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    Posted on Dec 26, 2015

    36 Totally Easy DIY Projects To Try In 2016

    Perfect for absolute beginners and pros alike.

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    1. Marble Photo Coasters

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

    2. Teacup Succulents

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

    3. Raw Stone Pendant

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

    4. Sashiko Table Decor

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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

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

    6. 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

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

    8. Brushstroke Napkins

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

    9. Faux Fur Blanket

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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

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

    11. Sleep Mask

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

    12. Paper Clip Earrings

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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

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

    14. Wishbone 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

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

    16. Paper Bead Necklace

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

    17. Sleek Dot Lamp

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    Turn a thrifted lamp into your favorite new decor piece.

    18. Floral Headbands

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

    19. Friendly Bookmarks

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    Say hello to your new favorite bookmarker friends!

    20. No-Sew Clutch

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

    21. Frame Makeover

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

    22. Simple 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

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

    24. Gem Cork Boards

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

    25. Plant Hangers

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

    26. Balloon Birthday Cards

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

    27. Sunglasses Case

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

    28. Statement Necklace

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    Equal parts colorful and tough.

    29. Paper Towel Holder

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

    30. Pom Table Runner

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

    31. Cloud Coasters

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

    32. Gem Pushpins

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

    33. Sporty Tee

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    Turn a plain white tee into your new favorite piece.

    34. Flats Upgrade

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

    35. Origami Card Holder

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

    36. Hand Stitched Card

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

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