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    Project: Junk Drawer

    Junk Drawer Getting it organized for less than 10$. Total score. This project has been on my to-do list for quite some time and I’m happy to finally cross it off. First, a picture of the completely messy drawer. Everything just shoved in there with no home – all feeling lost. I wanted some containers to keep things in place and I didn’t want to spend a lot of money, so I hit up the dollar store. What I did, however, was take measurements of…

  • Letter Pillows: 3ten.ca

    Tutorial: Pillow Covers

    Pillow Covers Custom pillows can be a lot of $$. Making your own, although a little tricky with the zipper, is a sure way to get what you want! These two pillows are a housewarming gift for my younger brother – whoo hoo on his first house! For the pillow itself, I purchased a 6$ pillow from ikea, two of them, actually. Then I found some great fabric – this deep grey from Fabricland and the iron on letters are from Michael’s craft store. One…

  • DIY Lighting: 3ten.ca

    Home Improvement: Lighting

    Home Improvement Lighting Lights are a great way (like barn doors) to update your home. When we moved into our home a couple of years ago (man, time flies!) the lights were not so nice. Boob lights, as they are most commonly called, flooded our ceilings and ancient-looking wall sconces decorated our walls. Some people may like those styles,however, we say flat out YUCKY!! Time to update… The light above is actually a DIY project my husband competed. Using old fashioned filament lights and electrical…

  • DIY Barn Door: 3ten.ca

    DIY: Barn Door

    DIY Barn Door A barn doors is an awesome way to make a statement in any room or any house. This project helps you make your own for about $150 (if you already have some of the right tools) instead of buying one for upwards of $1500! First, you need to decide where you want your bard door – we are using ours as a closet door. Second, decide how big you want the door. We use 2x8s – and 6 of them (about $30-$40).…