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How to Make a Bouncy Ball

How to Make a Bouncy Ball<p>Author: Desiree Campbell @the36thavenue<p>Ingredients<p>½ Cup Warm Water<br>• 1 Tb Borax<br>• 1 Tb of Cornstarch<br>• 2 Tb White Liquid Glue<br>• Food …

Family Photo Bookshelf Project

I am so excited to share this family photo DIY project. In our hallway we have built in bookshelves that needed a little something. I made blueprint …

Salted Caramel Cake from Alex Hitz

Alex's twist on an old-fashioned favorite results in a delicious — and amazing looking! — treat that's perfect for any occasion.<p>Trends are trends and traditions are traditions, and rarely do the two mix, but this cake is a hybrid. It's my favorite kind of thing — a classic with a twist. These days, …

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Ask a Designer: How Do I Decorate a Bookshelf?

Every week, we're asking designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, a question from our readers. This week's topic is all about decorating bookshelves. Have a decorating dilemma? Comment below and yours might be featured in a future</b> …

Cool Artwork: Quotes and Words on Walls

Walls can be such a wonderful blank canvas in a home and a great place to get really creative and have some fun! I love the idea of being able to …

Design Dilemma: Less is More and Other Lessons

Before and After make-over photos are fascinating. Not only do they show off the design prowess of proud designers and homeowners, but they always …

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Turn a Thrift Store Dresser Into a Bathroom Vanity

One of the more popular posts here at AOC has been How To Turn a Dresser Into a Vanity. I had always wanted to take an old dresser and convert it …

Flip for Decorating: The Bookcase

Learn how to arrange and decorate your bookcases to showcase your things.<p>Don't just fill your shelves. Color them, arrange them, decorate them, dress them, personalize them. The books you store on your shelves are just the beginning.

101 Decorating Secrets from Top Interior Designers

Experts share their best tips.<p>The experts — Christopher Peacock, Myra Hoefer, Carleton Varney, and 97 other inspiring designers — share words to live and design by. Plus, see 101 easy makeovers from interior designers.

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A Giant Bubble Wand

Want to see something that is truly amazing and incredibly beautiful that you can make with just sticks, string and soap?<p>Here's what you need:<p>Bubble …

DIY Upholstered Ottoman

I am so excited to share with you my most recent project... turning an old table into an upholstered ottoman! It was actually really easy and I think …

diy project: woven balsa wood lampshade

Balsa is one of my all-time favorite materials: It’s cheap and lightweight and easily handles bending, cutting, staining, painting, glueing and …

Vegan Strawberry Empanadas Recipe

<b>Written by Kristi Arnold</b><p>Sweet empanadas for breakfast or dessert are a staple around our house. They're simple to put together once you master the dough. And you'll find yourself filling your empanadas with all sorts of crazy concoctions when you get addicted to these little pockets of …

40 DIY Wood Projects We Love

We’ve already done rope, and now we’re on to another rustic material we love: wood! It’s as basic of a material as clay and is constantly reinvented by DIYers, crafters, artists, hackers, and carpenters. To get inspired to create our own batch of cool wooden objects, we turned to our favorite …

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

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30 Lovely DIY Lace Projects

Last week was all about beautiful wooden objects, and the rustic charm they can bring to any home, workspace, or dining table. Today, we’re turning our attention to another sort of ethereal, old-world material. Lace!<p>And we’ve got news for you. Lace isn’t just for wedding dresses and lingerie – it’s …

20 DIY Chandeliers to Brighten Up Your Space

A few weeks ago we ventured into the world of DIY lighting, complete with vintage-style marquees, yarn lanterns, and the like. While researching this, we came across a whole bunch of gorgeous DIY chandeliers as well! Making your own chandelier definitely takes a little more elbow grease than a …

7 DIY Lighting Fixtures That You Won't Even Believe You Can Make (PHOTOS)

An amazing lamp can really make a space sing. And, while chandeliers are stunning focal points that light up a room, store-bought versions can be pricey, especially if they're large or intricate. But did you know you can make one yourself? We've rounded up seven DIY lighting fixtures that are made …

DIY Towel Racks For a Chic Bathroom Update

When updating your bathroom, the smallest details can make a huge impact. Paint, tile and lighting are all great tools in a large-scale bathroom …

Articles about 7 clever loft spaces small places on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's November 2015 issue.<p>A software engineer outfits his tiny apartment with flexible design ideas.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>In …

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5 Easy, Budget-Friendly Kitchen Upgrades You Can Do This Weekend

Happy weekend! If you're the sort who relaxes by doing projects around the house, one of these low-cost kitchen upgrades might be just the thing for …

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