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Turning Scraps Into Art

Last spring, when Remodelista editor Alexa was visiting the home of French ceramicist Cécile Daladier, a delicate, decorated loop of wire in the corner of the studio caught her eye. It was a garland …

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How to Create a Bird-Friendly Backyard

It’s that time of year when winged travelers everywhere are making their spring migrations, leaving behind warm climates for adventures farther north, hopefully stopping along the way so we can catch …

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DIY Hanging Easter Posies in Egg Shells

In celebration of that time of year when one gets to indulge with abandon in bunnies, chicks, and all things "cute, pretty and pastel," this week, Justine, Gardenista contributor and founder of De…

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11 Ideas for Homemade Crafts

This weekend, make use of your free time — if you have any free time! — by taking on one of these 11 easy and crafty projects. These activities are family-friendly and low-cost, and often make use of …

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Who Needs Tissues? How to Sew a Handkerchief

Cold and flu season is certainly here, isn't it? There are some nasty icks going around right now, and all of those stuffy noses mean lots of boxes of tissues, right? The trouble with tissues is that …

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25 Ways to Reuse Junk Mail

Holy moly, is the junk mail in your mailbox in overdrive right now? During the holiday months, it feels like my postman delivers tons of holiday catalogs and offers - more than during any other time o…

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Thanksgiving Tablescape: 5 DIY Decorations

Are you hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year? Planning a beautiful Thanksgiving tablescape is a fun way to get creative and create a festive atmosphere for your guests. Check out our 5 DIY decoration…

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Make Your Own India Ink Party Decor

Spotted at Tail of the Yak in Berkeley: exotic party decor in the form of paper flowers, garlands and mobiles made with antique fabric stamps. Co-founders Lauren and Alice fashion these magical garl…

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How to Make Pressed Flowers

The Victorians cataloged their botanical (and romantic) obsessions by pressing flowers; Remodelista's friend, editor Rebecca Willis, continues the tradition for similar reasons: creating memories from…

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Get Creative & Go Easy on Momma Earth this Mother’s Day (video)

Green Diva Lisa and I had a great time yesterday making our little Green Diva Quickie video about this year's Mother's Day. We had some laughs as we memorialized our wonderful mom who has been gone fo…

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