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a thanksgiving gourd-a-copia... 16 Nov 2017

A Thanksgiving Gourd-a-copia / Oh Joy!

It's hard to believe Thanksgiving is exactly ONE WEEK from today! No matter how far along you are in your holiday prepping and planning, this DIY is a super fun update on the cornucopia that you can easily make before the big day. We're calling it the gourd-a-copia! (Who remembers our cone-a-copia from a few years back?!) Here's how to make it, plus, some inspiration for a non-traditional Thanksgiving table...

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an easy velvet pillow DIY! 6 Nov 2017

DIY Velvet Pillows / Oh Joy!

It's been cooler in Los Angeles this past week, and I am wrapping myself in cozy blankets and fuzzy jackets! If you're looking for an extra soft and super cuddly project to add to your space for fall, we've got one! Velvet is everywhere in fashion this fall, so we're bringing it into the home with these super simple shaped velvet pillows (no sewing required)! Here's how to make them...

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a fall salad... 18 Oct 2017

A Fall Salad / Oh Joy!

With autumn here, we're craving ways to keep the freshness of summer into the fall, too. So, today, we're sharing our recipe for an easy-to-make and beautiful fall salad inspired by a Thanksgiving dinner...

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color adventures: a pretty fall table... 16 Oct 2017

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Fall is here, and we're about to get into a season full of gatherings and holidays. When fall arrives, I am very rarely into traditional fall colors—like dark red, burnt orange, mustard yellow, and hunter green. Rather, I love seeing fall as an opportunity to get a little softer with color and mix in the peach and green from this month's Color Adventures. So, today, we're sharing a pretty fall table (with two very easy DIY's) perfect for a little gathering at home...

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weekend project: diy dotty pants! 13 Oct 2017

DIY Dotty Pants / Oh Joy!

Ah, this week FLEW by! Today, we're wrapping up the week with a fun project you can do this weekend to turn your simple and plain pants into something extra fly and fun...DIY Dotty Pants! See how...

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velvet ribbon wall hanging DIY... 11 Oct 2017

Velvet Ribbon Wall Hanging DIY / Oh Joy!

When you want to add a little somethin' somethin' to your wall, but might not be ready to invest in a large print or piece of artwork, here's a really pretty and easy DIY you can make yourself to add texture and color to any space...

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oh joy-inspired pumpkins! 10 Oct 2017

oh joy-inspired pumpkins

It is blowing my mind that we are already edging on Halloween! Last year, we painted Artist-Inspired pumpkins...and this year, we painted a new batch inspired by the designs that surround us here at the Oh Joy office everyday! Inspired by our current furniture collection, we wanted to show how a pumpkin can really take it's cue from anything! So go out and be inspired by your surroundings, your favorite dress, or a color combination you love to get your pumpkin decorating started!

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apple basket diy... 3 Oct 2017

apple basket diy / oh joy

Fall means cooler days, cozy layers, and lots of crisp apples! I love having fresh fruit on hand all year round, and find myself piling up on apples around this time of year. So today, we're showing you how to make a basket perfect to hold your bounty after a full day of apple picking. And, it can be filled with any kind of fruit afterwards, too! Here's how to make it...

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weekend project: daisy patch jeans! 29 Sep 2017

weekend project: daisy patch jeans!

Happy Friday! A couple of weeks ago we showed you how to make a daisy jacket, and today we're showing you how to embellish jeans with daisy patches, too! (There's no such thing as too many daises, right?!;) This is a fun way to turn plain jeans into something special and unique and bring a little bit of spring with you wherever you go all year round. Here's how you can make your own...

weekend project: daisy patch jeans!

You'll need:
jeans
- daisy patches
- sewing needle
- thread scissors

weekend project: daisy patch jeans!

Here's how...
1. Lay pants flat, and place daisies where you'd like to sew them. You can hold them in place with pins, or use a pen to mark a dot.
2. Use needle & thread to sew daises in place.

weekend project: daisy patch jeans!

Aren't they so fun?! Have a great weekend, all!

{Photos by Lily Glass, styling by Julia Wester, and crafting by Jess Hong.}

DIY beaded rope wall hanging... 27 Sep 2017

DIY beaded rope wall hanging...

Yesterday, we shared a pretty purple and grey table with this DIY beaded rope wall hanging as the backdrop. So today, we're showing you how to make it! It's a fun, simple and inexpensive way to add interest and texture to any space. The best part? You can customize the color and style to your preference and tailor it to a specific room. And after the party is said and done, it looks awesome in a living room or bedroom. Here's how to make it...

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