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Make A Statement With A Paper Flower Chandelier

I'm always amazed when I see homes decorated with unconventional items. This paper flower chandelier definitely makes a statement wherever it hangs! …

Crafting

Poppytalk

We've done heaps of posts on IKEA hacks throughout our ten years of blogging; a few we've created ourselves and others, round-up...

10 Apps That Teach Kids (and Kids-at-Heart) Creative Skills

Whether you’re trying to encourage the creative bug in your little ones, looking for something to keep the whole family entertained on a long road trip, or just looking for an app to stimulate your right brain while you’re bored, technology is here to help. We’ve checked out all the latest and …

Apps

10 Stylish No-Sew Skirts

You know we love us a good style hack, especially when it involves a few simple cuts and ties, and doesn’t involve a sewing machine. If you’re looking to fashion your own homespun skirt, take a look at these 10 tutorials and tricks and start skirting it up!<p>1. No-Sew Drawstring Skirt: For some …

21 Motivational Posters You’ll Actually Want in Your Office

Gone are the days of soaring eagles and sailing crews atop words like <i>ambition</i> and teamwork<i>.</i> There’s a new wave of inspirational posters that you might want to actually hang in your office. We found 21 of our favorite prints—most of them typographic—that we wouldn’t mind seeing on a daily basis to …

15 Hair Hacks that Take Less Than 5 Minutes

During those occasional mornings when the snooze button gets the best of you, don’t worry about being a bed head the rest of the day. If you don’t have time to do our favorite DIY hairstyles, try these 15 hair hacks that all take <i>less than five minutes</i> to do! It’s a go-to guide for looking fabulous …

20+ Favorite Yellow Rooms

With perky paint colors and sunny decor, theres nothing mellow about these rooms.<p>With perky paint colors, sunny decor, and golden accents, there's nothing mellow about these living rooms, kitchens, and bathrooms.

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How to Sew an easy pair of knit pants DIY

Looking for some easy pants that you can wear during the Summer, that will move with the breeze? How about a nice pair of easy knit pants. These easy …

A Thousand Splendid Suns

• <b>Author:</b> Khaled Hosseini<p><b>Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, faith, and the salvation to be</b> …

Heaven and Hell

• <b>Author:</b> Kenneth Zeigler<p>Chris and Serena Davis held hands as they walked toward the portal, leaving the twisted wreck of their car-and their bodies-behind. Then they parted. Chris walks into the presence of God and an endless existence of love and contentment. Serena is tossed into the depths of …

Sisterland

• <b>Author:</b> Curtis Sittenfeld<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p><b>NAMED ONE OF THE BEST NOVELS OF THE YEAR BY <br>Slate • Daily Candy • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • The Guardian (U.K.)</b><p><b>“Novelists get called master storytellers all the time, but Sittenfeld really is one. . . . What might be most strikingly excellent about</b> …

Girls in White Dresses

• <b>Author:</b> Jennifer Close<p>Wickedly hilarious and utterly recognizable, <i>Girls in White Dresses</i> tells the story of three women grappling with heartbreak and career change, family pressure and new love—all while suffering through an endless round of weddings and bridal showers.<p>Isabella, Mary, and Lauren …

Reconstructing Amelia

• <b>Author:</b> Kimberly McCreight<p>In Reconstructing Amelia, the stunning debut novel from Kimberly McCreight, Kate's in the middle of the biggest meeting of her career when she gets the telephone call from Grace Hall, her daughter’s exclusive private school in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Amelia has been …

Revenge Wears Prada

• <b>Author:</b> Lauren Weisberger<p>With brand-new scenes, <i>The New York Times</i> bestseller and sequel you’ve been waiting for—the follow-up to the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestseller, <i>The Devil Wears Prada</i>!<p>Almost a decade has passed since Andy Sachs quit the job “a million girls would die for” working for Miranda …

Make It: West Elm-inspired Pintuck Duvet

The pintuck trend is here to stay! If you fancy having a textured bedspread like this one at West Elm, but can't or don't want to pay the big bucks, …

Home Decorating

Move Over Hammocks: How to Make an Outdoor Bed Swing

I feel like this weekend calls for a few lazy days to sit around, read a book, take a nap, and just relax. And if any of those things are on your …

Before and After: A Junk Shed gets Converted into a Cozy Living Space

We've all seen a shed like this before - stuffed with junk and no functional use in sight. In fact, I have a shed in my backyard that looks just like …

Laundry Hamper turned Beautiful Modern Side Table

<b>Materials:</b> IKEA ANTONIUS Laundry Hamper, Piece of cut wood<p><b>Description:</b> 1. Removed hamper bag from hamper frame.<br>2. Spray painted frame of the hamper …