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13 Projects to Make With Paper

There’s something awesome about the crafting potential that exists in a piece of paper. From colorful, easier-than-it-looks geometric origami to DIY paper beads for a fashion-forward, one-of-a-kind necklace, the possibilities are truly endless. Weave your way to original wall art or turn a paper …

The ONE Technique You Need to Know to Make Beautiful Paper Flower Crowns

We’ve been around the block with DIY blooms, so we know that paper flowers can be serious business — concerts, summer festivals, warm weather weddings and the list goes on. Making a beautiful paper flower is easier than it may look, so we wanted to create a beginner-friendly guide to help our …

Framing

16 Knitting Crafts to Make on a Lazy Day

Whether you’re a knitting expert or just getting started, this hobby is a great skill to have around into the chillier months. Not only is it one of the coziest ways to be productive on a cold winter’s day, but who doesn’t love flaunting a hand-knit scarf, hat or bag? And with every color of the …

Knitting

DIY Decorating: Paper Crafts in Kids' Rooms

Recently my kids' favorite book series has been Origami Yoda, and that has prompted lots of paper folding in my house. Which set me to thinking, …

Two dollar twenty minute bunting • A Subtle Revelry

One final project from our <b>pumpkin harvest brunch</b> that would be a lovely addition to just about any party imaginable. This scalloped paper bunting can …

Decorations

21 Problems: SOLVED! With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

17 Avocado Beauty Hacks to Try

Addicted to avocado? We feel ya. This green superfood is like nature’s buttah, which is why we’ve decided to rub it all over our bodies. The beauty benefits of this tasty, fatty fruit (well, berry, to be exact) are many, including sun protection (avocado oil is SPF 7), hydration and anti-aging …

40 Chic Clay Creations to Make Today

First, there was concrete. Then, there was copper. But start strolling through the Sculpey and Fimo aisle at the craft store, because the material of the moment is our good friend clay. From necklaces and earrings to gardening tools, kitchen essentials and decor pieces, you can really make it all. …

A Dozen Stylish DIY Leggings

Ready to swap those swimsuits and shorts for stylish fall staples you can easily layer? Hoodies and wrap coats are musts, along with leggings which look equally amazing paired with a chic top or casual dress. And luckily, thanks to these 12 creative DIY projects, designing your own leggings has …

Clothing

DIY Geometric Stamp Set

Summer fun is in full swing here friends and we are trying to enjoy as much of it as possible. We finally moved and are up to our neck in boxes so …

DIY Animal Envelope

We had a lot of un the other afternoon making these little Animal envelopes. They would be so cute filled with candy hearts and a note for your …

Cute

DIY on a Budget: 10 Mod Podge Projects

Vintage Chair Makeover, DIY from The Sweet Escape<p>You can do a lot with some fun material and glue. Below are 10 projects that use paper and fabric to …

10 Easy & Adorable DIY Magnets to Add a Little Fun to Your Kitchen

(Image credit: Poppy Haus)<p>If you rent, you might have a kitchen you just don't love. You might have cabinets you hate that you can't change or paint. …

46 Ways to Decorate Your Dorm on the Cheap

With fall move-in day closer than you think, you best start getting ready for dorm life! Sure, the showers might be freezing cold and the halls smell like socks, but college is the only time when you get to live in the same building with all of your friends, and that makes it all worth it. Even the …

15 Tips + Tricks for Getting Perfect Eyebrows

You should never underestimate the importance of eyebrows. A good brow anchors the face and complements your features, and the right eyebrow shape can make you look as though you’ve had a mini makeover! Since not all brow shapes look good on all faces, and not all brow shapes work for one face, use …

Makeup

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 …

12 DIY Projects & Crafts So Cute You’ll Want to Eat Them All Up

(Image credit: Instructables)<p>Get ready for tiny things, baby animals and all manner of cuteness. Don't resist — it's futile on a Friday afternoon. …

Save a Wall, Hang a Poster: 20 Ideas for Alternative Art Display

If you are like us, it is much more fun to buy art than it is to actually hang it, especially if you are renting and aren’t allowed to put nails in the wall. Even if you aren’t constrained by the all-powerful rental deposit, frames can get expensive and a bit boring. But never fear, we are here to …

Framing

polka dots, flowers & rock 'n roll

polka dots, flowers & rock ‘n roll<p>Posted on Friday, May 10, 2013 · 16 Comments<p>Last week my wee girl turned two – long gone my baby Maddie! She’s …

THE PERFECT SUMMER SWING DRESS (TUTORIAL) | Merrick's Art

Step 1 // First let’s cut out all our pieces. You’ll need a BACK, FRONT, 2 SLEEVES and 2 NECKLINE lining pieces. Use a tank top or tank dress that …

Make DIY Nautical Knot Bracelets

Bring a little seafaring flair to your style with these bright, bold bracelets. Inspired by Simone’s sailor’s knot bracelet tutorial, I decided to reimagine this nautical classic. The project itself is very approachable, so even if you’re not an experienced knotter, you’ll be able to cruise through …

Cute & Functional: 5 DIY Projects That Look Good & Make Life Better

These small DIY projects won't change the entire look of a room in your home, but they will make your life a tiny bit better by being cute and …

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 …

Letterpress

A DIY Donut Garland

As you know we are on a donut kick this week, well every week really! So you've got some inspiration to start planning your party and invites to send …

DIY These $475 Tod’s Loafers for Just $20

It’s all summer all the time here at Brit + Co, and we’re bent on sharing our favorite hot-weather style hacks, from three quick hairstyles you <i>need</i> to memorize before you hit the beach to sewing your very own turban headband. But now, we’re ready to take the DIY-ing from head to toe with our …

10 Creative Bookmarks to DIY Yourself

Hey, non-Kindle users, we’ve got a very serious question for you: How do you remember what page you were on? We generally use anything and everything to mark where we left off — concert tickets, a random scrap of paper or even a dog-eared corner. It’s time to start marking your pages in style; …

16 Macrame Projects to DIY This Summer

Good news, crafty ladies! Macrame is back and in a big, big way. Macrame, the art of knotting cords and rope together, was a huge hit back in the ’70s with DIY-ers. Now, modern macrame is sleek, chic and way cooler than its hippie counterpart. We’ve gathered 16 projects for you to try your hand at, …