CATEGORY: DIY

My gift to my niece was a bedroom makeover, but with the holiday crunch time, I only had a few days to complete the task. Luckily, my family pitched in to paint the walls, hang decor, and assemble her brand new bed (a generous gift from Sleep Innovations – thank you!) in time for a Christmas reveal. Keep reading after the cut, to see the before photos and a whole lot of afters, complete with detail shots and a chance for five of you to win a new mattress!

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Panda Gift Wrap DIY - How to Wrap Your Gifts

Everyone knows I’m crazy about pandas, so when Sam sent me her panda gift wrap tutorial, it made my day. Are you kidding me? If all of my presents aren’t wrapped to look like pandas, I’m going to throw the biggest hissy-fit you’ve ever seen. Okay, maybe that’s a bit harsh, but you’d better believe that this panda gift wrap DIY is the next thing on my to-do list, and I’m happy to say that it’s a tutorial I can actually do (phew!). If you want to have the best, most adorably wrapped presents under the tree (or at your next birthday party), click through for the step by step tutorial by Aww, Sam!

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Donut cookie DIY, anyone?! I’m thrilled to announce that Sam Ushiro of Aww, Sam will be contributing with some super cute DIYs for you (and me!) to try, starting with these darling donut cookies. Wouldn’t they make the cutest holiday gifts? Want to learn how to make and decorate these, yourself? Keep reading for step by step instructions, after the jump – and don’t forget to sign up for our holiday cookie decorating workshop with Sam at bkbrigade.com!

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