An Easy DIY: Weave This Colorful Placemat Today

We're obsessed with all things weaving, so today (it's almost Spring!), we're weaving a placemat. Here's how to brighten up your table in a snap. By Roxy Taghavian for Brit + Co. What You'll Need: Cardboard Charger plate Yarn Rope Pom poms Ruler or straight edge Scissors Pen Step 1: Trace... read more

3 Ways to Locate a Stud Without a Stud Finder locate a stud without using a stud finder video DIY
When hanging or fastening something to your walls, you'll probably need to drill directly into a stud for the most secure placement. While you can invest in a mechanical stud locator, we think it’s a good idea to know how to find them on your own. Here are some low-tech ways for locating a stud without using a stud... read more

DIY Glitter Champagne Flutes to Sparkle Up Your Oscar Party

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Looking for a festive way to add some sparkle to your pre-Academy Awards show libations? Here's a set of DIY Glitter Champagne Flutes that'll do just the trick. They're practically award worthy themselves, as they're insanely easy to make and look like a million bucks (we're thinking the glitter might help to that end). Start making these cocktail... read more

The Perfect DIY for National Drink Wine Day

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By Roxy Taghavian for Brit + Co. Today we’ve decided to spice up some wine corks with rocks and glitter. Use them to style your dinner party, brighten up your kitchen or give one away as a gift along side your favorite bottle. We don’t see any reason why your wine... read more

DIY This Gold-Dipped Light Bulb Chandy for the Perfect Home Accent

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In the world where all that glitters = gold, we’ll show you how to turn old light bulbs into a chic, vintage-inspired mobile. And, if you’re feeling really bold, you can even turn it into a chandelier by nestling a pendant light bulb kit right in the middle! Bright idea, huh?


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Skip the Cellophane: 7 Ways to Wrap That Bouquet

Gearing up for Valentine's Day means flower shops across the board -- from upscale boutiques to grocery stores -- are going to be tapped for their best blooms. And while we just adore a pretty bouquet (hint, hint) we can't stand that crinkly layer of cellophane that so many come wrapped in. Seriously, it's horrific. So, whether you're... read more

A Simple Snow Globe DIY to Remember Your Honeymoon

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After a gorgeous wedding, friends of ours honeymooned in Paris for a couple of weeks. Talk about a fabulous way to kick off a marriage! As a little gift, I wanted to commemorate their trip with a personalized honeymoon-themed snow globe. This DIY is quick, easy and a really unique way to display a special... read more

(Yellow)Cake Walk: Modernizing an Old Chair with Bright Paint

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Repainting a chair you already own is an easy and very affordable way to breathe new life into an old furniture piece (and into the room where it resides!). We took a small traditional wooden armchair and painted it a near-neon yellow hue. This simple task transformed the piece into a modern furniture accent and... read more

12 Tiny Tabletop Terrariums You Can DIY

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Requiring very little work, these self-sufficient planters make a beautiful addition to any tabletop, counter, or windowsill. Almost any glass container will get you started! Gather inspiration from these 12 unique variations on the tiny indoor garden, and get growing. By Jennifer Noonan for    1. The Bright Idea Adding a pop... read more

DIY Wood Burning Made Easy

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By Anjelika Temple for Brit + Co.

Confession: We are having a total love affair with our brand new wood burning tool. We’ll take you through the basics of using a wood burning tool. It couldn’t be simpler — don’t be surprised if you end up with a lot of custom cutting boards,...

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