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Animal Figurine Jewelry Rack Step #1: PrevNext Gather your materials and lay out the animals in the order you want them. Step #4: Best Painting Tips from Around the Web Best Painting Tips from Around the Web You can never have too much help when it comes to getting a good paint finish so I’ve compiled a list of all my best painting tips as well as some other great painting tip articles from around the web. Yes, you are welcome! 12 of my own painting tips and tricks 15 great painting tips from around the web Oh Joy! I'm excited to announce the launch of the Oh Joy for Nod kids' bedding and decor collection! Inspired by Ruby and her transition to a big girl room, the collection is a limited-edition bedding and home decor line for kids. It includes baby, toddler, and kids' bedding, pillows, lamps, plush toys, rugs, and a curated collection of art to go with it all. The Sundae Best collection is inspired by Ruby's favorite food—ice cream—and how fun it would be to sleep surrounded by your favorite treat. I wanted to create an abstracted version of ice cream with sprinkle sheets and a cone-inspired pattern on the duvet. Topped with the ice cream cone and cherry pillows, it's seriously what my dreams are made of.

Anthro-Inspired Wooden Book Holder Esther's pops cut down a piece of plywood into the necessary dimensions to make this spot-on recreation of Anthro's wooden holder for their vintage box-set books. The store-bought versions--complete with vintage books--cost between $1,400 to $2,000. The price, I'm guessing, is reflected in the books more than the holder. But be that as it may, a holder such as this will make more modest cook book collections, like Esther's, look fab. For comparison, Esther's version is pictured above, Anthro's below.

10 Unconventional Ways to Style a Braid Braids have been the rage for a while now, and we’re totally on board. We already use braid techniques all the time in our DIY projects, why not bring them back to beauty? Here are 10 creative takes on the classic braid, inspired by looks found on the red carpet, Pinterest, and here at Brit HQ. Quick Fixes: 3 Simple Things to Do Today To Make Your Computer Run Faster After a long holiday weekend hopefully enjoying the benefits of truly embracing some time away from work, it's time to get back to the grind. But even if the weekend has passed, it's not too late to set aside a moment of "productive time off" with these three tasks which may boost performance and productivity... Run Anti-Malware Software There's a good chance a computer at home is infected with some variety of malware. And just like it's recommended to get a check-up from a doctor every year or so, your computer will benefit from the software equivalent.

Deskbox by Raw Edges for Arco Milan 2012: Hackney designers were busy in Milan last week and we're bringing you some of the best new product launches, including this shelf by Stoke Newington duo Raw Edges where the front slides down to create a work surface. Shown at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile for Dutch brand Arco, Deskbox can be fixed to a wall and acts as a shelf and container when closed. A pencil can be left standing in a tiny round hole in the top surface to signal that there is more to the simple form than meets the eye. A parallel mechanism, similar to that used in compartmentalised sewing boxes allows the front section to hinge down and provide a flat surface for working on. Raw Edges previously designed another unfolding shelving product for Dutch furniture brand Arco, which was launched at last year's furniture fair in Milan. The Salone Internazionale del Mobile took place from 17 to 22 April.

Use Lace and Concrete to Make Bookends, Planters, and Votives Who says lace week has to be all about wearable loveliness? By combining the industrial look of concrete with lace, we came up with a few different ways to add lace concrete vases, planters, and votives to your home. Read on to find out how!

Rosemary Wreath Place Cards At the farmers market I go to this one booth has these crazy long stems of rosemary. They are so huge and awesome, I was always trying to think of a creative non food way of using them. This idea of using them for place cards just popped into my head and seemed like a winner. So, I went with it, and now we have some cute little Rosemary Wreath Place Cards DIY for you, perfecto for Thanksgiving, obviously. Yay! Twig & Thistle I’m so excited to share my Oscar printables for this year! I wasn’t sure if I was even going to do them but I’ve been getting a ton of requests for them and I got really excited about updating the set. The theme this year is black, white, gold and kraft paper.

The Artful Kitchen: Butler's Pantry at the SF Decorator Showcase Remodelista Older The Artful Kitchen: Butler's Pantry at the SF Decorator Showcase by Sarah Lonsdale Issue 17 · The Artful Life · April 26, 2012 Newer Issue 17 · The Artful Life · April 26, 2012 Share on email rolled paper flowers Welcome to flower week – five days of simple and delightful flower projects. I could probably do three weeks of flowers because there are so many different ways to create them, but I’ve limited it to five of my current favorites. Before we get started, let me make a few disclaimers: 1. I find inspiration for projects all over the place {online, in shops, in magazines}, then figure out how to re-create them on my own. Each of these projects are my adaptation of something I’ve seen elsewhere.