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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.

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EXCLUSIVE: Peek Inside The Property Brothers’ First Book

Find 30 clever tips from the famous siblings!

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DIY: Patterned Jute Rug

Senior editor Morgan Michener adds pattern and texture to a basic jute rug using twine and yarn.

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DIY: Holiday Card Display

Here’s a unique way to display seasonal cards: Find a piece of driftwood or a fallen branch, then tie both ends of a thick piece of cotton cord to either end of the wood so you’ll be able to hang it on the wall. (Make sure you do this before…

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Design Hack: Blackboard Canvas

High-impact art that changes at a whim, for a fraction of the cost of an original? Yes please. The solution is easy: just coat a framed canvas, available at art stores, with blackboard paint and start drawing (or let the kids loose). It’s a quirky, family-friendly and inexpensive way to…

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Gift Wrap Idea: Pretty Tea Towel

Assistant editor Emily Evans wraps a House & Home 12-month subscription using a tea towel.

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DIY: Pompom Garland

Senior design editor Stacey Smithers shares step-by-step instructions for jolly woolen pompom garlands.

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10 Simple Tricks To Elevate Your Holiday Style

We love the idea of traditional Christmas decor, but shaking things up can bring a fresh, exciting look to your home this season. These 10 clever ideas will elevate your holiday style — plus, they’re as easy as one-two-wreath! 1. Decorate With DIY Ornaments: Make fabric-wrapped ornaments with organic appeal.

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DIY: Buffalo Check Statement Wall

See how Reiko Caron brings a white wall to life with the bold pattern, which is perfect for a cabin or rustic mudroom.

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How To Wrap Presents Like A Gift Stylist

Get tips from UK-based gift wrap guru Jane Means, who has wrapped presents for the Queen!

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DIY: Holiday Gift Tree

Corral lightweight branches in a tall glass vase to make a holiday gift tree. We used wee kraft paper envelopes sealed with washi tape and hung by grosgrain ribbon. Here are three ways to make this clever idea work for you. 1. Chic Advent Calendar: Fill 24 envelopes with little…