Category: Crafting

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I have always wanted to learn how to weld, but I’ve been having trouble finding time in my insanely free schedule (insert laugh track here) to take lessons. Mind you, this totally sucks because I’ve been wanting to add some metal decor to my new pad. Hence, cue the happy dance when my friends at DAP Products challenged me to a craft store challenge… therefore, causing me to stop at my local Michael’s Crafts… where I

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Crafting Woodworking

DIY Industrial Pipe Lamp

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Recently, my friends at The Home Depot challenged me to come up with a cool new idea for some of the industrial home kits they offer in stores. When they showed me their LDR Pipe Decor Wine Kit, I knew I wanted to make a spotlight lamp out of it. Because, I mean, what else would you do with an industrial wine kit when you already have a wine rack in your home?

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DIY Driftwood Necklace Holder

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I don’t have a lot of jewelry (I actually had to steal some from other people for this photo)… but I for sure have a lot of driftwood from my walks on the beach in Montauk. In fact, I have so much driftwood, that I have a basket full of it in the closet, and no use for any of the branches. That being said, I decided to take it back to my crafting roots

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DIY String Art

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A few weeks ago the beautiful, rad, and talented Rachel Metz reached out to me about a collaboration, and I couldn’t be more stoked!  Together, we put our creative brains to work and decided it would be so much fun to do a DIY swap challenge. So, the two of us went to our respective shops on opposite coasts (she’s all the way in California), packaged up some fun materials, and sent them to each other. I sent her a box full of goodies that she made into the cutest Mason Jar Sconces, and I used her materials to create bohemian mixed-media string art for my bedroom! This project was so much fun and had my mind racing – there are so many things you can do with string, nails, and wood! Here’s how I made mine, and how you can make your own!