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DIY Blue Watercolor Box

DIY Blue Watercolor Box | Twinspiration

DIY projects are hard. Most of the time it takes a lot of effort and creativity to create something that looks store-bought. And while we consider ourselves creative people,  and enjoy a good DIY, it’s often times hard to think of something that hasn’t been done that we would ACTUALLY use. Many times on this blog you’ll see home decor or beauty DIY projects since these are two of our passions. We’ve been in a little bit of a creative…

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DIY Faux Ceramic Vases

DIY Faux Ceramic Vases | Twinspiration

A few weeks ago we purchased some fresh flowers only to find out that we didn’t have a vase to put them in. Of course we have decorative vases that live on our carefully curated living room shelf, but we don’t own any useful vases. How crazy is that?! Instead of just running to Target to get a boring glass vase, we decided to make some DIY versions. We absolutely love how ceramic vases look but they can be costly…

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DIY Soy Candles

DIY Soy Candles | Twinspiration

You may remember when we made Fir & Grapefruit Candles on the blog. It was definitely one of our favorite DIY projects to date because of how useful they are. We are candle addicts and it’s so much more inexpensive to keep refilling one vessel than to continue purchasing candles. So of course when we were thinking of projects for A Beautiful Mess we thought of candles right away! For this post, we went the route of “turn any jar…

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DIY Fir & Grapefruit Candle

DIY Fir & Grapefruit Candle | Twinspiration

We’ve probably never voiced this here on our blog, but we’ve always wanted to start our own candle company. In fact, we plan to do just that at some point down the road. We’ve been obsessed with candles basically our whole lives. We have vivid memories of going to the local “candle” store and stocking up on Yankee Candle’s ‘Home Sweet Home’ as kids. So our obsession is really just a side effect of our parent’s addiction to candles. We’re always…

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How to Revamp Your Living Room

How to Revamp Your Living Room | Twinspiration

The new year made us want to completely de-clutter our house and start fresh. We’ve been in our apartment for about a year now so it was time to get the living room together. When we moved in we bought a sectional but we still had random furniture lingering around. It’s nice to have the extra seating but we really want to make the room look like it’s curated. Here are some before photos:  The first thing we did start fresh…

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