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DIY Projects

DIY: Bookshelf Redux

Senior editor Morgan Michener shares step-by-step instructions on how to dress up a bookshelf with decorative backing.

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DIY: Fabric Room Divider

Senior design editor Joel Bray shares step-by-step instructions on how to turn a room divider into a pretty accent piece. 

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DIY: Fringe Curtain Tiebacks

A beaded leather cord has unfussy, textural appeal, while dip-dyeing adds a hint of luxe to a simple cotton-twine tassel. Materials  You’ll need twine, cardboard, liquid dye, leather cord, beads, fishing line. Step 1: Form each tassel by wrapping white twine around a piece of cardboard. Slide the loop of…

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DIY: Faux-Fur Stool

Assistant design editor Jennifer Koper shares step-by-step instructions on how turn a luggage holder into a faux-fur stool. 

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Easy DIY: Pompom Lampshade

Pompom trim brings texture and whimsy to a lampshade: 1. Pick your trim and shade. We used black trim and a black shade so the finished look would be grown-up. 2. Measure the shade’s circumference and cut a piece of trim to that length. 3. Wrap the trim tightly around the…

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DIY: Pot Hanger

Design Editor Lauren Petroff shares step-by-step instructions on how to make a Scandi-style pot hanger. 

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DIY: Antique Mirror

Designer Sarah Hartill shares step-by-step instructions on how to create an antique mirror.

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DIY: Modern Wall Organizer

H&H's senior design editor Sally Armstrong shares step-by-step instructions on how to make a DIY wall organizer. 

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Which Quartz Best Resembles Carrara Marble?

Joel Bray shares practical alternatives to Carrara marble that don’t require as much upkeep.  Caesarstone has the best quartz alternatives to Carrara marble. Here are two great options. London Grey (5000) The subtle veining and tone-on-tone feel make London Grey look like aged marble.

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DIY: Mod Gallery Wall

Kai Ethier shares step-by-step instructions on how to make this mid-century modern-inspired display. 

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DIY: Leather Storage Basket

Sarah Hartill shares step-by-step instructions on how to create your own stylish leather storage basket.

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DIY: Gift Box

Learn how to make the DIY: Gift Box featured in our November 2015 issue! They make for impressive gift toppers – and they can double as ornaments, too. Here’s how to make it:  Materials You’ll need the template, one 81⁄2″ x 11″ piece of cardstock, ribbon, scissors, hole punch.

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DIY: Knitted Seat Covers

Turn knit hats into comfy covers.