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36 Totally Easy DIY Projects To Try In 2016

Perfect for absolute beginners and pros alike.

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1. Marble Photo Coasters

A cool technique to transfer photos and images to marble coasters.
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A cool technique to transfer photos and images to marble coasters.

2. Teacup Succulents

Vintage teacups make great little planters for succulents and small flowers.
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Vintage teacups make great little planters for succulents and small flowers.

3. Raw Stone Pendant

You'll be surprised how easy it is to make a beautiful, eye-catching pendant.
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You'll be surprised how easy it is to make a beautiful, eye-catching pendant.

4. Sashiko Table Decor

Learn how to do cool Japanese Sashiko stitching and make a beautiful place mat and coaster set in the process!
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Learn how to do cool Japanese Sashiko stitching and make a beautiful place mat and coaster set in the process!

5. Alphabet Earrings

Your own personalized set of gilded earrings at a fraction of the price.
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Your own personalized set of gilded earrings at a fraction of the price.

6. Laptop "Cover"

Leftover sticky-back wallpaper makes for an easy, fresh take on the laptop cover.
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Leftover sticky-back wallpaper makes for an easy, fresh take on the laptop cover.

7. Thread and Pearl Bangles

Arm loads of colorful new bangles are just a few thread wraps away.
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Arm loads of colorful new bangles are just a few thread wraps away.

8. Brushstroke Napkins

Easily add a pop of color to your next dinner party.
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Easily add a pop of color to your next dinner party.

9. Faux Fur Blanket

It's quicker than you think to sew up a cozy faux fur blanket (or two) this winter.
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It's quicker than you think to sew up a cozy faux fur blanket (or two) this winter.

10. Fern Leaves

Pretty paper fern leaves make a great (and quick!) addition to your home decor.
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Pretty paper fern leaves make a great (and quick!) addition to your home decor.

11. Sleep Mask

An easy way to get some seriously chic zzzzz's.
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An easy way to get some seriously chic zzzzz's.

12. Paper Clip Earrings

Turn those old office supplies into fun new accessories. Just wait to make them until you're off the clock.
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Turn those old office supplies into fun new accessories. Just wait to make them until you're off the clock.

13. Easy Art

You don't have to be Jackson Pollock to make your own cool, abstract artwork!
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You don't have to be Jackson Pollock to make your own cool, abstract artwork!

14. Wishbone Place Card Holders

Chic up a dinner get together with a set of gold-dipped place card holders.
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Chic up a dinner get together with a set of gold-dipped place card holders.

15. Metal Washer Jewelry

Skip the jewelry store and head to the hardware store instead!
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Skip the jewelry store and head to the hardware store instead!

16. Paper Bead Necklace

Who knew paper could be turned into such gorgeous, luxe looking beads?!
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Who knew paper could be turned into such gorgeous, luxe looking beads?!

17. Sleek Dot Lamp

Turn a thrifted lamp into your favorite new decor piece.
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Turn a thrifted lamp into your favorite new decor piece.

18. Floral Headbands

Tap into your inner Frida Kahlo with an oversized floral headband.
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Tap into your inner Frida Kahlo with an oversized floral headband.

19. Friendly Bookmarks

Say hello to your new favorite bookmarker friends!
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Say hello to your new favorite bookmarker friends!

20. No-Sew Clutch

A sleek clutch you can make just in time for that last minute get together.
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A sleek clutch you can make just in time for that last minute get together.

21. Frame Makeover

Grab those old dollar store frames and give them a fresh makeover with a cool, easy technique.
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Grab those old dollar store frames and give them a fresh makeover with a cool, easy technique.

22. Simple Tote

If you want to learn how to sew, the best place to test your skills is with a simple, sturdy tote.
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If you want to learn how to sew, the best place to test your skills is with a simple, sturdy tote.

23. Beeswax Candles

Sheets of beeswax rolled into cute little votive candles. Couldn't be easier!
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Sheets of beeswax rolled into cute little votive candles. Couldn't be easier!

24. Gem Cork Boards

Cork boards so cute you won't want to pin anything on them!
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Cork boards so cute you won't want to pin anything on them!

25. Plant Hangers

A set of copper air plant hangers are chic, minimal and timeless.
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A set of copper air plant hangers are chic, minimal and timeless.

26. Balloon Birthday Cards

Make your friends cool birthday cards they won't forget!
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Make your friends cool birthday cards they won't forget!

27. Sunglasses Case

Protect your favorite shades with a quick and easy case project.
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Protect your favorite shades with a quick and easy case project.

28. Statement Necklace

Equal parts colorful and tough.
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Equal parts colorful and tough.

29. Paper Towel Holder

Cool, minimalist and just the accessory your kitchen has been waiting for.
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Cool, minimalist and just the accessory your kitchen has been waiting for.

30. Pom Table Runner

A fresh, bohemian addition to your table decor. And it's a lot easier than you think!
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A fresh, bohemian addition to your table decor. And it's a lot easier than you think!

31. Cloud Coasters

Puffy little cloud coasters that are as adorable as they are functional.
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Puffy little cloud coasters that are as adorable as they are functional.

32. Gem Pushpins

Plaster + gem molds = a super glam addition to your fridge or cork boards.
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Plaster + gem molds = a super glam addition to your fridge or cork boards.

33. Sporty Tee

Turn a plain white tee into your new favorite piece.
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Turn a plain white tee into your new favorite piece.

34. Flats Upgrade

Update those flats in no time...uh, flat!
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Update those flats in no time...uh, flat!

35. Origami Card Holder

Impress 'em at your next interview when you tell them you made your business card case.
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Impress 'em at your next interview when you tell them you made your business card case.

36. Hand Stitched Card

What better way to say "Thanks!" than with a pretty hand stitched card?
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What better way to say "Thanks!" than with a pretty hand stitched card?