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Maker Memo: Oh So Lovely

Maker Memo: Oh So Lovely

Maker Memo: Oh So Lovely Perfectly printable art for your walls, desktop or screensasver—and Oh So Lovely gives it away for free! VKC: What inspires you in décor art design? Audrey: I’m inspired by practically everything I see in a day, but a few different words would describe my freebies—modern, simple, whimsical and fun. VKC:...
DIY Tribal Trends

DIY Tribal Trends

Tribal Trends Our creative people take on the trend of the season Tribal patterns are a huge trend in fashion as well as home décor right now. The good news is that you can apply the trend to almost anything; the bad news is that some patterns can be quite difficult. With a little prep,...
DIY Map Projects

DIY Map Projects

DIY Map Projects We’re jumping on the map décor bandwagon, and loving it!  
DIY Garden Storage

DIY Garden Storage

DIY Garden Storage From the kitchen to the garden Difficulty EASY Time MILD Cost MILD Lost drawers can come from furniture, bathroom, kitchens, etc. But just because they don’t have a home anymore doesn’t mean they have to go to the dump. We lined this drawer that came out of a kitchen with some vintage wallpaper samples we found at...
DIY Embroidery Hoop Projects

DIY Embroidery Hoop Projects

DIY Embroidery Hoop Projects Our creative people take on unique embroidery hoop projects Some people might say we have an embroidery hoop obsession. Whenever we pass these stitching circles at estate sales (frequently for less than $1), we snatch them up like they possess magic powers. In our hearts, they kind of do: Their vast...
DIY Fan Blade Dragonfly

DIY Fan Blade Dragonfly

Dustin’s DIY – Scrap Dragonfly This is one bug you’re gonna love having in your garden!                       By Dustin Bates When you’re perusing endless aisles of scrap materials from houses, you can easily get overwhelmed very quickly. But, with a little imagination, those odds and...
DIY Wind Chimes

DIY Wind Chimes

DIY Wind Chimes Our creative people take on wind chimes with found and vintage items We love the sounds of spring, especially the soothing, rhythmic ding, tap and clank of wind chimes. This time around we challenged our bloggers and Etsy seller to craft wind chimes using mostly antique, vintage and/or thrifted pieces. We’re so...
Dustin's DIY - Scrap Instruments

Dustin’s DIY – Scrap Instruments

Dustin’s DIY – Scrap Instruments Get outside and make some noise this spring … it’s super easy and fun! By Dustin Bates When warm weather returns, I love to get back outside, and I know parents are grateful to be able to send kids out to play in the yard. So we came up with...
DIY Upcycled Tray

DIY Upcycled Tray

Upcycled Tray A functional thrift store tray gets a pretty facelift The minute this issue had a strong garden/outdoor theme going, we knew we had to upcycle something with a floral motif. Florals aren’t necessarily “in” like they used to be, but that’s good because it means there’s an abundance of floral materials you can...
How to Make a Bow Tie from a Shirt

How to Make a Bow Tie from a Shirt

How to Make a Bow Tie from a Shirt Sarah from Redeux Kidz shows us how to make the cutest bow tie from a shirt. We love up cycling! Check it out…
DIY Café  Table

DIY Café Table

By Dustin Bates The holiday season is a great time to think about your table spaces. With guests visiting, or just more meals at the table during the winter, it doesn’t have to be difficult to put together a new table. Plus, tables are fun to set this time of year. I wanted to build...
DIY Snowflake Décor

DIY Snowflake Décor

For décor that lasts well beyond the holiday season, we set our DIY team on the task of making snowflake décor. Try a project out for yourself! For more ideas, visit our Pinterest board. “Thrift store plates and bowls turn into winter wall art with the help of a little spray paint, glue and plate...
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