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June 09, 2014

Decor craft: Plastic Bottle Hanging Vase Tutorial

Making your garden look great only takes a little bit of creativity. If you don’t want to spend a lot of money on this, opt for the DIY version of things. Luckily for you, in this tutorial, we will teach you how to make some pretty DIY hanging plastic vases out of ordinary bottles. This way, your garden design will improve, as well as your DIY s...
May 23, 2014

Decor craft: Owl Pillow Tutorial

Owls are very cute and peaceful creatures and in some cultures they represent wisdom. Owls are also a popular motive used in fashion nowadays, as there are many clothes that have an owl printed on them. If you or your children are also an owl fan, than you will simply love this tutorial. By following the steps below, you will be able to create a...
May 09, 2014

Decor craft: Orange Peel Candle Tutorial

Having a beautifully decorated room is only a first step towards a relaxing time at home. In order to complete the process, you’ll need some scented candles that will create a great atmosphere. But good quality scented candles can be a bit expensive and at many times they contain a lot of harmful chemicals. So how about trying to make your own...
May 06, 2014

Decor craft: Paper Yarn Lamp Tutorial

Some decorations are so lovely and you would want to improve the interior design of the living room, office, or bedroom, but the price-tag is just too much. That’s why a DIY solution is always preferable. If you like a minimalistic design, here is an awesome project for you. Follow the instructions below to find out how you too can make a designer...
May 02, 2014

Decor craft: Lotus Bud Tutorial

Step 1 To make the stamen, you will need a strip of paper, so cut a 15cm x 15cm square in half.
April 22, 2014

Decor Craft: Geometrical Spring Vases Tutorial

When I think of spring, I think of bright colors, flowers, rain, and chirping birds. It’s a time of renewal and freshness, which is what these cheerful v ...
April 03, 2014

Decor craft: Chalkboard Painting Tutorial

Are you often forgetting the list of groceries you need to buy, before going to the market? Or just want to have a cute place destined to leave notes for your family? Then try this next DIY project, from which you will be learning how to make a chalkboard painting on your fridge. This way you will have your own chalkboard to keep your thoughts in...
April 02, 2014

Decor craft: Origami Flower Tutorial

If you are looking for original ways to decorate or improve the interior design of your room, then you should this next origami flower tutorial. It will require a bit of patience, but the materials you will have to buy are cheap, so you can make as many flowers as you want. It is also a fun tutorial and you can make this origami flower ball...
March 31, 2014

Decor craft: Stenciled Botanicals on Canvas

Add some pretty botanicals to your decor with this easy project. Choose colors that you love or use my suggestions, then add simple stenciled designs for a great look! I’ll show you how you can easily c ...
March 21, 2014

Decor craft: Magazine Holder Tutorial

Sometimes my favorite DIY projects are the simplest ones. Emma Noréhn from Design and Form created this clever magazine holder for us that uses only a few supplies and takes just a moment to make. Rather than bulking magazines together, Emma’s project is all about highlighting a favorite magazine or two that you’re currently reading. Just gather a ...
March 19, 2014

Decor craft: Botanical Silhouette Tutorial

Decorating the home will involve at some point, working with your walls. In one way or another, you are bound to eventually feel the urge to paint them. But most of the times, (re)designing or (re)painting walls have a more permanent impact than paintings do. So, before you change the look and feeling of your home in a semi-permanent manner, try...
March 18, 2014

Decor craft: Ribbon Tulip Flower Tutorial

Many people think it takes a whole lot of work and artistic skill to make a handmade bouquet of ribbon flowers. The truth is there is some work to it, but most of the times you can achieve an impressive result with as little as two hours spent cutting and gluing. In order to make this tulip flower `3D painting`, you have to follow the instructions...
March 14, 2014

Decor craft: Paper Lotus Bud with 16 Petals

Make a Paper Lotus Bud with 16 Petals...
March 11, 2014

Decor craft: Transfer A Photo To Wood Tutorial

Many decorations are expensive and not that stylish to being worth your attention. With the tricks featured in this tutorial, you can make your own custom piece of decoration. Read the following and learn how to transfer a photo to wood and actually make a nice `painting` to place in your living room. Here is what you’ll need: • a picture printed o...
March 07, 2014

Decor craft: Campaign Style Cork Board Tutorial

When it comes to keeping my office organized, I’m always up for new things. Paper stacks and various supplies tend to disappear from my thought if they’re not kept in a visible place. Although so many ways to showcase inspiration surface daily, I’ve found that if organization is the least bit fussy, I won’t do it, so nothing works as well for me as ...
March 06, 2014

Decor craft: Glitter Stencil Leather Key Fob Tutorial

Glitter Stencil Leather Key Fob! I love the combination of textures and material. Like leather and glitter! Leather is on trend right now, but frankly never goes out of style. It lasts forever and looks great as it ages...
March 05, 2014

Decor craft: Ribbon Flower Curtain Knot

Is your house beginning to look dull and kind of loose? You want to improve your home design but don’t actually want to spend money on some fancy pieces of decoration from the shop? You’ve reached the right place. So, take the next step in decorating your residence and try to make this awesome ribbon flower curtain knot. You might think there is...
February 26, 2014

