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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.

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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.