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Spider lamp from FORSÅ Materials: 8 FORSÅ table lamp, 1 BLANDA BLANK Serving bowl d = 20 cm, 1 BLANDA BLANK Serving Bowl, d = 8 cm Description: This is not a usual home made Ikea hack. As a designer I wanted the product look professional, so I turned to locksmiths to put the parts together and have them painted. Spider lamp from FORSÅ
Boy, did you guys ever love our Restoration Hardware inspired shelves!!! Now we’re going to show you how we made them. UPDATE: See the original reveal here and how we updated them with industrial style lighting from Ikea here and where we’re using them in our NEW HOUSE here. And if you’d like to know how to make wood look old (like we do on the shelves) in just 3 steps click here. Thank you so much for all your sweet compliments, by the way! I have to say writing this particular DIY was a little tricky. DIY Project: Restoration Hardware Inspired Shelves DIY Project: Restoration Hardware Inspired Shelves
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Practical to Impossible: 50 DIY Projects, Designs & Ideas Practical to Impossible: 50 DIY Projects, Designs & Ideas For a little summer fun, you could use IKEA-style plans to construct your own time-and-space-ship or turning your computer cables into wall art. Alternatively, you might turn your pursuits to something a tad more practical, like creating an instant laptop case from an old hooded sweatshirt or making old books into new planters. Click the image links below for more pictures of and information on each design or idea: Either way, there is sure to be something in this collection of fifty do-it-yourself projects, ideas and concepts to tickle your fancy.
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Rope is one of our current obsessions, but it’s also one of those items that will never leave my love list. It’s just a fantastic material, one of humanity’s greatest inventions. Rope owes all of its strength, durability and beauty to its structure. One simple knot can look as beautiful and graceful as many intricate layers of knots. I know I’m beginning to sound exactly like Portlandia‘s Jeff Goldblum, with his artisanal knot store, but I have a sincere love for and fascination with the beauty of rope, no matter how much of a hipster parody that might make me. We’ll be bringing you more rope and knot-related projects in the coming weeks, but first, I wanted to share some of our best DIY projects from the archives featuring rope, twine, knotting, knitting and the like. diy best of: rope projects diy best of: rope projects
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How to bind your own Hardback Book The art of book binding is an ancient craft, but actually it is not very difficult to do and with almost no practice you can get really awesome results. If you are on the lookout for fun craft projects or quick ways of making nice presents and gifts, then this could be the project for you. I know that there are other Instructables on the art of book binding but this project is meant to be a simple quick project that will give a very acceptable finish, and a book that looks like it has been professionally made, yet without the need for any special equipment. All you will need is:

How to bind your own Hardback Book

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Roundup: 15 Awesome and Easy DIY Mason Jar Projects » Curbly | DIY Design Community « Keywords: DIY, Craft, Inspiration, Mason Jars As Chris mentioned a few weeks ago, mason jars have exploded (again?) onto the craft and DIY scenes. You can't look anywhere without seeing some crazy new use for them! As it stands, we're embracing the trend here at Curbly. Roundup: 15 Awesome and Easy DIY Mason Jar Projects » Curbly | DIY Design Community « Keywords: DIY, Craft, Inspiration, Mason Jars
The Zen of Making The Zen of Making I am a woman who loves books. (You’re shocked, I’m sure. I’ll give you a moment to recover.)
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The moment I spotted these colorfully wrapped reindeer and moose at Anthropologie last December, I knew I had to DIY it for HonestlyWTF this holiday season. Created in the style of vibrant Chindi rugs from Jaipur, India, these wrapped reindeer are incredibly fun to make, are a clever way to repurpose old t-shirts, and make fabulous gifts! You’ll need:paper mache reindeer or any other animal1 yard total of various colors of cotton or wool jersey2 small brown pom pomshot glue gunlots of glue sticksscissorsjingle bells (optional)string (optional) Start by cutting the fabric, along the width, into 1″ strips. For a medium sized paper mache object, 26-30 strips should suffice.

DIY Chindi Reindeer

DIY Chindi Reindeer
I Could Make That Happy Thursday, everyone! This week’s regular blog post (which will be a tutorial for some super cute cards) is a little delayed, because I spent all my spare time this past week working on something else… a Patreon page! As you can imagine, these tutorials take a lot of time and work to put together, and time can be awfully hard to come by. Individual commissions, Kickstarter plushie sets, weekly blog posts and tutorial creation together constitute a full time job, and I already have a 30-hours-a-week day job. Setting up a Patreon page is one piece of my effort to move away from doing my crafting just on the side, and start focusing on it as my daily, during-work-hours concern. The money you donate via Patreon will help me afford (quite literally, haha) the time to keep making tutorials while I also find, negotiate and work on other creative projects. I Could Make That
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Sitting on my dining room table, I currently have half a dozen projects in various states of doneness. Some involve vivisected computer parts, others will eventually be wearable and a few are just cool things I’ve ran across on the internet. I like doing things myself — I think the DIY bug is one of the best communicable diseases in the lifehack community. These eighty sites are the places I turn to when I’m trying to figure out how to accomplish any particular goal. Any time I’m facing a new project, I start searching for how-tos that will help me figure out how other people did similar things and how likely I am to finish the project with all ten fingers still intact. I’ve broken them up into a few different categories, just to help you narrow down what you might be looking for. 80 How-To Sites Worth Bookmarking - StumbleUpon
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