Decor craft: DIY Aluminum Drum Pendant Tutorial

Pendant lights are one of the most fun things to DIY since you can work with a ton of different materials and styles all while keeping electrical work to a minimum. It’s been about a year since I walked by these pretty, perforated metal sheets at my local hardware store and knew I had to make something from them. There are a few different...
February 20, 2014

Decor craft: Faceted Candles Tutorial

Whether you're a geometry fan or just in love with the faceted trend, make some Archimedean solid candles to add a splash of shape and color to your everyday life. Download the free templates to make your own geometric molds. Supplies Card stock, printer paper or photo paper (8.5in x 11in), 240gsm Templates Printer Scissors or cutter Ruler Craft glue House ...
February 19, 2014

Decor craft: Paper Flower Centerpiece Tutorial

Wouldn’t it be great if you could make flowers in the comfort of your home? We’re not talking about gardening, but handcrafting! With this tutorial, you will learn the trick of transforming an ordinary piece of paper into a lovely flower. Decorate your house with a stylish display of paper flower arrangements. Here is what you need to do and have: •...
January 31, 2014

Decor craft: Chinese Lantern Lights Tutorial

Make a little string of Chinese lantern lights for Chinese New Year this weekend (31st)...
January 27, 2014

Decor craft: Dictionary Magnets Tutorial

These fun and super easy magnets are made using flat marbles and dictionary pages. I used crafty words from the dictionary, but you ...
January 23, 2014

Decor craft: Glowing Photo Luminaries Tutorial

A beautiful decoration doesn’t need a lot of work, but a small amount of attention to detail and some creativity, as well. Remember when the entire internet was full of digital photo frames, which seemed to replace ordinary frames? Well, that didn’t happen because people are not that enthusiastic about letting technology into their homes;...
January 14, 2014

Decor craft: Faux Stained Glass Mosaic Luminary

I’ve always been in love with luminaries. They are very easy to create and the results are so visually stunning that I could stare at them for hours. I’m also all about color. I love a craft project that’s studd ...
November 20, 2013

Craft idea: Tutti Frutti Pom-Poms Tutorial

I have always had a thing for pom-poms. They are so fun to make and can be used for so many different things: present toppers, decorations, jewellery, homewares, you name it. Here's a fresh new take on the traditional pom-pom in the form of fruit! ...
November 18, 2013

Craft idea: Felted Wool Poinsettia Wreath Tutorial

I made this cozy Felted Wool Poinsettia Wreath to welcome the holiday season. I’m using similar techniques to my Fall Acorn Wreath, but used differently shaped leaves and using wool felt roving instead of yarn for the details in the poinsettia petals. My Fall Acorn Wreath also used all recycled sweaters that I felted myself, but this time I p...
November 12, 2013

Decor craft:Nautical Boat Shelf Tutorial

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to make an adorable wooden sailboat shelf using a scrollsaw or bandsaw and a few other basic tools. It's the perfect addition to any nursery or playroom as it provides a bit of storage as well as nautical-themed decor! If you're new to woodworking, make sure you read our woodworking fundamentals tutorial. Supplies S ...
November 05, 2013

Craft idea: Leather Coasters Tutorial

These leather coasters are inspired by the geometric patterns of Islamic tile design. Three beautiful traditional tessellating patterns have been converted to easily followed paper patterns for you. The coasters are double sided and can be used individually for drinks or in a group as a lovely trivet. A quick and easy project, they make a great...
November 04, 2013

Craft idea: Origami Paper Lantern Tutorial

Make the designer pendant lamp you've always dreamed of with inexpensive plain white paper and a paper lantern. It will take you a while to create all the origami pieces but it is much easier than it looks and the result is certainly rewarding. And your handmade lantern will be a snip of the cost of a designer piece. Full instructions after the...
October 09, 2013

Craft idea: Origami Cards From Tissue Boxes Tutorial

This fold-out origami card is perfect when a number of people want to add their best wishes, and the best part is you can make it with an empty tissue box and a sheet of office paper. It couldn’t be easier! This tutorial can also be used to make perfect little notebooks to carry in your pocket or purse. Supplies An empty tissue box with a nice ...
October 08, 2013

Craft idea: Tricky Letter Cutting Tutorial

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to cut out text that flows as though it’s written by hand – and you’ll make a unique greetings card in the process. It’s got a very sweet message so you’ll be able to make it time and again. Let’s get started. Supplies 2 pieces of watercolour paper, one 31cm by 15.5cm, ...
October 02, 2013

Craft idea: Distressed Map Coasters Tutorial

If you follow along here, you know I love to recycle and repurpose as much as possible with my projects. I love map crafts and hitting the flea market, so this project was a match made ...
September 30, 2013

Craft idea: Wall Sculpture Tutorial

Today’s first DIY comes from Heather Jennings of Poppyhaus. Inspired by the exuberant mid-century style of DwellStudio’s ‘Boom’ wall sculptures, Heather set out to recreate the look using inexpensive household materials. Armed only with bamboo skewers, styrofoam balls and spraypaint, Heather created a fantastic homespun version that cost next-to ...
September 27, 2013

Craft idea: Hanging Satin Pom Pom Tutorial

I am excited to share my daughter’s room design that we have been working on this year. I’m falling in love with it each step of the way. I’m sharing it in parts over the next week. While on Pinterest, I found this adorable room with hanging pom-poms. How clever that Jessica used paper lanterns! I love the 3 pom poms in the corner of Jessica...


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