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DIY This Cinnamon Rosemary Name Card in Two Simple Steps

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Set your Christmas table with a winter element that looks pretty and smells delicious. This super simple cinnamon and rosemary place card will take next to no time to create and will turn your table into a winter wonderland. What You'll Need: Cinnamon sticks Rosemary sprigs Twine Kraft tags Scissors Fine point pen... read more

DIY a Spiced Orange & Rosemary Name Card for Christmas Dinner

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One of my favorite things about Christmas was making hanging clove oranges with my mom. It was a super simple project for a holiday accent that made the house smell amazing. Try it out yourself and go further by turning it into a name card for your upcoming dinner party. What... read more

The Best DIY Facial for the Holiday Season: A Cranberry Orange Cream Mask

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Holiday stress and sleepless nights from prepping and hosting countless dinners with family drama can lead to your skin freaking out. We want you to put your best face forward this season, so we asked New York-based natural skincare guru, Cecilia Wong, to formulate a simple mask that will revitalize you. The best part? It's... read more

Knock-Off This Pottery Barn's Advent Calendar With This Simple DIY

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We're counting down the days until Christmas and there's no better way to do so than with an advent calendar. Breurposed shared her easy-to-do trick to knock off this pretty Pottery Barn version. What You'll Need: A wood plank, size of your choice Wood stain or paint or spray paint Chipboard letters Number stickers... read more

DIY an Affordable Holiday Mantel in 5 Easy Steps

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By Lauren Kelp There is nothing to get you more in the holiday spirit than decorating your home. Whether it’s an apartment, a new home, or your office, nothing says “festive” quite like decking the halls with décor. This year, in lieu of gilding everything and anything, we are opting for a more minimalistic,... read more

DIY This Copper Card Tree for the Holidays

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This simple copper card tree is not only modern and super chic, it'll help you stay organized when all those holiday cards come flying in. Our friends over at A Fabulous Fete show us how to give our home a little cheer with an easy-to-do DIY.

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10 DIY Experts You Need to Follow on Instagram

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We love a good home DIY, so to keep the daily dose of inspiration live and well, here are ten crafty experts to follow on Instagram.

@abeautifulmessofficial The ladies behind this inspirational do-it-yourself site keep their social feed flooded with equally-inspiring images of interiors, recipes and projects.

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A Feathered Stone Place Card You Can DIY in Under 15 Minutes

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Thanksgiving is all about the autumn bounty, so why not show your guests where to sit at your table with a nature-inspired place card? We created a super-simple feather and stone version that you can DIY in under fifteen minutes and for less than $10 (for all of them!). Here's how: What You'll Need: Fine... read more

4 Steps to Weatherstrip a Door the Right Way

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Winter can mean door drafts, which also mean a chilly you and a major impact on your energy bills. This is where weatherstripping comes to the rescue—did you know it can save you up to twenty-percent on heating and cooling costs? You can install it yourself, so we got the tips from Michael Franco...

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DIY Yourself a Winter White Hanging Holiday Arrangement

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In floral design, I love the challenge of working with new and unexpected materials. So when I spotted some cotton branches at my local Whole Foods, I was immediately intrigued. Their fluffy, white plumes set in brittle, golden pods seemed the perfect launching point for a late autumn arrangement.

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