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DIY: Appliqué pillow

DIY: Appliqué pillow

  by guest blogger Suzannah of Adventures in Dressmaking I love making pillows for my living room or bedroom. In fact, I have a list of pillow tutorials on my blog, as well as appliqué tutorials. ...

DIY: Make a sparkly type T-shirt

DIY: Make a sparkly type T-shirt

We asked the wonderful Lindsey Cheney from the Pleated Poppy to guest blog this DIY. Lindsey began blogging seven years ago as a hobby and quickly fell in love with sharing the things she was creating ...

ET DIY Cross Stitch iPhone Case Kit

DIY: Stitch your own E.T. iPhone case

We asked our friend Leah Brandt of Hero Images to create this adorable cross-stitched iPhone case just in time for Halloween. What you’ll need: Your favorite cross-stitch pattern (E.T. pattern h ...

DIY: How to carve your own wooden spoons

DIY: How to carve your own wooden spoons

We asked graphic designer Chantelle Delichte to guest blog a tutorial of her gorgeous hand-carved wooden spoons. Chantal has done “everything from felting, weaving, sewing, woodworking, leaded-glass w ...

DIY typography pendants

DIY typography pendants

Calgary-based jewelry designer Lindsay Saunders started Cinder & Sage Designs in 2009. Making jewelry for herself and friends started as a hobby, but soon developed into a successful business. A l ...

DIY cross-stitched iPhone case

DIY cross-stitched iPhone case

We chatted with Davey Gravy, Calgary-born cross-stitcher extraordinaire, and asked him to guest blog this very simple DIY project. Dave’s background is in type and graffiti, but while attending the Al ...

DIY leather card holder

DIY leather card holder

We asked the amazingly talented designer Andi Strand from madebyandi.com to do a guest DIY post for us. She also creates all of the one-of-a-kind handbags (using vintage leather jackets) for her compa ...

DIY suede macramé plant holder

DIY suede macramé plant holder

What you’ll need: Print off your design. We used Ale Paul’s Brownstone Sans to create this cute “best buds” design. Cut a piece of graphite paper and tape it to the pot with the dark side ...

DIY ombre stenciled napkins

DIY ombre stenciled napkins

What you’ll need:  Fill up a jar or bowl with warm water and add 2 teaspoons of the fabric dye. Stir well to make sure the dye dissolves completely. Step 1: Submerge most of the napkin in the ja ...