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Unique DIY Valentine Card

Posted by: on February 6th, 2014 | Make A Comment

Unique DIY Valentine Card

Surprise your Valentine with a really creative card this year. This pegboard card will be a one-of-a-kind gift, and it’s cleverly devious! Your Valentine has to do some work to open it! Once open, it will reveal a gift card inside.

Of course, this would also make a terrific Christmas card idea or a clever way to present a birthday gift– just decorate it accordingly.

Just follow the step-by-step instructions below to create your own DIY gift card holder. There are lots of photos, too, to show you what to do.

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Gift Idea: DIY Hinged Valentine Card

Posted by: on February 4th, 2014 | One Comment

Gift Idea: DIY Hinged Valentine Card

 

Traditional holiday cards are great, but they can lack a personal touch. So here’s a unique gift idea for Valentine’s Day– create a card made of wood and hinges, and include a gift card. This is a great gift idea for any holiday, actually, including birthdays, anniversaries or Christmas.

Here’s how to make your own hinged wooden Valentine.

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Happy Holidays, From The Home Depot

Posted by: on December 18th, 2013 | 2 Comments

Merry Christmas from The Home Depot

 

From all of us at The Home Depot, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Tablesetting Ideas for Holiday Entertaining

Posted by: on December 17th, 2013 | Make A Comment

Tablesetting Ideas for Holiday Entertaining -- Courtney Lake

One of the most important aspects of all holiday festivities is, of course, meal time! Countless family memories are made around the table, so spend a little extra time decorating – your guests will love a thoughtfully prepared dining room. Gather a few tablesetting ideas from these pros, our bloggers who participated in this year’s Holiday Style Challenge.

Above, blogger Courtney Lake, of Courtney Out Loud, sets a flawless gold table and doesn’t miss a beat: gold accents, candle light, and fresh flowers.

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Christmas Craft Ideas: Wreath Alternative

Posted by: on December 16th, 2013 | 5 Comments

Christmas Craft Ideas: Wreath Alternative

If you’re on the hunt for something fresh to adorn your front door, tackle this simple DIY project! It’s one of our Christmas craft ideas we’re sharing this season. Grab a couple of supplies and lots of fresh greenery (from your Christmas tree or a holly bush outside) and get to work! Here we’ll show you how to create an interesting wreath alternative for your front door.

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DIY Decor: Christmas Doorknob Hangers

Posted by: on December 16th, 2013 | Make A Comment

DIY Decor: Christmas Doorknob Hangers

DIY Decor: Christmas Doorknob Hangers

For this DIY Decor project, we’re going to spruce up our doorknobs for Christmas. And I mean literally spruce them up (assuming you actually use spruce branches!). These Christmas Doorknob Hangers are an easy last minute Christmas craft project that adds a little holiday cheer to your home.

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Christmas Decorating Ideas: Three Ways to Decorate Mini Trees

Posted by: on December 16th, 2013 | Make A Comment

Christmas Decorating Ideas: Neutral and Natural Mini Tree

Here’s a great way to add a little holiday cheer to the bare spaces around your house. Think of it as an easy way to decorate in small batches. Grab a few mini Christmas trees and place them around the house – in the entryway/foyer, bathroom, or kitchen. Here are three ways to decorate your mini trees, part of our Christmas decorating ideas we’re sharing for the holiday season.

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DIY Gift Ideas: Magazine Rack

Posted by: on December 13th, 2013 | One Comment

DIY Gift Ideas: Magazine Rack

Piles and piles of magazines covering your floor, coffee table or kitchen counter? Then whip up this easy DIY magazine rack! It’s one of the DIY gift ideas we’re sharing during the holiday season. It will help clear up the clutter in your living room, or you could surprise a loved one with a homemade, handmade gift that can help you organize too!

Read on for the full how-to.

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DIY Gift Ideas: Aluminum Sheet Candle Holders

Posted by: on December 12th, 2013 | 2 Comments

DIY Gift Ideas: Aluminum Sheet Candle Holders

DIY Gift Ideas: Aluminum Sheet Candle Holders

Set the mood this season with these DIY candle holders. We felt so inspired by the aluminum sheets we used to make a DIY coaster set– another of our seasonal DIY gift ideas,  that we decided to use the metal sheets in another do-it-yourself gift idea. These aluminum candle holders make the perfect present for someone who has a unique or eclectic style. Put them next to a bathroom tub, on the fireplace mantel or surprise a loved one by pairing this gift with their favorite scented candle. You’ll love the way this finished project looks once you see how easy they are to make!

Here are the step-by-step instructions.

 

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Christmas Decorating Ideas: Welcome Guests with Holiday Chalkboard Messages

Posted by: on December 10th, 2013 | 2 Comments

Christmas Decorating Ideas: Holiday Chalkboard Messages -- boutique la bohème

What’s the best way to effortlessly convey the holiday mood in your home? A chalkboard, of course! It’s one the cleverest Christmas decorating ideas we’ve seen lately. In our Holiday Style Challenge series, bloggers grabbed the chalk to express their holiday merriment! Whether you depict a faux tree, a dangling mistletoe, or a simple message of joy, here are a few ideas to get you started.

Above, Angela, of boutique la bohème, compliments her neutral mantle decorations with a Season’s Greetings chalkboard.

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