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    Do It Yourself: Kitchen Barstool Makeover

      Have some old bar stools sitting around? Give them a makeover! Today’s tutorial comes from The Crafting Chicks, and they made over a plain bar stool into a new beautiful addition to any room! Add them near an island or counter space in your kitchen for a comfortable and fashionable seating area.     […]

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    Stovetop Potpourri

      Buying candles and air fresheners for your apartment can get expensive. Today, you will learn how to create a fresh smelling potpourri that is heated on your stove. By combining fresh ingredients and spices and warming then in your kitchen, you will freshen up your home chemical and additive free!       What […]

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    DIY Kitchen Family Message Board

      When apartment living gets busy, family members and friends can quickly lose touch. What a better way to stay updated than to have a message board? Leave notes, recipes, appointment reminders, and more up on a chalkboard in your kitchen. Younger children will love to doodle on it, and you will love staying connected […]

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    DIY Kitchen Step Stool

    Many of us maximize our kitchen storage by storing things on the top shelves as well as on top of the cabinets. Once our pots and pans are up there, how do you get them down? That’s when either you get a chair from your dining room or desk, or you get a kitchen step […]

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    St. Patrick’s Day Wreath

    You might be gearing up to wear green this Saturday, but is your apartment decorated for the occasion? Check out this unique, simple wreath for St. Patrick’s Day from Craftaholics Anonymous. You’ll have your apartment sporting the luck of the Irish as well!       You will need:   Wreath form   Burlap to […]

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    Crafty Scrappy Happy’s DIY Pillowcase Tutorial

    Pillows need a little face lift?   Check out this DIY tutorial from Jaime; an upcycling pro! After her husband gave her a pile of old button downs, she reworked them into cute pillowcases adding a delicate appliqué for a dash of feminine touch.   Visit her blog for a catalog of great DIY tutorials and projects! […]

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    Paint your Own Backsplash

      Backsplashes in kitchens are beautiful, but can be pricey and time consuming to create. Use these instructions to paint your own faux tiled backsplash. Get the same results and pretty look for a lot less money and time.         What you will need:   Paint in the colors of your choice […]

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    DIY Earring Holder

    This DIY earring holder is effortless and super easy on even the smallest wallets! Materials Needed: Paint Picture Frame Ribbon Buttons Wood Glue Screen Paint the picture frame and screen your desired color. I chose baby blues and whites. Apply the screen onto the back of the frame using wood glue. Loosely braid the ribbon […]

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    Valentine’s Day Heart Garland

    This Valentine’s Day, spruce up your apartment with this cute and quick craft from Martha Stewart. Heart garland is an easy way to make any living area more festive and is a great conversation starter when entertaining.         You will need:   Card stock paper in red and pink colors, one sheet […]

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    Cute and Cheap Elephant Artwork

    The term “nesting” is not to be taken lightly. While awaiting the arrival of my second child, the “nesting” instinct has taken over and is in the driver’s seat. My husband even coined the phrase, “Mega Nesting” which he says with enthusiasm and in his most dramatic TV voice-over voice whenever I mention crafting, cleaning, […]

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