Tag Archives | diy

Easy Meyer Lemon Marmalade with Lavender

A co-worker gave me a giant bag of meyer lemons from a tree in his yard. When life gives me lemons, I make marmalade! I’ve adapted the recipe, just barely, from an About.com recipe. Making marmalade is really quite simple and doesn’t have to be done in giant batches. I’ve included instructions for a large and a […]

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Daily Notecards

For the past year I’ve been writing down what happened evert day on an index card. I’m so excited for the new year to start so I can continue the project with a history. I saw the idea quite a while (obviously over a year) ago on Design Sponge via Pinterest.

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Suitcase Cozy

Are you concerned about your beautiful vintage suitcase that you’re totally and completely and utterly in love with getting dinged up while traveling for the holidays? Because I am. So, I decided to make a suitcase cozy to keep it protected! Here I’ve written up a simple tutorial (with no measuring required!) so you can do […]

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Sweaters Blanket Tutorial

This is one of my favorite projects. I have one of these blankets in my living room, my mom has one in her television room, and I gave one to my cousin for her wedding this summer. It’s certainly a bit more involved than the last several days of tutorial projects that I have shared, […]

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There’s a T-Rex in My Living Room, or How to Paint a Plastic Toy Tutorial

This is a tutorial for painting a plastic dinosaur  to make it an item of decor. While this is a tutorial for painting a dinosaur, I suppose that you could use it to paint other plastic toys. It doesn’t have to be used on dinosaurs. Additionally, it doesn’t have to be white. If you think […]

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DIY Ironing Board ReCover

This DIY ironing board re-cover is a very simple sewing project requiring no measuring, no pattern, and one straight seam. I finally got fed up with having a really ugly ironing board. I use it so often, it really should be pretty, right? Or a least not stained and gross. I started by draping some […]

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DIY Mini Bulletin Board Tutorial

This is a quick and easy tutorial for DIY mini bulletin board. It uses a square of styrofoam, a hot glue gun, fabric shears, and some fabric. I found my styrofoam lining the inside of a box as packing material. It’s 3/4″ thick and roughly 10″x10″, but thickness and dimensions don’t really matter here. For […]

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