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5 D.I.Y. Holiday Decorations

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There’s no better time than the holidays to craft. There are so many festive ideas out there and so many cold days best spent indoors working on a project. However, we know the holiday season can get busy, so here are a few fun decorations that make spending the time totally worth it—their over-the-top sizes [...]

My DIY Patio Adventure, Part 4

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MSL copy chief/articles editor Myles McDonnell, a lifelong Manhattan apartment dweller transplanted to the suburbs, recently tackled a patio project in his backyard, with the assistance of paving stones and advice provided by Pavestone. This is the fourth, and final, installment of his great DIY landscaping adventure, which begins here. We’d triumphed over the tree roots. We’d survived [...]

My DIY Patio Adventure, Part 3

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MSL copy chief/articles editor Myles McDonnell, a lifelong Manhattan apartment dweller transplanted to the suburbs, recently tackled a patio project in his backyard, with the assistance of paving stones and advice provided by Pavestone. This is the third installment of his great DIY landscaping adventure, which begins here. After our trip to Home Depot to double our quotient [...]

My DIY Patio Adventure, Part 2

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MSL copy chief/articles editor Myles McDonnell, a lifelong Manhattan apartment dweller transplanted to the suburbs, recently tackled a patio project in his backyard, with the assistance of paving stones and advice provided by Pavestone. This is the second installment of his great DIY landscaping adventure, which begins here. The first part of the task of [...]

My DIY Patio Adventure, Part 1

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MSL copy chief/articles editor Myles McDonnell, a lifelong Manhattan apartment dweller transplanted to the suburbs, recently tackled a patio project in his backyard, with the assistance of paving stones and advice provided by Pavestone. This is the first installment of his great DIY adventure. When our family moved from Brooklyn to the northern Westchester suburbs five [...]

Poppytalk’s 10 Favorite Fall DIY Projects

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It’s a nice time of year to start a new project to get ready for the fall. I’ve been loving all the DIYs I’ve been seeing online as of late and thought I’d share a few I’ve been collecting for inspiration. From a cement hanging pendant that would look cool in a reading corner to [...]

Links We Love This Week

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Happy Friday! We hope you’re gearing up for a great weekend. Here are a few links that made us smile this week… The coolest eco-friendly dorm room in Sweden. Beautiful serving plates with watercolor designs. Make this sweet DIY rope tote bag on your sewing machine. We are in love with these hand-drawn stop motion videos. [...]

Links We Love This Week

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It’s a beautiful day here in NYC, and we’re gearing up for the weekend. What are your plans? Here are a few finds from around the web that made us smile… Take a tour of lighting designer Michelle James’ 1890s brownstone in Brooklyn. These cornmeal brown butter scones with lavender peach curd look amazing! DIY sweet potato [...]

Our Find: Paper Punk

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We recently came across these crafts by Paper Punk and had to share! Each kit includes a series of flat paper shapes, stickers, and adhesive dots. Make a few folds and voila,you have a bunch of 3D objects that, when put together, become adorable geometric creatures, like a robot, unicorn, or monkey. All you need [...]

My First Place: Ask A Style Expert

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One of the perks of interning at Martha Stewart is the chance to seek advice from the creative people throughout the office as I’m preparing to move into my first apartment. Last week I sat down with Erin Rouse, from the style department, to hear her tips on decorating a first apartment. Erin gave me [...]