Wall-less Wallpaper

{pink wallpaper unifies the bookcases & furniture,  via}

Lately I’ve been daydreaming about wallpaper, yet its hefty price tag (and my rental situation) has kept such a project at bay. And what if I eventually grew tired of the bold look I thought I was obsessed with? This fear of commitment got me thinking–there must be a way to temporarily incorporate a print into my home décor.

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Household Tool Transformation

I’m currently taking a few interior design courses, one of which assigned the task of measuring my entire apartment (in anticipation of creating a digital floor plan). Easy enough, right? Only problem was that I didn’t own a tape measure…err to Home Depot I go!

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DIY Jewels from Honestly…WTF

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Lately my watch-clad wrists have been feeling rather lonely, so I’ve been searching (with little luck) for bracelets to keep them company. The hunt stops at honestly…wtf, a serious a goldmine for jewelry tutorials (and more!) that are cool as all hell.  First up? A quick & easy hex nut bracelet.

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String Light Décor

Twinkly string lights (done right) add a warm, romantic glow to any space. Plus, you probably have a few strands left over from the holidays, so you might as well use what you’ve got! To avoid a Christmas decoration-esque look, steer clear of framing doors and ceilings with lights. Instead, try one (or more) of these year-round approved styles.

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Camera Style: Pt 2 (DIY Chain Strap)

Black and gold accessories dominate my wardrobe, so my design crush on this SFK camera strap came as no surprise. As I sat pining over the pricy chain, it struck me: I have a pleather quilted purse in the back of my closet that I haven’t used in years, as well an old pair of black sneaks from my waitressing days.  Weave, cut, add upholstery nails and glue, and voilà! A (free!) homemade version the camera accessory I craved.

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Camera Style: Pt 1

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Cameras are quickly becoming a prevalent part of many a girl’s ensemble, so I love the idea of dressing them up to reflect your style. After all, they hang on your neck or wrist like any other accessory–would you normally wear an unsightly black nylon necklace if there wasn’t a camera attached to it? Many budget-friendly and diy options are available in a range of looks:

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Necklace Art

What girl doesn’t look and feel more fabulous when adorned with jewels? I figure your walls share the same sentiment. After all, necklaces oftentimes are works of art, so it totally makes sense to showcase them as such!Hanging up your jewelry is an easy home décor technique that I love for a number of reasons:

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