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Geek Inspiration: 8-Bit Hearts Headboard

This awesome 8-bit hearts headboard by Kat and Cam from Our Nerd Home makes me really, really happy.<p>Such a lovely addition to a geeky/gamer home!<p>Head over to Our Nerd Home to see more even more headboard photos, plus inspirational snapshots of the in-progress build.


Before & After: Ashley's New Headboard

Ashley's a DIY fanatic and she had so many ideas that she couldn't commit to a headboard so she found a clever solution to both her blank wall and …


Smart Accessories Make Classic Mason Jars Even More Useful

Before throwing out that tomato sauce jar, consider all that it can do if its lid is switched out. Worry not, this is not DIY. It's ready-to-buy. My …

Laura's "English Library" Room

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:LauraLocation:New York, NYDivision:DarkInspiration for my palette:Our room was mostly inspired by our sofa—a …


Kendra's "Happy & Relaxed " Room

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:KendraLocation:Gaithersburg, MDDivision:LightInspiration for my palette:I like using bright colors against a …

Let's-a go!: Super Super Mario Bros. Bedroom

They say, "Ask, and you shall receive," and that's exactly what happened to one lucky little girl who asked her parents for a Mario Bros. bedroom. …

Recipe: Edible Chalkboard Cake and Candy Chalk

I’ve got five months to go before my next birthday, but I’ve already decided on the cake thanks to this awesome tutorial for making an edible chalkboard cake and candy chalk to go with it from Victoria at A Subtle Revelry.<p>I thought maybe I was getting over the whole chalkboard thing, but this cake …


It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Cross Stitch

This handsome cross stitch sampler featuring text from an episode of It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia is available as a kit as well as made to order by Etsy user Purple Hippo Stitches.<p>[via needle work]

DIY Modern Mosaic Painting

Well oh well, never thought I would whip up another DIY… but I think I just did it again <i>(and again, and again!</i>) What do you think of this mosaic …

Cloud Shelf

Curbly just rounded up some rad cardboard projects and I am really digging this cloud shelf by Lucas Ridley.

How-To: DIY Book Letters

Indulge your inner book nerd—and do something fun with those damaged but irresistible thrift store finds—with this tutorial for making your own set of DIY book letters from Manda at The Merrythought!<p>Ready to make your own? Head over to The Merrythought to see the full how-to.


Kitchen 101: Making Pumpkin Puree

<b>By Katie Goodman</b><br>I think often we take for granted how easy it is to go to the grocery store and buy a can of already-cooked and pureed pumpkin. That is, until things like pumpkin shortages happen, like the one that happened thanks to last year’s poor weather conditions and smaller-than-expected …


Before & After: Sarah and Sam's "Modern Family" Room

<b>Name:</b> Sarah and Sam <b><br>Challenge:</b> Sarah and Sam want to add dimension and personality to their family room without compromising the airiness of their …

Modern Family

IKEA Ideas: 2014 Catalog Event in NYC

Do you know your Boksels from your Bälums? If not, it’s high time to bone up on your Swedish, because IKEA is about to release their 2014 catalog and …