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Decorating & Design
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20+ Easy DIY Projects To Do While You’re Staying Home
Using things you might already have lying around the house!
10 Easy DIY Projects To Try This Weekend
What are weekends for if not to tackle a fun DIY project? Check out these 10 ideas from bloggers that you can do yourself in a day or two, and visit our DIY Archives for more inspiration.
DIY: Fabric Catchalls
These trays are a stylish place to stash keys or change. You’ll need a 1′ x 2′ sheet of leather or felt to make both fabric catchalls. Attach a sheet of iron-on adhesive to the unfinished side of the leather or felt. Peel off the backing, apply your fabric (print side…
Easy DIY: Colorful Glass Vases
Inexpensive glass paint in vibrant hues turns simple vessels into pretty vases — especially when displayed against a stained-glass window. Add playful hits of bright color using this simple DIY. 1. Brush paint onto bottle exteriors, using long, even strokes. We stopped at one coat for a translucent effect. 2. For more…
Easy DIY: Tasseled Bench
Elaborate trim is an easy way to add a flourish to a plain upholstered bench. Choose trim in the same colors as the bench’s fabric. While details like tassels and embroidery might look over-the-top on another piece, the linen and brown palette here keeps the look toned-down. Attach the trim…
Easy DIY: Feather Lampshade
Transform a plain white lampshade into an objet d’art with light-as-air feathers. Here’s how: Using a basic white paper shade, cut all but the top 1 1⁄2″ or 2″ from the shade, then glue the quills of white craft-store feathers to the inside of the remaining band. Traditionally, feathered accessories are…
Decorating & Design
Easy DIY: Orchid Planter
Acting features editor Wendy Jacob shares a simple idea for an indoor garden. Inspired by the orchid arrangements in the Palm Beach home designed by Les Ensembliers in the June 2016 issue of House & Home, I created a lush planter for a window with filtered light, or…
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…