DIY: How to Upgrade a Paper Lantern {Do It Yourself}

I was pinning away on Pinterest recently and  I came across this paper lantern upgrade D.I.Y tutorial from You Had Me At Bonjour. I love it when you can take a simple and inexpensive item and make it your own {and fabulous!}.

Go check it out!

project and photos from You Had Me At Bonjour

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DIY: How to Make Lined Canvas Bins

This is genius!

Upcycle your diaper boxes to create these custom canvas lined bins.

It’s affordable and great for the environment!

Visit Positively Splendid to see how it’s done.

(Image: Positively Splendid)

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DIY: How to make a pretty garland

For a party or a nursery, I love garlands!

And as I plan for the redesign of my daughter’s nursery, I can’t seem to think about anything else BUT garlands.

I want them…

Garlands are a fun and easy project to dive into for a girl or boy’s nursery.

Just customize with your fabrics choices.

This lovely tutorial featured on the purl bee makes garland making look like a piece of cake!

See you tomorrow!

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DIY: Hanging Crayon Hearts

These are cute.

Really really cute!

A lovely craft to do with the kiddos for Valentine’s Day!

You probably already have everything you need in your home.

Of course there’s some ironing involved, and that’s where you come in.

Also makes a cute and simple DIY for a nursery!

You could make a mobile out of these or just hang them on the windows like shown in the image.

Complete details at MarthaStewart.com

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DIY: How to make a window cornice

My new friend Erin from Domestic Adventure is on a quest for life, love and the pursuit of domestic happiness. And now that she’s expecting her first born, she’s been tackling some nursery projects.

Erin shared her cornice-making adventure on her blog and the end result is spectacular!

She used this easy tutorial to give her nursery windows a treatment with a cornice.

Over 75 Themes! With so many themes, how do you choose which design is perfect for you?

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DIY: How to make hanging box shelves

Hanging box shelves add architecture to a room. They’re also great for displaying children’s books who’s colorful covers can also be considered ‘art’.

You can assemble your very own box shelves in 5 simple steps.

Visit Young House Love for a complete tutorial.

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