Category: DIY

DIY Project: Stamp Some Summer Style Using Sunflowers

Celebrate Flower Power! Make a nice piece bloom by enlisting a sunflower as a stamp to add fun accents and embellishments. Here’s hoping that this week’s DIY blog will plant a seed or two of inspiration when you paint a sunflower then “stamp” it on a furniture item. You, too, will reach for the sun as you see how easy, charming, and whimsical your simple piece can become when you enlist one of Mother Nature’s flowering creations.

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Save Stained Pants With a Stencil

At the store, I did notice some yellow discoloring on one of the pant legs, but this didn’t deter me from making a purchase. To me, slightly damaged items still have lots of value. Any item can be cleaned, repaired, or transformed. All it takes is a little time and creativity.

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A Fun – And Functional – DIY Flower Table

Just because furniture is functional doesn’t mean it has to be boring. I painted a colorful bouquet of flowers on this little table I found for $9.99 at the Annandale, Va. Goodwill store. You don’t need to be a crazy-talented artist to re-create this look. You just need a little patience, a few colors of paint and a black paint pen for the details.

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