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Entries by Brie Dyas from 09/2011

Dress Up Candles With These 7 Household Items (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.02.2011 | HuffPost Home

These simple, fast upgrades use items you already have on hand to transform candles into show-stopping centerpieces. With these quick fixes, you'll be...

Three Surprising New Uses For Glassware (VIDEO)

Posted 09.08.2011 | HuffPost Home

When time is running low, space is running short and money is running tight, a little clever repurposing can turn your party into a success. And accor...

Star Wars Meets Moleskine

Posted 09.08.2011 | HuffPost Home

In a galaxy far, far away...these fabulous journals were brought down to earth by Moleskine. Their covers feature Star Wars-inspired graphics with...

Country Living's October Issue Sneak Peek

Posted 09.13.2011 | HuffPost Home

This wreath has a tendency to follow you wherever you walk in your home. And it's also one of the standout Halloween projects in the new issue o...

Two Ways To Reinvent A Serving Tray (VIDEO)

Posted 09.15.2011 | HuffPost Home

Whether you want to dress up an old tray or need to make a second one appear out of thin air, entertaining expert Elaine Griffin has the stylish solut...

Look Inside Michael Davis' 3FortySeven Salvage Shop (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.20.2011 | HuffPost Home

Michael Davis is one of those architects whose work should become an adjective. As in: "That amazing renovation is so Davis." He's mastered the l...

Other Uses For White Paper: Spiky Ornament

Posted 09.20.2011 | HuffPost Home

In Random Recast, we find other uses for ordinary things. This week: White paper. White paper is the start of anything from contracts to doodle...

How To Marbleize Anything

Posted 09.20.2011 | HuffPost Home

Earlier this week, we wrapped up our four-part miniseries on Benjamin Lai (from finish to start, as it were); as we were not allowed to visit him on h...

Flea Markets: The 9 Best Shopping Strategies

Posted 09.20.2011 | HuffPost Home

Flea marketing looks so easy in magazine spreads and TV shows: You see a host waft around an organized array of tables overflowing with convenie...

Inside Halle Berry's Quebec Hideaway (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.20.2011 | HuffPost Home

Halle Berry is saying au revoir to her gorgeous, secluded 63-acre property in Saint-Hippolyte, Québec. Berry's former flame and father to her dau...

Brie Dyas' Shopping List (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.20.2011 | HuffPost Home

A shopping list or a case of arrested development? You decide. Top row: No one can ignore the Stop Doorstop, $10, MoMa Store; Who needs a vase ...

Your Guide To Choosing Paint

Posted 09.20.2011 | HuffPost Home

Tricks to finding the right paint type and paint color....

41 Amazing Outdoor Garden Paths

Posted 09.20.2011 | HuffPost Home

Creeping thyme (Thymus praecox arcticus) grows from 2- to 3-inch gaps between sandstone pavers in this garden in Old Snowmass, Colorado; in summer, it...

Curator Ellen Lupton: The Internet Didn't Kill DIY

| Posted 09.20.2011 | HuffPost Home

It sounds suspiciously optimistic, but I can't help but become less cynical the more I talk to Lupton. She's right about one big thing: DIY is no longer about an individual, but rather a community.

Upcycle A Runner From...Toilet Paper Rolls? (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.20.2011 | HuffPost Home

This gorgeously modern runner may be minimal, but it's hiding a big secret: It's made from toilet paper tubes. And while no one would be able to recog...

Other Uses For White Paper: Cupcake Toppers

Posted 09.21.2011 | HuffPost Home

In Random Recast, we find other uses for ordinary things. This week, it's all about turning plain white paper into something a little more stylish...

Design Sponge At Home: DIY Window Films

Posted 09.21.2011 | HuffPost Home

If you're like me, you want to have privacy in your home, but without sacrificing bright, natural light. Design*Sponge editor Kate Pruitt solved t...

Turn Vintage Jewelry Into Napkin Rings (VIDEO)

Posted 09.22.2011 | HuffPost Home

Napkin rings can add extra sparkle...but also extra expense to your party. A good way to get around this is by repurposing vintage (read: inexpensive)...

8 Weird Ways To Get Rid Of Moths (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.22.2011 | HuffPost Home

Now's the time of year where we normally take fall clothes out of storage...only to find that our sweaters now sport a constellation of small hole...

Design Sponge At Home: Butterfly Dome

Posted 09.22.2011 | HuffPost Home

Inspired by vintage French butterfly displays, Design*Sponge editor Amy Azzarito worked with her friend, nature documentary filmmaker Jessica Orec...

Other Uses For White Paper: Napkin Rings

Posted 09.23.2011 | HuffPost Home

In Random Recast, we find new uses for ordinary things. For our extended launch week, it's all about getting creative with paper. And this time, we're...

4 Amazing Crafts Using White Paper

Posted 09.24.2011 | HuffPost Home

This week, we've covered just a few of the many other uses for white paper. From cupcake toppers to spiky ornaments, these projects prove that plain p...

5 Gorgeous Wreaths To Hang At Home This Fall

Posted 09.27.2011 | HuffPost Home
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It's not quite time for Halloween decorations, but the slight chill in the air has us wanting to add a little touch of autumn into our decor. The ...

Decorating With Vintage Globes

Posted 09.27.2011 | HuffPost Home

You may be too cool for school, but that's no excuse for avoiding decorating with great vintage school supplies. You can't go wrong with globes, a...

CustomMade Curator: Jet Engine Table (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.27.2011 | HuffPost Home

We've seen tables made from space-age metals to tree stumps, but we can't say we've ever seen one made from a jet engine. And that's exactly what ...