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Feature Fence DIY

This fabulous outdoor living space with feature fence was created by two college students, Clayton and Chaz. Before & After: They transformed a run-of-the-mill fence of a disregarded garden into this piece of art. Note the floating shelving on this contemporary...

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DIY Mirrors as Good as Pottery Barns

DIY Mirrors as Good as Pottery Barns

image source: Pottery barn I think many of us have been eye-ing luxurious mirrors at Pottery Barn. So did Wendy Michelle from Craft Goodies eye their mirrors, but she did not stop there! She took an inexpensive mirror, that looked like it was purchased at a discount...

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Recycled Furniture – Bench Before / After

Recycled Furniture – Bench Before / After

BEFORE: A classic Saturday-morning-garage-curb-sale-find. None wants it. It’s dated, to bulky, and used up. AFTER: In the ‘after’ photo, you barely recognize the prior monster as is featured a beautiful, contemporary foyer bench that we all want to have. All of a...

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Mounted Glass Wine Bottle Vases

Classy, Restoration Hardware-quality wall-mounted glass vase, realized for $8.75. Learn how to make these wooden sconces! (In case you wonder... a sconce is a candle holder that is attached to a wall with an ornamental bracket.)   Pin It Simplicity does it....

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DIY Italian Farmhouse Kitchen Table

DIY Italian Farmhouse Kitchen Table

TODAY'S FAVORITE HOME DECOR ITEM If you wonder how to make a charming Italian Farmhouse kitchen, that it's essential you start with some rustic basics, such as this authentic Farmhouse Kitchen DIY table. This table is a classic, to be found everywhere in the Italian...

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Rustic Wooden – Stone Garden Benches

Rustic Wooden – Stone Garden Benches

:: DIY wooden outdoor bench | stone garden benches :: I enjoyed a delightful Thanksgiving dinner with a lovely family in a gorgeous home in Long Beach, LA, California. The indoor space was tastefully decorated in a timeless contemporary design style. The outside space...

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DIY Bedroom Bench

DIY Bedroom Bench

A winning tutorial: easy, fast and gorgeous. Pin It Some bloggers are amazing, and this is one of them:  Carry from ‘Two Friends, Two Cities’. She created this lovely bench from start –to – finish in just 2 hours for the tiny budget of $65.  I actually just...

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Cool Recycled Metal DIY Fence

Cool Recycled Metal DIY Fence

A DIY fence like you have never seen before. You gotta go to Carrboro in NC to see this beauty. Artistic and practical. Fences serve as a barrier between your house and the next one, as well as the street.   A fence is useful for privacy as well as safety. But a fence...

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Recycled Pallets as DIY Furniture

Recycled pallets let you create the most wonderful DIY furniture. Tons of pallets are being used, abused and then discarded all the time. This entails a great opportunity of us reclaimers, upcyclers and otherwise creative souls to transform old wooden pallets into...

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Native American Art Residence :: Call for Artists

I get a lot of artist opportunities in my mailbox, but only from time to time share them with you all on the blog. This is a unique opportunity to reside on a Haida North American reservation, to be inspired by this great and ancient culture and to contribute to the...

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Decorate with Recycled Ladders

Decorate with Recycled Ladders

Ladders add a rustic country atmosphere to a home, and can be used indoor or outdoor for decoration.  This project goes into my ‘one day’ pile of things to do, but my step one was to collect ‘best of’ recycled ladder decoration ideas. Ladders offer great interim...

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Art Handbags

Coach, Prada or Michael Kors or all other designer tote or handbags: the whole fashion world produces ruffles. Like it or not. Ruffles are HERE! Time for a change?? Yes it is. Personally, I’ve seen enough ruffles for a week or two, and I want to show you today on our...

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