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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…

Decorating & Design

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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Etsy Launching New Craft Supply Site

Calling all DIYers and side hustlers, Etsy is launching their Studio site this April. The online marketplace will stock nearly 8 million craft items and showcase DIY project tutorials, alongside supplies and tools. Shoppers can purchase the supplies they need (including hard-to-find items such as vintage beads and charms,…

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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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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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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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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…

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Holiday DIY: Personalized Ornaments

Make your own Christmas tree ornaments with treasured photos of family and friends! This easy DIY project doubles as a personalized gift tag. Watch our how-to video above and then enter for your chance to win a Canon PIXMA MG7720 printer.

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DIY: Faux-Clay Half Wall

Bring color and character to plain white walls with this simple paint project. You’ll need: two paint colors in a matte finish (we used Red Earth (64) by Farrow & Ball for the wainscotting and Nancy’s Blushes (278) by Farrow & Ball for the accent stripe) painter’s tape, drop cloth, brushes, rollers.