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Dec 18

7 New Ways to Reuse Your Old Leather Belts

Here’s a friendly reminder to not throw out, or donate, your leather belts during your next closet purge. Leather is an amazingly versatile DIY material and one belt will give you plenty of usable length to repurpose. Anytime a DIY calls for a long strip or just a scrap of leather, an old belt is the perfect amount. Here are some of our favorite leather DIYs to get you started:

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03
Dec 18

Nine Ways To Take Paper Snowflakes To The Next Level

The thought of making paper snowflakes may remind you of childhood memories of cutting out wonky, misshapen snowflakes only a mother could love. While the concept remains the same, this time around, the look is much more sophisticated— and your improved motor skills will come in handy. Armed with a quick tutorial, some project inspiration and a pair of scissors, you’re ready to snip your way to a winter wonderland.

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02
Dec 18

Tiny House Living Problems We Can All Actually Relate To

You might think that tiny house dwellers are their own particular alien breed, capable of stripping off worldly concerns and living an ascetic life without possessions or care. You would be wrong. Tiny house owners: They’re just like us! They have to deal with the same stuff the rest of us do (things like doing dishes and finding alone time), but living small means it just catches up to them a little bit faster. And they have to find creative ways around their problems.

We dove into the Instagram universe for a (sometime humorous) glimpse of what it’s really like to live in a tiny house. You might relate to some of these.

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25
Nov 18

These Curtain Tie Backs Let More Natural Light into Your Dark Apartment

We’ve all lived in that unfortunate dark apartment that is both on the first floor and faces a brick wall. And sure you made the best of it, but maybe now you’re living in a place that has, wait for it, multiple windows! (You’re truly on your way to the top!) But even with more windows, there’s still one thing you can do to eke out as much natural light as possible.

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21
Nov 18

How to Dress Up Your Thanksgiving Table When You Don't Have Much Time

Whether you plan to prep weeks in advance or the day before, the truth is, nobody has a ton of extra time to get the Thanksgiving table set with all the bells and whistles. Check out these projects from table coverings, to place cards, to centerpieces if you want to wow your guests without handing over all your free time.

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16
Nov 18

16 Beautiful, Thoughtful DIY Christmas Gifts For Everyone on Your List

If you’ve already started your holiday shopping list, but the thought of braving mall traffic, or spending hours online shopping, looms like the Grinch ready to steal Whoville’s joy, don’t worry. Making your own gifts to give can be beautiful and thoughtful—and a meditative way for you yourself to make it through the season. We’ve got a few ideas your giftees will actually be excited to unwrap.

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15
Nov 18

9 Things That Will Make Your Home Feel Like Hogwarts

Did you stand in bookstore lines for the newest releases, dress up in robes for midnight premieres, and take every single House quiz? The Harry Potter series enchanted the world when it first came out, and the phenomenon continues to grow through its amazing fandom. We’ve summoned up the best DIYs to keep the magic going. (Just make sure to invite us to your next Harry Potter movie marathon.)

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08
Nov 18

17 Unique Ways to Create One Wood Accent Wall

If you have a big blank white wall in your home, and you just don’t know what to do with it, consider a wood accent wall. They are an easy way to add warmth, texture, and interest to a space, and are easily done on a budget. Reclaimed siding, old moving pallets, scrap wood, salvaged floorboards, and even laminate flooring can do the trick. Here are 17 unique yet do-able ways to adopt this huge trend.

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31
Oct 18

This Coffee Table Is Made of 10,480 LEGO Bricks and Costs $9,000

LEGOs aren’t just for the kiddos. If you miss those colorful building blocks of your childhood, you’ll love this DIY coffee table from California-based art director Yusong Zhang. It took him three weeks to make and over 10,000 brick pieces. But what’s perhaps most surprising is how modern and sophisticated it looks in his living room.

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29
Oct 18

14 Clever Sugru Household Fixes & Hacks

Sugru is the magical, moldable household putty-like glue with a million uses—but we’ve rounded up our 14 favorite applications. Guaranteed there are at least three here that will change your life.

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