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DIY School Supplies! 10 Weird DIY Crafts for Back to School with DIY Lover! Is "Love It or List It" HGTV Real? - What's Happening Behind the Scenes on HGTV. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below After binge-watching HGTV for years, we've learned not to trust everything we see on TV.

Is "Love It or List It" HGTV Real? - What's Happening Behind the Scenes on HGTV

(We mostly tune in for the home makeovers, not the drama, anyway.) A recent Reddit chat took on this question, asking people who have been on reality TV shows in the past to confess what's real and what's fake. DIY Overdyed Rug. Organize-n-store. Metal and wire baskets are a beautiful and functional storage option.

Organize-n-store

They add a bit of a retro industrial edge to any space, and at the same time provide easy access storage that is strong, portable, and an awesome way to combat clutter. However, they can be a bit pricey. Different Types of Paint and Finishes - Oil Based Paint Vs Water Based Paint. Confused about which paint is best for your project? Don't skip the research. The type of paint you choose is just as important as the color, and can have a major effect on the character of your room. 23 Clever Ways To Actually Organize Your Tiny Apartment. Buy some Sugru. OutsaPop Trashion recycled style DIY fashion eco sustainable refashion blog. Tire to Ottoman and Table. Recycled Cardboard Shelf. To make the brackets start by cutting 1.5” (40mm) wide strips.

Recycled Cardboard Shelf

For maximum strength cut the stips so that the corrugations run along the length of the piece like the grain in a piece of wood. Glue (school glue) them together in an L shape. Be sure to alternate where the joints are so that no two joints are directly on top of each other. Make these L shapes the same thickness as a pencil. In this case it was three layers. Silk-Dyed Eggs {aka TIE-Dyed!} I posted this tutorial a few years ago and it has become somewhat of a tradition to bring it back every year!

Silk-Dyed Eggs {aka TIE-Dyed!}

One of our family Easter traditions is dying eggs with pieces of silk. I saw a cute lady show Martha how to do it a few years ago and I ran upstairs right then to steal a tie! It’s way cooler than those cups of neon liquid that end up all over your clothes, your furniture and your hands plus it gives you an excuse to rid a man’s closet of ugly ties. Here’s the run-down: You need 100% silk for this to work. I try to find an assortment of colors and patterns. Usually it will tell you if it’s 100% silk right on the main label of the tie, but a lot of them don’t, and if that’s the case, check that little tiny end, it’s usually hiding there. The first step is to deconstruct the tie. Next you cut a piece large enough to cover an egg. Now, notice how I tied the eggs in the above photo- with the tie on the top of the long side of the egg.

I wish eggs came like this at the grocery store. Red Plastic Cup Party Light String. DIY Coat Rack - Birch Forest - A Piece Of Rainbow. Fall is in the air, and I can’t stop daydreaming about birch forests!

DIY Coat Rack - Birch Forest - A Piece Of Rainbow

This simple DIY coat rack is inspired by the lovely birch trees, made from found objects: branches and reclaimed fence wood. First step, clean and sand the fence wood. Create some tree trunk silhouette with masking tape. 20 Ways to Decorate Your Home With Christmas Lights - Decorating Ideas with LED Lights. 12 Useful & Beautiful Things You Can Do With Butcher Paper. If you have a moment to consult the big list of "endlessly useful materials everybody should have at home" (it came with your Adulting Manual, yeah?)

12 Useful & Beautiful Things You Can Do With Butcher Paper

, you'll no doubt find butcher paper right there near the top, somewhere below duct tape and above WD-40. One Drop Cloth: 50+ DIY Decorating Ideas & Projects. 38 Anthropologie Hacks. 5 Home Depot Hacks. DIY Projects For Every Room. Can You Paint a Fabric Chair? Yes. And You Should. 25 Furniture Hacks that will make you think: Why didn’t I think of that? Have you ever noticed they just don’t make furniture like they used to?

25 Furniture Hacks that will make you think: Why didn’t I think of that?

That’s why up cycling is so great. You get the modern day look and convenience with the olden day workmanship. 12 Clever Ways to Decorate With Books, Since You Have Way Too Many, Anyway. 33 Clever And Unexpected Uses For Ikea Products. DIY: ladder. 50 Great Mason Jar Ideas - Easy Uses for Mason Jars. 14 DIY Canopies You Need To Make For Your Bedroom. 19 Inexpensive Ways To Upgrade Things You Already Own. How to make an origami business card holder. Here's a quick and easy origami project: a business card case or gift card holder.

How to make an origami business card holder

Use patterned gift wrap (I like heavier-weight wrapping paper for a sturdier case), graph paper, a paper bag, magazine pages, or origami paper. Decorate the case with washi tape or stamps for a cute way to present gift cards. It will look like you put a lot of thought and effort into a gift that was probably the easiest thing you could buy. Slacker. Just kidding. To make a holder for a standard 3.5 x 2" business card, start with an 8.5" square of paper. Place the paper pretty side down. Fold the left and right edges inward to meet the center fold. Open the paper again. Close the left and right flaps. Turn the paper over and fold the top down so that the exposed diagonal edges meet precisely at the fold. Fold the bottom up in the same way, tucking the bottom edge into the diagonal flaps.

Geometric Cork Bulletin Boards - Homeology Modern Vintage. Geometric Cork Bulletin Boards – I’ve been searching for a bulletin board to place above my desk; but I needed something that fit an odd sized space, and I wasn’t having any luck looking in my usual spots.

Geometric Cork Bulletin Boards - Homeology Modern Vintage

My solution was to create a trio of boards that was a custom fit with a set of geometric cork bulletin boards. Finding a bulletin board that was a perfect fit was proving more difficult than I had hoped for, but diy’ing one was just about as easy as it gets. I should have listened to my gut and just diy’d it from the beginning. DIY Papercut Animal Bookmarks - Lia Griffith.