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Loving Your Reflection

I will admit to being a female who had always been very concerned with my outward appearance. I was as superficial as they come. My long hair cascading down my back, my perfect glowing skin, celebrity inspired makeup, my physique -- it was all a very crucial part of my being. I liked to present …

DIY: Nature Office Organizer

Feeling like “you live in a cubicle” 40+ hours a week and hardly get to see the sun and living growing things on the weekdays? We’re lucky enough …

diy project: laurie’s herringbone wall design

I have a small entryway that’s been screaming for attention, but I’ve procrastinated fixing it up because frankly, I’m stumped for ideas. This wall …

diy project: ornithology clock

i don’t know why, but i have clocks on the brain. i like the idea of having a clock in every room, not because i always want to be aware of the time, …

diy project: karen’s portable fire pit

I greatly admire Karen’s penchant for discount shopping; it’s particularly awesome when she shares her results with the rest of us. We’ve posted her …

diy project: faux cameroonian feather hat

There are few more dramatic pieces of art for your wall than the bold, brilliant traditional feather headdresses from Cameroon. Unfortunately, the …

diy project: felt craspedia (a.k.a. billy buttons)

There was a time — and maybe we’re still in it — when almost every stylish home contained a vase of craspedia, also known as “Billy Balls,” “Billy …

sewing 101: recycled paper basket

Thanks to a few recent online purchases, I had an enormous pile of long brown packing paper strips in my studio. I couldn’t bear to just recycle it; …

diy project: vintage suitcase charging station

I love repurposed vintage, especially when it’s combined with new technology. The sleek, monochromatic look of contemporary gadgets meshes perfectly …

diy project: color-block coiled rope basket

One of my favorite aspects of working for D*S is meeting such open, friendly and immensely creative people. I’m constantly blown away by the design …

diy project: cross-stitch cookies

I’ve been dreaming of making a giant cross-stitch project for years now, and when I saw Jessica Decker’s oversized cross-stitched artworks, I became …

diy project: fish scale pendant lamp

This is the second project we’ve shared from designer Kara Paslay in recent weeks, and again she’s managed to reintroduce me to a cool technique I …

DIY Project: Popsicle Stick Chandelier

It hasn’t rained in Oakland for weeks, even months, but that hasn’t stopped me from stockpiling a list of projects for those overcast days ahead, …

3 Trees 3 Ways

Like the snowflakes that cover the ground this time of year, it seems no two Christmas trees are alike. Available in a wide variety of shapes, sizes …

Work It: 15 Inspiring Ideas for a Creative Workspace

Last week was all about getting cozy and colorful when you’re vegging out, and this week’s all about finding the perfect workspace. Whether you work at home or at an office, the things that surround you from morning to evening are more important than you think. Here are 15 ideas for creating a …

14 Apps to Help You Become Way, Way More Stylish

Whether or not you consider yourself a fashionista, you probably know it can be daunting to take on the world of fashion. Today, we’ve rounded up 14 of the best apps and websites to help you take it step-by-step. Plus, it’s almost spring, the perfect time for you to do some self-cleaning to unearth …

How-To: Make Patterned Cloth Napkins with Fabric Markers

Make your own custom printed napkins without the fabric paint mess with this tutorial for making patterned cloth napkins with fabric markers from Cyd at The Sweetest Occasion!<p>To make your own, head over to The Sweetest Occasion to see the full how-to!

DIY :: Last Stitch Effort

Do you guys ever feel like there’s a bit of a shortage when it comes to chic office supplies? Of course, there are the classic lucite options, but if …

How to Make Cloth Napkins

I have a certifiable obsession with pretty linens. You’ve probably heard me preach before about how my go-to way to dress a table is to use basic …

bike rack picnic basket with table and chairs by bloon design (o

Easy Quilted Pillow Tutorial

Today as part of Project:Redecorate I’m going to share a pillow tutorial so you can see how easy it was to make these modern quilted pillows. And no, …

Tutorial: Make a Paper Wreath - We Are Scout

Christmas is sneaking up on us at an alarming rate… time to get your craft on! I designed this paper wreath a few years ago and decided it was time …

Tutorial: Add studs to hard-to-embellish accessories

Anna from Plan B updated an old ball cap with a panel of square metal studs. Rather than setting the studs directly into the cap, she created a …

TUTORIAL :: How to make a paper weaving artwork - We Are Scout

Yes, I know that I said I was signing off until the new year, but I forgot about this tutorial! Paper weaving isn’t difficult and it’s a very …

MAKE IT :: Origami Easter Bunny decorations - We Are Scout

Just sneaking in before the Easter break with a last minute tutorial. Make these cute origami Easter bunnies for treat boxes or as decorations. This …

Crafting

How to Make a Citrus and Vinegar Household Cleaner

Are you looking for a non-toxic solution to cleaning up household messes or are you in a pinch and don't have any cleaner on hand? You don't need to …

Cleaning

69 Cool Interiors With Exposed Brick Walls

Vintage picture frames is a nice addition to a rough-looking wall.<p>A lot of people like the look of exposed brick walls. They became popular in late …

44 Rustic Barn Bathroom Design Ideas

We continue telling you about different barn interiors, and after bedrooms, living rooms and kitchens it’s high time for bathrooms! A barn means …

Interior Design

Picnic Accessories for Bicycle

4 Ways to Wrangle Rope Into a Statement Necklace

Earlier this week we showed you how to make a stack of fun rope friendship bracelets. Now it’s time to take things up a level with statement necklaces made out of our favorite new material. From copper to color, here are four on-trend pieces you can make with a few pieces of rope. You’ll be feeling …

Crafting