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Katsuya Kamo's world of fantasy headpieces - CNN Style

Written by Tiffany Godoy, CNNTokyo, Japan<p>There's something distinctly punk about Katsuya Kamo's aesthetic. His otherworldly headpieces, designed for some of the world's most revered fashion houses, seem to disregard the limits of millinery, often combine hair with unusual materials.<p>"Feathers, …

How to Make Your T-Shirts Super Soft

There is nothing like wearing a super soft vintage tee. Not only does the piece give you instant street cred, especially if it happens to be a cool …

How to Make Soy Candles from Any Containers You Have on Hand

<i>A tall pour of melted soy wax turns any heat-proof glass or mug into a candle—and it couldn't be easier.</i><p>As summer comes to an end and I start spending my evenings inside, one of my favorite comforts is lighting my home with the warm glow of candles. In past years, this meant a few precious, …

10 Cozy Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.<p>It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.

Slow Cookers

Turn Trash into Treasure With 18 Eco-Friendly DIYs

We love reducing, reusing and recycling everything we possibly can, including yoga mats and lunch bags. But when we can take it one step further and create a treasure out of would-be trash, that’s a resounding “Heck yeah.” We’ve put together 18 of our favorite eco-friendly DIYs that are perfect for …

Paper Craft

DIY Dye: A Sunshine-Yellow Turmeric Tablecloth

Native to Southern India and identifiable by its show-stopping yellow, turmeric has been a staple in cooking and medicine for thousands of years. The …

How to Make an Anthropologie Wire Wall Organizer for Half the Price

Spring is upon us, and that means two things: 1. outdoor brunches 2. spring cleaning! We came across this amazing Anthropologie Wire Wall Cubby and thought, “Hey we can make that!” This piece retails for about $200 and we spent about $80 to create ours. We kept the same metal + rustic wood look, …

Stainless Steel

How to Make a Cherry Blossom Flower Crown

Nothing says spring quite like cherry blossom. These gorgeous flowers, which only bloom a few weeks a year, are not only incredibly good looking, but they also represent love, femininity and hope. Since we want all of those symbols in our life year round, we put flower crown queen Roxy Taghavian to …

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There Are Just 7 Steps to DIY-ing a Floral Crown for Coachella

We can all thank Coachella for giving us entirely new genre of beauty looks. Everything from flash tattoos to technicolor mermaid waves and bohemian …

DIY Magnetic Knife Holder

Check out this creative and cheap way to store your knives. A magnetic knife block allows you to display, store, and easily access your kitchen …

Jar Lantern

Introduction: Jar Lantern<p>About: My name is Randy and I am a Community Manager in these here parts. In a previous life I had founded and run the …

Learn the Screen Printing with Silk-Screening 101

Print your designs on anything you can hang, wear, or tote.<p>Silk-screening (or screen printing) is a great way to personalize your gear. It’s a very basic process that has unlimited outcomes. One of the easiest ways to get a design on almost any surface is to use the photo emulsion process. Once …

Screen Printing

How to Make Scrap Fabric Twine

Whenever I work on a sewing or quilting project, I always end up with leftover bits and pieces of fabric that I simply can’t bear to throw away. (I mean, it might be useful someday!) As a result, I have almost as much scrap fabric in my stash as actual useful yardage. And, it would seem that I’m …

Upcycle: Leather belts, purses and jackets!

Thrift stores are full of old leather belts, jackets and purses that are so far out of style / size / this decade (!) that no one really wants them. …

9 DIY Benches You Need to Make This Weekend

A bench is one of those ultra versatile furniture pieces that’s always nice to have in a home. They provide extra seating for guests and, if nothing else, they’re a fab spot to throw your extra belongings. Whether you place one in the hallway, the entryway, your bedroom, on your patio or in every …

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Make it Modern: DIY Two-Tone Sail Rope Hammock

This might be the perfect summer project. Weaving is an amazing way to relax. The repetition and handiwork are incredibly cathartic—and when you’re …

A house made with only Pallets. And the plans for it cost $75

Amazing, but true. And you can actually order one now!<p>This fantastic pallet home, built by i-beam designs, and it’s plans costs only $75. But what is …

New Shipping room - and a DIY table for you!

We have been making lots of changes at <b>Cartolina</b> and to accommodate this year's new distribution system we have had to expand the studio. We are so …

Vintage Revivals

Happy #100reveal Thursday!!<p>You guys. I have got the COOLEST project for you today. As I was brainstorming ideas for these fun GE reveal® light bulb …

DIY: No-Fuss Bonsai for Beginners

While there is no such thing as an effortless bonsai, we are making progress.<p>The rules have changed since bonsai revolutionary Kenji Koyahashi …

DIY: 7 Best Natural Mosquito Bite Remedies

I’m a romantic, and so at the risk of facing commenter-wrath, I’m going to say it: The season’s first mosquito bite isn’t such a bad thing. It’s how …

Fill the Void: A DIY Plywood Bookcase

What to do with an awkward space under a countertop that’s too shallow for barstools, and has a faux-mahogany surface (visible from my mahogany-free …

To DIY For: 25 Wall Art Gifts You Can Make

If you got excited when you saw this list of 100 wall art DIY projects or couldn’t wait to try our wire wall writing project then you’ll love our latest roundup. These 25 projects are present-perfect and will make any friend or family member thrilled. Not to mention you get the added bonus of …

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Ana White | Vintage Crate Carts - DIY Projects

HANDMADE FROM THIS PLAN >><p>Projects built from this plan. Thank you for submitting brag posts, it's appreciated by all!<p>Handmade by: …

DIY Perfume Balm Tutorial from Oh the Lovely Things here

<b>DIY Perfume Balm Tutorial from Oh the Lovely Things here.</b> This is a really thoughtful tutorial on creating your own perfume scent. Did you know you can google what ingredients or “notes” are in your favorite perfumes? This tutorial is inspired by Ralph Lauren Safari whose main notes are lemon, lavender, cinnamon and sandalwood.

Roundup: Clever DIYable Ways to Store and Organize Cookware and Utensils

There's a lot of unruly stuff in the kitchen, when you think about it. Pots and pans, baking sheets, glass dishes, bulky utensils . . . They all take …

DIY Rolling Toy Storage Crates

We all know how ridiculously expensive attractive storage is. And, when you need several bins or baskets to contain a large toy collection, well, the …

20 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized

One of the greatest facets of reddit are the thriving subreddits, niche communities of people who share a passion for a specific topic. One of the …

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40 DIY Leather Projects We Love

Leather isn’t just for biker gangs or pop stars anymore! Once you learn how to work with it, it’s a great way to add a bit of edge to your wardrobe or home and a great way to roughen up some of the more girly elements of your decor. If you’re not into the whole leather thing, but love the look, a …

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