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Cool and crafty


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02nd Feb 2014
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Design Love Fest

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Ever wonder where those pretty DIY Pinterest pics come from? We’ve rounded up some of the best craft blogs on the web.

A Beautiful Mess
The hugely successful lifestyle blog features daily inspiration for crafts, recipes, home d?cor, fashion and more. Their DIY tutorials are often ambitious, but well explained and easy to follow.

Centsational Girl
Offering fabulous style for less, Kate’s home improvements for the modern gal feature a curated collection of handmade projects – head straight to her Best of DIY category.

Eighteen25
Follow the creative adventures of sisters Jamie, Jodie and Jennifer, a talented trio who run a DIY blog overflowing with tasty recipes, pretty crafts and free printables.

Design Love Fest
While not strictly a DIY blog, Bri’s site is chock full of gorgeous lifestyle photography featuring design, food, travel and killer style. Get crafty at home with her special Make It?column.

Ikea Hackers
These tutorials will help your much-loved pieces look less flat pack cheap and more custom-made chic. Each post features gratifying before and after shots as well as tips on how you can hack up your own Ikea pieces.

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