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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…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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DIY: Wall-Mounted Plate Rack

Senior editor Morgan Michener creates a tidy wall-mounted rack that corrals platters and plates.

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15 DIY Projects That Prove A Little Paint Goes A Long Way

Breathe life into your space with our best paint projects.

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DIY Floral Arrangement With Pink Roses, Ranunculus & Tulips

In this floral arrangement tutorial, learn how to make a centrepiece with roses, ranunculus, quince branches, camellia leaves, hellebores and tulips.

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DIY Floral Arrangement With Vibrant Orchids, Ranunculus & Daffodils

In this floral arrangement tutorial, see how to make a centrepiece with green orchids, Orange Crush roses, Strong Gold tulips, orange ranunculus and daffodils.

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DIY Floral Arrangement With Purple Tulips, Anemones & Lilacs

In this floral arrangement tutorial, Todd Caldwell of Emblem floral design studio in Toronto shows how to make a pretty, romantic bouquet starring salal greenery, camellia leaves and buds, green hydrangea, white roses, purple lilacs, French tulips, pastel anemones, longiflorum lilies and deep purple scabiosa in a short cylinder…

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DIY: Ombré Coffee Table

Annie Sloan, author and creator of Chalk Paint™, shares how to make the Ombré Coffee Table from her new book, Annie Sloan Paints Everything. Ombré means “shaded” in French, and the gradual blending of colors on pieces of furniture seems to be a crossover idea from the world of fashion, where…

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DIY: No-Sew Canopy Bed

Senior design editor Stacey Smithers creates a dreamy no-sew canopy bed with curtain rods and fabric.

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DIY: Spring Mural Template

Click here to download the template for the DIY Mural in our May 2017 issue on page 118. Print it in your desired size, depending on how large or small you’d like the mural to be (then draw the tulips freehand). Find our Spring Decorating issue with the full tutorial…

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This DIY Alphabet Art Is Perfect For A Kid’s Room!

Annie Sloan, author and creator of Chalk Paint™, shares how to make the Alphabet Transfer Banner from her new book, Annie Sloan Paints Everything. Sometimes, you see old blinds in secondhand stores or when you move into a new home, and wonder what you can do with them,…

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DIY: Bookshelf Hack

Senior editor Sally Armstrong dresses up plain bookshelves with rolls of wood-veneer trim.