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Celebrate Summer Nights With This DIY Fold Out Bar

DIY Fold Out Bar
Throw a simple backyard party on the fly with this handy fold out bar that both serves and stores your party goodies! Store cups, bottles, plates and napkins to always be ready for impromptu summer party guests or neighbors. What You'll Need: 20 x 24" piece of plywood (have your local... read more

Pour Your Own DIY Outdoor Citronella Candles

DIY citronella candles
Tired of those pesky bugs that come around in the long, late summer evenings? Create your own DIY citronella soy candles to keep those critters away while you enjoy an evening on the patio. Scour flea markets or thrift stores to find cute vintage jars or vessels to pour into (old tins, small... read more

DIY a Mini Succulent Garden This Summer

DIY mini succulent garden
Get ready to turn an old baking pan into a lovely little succulent garden. Place it in your kitchen, as the dining room centerpiece, or out on the front porch to liven up any space. Complete the trough with a little mini scrap fabric garland to add a little extra pop of color... read more

DIY Fabric Macaron Garland for Bastille Day!

DIY macaron garland
This Bastille Day, make macarons that will last all year long. Crafted with fabric, glue and yarn, these oversized macarons make a fun and colorful garland to add to your holiday spread. What You'll Need: Cardboard 1 or 2" paper punch Hot glue Glue gun Yarn in various colors Fabric scissors Scrap fabric... read more

Decorate the Backyard with DIY Oilcloth Pillows

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Oilcloth is the perfect material for outdoor summer pillows. With a waterproof exterior, they are resistant to dirt and fading and easily cleanable. Find oilcloth in a fun variety of colors and patterns sure to add a bright pop to your backyard decor! What You'll Need: 1 yard of oilcloth 1... read more

Turn a Drop Cloth into a 4th of July Table Cover!

DIY summer table cloth
A large inexpensive drop cloth can set the table for your next summer holiday get together! Embellished with DIY polka dots in various colors and shades of blue, this monogram piece is perfect for your outdoor dinner party or 4th of July BBQ! What You'll Need: 6" x 9" Canvas drop... read more

Quick and Simple DIY Copper Napkin Rings

DIY Copper Pipe Napkin Rings
Keep your next dinner party on a budget with these fun and easy copper pipe napkin rings. In three easy steps, you can turn a few hardware store fittings into a bright and modern accent for your party table! The cohesive look of matching rings can unite mismatched linen napkins. Or use these with... read more

Craft A DIY Tool Holder for Father’s Day!

DIY leather tool holder
Looking for the perfect gift for the handy Dad this Father's day? Show him how much you appreciate all his help with those projects with this crafty tool holder. Fill it up with his tools or purchase a new tool set to stow away inside. This holder both stores and sorts his tools,... read more

DIY Open Kitchen Shelving With Reclaimed Wood

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Two goals for my 1920 farmhouse this summer are to update the master bedroom and kitchen. I’ve wanted open wall shelving in my kitchen for a while, so my husband and I tackled the project this week. We hand selected some local reclaimed wood for our shelves to keep our space warm and... read more

5 Steps to DIY a Pop Art Silhouette Portrait

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Looking to get graphic with you're wall art? Silhouette art harks back to the late 1700's when Lords and Ladies would commission custom portraits. Our modern take on this classic art form is more Keith Haring cool then Queen Victoria, and is sure to pack some pop-art punch into your space.  We teamed up with... read more
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