Pinecone DIY Roundup

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As we head into the holiday season, we want to start decorating with all of the seasonal accoutrements: snowflake, elves, menorahs, jolly Santas. But if you’re looking for a more transitional element that will easily take you from fall to winter, may we suggest the pine cone? Pine cones have the perfect amount of autumn brown, while also symbolizing that iconic seasonal tree! Check out these DIYs using pine cones that are sure to get your home trimmed for the holidays!

 

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What A Wallet DIY Roundup

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What’s something really useful that you could definitely DIY in less than a day? A wallet! They’re simple, but can make a real style statement. They’re also the perfect presents for loved ones. The best part? You could probably make all of the ones listed below in one Sunday afternoon.

Color Me Domestic Fabric Wallet

This fabric option by Color Me Domestic is crafty, girly and fun! And while the button she used in her tutorial is a beloved basic, we can’t help but dream of which buttons we would use!

Lovely Indeed Business Card Holder

More of a card holder than a wallet, this style from Lovely Indeed is so sleek that it will make a memorable impact with anyone who sees it. Love the gold leaf for added luxury!

Leather Wallet from Oh Sweet Joy

This leather wallet from Oh Sweet Joy is the PERFECT present for any guy in your life. It’s homemade and stylish, but rugged and manly all the same.

Love Maegan Wallet

Love Maegan upgraded her wallet with some divine gold accents that we just can’t get enough of! The designs add a fun update to this basic style.

ILDACT Card HolderThis card holder is perfect for those of us who make shopping a sport, or happen to be members at a lot of libraries. Keep your cards organized with this cool DIY!

These DIYs make us want to keep our wallets out just a little bit longer when we’re at checkout, just in case someone is checking out our fine handiwork.

Celebrating Subzero

These past few days have been painfully cold, and while we would love to just hibernate in our beds for the rest of winter, we have things to do! Carpe diem and what not. So instead of hiding from the frost, embrace it! (Not literally please.) Here are some beautiful DIYs that you can create with the help of your friendly neighborhood polar vortex!

Ice Marbles for Winter

Ice Luminary from Design Mom

Both of the DIYs above are made using frozen balloons! So head to the dollar store, grab any ol’ pack of water balloons and start DIYing!

Christmas Ice Wreath from Founterier

Bird Feeder Frozen Ornaments from Henry Happened

Want to make a cool outdoor ornament or wreath? What better to make it with than ice?! The only things you need for this DIY are water and nature. The best part is that you can make these into frozen bird feeders too!

Ice Candles from Henry Happened

These candles got their crater-y appearance by being mixed with ice. This is a great way to re-purpose those almost-empty-but-smell-too-good-to-throw-out candles.

So will you be celebrating the icy chill in the air by making some temperature-appropriate DIYs? Whatever you decide, be sure to bundle up! It’s almost too cold to function!

Organization DIY Roundup

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Staying organized can seem daunting, but with these easy DIY solutions you’ll be as organized as the best of them. These organization hacks are so simple you can knock them out thisweekend, and breath easier come Monday knowing you’re one step closer to living that clutter-free life that crafters wish for!

Wine Rack Yarn Storage

There’s nothing worse than going through a bin of tangled trim, yarn, or thread. Use a wine rack to organize your yarn!

Beautiful Boxes from BHG

Don’t buy those pretty storage boxes you see at home decor stores. Make them! The best part? You can customize them to match YOUR decor.

Frame Magazine Rack

Love magazines, but hate to have them taking up valuable tabletop real estate? Make a decorative magazine rack using a frame!

Large Pegboard Tutorial Honey Bear Lane

This is the stuff of dreams fellow DIYers! Organize your crafting tools with this amazing pegboard tutorial.

Repurposed Tin Cans from Martha Stewart

Keep small items organized by repurposing attractive tins and making them into magnets!

Organizing can be tough if you don’t have the right tools, but hopefully these easy ideas will get you on the right track! Which room in your house needs the most help, and how are you going to tackle it in the new year?

Top 5 DIY Loafers

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Loafers are incredibly trendy right now, and they also happen to be great for DIYing. They’re simple, chic, and totally wearable. In our opinion, loafers are just begging to be DIYed. So we rounded up the best DIY loafers as inspiration – take a look below!

 

DIY Bullion Crest Tuxedo Flats by Glitter N Glue

 

DIY Kitty Loafer by P.S. I Made This

 

DIY Spiked Loafers by Syl and Sam

DIY Halloween Spider Loafers by Trinkets In Bloom

 

DIY Fox Loafers by What I Wore

 

 

 

 

DIY Roundup: Top 5 DIY Keychains

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There’s nothing better than having an adorable keychain to accompany your keys. We’ve been scouting out some DIY keychains lately, and thought we would share our favorites with you. From animals to feathers, there are some pretty cute ideas, so check them out below! Which one do you like the best?

DIY Leather Heart Key Ring by Love Maegan

DIY Animal Keychain by Between the Lines

DIY Feather Keychain by Free People Blog

DIY Leather Tassel Keychain by Little Green Notebook

DIY Sailor Knot Keychain by Michael Ann Made

Top 5 Tassel DIYs

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We have an abundance of tassels in our store, and we’ve been trying to brainstorm all of their DIY possibilities. We searched through our favorite DIY blogs to find the best tassel DIYs, and we’re so impressed with what we’ve found. Necklaces, curtains, belts – you can make so many things with just a few tassels! See our 5 favorite tassel DIYs below.

DIY Ombre Tassel Necklace by Oh The Lovely Things

 

 

DIY Tassel Belt by Honestly WTF

 

DIY Tassel Trimmed Curtains by Love Maegan

 

DIY Tassel Earrings by A Pair & A Spare

DIY Tassel Shirt by P.S. I Made This