real antlers. 2. Paint white and […]

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 […]