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 March 16, 2016

Step-By-Step Kusudama Flower Ball Tutorial

These charming origami flower balls have a history of being used for potpourri and incense in ancient Japan. Learn how to build your own kusudama with this easy-to-follow tutorial! You will need: 60 squares of origami paper, cut square (mine are 3″ x 3″) Craft glue Paper clips or mini clothespins I used a roll of shoji-gami...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Stephanie Albares, on March 14, 2016

10 DIY Kids’ Storage Ideas

There are so many creative ideas for decorating a child’s space, and storage is an essential part of it. From tweaking IKEA standbys to building your own shelving from scratch, these storage ideas help control clutter and have enough personality to match the little sprites living amongst them. RAST and BEKVAM: Hacked IKEA Basics The famously...

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