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Styling Tricks: Floral Arrangements

Ideas for vases, flowers and branches.

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Styling Tricks: Instant Art

Add character on the cheap!

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DIY Dish Display

Create colourful art with hand-painted plates.

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DIY Window Garden

Create a terrarium-inspired display.

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DIY Decorative Mirrors

Refresh old leaded glass windows.


DIY Kitchen Credenza

Michael Penney spruces up an old dresser.

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DIY Distressed Wood Chair

Transform furniture with varnish stripper.

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DIY Wrapping Station

Transform an Ikea desk!

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DIY Paint-Dipped Tableware

Add a punch of colour to your dining room.

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DIY Lampshades

Revamp vintage shades with paint and trim.

Offices & Workspaces

DIY Desktop Accessories

Organize your office in style.

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Holiday Gingerbread House

Learn how to build a stylish gingerbread house without a kit. House & Home staffers Hilary Smyth and Michael Penney use icing, Smarties, pretzels and more to decorate a cute and cosy cottage complete with stained-glass candy windows! (Try Lynda Reeves’ favourite [gingerbread recipe]( for the walls and roof.) Happy…

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DIY Paper Lanterns

H&H stylist Peter Paquette demonstrates a simple craft project using affordable glass vases, paper and candles. Learn how to punch patterns in basic craft paper or shiny metallic sheets to create ambient centerpieces for a holiday party.

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DIY Christmas Tree Alternatives

Learn how to make three charming DIY Christmas tree alternatives — perfect for small spaces — including a miniature tree, a magnolia arrangement and chic birch poles with twinkle lights. Style expert Peter Paquette demonstrates how easy it is to create these on-trend pieces using materials from your local gardening…

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DIY Captain’s Mirror

Inspired by leather-wrapped round captain’s mirrors that can cost as much as $2,000, style editor Morgan Michener demonstrates how to make your own using an Ikea Grundtal Mirror and leather belts. Hang it in your entryway, living room or dining room!…