Stephanie Albares

Stephanie Albares

DIY Contributor
Stephanie Albares is a graphic designer who blogs about bringing a mod aesthetic into her weatherboard house over at Saltbush Avenue. She is enthusiastic about modernist design, collecting too many plants, sewing her own textiles and weird secondhand goodies.
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Posted in DIY Projects | by Stephanie Albares, on February 23, 2016

Before and After: A Fresh Scandinavian Dresser Makeover

You’ll never know what you’ll find under the surface. With a little work, I took a plain dresser and gave it some Nordic flair. Here’s how that went down! It didn’t look like much, but its simple, attractive pulls tipped me off that there could be potential lurking under its four coats of paint. Scandinavian...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Stephanie Albares, on February 5, 2016

How To Make A Macrame Hanging Planter

Bohemian fiber art is undergoing a huge resurgence. This includes tapestries, wall hangings and yes, macrame. As someone who experienced the 1970s first-hand, my mother shudders to think about those once-ubiquitous knotted rope hangings becoming fashionable again. But my mother is also the same crafty lady who taught my younger self how to make beaded...

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