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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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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…

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DIY: Natural Christmas Wreaths

Let winter’s harvest inspire your Christmas decorations this year, as Graham Kechnie and Andraya Frith, owners of an old stone house in Hastings County, Ontario, do. “I like a natural look, and nothing I could add is better than the view,” says Andraya. Learn how she crafted this homemade wreath out…

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10 Easy DIY Projects To Try This Weekend

What are weekends for if not to tackle a fun DIY project? Check out these 10 ideas from bloggers that you can do yourself in a day or two, and visit our DIY Archives for more inspiration.

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Get Tiffany Pratt’s Top Tips On Decorating With Color

H&H‘s Adena Leigh chats with Tiffany Pratt on finding your signature palette, DIY projects and her new line of spray paint. While most of us live in a world of neutrals, designer, stylist and HGTV personality Tiffany Pratt’s love of color is palpable. Recognizable by her kaleidoscopic hair and vibrant spirit, Tiffany boldly…

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DIY: Colorful Canvas Storage Bins

Senior editor Sally Armstrong shares step-by-step instructions on how to make stylish storage bins.  These storage bins can be customized to almost any size or style. Start with a canvas that’s already primed and use marine glue to fasten the seams rather than sewing them together (it’s much easier). This project does require…

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DIY Gift Idea: Whimsical Terrarium

This miniature garden makes for a special hostess gift, birthday gift or centerpiece. See how Google Home helped, then enter to win a Google Home from TELUS!