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DIY: Batik Wall Hanging

Learn the ancient wax-resistant technique from assistant design editor Jennifer Koper.

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DIY: Photo Art

Learn how to make the DIY: Photo Art featured in designer and blogger Jacquelyn Clark of Lark & Linen‘s home tour on H&H TV. Turn your own photos into beautiful prints for your home using Photoshop with these easy step-by-step instructions.

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DIY: Spring Bouquet By Coriander Girl

Alison Westlake, owner of Coriander Girl, shares step-by-step instructions on how to make a loose, romantic floral arrangement.  The latest in floral design is “undesigned”: organic, free-form and lovely. “It’s not so much a trend as a movement,” says Westlake. “We want our food to be local,…

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Easy DIY: Succulent Planter

H&H stylist Reiko Caron shares how to make an indoor succulent planter just in time for spring.  When the calendar strikes spring, I like to bring a bit of greenery indoors to celebrate the the season until the weather catches up. This year, I decided to make a succulent planter for my…

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DIY: Painted Canvas Headboard

Casually propped against the wall, these painted canvases act as a focal point that feels unfitted and minimal. Dusty pink softens the bedroom’s loft-like white floors and walls, while a linen-colored panel picks up the tone of the nightstand, armchair and bench. What you’ll need: Canvases in various sizes (see…

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10 Beautiful Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

Transform eggs into works of art!

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DIY: Blooming Hyacinths

London, U.K.-based author and green thumb Emma Hardy shares an easy DIY project from her latest book, The Winter Garden (Cico Books, $20), to help you bring color and foliage into your home over the colder months. I love the simplicity of these hyacinths, requiring just a bulb,…

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DIY: No-Paint Watercolor Floral Mural

Get Reiko Caron's quick and easy instructions.

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DIY: Vintage Velvet Mirror

Senior design editor Joel Bray shares step-by-step instructions.

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DIY: Patterned Step Stool

Senior editor Morgan Michener transforms a simple wooden step stool into an eye-catching accessory.

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DIY: Two-Tone Chair

Use paint to transform a basic chair into a fun style statement. You’ll need a wood chair, painter’s tape, two contrasting paint colors, a paint brush, and sandpaper. 1. Prep for painting. Go over your chair with fine sandpaper to smooth out any rough edges. 2. Choose the palette. Watery…

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DIY: Glass Jar Terrarium

London, U.K.-based author and green thumb Emma Hardy shares a DIY project from her latest book, The Winter Garden (Cico Books, $20). Terrariums are a lovely way to create small gardens inside the house, and are often used to grow succulents and ferns. Displaying flowering plants in an open-topped glass jar…

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Easy DIY: Clipboard Organizer

In lieu of a standard corkboard, hang clipboards in a grid formation for a functional wall display. You’ll need clipboards (find them at the dollar store), wallpaper remnants, scissors, spray adhesive or double-sided tape, adhesive plate hangers. Wrap each board in wallpaper remnants as you would a present, using spray adhesive…

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Easy DIY: New Year’s Eve Photo Booth

Assistant design editor Jennifer Koper shares how to make a DIY photo booth for New Year’s Eve.  I throw a number of parties over the holidays, but the one everyone loves most is my New Year’s Eve party. Last year I created a photo booth and it was a total hit. It kept people busy and moving…

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Easy DIY: Christmas Card Garland

Show off your collection of Christmas cards by clipping them to a clothespin for a festive garland display. You’ll need mini clothespins, twine, Christmas cards, boxwood leaves and clear removable 3M hooks.  1. Attach twine or string across your window with inconspicuous clear removable 3M hooks. 2. Clip holiday cards and boxwood leaves…