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Jul 18

10 Clever DIY Projects to Hide Household Eyesores

Here’s the unfortunate truth about 99% of all living spaces: every house and apartment—large or small—likely has something that’s weird, oddly placed, or just plain ugly. These persistent little problems (cords, vents, pipes, outlets) might drive you nuts, but stay they must, especially if you are a renter. The only solution is to get creative….

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Feb 18

The 15 Best Drop-Leaf & Gateleg Tables for Flexible Dining

Drop-leaf and gateleg tables are a godsend for small homes. Keep the leaves down and conserve valuable space, or raise them up and squeeze additional people in at the dinner table. Here are 15 options suited for a range of budgets.

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26
Jan 18

The Best Sleeper Sofas & Sofa Beds — The Guide 2018

A sleeper sofa is one of the trickiest furniture purchases you can make because you want it to be comfortable to sit on, but also to sleep on. Finding a sleeper sofa that’s comfortable, attractive and fits your budget is a true challenge — which is why we’ve put together this guide to the best sleeper sofas on the market. We considered looks, price, customer reviews, and even examined a few of the designs in person. Here are our top picks.

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Oct 17

Dual-Sided Fireplaces Double Down On Cozy Winters At Home

What could be better than one fireplace? Two fireplaces in the same space. It’s totally possible with a dual-sided fireplace, a unique feature that’s part practical room divider, part provider of cozy warmth — and the perfect place to gather on a chilly fall or winter night.

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Oct 17

13 Weaving Projects to Welcome Colder Temps

Though there are few things more perfect than a sunny summer beach day, we’ve long been ready for the cooler (read: less sweaty) weather. Right now, we’re in the middle of changing over our wardrobes, our decor, and even the craft projects on our want-to-try lists in anticipation of the coming winter. The one technique that’s been topping that list has been weaving, which has surprisingly risen in popularity. While we have seen handcrafted textiles and macrame wall hangings trend in the decor realm, the appeal of woven textures in the fall and winter is obvious — it’s all about getting cozy.

Whether you’re new to looms or are an experienced weaver looking for new projects (like these fringed pillows from A Beautiful Mess), here are just a few crafty ideas that will bring comfy-cozy texture into your home.

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03
Sep 17

Surprisingly Simple Air-Dry Clay Projects to Try — Material World

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We’re very much on board with the elementary yet sophisticated look of air-dry clay projects. There’s obviously a reason why this material remains to be popular among DIY enthusiasts, and we agree that this is definitely a materials you should keep on hand for your projects. Need a new planter? Grab some air-dry clay. Want some new serving dishes? More air-dry clay. Not sure what to buy your friend for their birthday? Why not make them something custom out of, you guessed it, air-dry clay? The options are endless, and they results are almost always simple, minimal, and oh so desirable. Take a look at some favorite projects we’re crushing on, and get crafting!

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01
Sep 17

Serve It Up in Style: 7 Chic Tray DIY Ideas

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Labor Day is the perfect holiday for cooking out and chilling out. Half the fun of cooking and hosting is in the presentation, so today I’m serving up the best of the best DIY serving boards so you can deliver in style!

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