Angela De Souza

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Give a Boring Old Stool a Beautiful Makeover

It's always so satisfying to upcycle something and give it a new life. This stool was a roadside find, and despite the awful dark timber and black …

Sewing

{Tutorial} Child's Upholstered Chair Frame

Cuts:<p>2 – 15″<br>• 6 – 12 1/2″<br>• 2 – 16″<br>• 2 – 17″<br>• 4 – 9 1/2″<br>• 4 – 16 1/2″<br>• 4 – 18″<br>• 4 – 15 1/2″<p>The frame of the chair is made up of four separate pieces: the seat, the …

Craft Of The Day: Create These Color-Blocked Coasters

There's no denying that entertaining in your home is even more enjoyable when you have unique, creative decor to show off to your guests. That's why we love today's Craft Of The Day from Canadian blog Poppytalk, which shows us how to make colorful coasters. Check them out:<p><i>Photo by Rachael from</i> …

21 Cozy Makeshift Reading Nooks

Creating the perfect reading space doesn't require building a window-seat or converting a closet. Sometimes all you need is lots and lots of pillows in your own little corner of the world.

20 Ways to Spike Your Popsicles

Ever heard of a poptail? It’s a popsicle that also happens to be a cocktail, and it might just make your summer a whole lot brighter (and boozier). And as it turns out, the Internet has a lot to say on the matter of spiked popsicles. Here are 20 recipes that caught our eye – be sure to share any …

30 Pet Beds That Won’t Ruin Your Decor

There’s no question that we love our pets. In fact, there’s a pack of dogs who spend their days at Brit HQ. But some of the beds designed for them are downright ugly. Thankfully, there are also plenty of actually really attractive options available so you don’t have to mar your decor with one that …

Etsy Shop of the Week – Drops of Color

This week’s featured Etsy shop is Drops of Color. Drops of Color specializes in custom made baby mobiles and other home décor accessories. Each …

This Bib Is Perfect For Formal Feedings

Bow ties are cool now, your baby should wear a bow tie...at least during those fancy meal times where you need him to look his best. You can get your …

25 Insanely Clever DIY Projects

Crafting

Make This: Drilled Natural Stone Jewelry Tutorial - Paper and Stitch

<b>Guest post tutorial by Jenny Hoople of Authentic Arts.</b><p>Want to learn how to drill holes in beach stones? Well, I’ve got good news for you: it’s pretty …

Quirky Cool D.I.Y Side Tables

Lately I’ve been on the prowl for side table ideas…As always, there ain’t no better way than D.I.Y to score some of that true <i>quirky cool magic</i>…Only …

DIY

5 Beach DIY Ideas That Are Way Better Than Plastic Lounge Chairs (PHOTOS)

The funny thing about when beach season rolls around is that we can never seem to find anything we owned from the previous year. Then, we're left rushing to the store where the only items left are a filmsy umbrella or plastic lounge chair that cost way more than we're willing to spend. But, of …

How to Make Arm Chair Slipcovers for Less Than $30

Sewing

46 Ideas For DIY Jewelry You'll Actually Want To Wear

The world of do-it-yourself jewelry has really stepped up its game. Thanks to all the creative craft bloggers out there, you can learn how to make the kind of jewelry you see in boutiques — and start sporting arm parties in no time.

Jewelry

DIY Project: Make Your Own Slatted Console Table

We've featured Ana White before, like when we shared her creative instructions for building your own backyard see-saw! I stumbled across her newest …

100 DIY Ideas for the 3-Day Weekend

It's the start of the first three day weekend of the summer, so in keeping with (and expanding upon!) recent Apartment Therapy tradition, we put …

DIY: Easy Art Leaf Prints

One of the things I love most about being a parent? Getting to feel like a kid again as I join my children in experimenting with nature. Normally, on …

Dining Rooms

How To Make Your Own Coasters – 29 DIY Wonderful Designs

We use coasters to protect our furniture against moisture and stains. However, there’s no reason why we can’t make the coasters look good as well. In …

How-To: Pin Loom Coasters

Make a set of pretty woven coasters with this pin loom coaster tutorial from Whit’s Knits on The Purl Bee!<p>Ready to make your own? Head over to the Purl Bee to see the full how-to.

Knitting

10 Ways To Make A Cocktail Stick

It's no secret that we love a good cocktail around here! Here are ten super simple and fun sticks that you can make to decorate your fancy drinks. …

HugeDomains.com - GuideRooms.com is for sale (Guide Rooms)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

40 DIY Father’s Day Gift Ideas

You’ve got your Father’s Day card picked out, but what about making a handmade gift for your old man? From wine bottle tumblers to homemade beef jerky, here are 40 DIY gift ideas for Father’s Day!<p>1. Shrinky Dink Tie Tacks: When is the last time you thought about shrinky dinks? Seriously. This …

How-To: Mother-Daughter Spring Skirts

Susan Beal shares her tips and tricks for making customized mother and daughter spring skirts over on the Coats & Clark Sewing Secrets blog!<p>You can also check out Susan’s super-fast kids skirt tutorial over on her blog, West Coast Crafty.

Fabric Labels Tutorial

Many people have asked me how I make my labels so I have decided to make this little tutorial including pictures and any little tips that I have …

How-To: Fish-Shaped Tablecloth Weights

Make a set of cute fish-shaped tablecloth weights with this tutorial from Kalinka Handmade!<p>Fair warning: The tutorial is in Russian, but the photos are pretty easy to follow. If you’d like to see the whole thing in English, you can always run it through Google Translate.<p>[Via CraftGossip]

Google Translate

How to Make Clothing Buttons from Shrink Plastic…

**This tutorial is an old one of mine that’s too good not to share again. Since posting the first time, I’ve had lots of questions about these …

35 Money-Saving Home Decor Knock-Offs

The worst thing about shopping for furniture is not being able to afford any of it. If you can't help but flinch at the prices at Pottery Barn and Anthropologie, it's time to take matters into your own hands.

Decorations

Stumped? Log Some Inspiration With These DIY Lights!

Oh snap! Looks like we've got stumps on the brain. Stump stools, stump tables, and now stump lights! If you're ready and willing to embrace the stump …

Hung Up