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    AWESOME! Learn how to "upholster" a chair with fabric and Mod Podge. Full tutorial by Designer Trapped in a Lawyer's Body!


    10 Stylish DIY shelves that you can make yourself. Love the one made out of an old pallett!

    brass hardware w/ Rustoleum gloss "smoke gray"

    "Rub N’ Buff is a waxy metallic finish that comes in several golden shades such as Gold Leaf (depicted), but also look for Antique Gold and European Gold. Krylon’s ‘Gold Leaf’ is the best metallic gold spray paint I’ve found to date to mimic brass or give you a warm golden glow on your hardware." - info on cleaning brass with brasso, lemon/salt

    top 10 brass hardware

    Brass Hardware Options

    Scrap Leather Rug - beautiful leather remnants woven into a lovely textural rug. Now if I could figure out where to put it...

    Get the complete tutorial for how to turn a scrap of leather into the cutest DIY No-Sew Leather Bow Necklace.

    There are some nasty little rust stains on them from letting the dry in the dishwasher. I was looking at Buzzfeed, and came across an amazingly simple and inexpensive way to remove them, with little effort on your part! See tutorial ----> www.discountqueen...

    All the best tips for making DIY denim cutoffs from Goodwill jeans, all in one place

    Hibiscus Marshmallows // Camille Styles

    megan nielsen design diary: introducing: the Megan Nielsen Patterns App

    DIY outdoor seating with a tire and rope - or heavy duty cat scratcher -or both.

    DIY Modular Seating! Easy build and you can build it/arrange it to fit your space! Free Plans!

    Vintage Scarf Shirt! #DIY

    DIY Jalapeno Infused Tequila for #CincoDeMayo and everyday

    Turn a washcloth into a DIY travel kit for your toiletries! This step-by-step tutorial will show you how, and there are two no-sew options as well if you don't sew!

    Some of my personal best DIY tips featured in US News & World Report - 8 Ways to Save By Going Back to Basics

    DIY succulent gardens in Goodwill colanders, mugs & more upcycled vessels

    window box bathroom storage - basket storage. Might work behind the bathroom door...

    spray paint boring cheap-o white shelf brackets to spice up a room

    Restoration Hardware Inspired Shelving -- With instructions. So easy! I love this idea.