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How to Reupholster a Chair

Want to reupholster your furniture? Do you have a couch, chair, sofa, or loveseat that could use an updated look? Check out our tips and tricks for how to reupholster. Be sure to inspect the frame when deciding whether to reupholster a piece of furniture. Know your fabric options and choose carefully, consider cost, and think about how you can change the shape of a piece with new upholstery.

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Pressed Flowers: How to Make Your Own

Want to know the best way to create your own pressed flowers for art, crafts, or just for fun? Check out our DIY instructions for how to successfully preserve your blooms! Find out how to select flowers for pressing, what materials you’ll need, and several techniques (using books, an iron, or a microwave) for pressing your flowers.

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Trying to add your own style and flair to an apartment or rental home? Make your small space look incredible (and totally YOU) with these innovative inspiration ideas. Try a gallery display with floating shelves, paint furniture if you can’t paint the walls, use area rugs to cover flooring you’re not fond of and don’t forget about mirrors to make your space feel larger!

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Now THIS Is How You Update Craigslist Furniture

Take a look at these stunning DIY inspiration ideas for how to refurbish that Craigslist (or vintage, thrift store, or flea market) furniture find. Dressers, tables, chairs, and more get updates with new paint colors and a bit of TLC. See these stunning before-and-after photos, and then go out and transform your own piece!

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DIY Cabinets

These DIY kitchen cabinets are a super cheap and easy way to give your kitchen a facelift! See how to paint kitchen cabinets or cover the handles and hardware with decorative finishes for a fun and funky way to dress up your cabinets. this weekend project is super easy to complete!

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Square Footage Calculator

If geometry wasn’t your easiest class in school, don’t worry! Calculating square footage is much easier than you think. Simply enter the length and width of your room into our calculator, and we’ll find you the answer. Have a circular or triangular space you’re trying to find the square footage of? We’ve got calculators for those, too, plus extra square footage-finding tips and tricks.

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Creative DIY Patio Ideas to Try

Create a charming patio with these DIY ideas. These decorating ideas for your patio are easy and budget-friendly. Update the look of your patio with these quick and easy decorating ideas.

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Creative Things to Do with Wood Crates

It's amazing what you can do with a cheap wooden crate from IKEA or one that you found at a flea market. With a little paint and DIY make a wooden crate coffee table, wine bar, or entryway shoe holder.

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Cheap and Chic DIY Headboard Ideas

Add some unique flair to your bedroom with a DIY headboard. We have lots of ideas for cheap and chic headboard ideas that will fit any kind of room. Get inspired to add nailhead accents, use bright and fun fabric or create a pintucked headboard that looks super elegant.

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Spend your weekend doing some quick and easy DIY projects and upgrades around your home. These 30 weekend projects include painting a room, rearranging furniture, changing out light switch covers, revamping your entryway and other cheap fixes.

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Easy Cabinet Updates

Give your kitchen a fresh facelift by simply changing up your cabinets. These easy, quick DIY projects will transform the look of your cabinets with paint, new hardware, wallpaper, and other unique DIY ideas.

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Create your own timeless, beautiful bouquet of flowers using our tips and tricks. Start with a cohesive color shade like pink, use a shallow bowl or a centerpiece that is easy to talk over, use contrasting shades of blooms, sneak in some veggies like flowering cabbage or kale, or try one of our other awesome ideas for creating an amazing flower arrangement. You’ll love the gorgeous results!

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Repurpose Items for Organization

Get extra organization power from items you already have around your home! A utensil organizer can become a place for keys and sunglasses, old suitcases make cute storage bins that can be displayed, and there's more! Check out the rest of these amazing ideas for easy organization.

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Quick and Easy DIY Container Herb Gardens

Everyone loves fresh herbs in recipes! Try growing your own lovely little DIY herb garden, using one of these great ideas from @passthepistil. Unexpected containers make surprisingly great herb garden solutions: try a wine box, a vintage wash tub, a strawberry pot, and more for beautifully fragrant and flavorful herbs.

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Easy Canvas Wall Art Projects

Time to make some art with these great DIY ideas! Transform a simple canvas by dripping paint, using 3-D elements, repurposing old maps, and more. These easy ideas allow anyone to make art. You can fill your walls with beautiful, one-of-a-kind artworks that you’ll have fun making!

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8 Surprising Ways to Use Coffee Filters Around Your Home

Use coffee filters for more than just getting your caffeine fix. From creating pretty faux flowers to cleaning your electronics and windows, coffee filters have a wide variety of purposes. Check out these awesome and creative ideas for more fun ways to use your filters!

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Pretty Christmas Door Decorations

Greet your holiday guests with a beautifully decorated front door. Show off your festive side during the Christmas season with unique DIY wreaths. Use a variety of materials, such as ornaments and pine cones to make your door the best on the block!

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Fresh Ways to Decorate with Flowers

Get fresh flowers from your garden or the farmer's market to make these beautiful DIY decor and centerpiece items. These floral arrangements go way beyond a typical vase. See how to make a floral monogram, flower art and a DIY flower centerpiece.

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How to Build Cedar Shutters

Instantly add curb appeal to the front of your home with DIY cedar shutters. These beautifully easy shutters can be painted to match any home exterior color or stained to make them stand out. Follow our step by step directions to cut, measure and build these shutters.

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5 Celebrity Fabric Lines You HAVE to See

Now you can have DIY decor with fabric lines from your favorite celebrities and designers. These fun, colorful and super chic fabric lines come from Kate Spade, Kelly Ripa, Nate Berkus and Iman. They all come in materials perfect for home decor sewing such as pillows or curtains.

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9 Quick-and-Easy Terra-Cotta Pots Makeovers

Terra-cotta pots can be so much more than the basic ones you buy at the store! From a chandelier planter to dip dye succulent pots, and even gold foil lettering and glitter, these ideas are so beautiful and creative! It’s time to DIY – soon, your plants will have a gorgeous new abode.

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6 Family Command Centers That Will Get You Out the Door On Time

These command centers are crazy organized and efficient! As summer ends and fall begins, school and activities are in full force, so make sure you stay on top of things with a place for everyone’s schedule (and shoes, keys, or any other essential items). Check out these awesome inspiration ideas for creating your own family command center.

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DIY Kitchen Storage Ideas

If you want to add more storage in your kitchen, you need to check out these clever and creative ideas that repurpose items you already have. An entertainment center can hold linens or china, a mail sorting station can be used to house wine bottles, and other everyday items and furniture are able to find a new life and purpose in the kitchen.

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22 Fresh and Fun Decoupage Projects You Can Do This Week

You'll be amazed by how many craft ideas can be made using decoupage. This fun DIY product isn't just for kids because you can use decoupage medium to complete many decorative DIY projects for your house.

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20 DIY Projects for $20 or Less

You won't believe the before and after photos of this small, cute cottage that was completely made over. The exterior was dilapidated before but now has a ton of curb appeal. Even the interior got a major facelift thanks to several DIY projects.

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