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DIY: An Instagram-Worthy Photo Booth Backdrop

Perfect for summer parties, weddings and prom!

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10+ Easy Summer Weekend DIY Projects

Whether you’re sprucing up your cottage or giving your patio an update, these 12 projects from the H&H DIY archives are fun and easy to make. Tell us which ones you’re excited to try this weekend, and share your finished projects with us on Instagram using…

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Build The Perfect Bouquet With Tips From A Flower Guru

Sarah Nixon of My Luscious Backyard is an urban flower farmer who has made a practice of creating professional farm-style cutting gardens in her west Toronto neighborhood where she grows beautiful and rare blooms sustainably. She turns these flowers into bouquets for her weekly subscription service, as well as…

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How To Wallpaper Your Closet

H&H features editor Wendy Jacob shares her small closet makeover.  I’ve read enough Marie Kondo to know it’s not long before the stuff you own starts to own you. I wanted to do more than purge my closet: it needed some love. Since designers always make a…

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A Pretty DIY Vanity Project

Learn how to turn a desk into a cheerful vanity with three easy DIY projects, including a custom tray, makeup brush holder and jewelry storage shelf.

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DIY: Budget-Friendly Wallpaper Headboard

Learn how to make a handsome headboard using hollow-core doors and textured wallpaper.

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Bring Character To Your Kitchen With This DIY Instant Stamp Artwork

H&H’s Stacey Smithers enlarges a photo of a vintage porcelain stamp for instant DIY art.

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Is Patterned Velvet The New Wallpaper?

Joel Bray shares how to upholster walls in velvet for a luxurious take on wallpaper. Upholstered walls, including velvet, have been taking interiors to the next level for centuries. This luxurious look can be difficult to DIY if wrapping an entire room, but applying fabric to the upper portion…

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3 Creative Gift Wrap Ideas To Try Now

Personalize your presents this holiday season with these DIYs!

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25 Of House & Home’s Best Holiday Crafts!

Add seasonal charm to your home with these DIY projects.

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DIY: Custom Christmas Crackers

Craft some celebratory crackers to suit your home’s palette. Placing them casually in a bowl lets guests choose the cracker that speaks to them the most. You’ll need sheets of scrapbooking paper (12″ x 12″), wrapping paper (for contrasting overlay), cardstock (for template), cardboard tubes, scissors, tape or a…

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DIY: Georgian-Inspired Mirror Wreath

Design editor Lauren Petroff shares how to transform a mirror with a Georgian-inspired wreath overlay. 

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These DIY Chinoiserie Pumpkins Are A Stylish Take On Jack-O’-Lanterns

Learn how to paint porcelain-inspired pumpkins.

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DIY: Woven Leather Bench

Design Editor Lauren Petroff shares step-by-step instructions on how to give a luxe look to an affordable bench with woven leather strips.

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DIY: Dried Orange Holiday Garland & Ornaments

Dried orange slices deck the halls in Graham Kechnie and Andraya Frith’s old stone house in Hastings County, Ontario. Andraya uses the fruit to make ornaments for her Douglas fir and a garland for her master bedroom fireplace. Learn how to craft the two holiday decorations below, and see inside…