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5 Kid-Friendly Crafts You’ll Actually Want To Keep!
Bookmark these ideas for your next at-home art class!
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…
DIY: Georgian-Inspired Mirror Wreath
Design editor Lauren Petroff shares how to transform a mirror with a Georgian-inspired wreath overlay.
These DIY Chinoiserie Pumpkins Are A Stylish Take On Jack-O’-Lanterns
Learn how to paint porcelain-inspired pumpkins.
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.
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…
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…
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.
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…
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…
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!
Bring New Life To Windows With This Whimsical DIY
Spruce up a standard roller blind by covering it with pretty fabric, and echo the pattern on your drapes. Get step-by-step instructions below! Choose a fabric with an isolated pattern, which will make it easier to cut out the motifs for the drapes. Fully extend the blind and measure its…
How To Paint A Checkerboard Floor
This clever paint job creates a classic bistro look underfoot, no renovation required. Materials: Semigloss or latex paint, triangle and straight-edge rulers, chalk or painter’s tape and a small sponge roller. Step 1: Select two complementary shades of paint. We used medium grey and white for an update on classic black and white…
DIY: Wall-Mounted Hat Rack
Joel Bray shares step-by-step instructions for a cottage-ready hat rack made from inexpensive wood and pegs.
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3 Bright Ideas: Easy DIY Paint Projects To Try Now
See how H&H’s Reiko Caron created a two-tone panelled treatment on walls, refurbished an old dresser and gave new life to thrift store accessories.
How To Make The Most Exquisite Paper Flowers
Create paper flowers that look like the real thing with artist Livia Cetti's Eden Rose tutorial.