Amanda macdonald

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DIY Hanging Lounge Chair

I know I always get pretty excited about the projects on here but, seriously, this is one of my favorites! I’ve had a hanging chair on my to-make …

Readers' Real Home Makeover Ideas

Reader-tested tips to update a room.<p>We asked you to post ideas for transforming a room on House Beautiful's Facebook page. Here are some favorites.

Wall Art

finding your style: where to start

The ever fab Kristin from The Hunted Interior is back with yet another dazzling take on design so without further ado…<p>I am often told by people I …

Sweet, Family Summer DIY Projects

It’s summertime and that means it’s also … family time! We all know that the holidays are meant for lots of family fun and togetherness, but why rule …

10 Genius Planter DIYs

As much as I love admiring fancy planters, my wallet prefers a more DIY option. And honestly, I agree. Budget or not, I’m definitely in the camp that …

20 Creative Ways to Make Your Own Pillows

From cool couches to candy cookies, this week is all about movies, vegging out, and getting cozy. How can you properly get all snuggled up without some good looking pillows?<p>Here are 20 DIY pillow projects to add to your homespun home decor to-do list. Stay tuned for our own pillow tricks later this …

Top 10 Best Uses For Old Windows

When you replace a window in your home, there’s not much you can do with the old one other than just throw it out. Well, that’s what most people seem …

Weekend Project: A Crazy Pom Pom Rug

22 Comments<p>Pip Lincolne has a fun and crazy (and I bet soft) pom pom rug project in the latest issue of Frankie Magazine - that I'm loving! She says …

No Sew Projects Round Up

Looking for a fun project to whip up, without using your sewing machine? How about 34 of them? After browsing the web, I came up with 34 incredible …

Friday DIY Roundup

Happy Friday!<p>I'm still sick and tired, but getting better and better. I'm having yet another blood test on Monday (hopefully the last one for now) …

6 DIYs to Try This Weekend - Paper and Stitch

I’m up bright and early this morning to prepare for day two at Craftcation. But I still have a little bit of time for DIYs (naturally).<p>So, here’s a …

DIY Letter-Shaped Boxes

I don’t often say outright that I’m <i>proud</i> of myself, but I gotta say I was pretty darn proud of this project! I’d been looking for some letter shaped …

25 Recycled Tin Can Crafts and Projects

Happy Earth Day everyone! In honour of this special day I’ve rounded up 25 recycled tin can crafts and projects. I am amazed at all the incredible …

5 DIYs to Try This Weekend - Paper and Stitch

This weekend, I’m hoping to get ahead on a few projects and maybe lay around in the sun for a little while. <i>The weather has been so nice here the last</i> …

7 DIYs to Try this Weekend

1 Comments<p>It's the weekend folks and things are getting really crazy in these parts! Mother's Day is just around the corner and we are starting to …

5 DIYs to Try This Weekend - Paper and Stitch

This weekend, I have no plans whatsoever. Which kind of sounds like the best weekend ever, right?<p>There’s always a chance I could be getting into some …

A Dozen Chic DIYs Made With Copper Piping

Get ready to rethink everything you thought you knew about copper pipes — they can lend themselves to some insanely awesome creations. The material is fairly inexpensive and boasts a great shine and a rose gold-like shade. From lighting to jewelry, check out these 12 DIY copper pipe projects that …

10 Colorful Craft Ideas To Get You Making Now!

One of my favorite parts about working online is sneaking a peek at all the fun projects my friends are making. I noticed a distinct trend of fun and …

dorm room decor : easy gallery wall

The lovely Michelle from Iron & Twine is back today, to share her fave dorm room decor ideas with us! So without further ado…<p>So happy to be here …