DIY Mason Jar Christmas Luminary

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There’s nothing sweeter than the soft glow of Christmas lights in the house during the holidays. That’s what I love about this project, it’s a beautiful way to carry that warm, merry feeling to the rest of the house.

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DIY Melted Crayon ‘Love’ Art

DIY Melted Crayon 'Love' Art
I am in LOVE with melted crayon art! It is seriously the most brilliant medium I’ve ever worked with! Give it a shot – I’m willing to bet you’ll be as amazed as I was at how easy  and incredible making some melted crayon art can be with a few tips.

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DIY Anthropologie-Inspired Amour Pillow

Who doesn’t love Anthropologie? I saw these Anthropologie pillows the other day and fell in love with the concept of the graphic print on the pillows, almost like framed art. I wasn’t totally in love with the print though, I mean, not $98 in love with the art if you know what I mean.  So, I thought it’d be a great opportunity to dust off the sketch pad and see what I could come up with. Um, I’m kinda obsessed.

DIY Anthropologie-Inspired Amour Pillow

The real beauty of this is that ANYONE can do it! You might have to find your image online, but creating it is as easy as tracing letters in kindergarten, and saving $90 isn’t too awful either.

So, here’s what you’ll need:

  • Cream-colored canvas or duckcloth **
  • A fabric marker (I recommend Stained by Sharpie)
  • Black piping – 2 yards
  • A coordinating zipper

**I needed 2/3 of a yard for 20×20 pillow

Start by finding your image and resizing it to fit your pillow. This can be a little tricky, but you can do it really affordably at kinkos, staples, or any big office supply store. I just cropped mine into four different sections and printed it at home, taping the different pieces together.

DIY Anthropologie-Inspired Amour Pillow

Next, cut out your canvas for your pillow case. My pillow insert was 20×20 and I cut my fabric to 21×21, next time I’d probably cut it to 20.5×20.5 to make it fit a little snugger.

When you have your pillow case pieces cut out, tape your art to the back of one of the pieces, making an effort to make it level and aligned.

DIY Anthropologie-Inspired Amour Pillow

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30-Minute Dipped Gold Brush Holder

Gold-Dipped Makeup Brush Holder

I know you’ve seen the dipped-gold projects popping up everywhere. Why? Because they’re gorgeous, that’s why! So I decided to try my hand at this initially intimidating task. I gotta say, it was waaaay easier than I expected. I know I say that all the time, but seriously, it’s soooooo easy!

Here’s what you’ll need:

A shallow glass bowl with a large mouth
Metallic spray paint
Marble accents

Gold-Dipped Makeup Brush Holder

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