Danielle Distefano

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15 Bow-tiful Ways to DIY With Ribbon

It’s amazing how much we can collect in our craft boxes. String, sequins, bits of ribbon and glitter can usually be found at the bottom of just about every single one. It’s tempting to get organized, cleaning it all out in favor of the pretty paper and patterned scissors. But before you toss all …

DIY: Sail Rope Hammock

<i>Doing It Yourself isn’t always the easiest or cheapest option, but odds are you won’t find anything more satisfying than finishing a DIY project with</i> …

18 Feather-Inspired DIYs

Birds of a feather stick together. And in this case, we think birds of a feather can <i>craft</i> together, too. Feathers have become a new favorite in the DIY world. Whether they’re gold and glitter-dipped or left au naturale, feathers are sure to make anything fab. From jewelry to fashion to wedding …

10 Glitter-Filled DIY Projects Your Kids Will Love

Having kids means having someone to share your love of glitter with. Kids will never turn down glitter, and that’s basically a proven fact. So when the temperatures are too high to go outside and play, the rain is falling down or you just have an afternoon to spare, try one of these 10 glitter DIYs …

16 Origami Pieces to Buy or DIY for Your Home

Ahh, the magical decorating powers of origami. Who would have thought breathtaking home accessories and art could come together with just some paper and a little elbow grease? Some origami projects take a little patience, but even if you don’t have any of that, we’ve got you covered with some …

19 Instagrammers That Live That DIY Life

The DIY craze has become a lifestyle — and it’s here to stay. (We’ll make sure of it ;) Nowadays, the sky’s the limit when it comes to making things yourself, from fashion to home decor. And in case you’re feeling a little short of inspiration, we’ve found some of the best DIYers on Instagram that …

10 DIY Tutorials to Make the Perfect Summer Hat

Sunglasses and straw totes don’t deserve all the attention when it comes to standout summer accessories. No, sandals, we’re not talking about you. Toe rings, definitely not you either. Summer hats — this one’s for you. Crown your warm weather wardrobe this season with a fab accessory that will …

15 Stencil DIYs to Take Your Textiles to the Next Level

They say that the easiest way to refresh the look of your home is to renew the textiles. But whoever <i>they</i> are, must have a large bank account. Haven’t they seen the prices of throw pillows lately? Yes, they’re hideous. So, naturally, we turn to crafting for a solution, and we can solve the problem …

Pitcher Perfect: 10 DIY Upgrades for Prettier Pouring

Whether you prefer snazzy cocktails, a twist on tea or simple infused water, how you present your drinks is almost as important as the drinks themselves. We’ve shared some incredible drink dispensers with you before, but there’s really nothing like doing it all yourself. From upgrading old pitchers …

Spell It Out With 20 Cool DIY Typography Projects

A picture is worth a thousand words, but we like to combine our words and pictures into awesome pieces of typography wall art. From inspirational quotes to putting our name up in lights, we believe in art that really <i>says</i> something. Check out our favorite DIY projects that are easy to make but make …

If Researchers are Right, This Rock Will Make Solar Power Cheaper than Coal

In 2007, a student at the University of Tokyo brought a lump of a grey, sparkly mineral to his professor Tsutomu Miyasaka, with the hope that this …

Clean Energy

Skip The Greeting Card Aisle: 18 Ways to DIY Your Stationery

In the age of texts and emails, it’s easy to forget how fun it is to receive some snail mail. But what makes it even more fun is when you make the cards yourself! These DIY’ed cards — from dip-dyed to printable — are anything <i>but</i> store-bought. So whether it’s a thank you note, a party invitation or …

30 Lovely DIY Lace Projects

Last week was all about beautiful wooden objects, and the rustic charm they can bring to any home, workspace, or dining table. Today, we’re turning our attention to another sort of ethereal, old-world material. Lace!<p>And we’ve got news for you. Lace isn’t just for wedding dresses and lingerie – it’s …

#GoldRush: 40 Gold DIY Projects to Make This Weekend

Cheers to our first official gold week! From a gorgeous gold cake to a glitzy photo booth, we’ve had a blast glittering things up all around Brit HQ. To celebrate, we’re ushering you into the weekend with 40 of our favorite projects that are all about sparkle, shine and gold, gold, gold.<p>1. Gold …

