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How to Turn a Dresser Into a Combination Pet Bed and Nightstand Jan 12, 2022

We gave one old bureau two new purposes: stylish storage and sleeping space for pets.

How to Turn an Old Crib Into a Dog Crate Jan 12, 2022

Dog crates are expensive and are not usually very attractive. See how easy and inexpensive it is to upcycle a baby’s crib into a c …

How to Make a Pet Bed Slipcover From a Flat-Weave Rug Jan 10, 2022

If your pet's bed is looking worn and tatty, use inexpensive rugs to create a stylish slipcover for your furry friend's favorite r …

How to Make Negative-Space String Art Jan 10, 2022

Most string art creates a picture or shape; this technique does the opposite by outlining a silhouette instead. Try this easy and …

How to Turn an Old End Table Into a Pet Bed Jan 10, 2022

See how we reinvented a 1970s thrift store find by turning it into a dual-purpose end table and pet bed.

Make a Winter Woodland Mushroom Cloche Decoration Dec 7, 2021

Use clay to create adorable mushrooms to welcome in winter this holiday season. Turn them into gift toppers, ornaments or add to y …

DIY Upcycled Sweater Wreath Dec 6, 2021

Don’t throw away your old, worn-out sweaters. Make a big mug of hot cocoa for a crafty night in and turn them into a cozy DIY upcy …

Customizable DIY Felt Letter Banner Dec 10, 2021

Make a different banner for every holiday of the year with these cute DIY letters made out of nothing more than felt and string.

How to Make a DIY Floating Frame for Canvas Art Dec 6, 2021

Give your canvas artwork an easy, sleek upgrade by creating a DIY floating frame using scrap wood. It only takes a few easy steps …

How to Make Giant Christmas Ornaments Nov 30, 2021

Light up your exterior entryway with these fun and festive oversized ornaments.

How to Make a Plinko-Style Bottle Opener Game Nov 30, 2021

Liven up your next party with this Plinko-inspired game where falling bottle caps decide the outcome.

How to Sew a Burlap and Chalkboard Christmas Stocking Nov 18, 2021

Looking for rustic, nature-inspired holiday decor? Craft some Christmas stockings out of burlap or canvas. A chalkboard patch on t …

3 Ways to Make Paper Flowers For a Wedding Bouquet Nov 16, 2021

Learn to make budget-friendly flowers that will last long past the big day.

How to Make a Brooch Bridal Bouquet Nov 15, 2021

Showcase beautiful family heirlooms and special pieces of jewelry in an easy-to-make bouquet that will last for many years to come …

Make These Cute Cactus Push-Pins With Hot Glue Nov 15, 2021

Add a dash of cuteness to your mood board with these 3-step DIY cactus push-pins. It's that easy!

How to Make a Scrunchie Nov 17, 2021

Scrunchies are a classic beginner sewing project. Fun and easy to make, practice your sewing skills and impress your friends at th …

DIY Trash Pumpkin: Turn Your Garbage Into This Unique Farmhouse-Style Decoration Nov 15, 2021

This pumpkin is giving major cottagecore and farmhouse vibes, but it’s actually made from your trash! Save a plastic bag from the …

No Sunlight Needed: These Vibrant Houseplants Are Actually Made From Paper Jan 4, 2022

If you love indoor plants but lack natural light or the time to properly care for them, Corrie Beth Hogg, expert crafter and autho …

How to Make a Crepe Paper Magnolia Wreath Oct 26, 2021

Fall is here! Welcome guests into your home with a colorful DIY crepe paper magnolia wreath. The steps are simple and the outcome …

3 All Too Easy Melt-and-Pour Soap Recipes Oct 25, 2021

These four-ingredient recipes are perfectly fragrant, fun to make and great for beginners. If you can boil water, you can make soa …

How to Hang a Curtain Rod Oct 5, 2021

Hang a curtain rod with an easy, DIY template that makes the job straightforward and stress free.

How to Make a Fabric Bookshelf Nov 18, 2021

In this simple sewing project, we turned one yard of fabric into a wall-hanging sling for kids to store their favorite books.

How to Build a Copper Wedding Arch Sep 14, 2021

Save money and make pictures pop by building your own wedding arch out of copper pipes.

How to Build a Free Library Box With a Living Roof Sep 13, 2021

By: Carla Wiking

Little free libraries are popping up in neighborhoods everywhere. Sharing your favorite books is a great way to connect with your …

7 Tips for Hand-Embroidering Designs Onto Clothing Sep 10, 2021

Embroider beautiful, meaningful designs onto your wardrobe with tips from textile artist Christi Johnson's new book, Mystical Stit …

Welcome Fall With This House Number Pumpkin Topiary Jan 4, 2022

Spice up your curb appeal with this DIY fall topiary made with different sized faux pumpkins, seasonal jewel tones and super glue. …

How to Craft Bavarian Flower Crowns for Oktoberfest Sep 15, 2021

Make this year's Oktoberfest the best with these photo-ready DIY flower crowns that pair alpine-inspired faux blooms with the blue …

Before & After: Easily Turn a Summer Wreath Into a Fall Wreath Sep 15, 2021

In just a few steps, give your summer wreath a fast fall fix-up by mixing in a few natural elements and faux fall leaves.

DIY a Sunburst + Sunflower Fall Wreath Sep 15, 2021

Give your porch, patio or foyer an autumnal update with this easy-to-craft fall wreath that pairs a sunburst shape with faux sunfl …

42 Free, Printable Dorm Room & Locker Posters Aug 13, 2021

This school year, show off your unique style and decorate your dorm room or school locker on a dime with our collection of fun and …