How to DIY This Gilded Ceramic Vanity Set

We’ve seen our fair share of messy dressers, vanities and countertops. We’ve also seen all sorts of contraptions for organizing these areas, but most of them look as messy as the mess they are trying to clean up. So, what’s a DIYer to do? Make a brand new way to keep your vanity organized and turn …

30 Gold Interior Ideas to Buy or DIY for Your Home

We love us a good metallic, especially when it comes to adding some bling to our homes. Whether it’s golden pots for the garden, gilded iPhones or shiny party supplies, it’s guaranteed that where there is gold there is major wow factor. Decor pieces in rich gold are a lovely addition to a neutral …

24 Chic DIY Clutches

What season is <i>not</i> the perfect time to rock a clutch? For cocktail parties, wedding weekends, and the like, every stylish gal needs her go-to clutch. But maybe you’re up for a weekend project that doesn’t involve going to 10 boutiques all over the city to find the right one. Maybe you want to make …

Print Onto Wood: DIY Quotation Art (Guest Post by Dani)

<i>While I'm away in Fiji (lucky me!), a pretty awesome group of some of my very favorite bloggers is helping “fill in the gaps” with amazing recipes,</i> …

Skip The Chemicals With These 11 DIY Insect Repellents

Warm weather means we’re soaking up rays all day working on our tan, but when the evening comes, it’s time to trade in that sunblock for a little insect repellent. And aerosol mosquito spray is not only bad for the Earth, it’s also toxic enough to make you read that warning label twice. So, what we …

The 17 Best DIY Blogs

Makeovers are only as good as the people behind them. Presenting, in no particular order, our favorite do-it-yourself crew.<p>We celebrate great design all the time, but there's a specific part of it that we're addicted to: makeovers. A tiny breakfast nook transformation. An easy kitchen redo. Entire …

6 DIYs To Update Your Bedroom's Dresser

01 of 06<p>Update your plain Ikea Malm dresser by purchasing pre-cut custom inlays designed for Ikea furniture available at Overlays. Amanda from Amanda …

Furniture

Patio Paradise: A Dozen DIY Outdoor Upgrades

As you head outside to dust off the grill and pull out the plants, you owe it to your summer self to make some outdoor upgrades. We’ve already shared these 25 stellar products to help you deck out your deck, but if you prefer to upgrade your patio, look no further. We’ve rounded up a dozen DIY …

How to DIY Your Own Hot Summer Romper

Let’s face it, fashion is something that is always going to be our addiction. The colors, patterns, styles, fabric… come on, who wouldn’t be in love. But sometimes stores just don’t have exactly what we are looking for, and that’s when we DIY.<p>Listen up, because this romper is PATTERN FREE. That’s …

10 DIY Projects for a Weekend at the Beach

The dog days of summer are coming. And, if you’re like us, you’re planning on spending the entire season at the beach (or the pool). So, to honor our favorite time of year and to get you ready to hit the shore, we’ve gathered some must-do DIYs for you to tackle ASAP. From sunglasses to bags, you’ll …

5 DIY Backdrops For Your Photo Booth, Ceremony and Reception!

With endless creative possibilities for DIY ceremony and reception photo booth backdrops, there's no reason not to make one yourself. Ceremony photos …

50 Outdoor Games to DIY This Summer

Summer days are perfect for little-to-no-skill-needed lawn games with family and friends in the backyard. Most of these games are easy and inexpensive to make and they all would make great party games for any occasion. Whether you’re looking for an old classic, entertainment for your outdoor …

7 DIY face masks for healthy, gorgeous spring skin

Winter weather isn’t kind to skin. Snow and hail lash into sensitive cheeks and foreheads, cold winds chafe at us, and indoor heating systems leave …

Skin Care

From Patterns to Cutouts: 24 Ways to Give Your Pants a DIY Upgrade

Potential scenario: You bought a pair of pants you thought you were going to L-O-V-E, but after just a few wears, you realized you’re not so keen on them. You know what they need? Probably studs, maybe some puff paint and perhaps even a little trim from a pair of scissors. Ready to resurrect what …

DIY Drink Umbrellas

<i>Every other week, Anna Hezel talks about the innovations, decorations, and other quiet touches that make a party memorable.</i><p><i>Today: Bring the spirit of Spring Break to your next party with DIY drink umbrellas.</i><p>Whether or not you’ve managed to fit a raucous sunny vacation into your year so far, you …

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