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10 Tips and Tricks for Applying Dritz Campaign Hardware

Learn how to design, place and install this on-trend hardware.

If you’re excited about using this fashionable hardware on your DIY makeovers and start-from-scratch projects, you’re in luck! The Dritz collection of campaign hardware includes some fantastic shapes and finishes for you to choose from. In addition, we have many resources for you to utilize to make sure your installation is successful. Read through the 10 tips below, then be sure to check out the links at the end of this post. You’ll find full product details, an inspirational lookbook, and lots of project and end-use ideas.

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New Product Alert: Dritz Home Hardware, Handles & Tools

Clever, of-the-moment components to elevate furniture makeovers & DIY projects.

Salvaged furniture and dated accessories, or start-from-scratch DIY projects and crafts – give them a trendy, pro finish with the clever new components in the Dritz Home line. You’ll find hairpin and industrial legs for ottomans and chests; faux leather handles for drawers and boxes; and campaign hardware for all kinds of furniture and accessories. Mix and match all the components and create eclectic, bespoke pieces that give your home a very personal style. Dig in …

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No-Sew Projects: DIY Wall Hangings and Gallery Wall Inspiration

Ideas and tips for some really cool wall decor.

You must know that gallery walls are the thing right now, and we’ve got some project ideas and tips to help you DIY some really fabulous looks. The best thing about these projects is that they are quick, easy and inexpensive. Most of materials you’ll use to make these pieces come right from your stash of fabrics and sewing supplies.

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Dritz Espadrilles: The Product Scoop

Learn how the Dritz Espadrilles products work.

Okay fashionistas, you’re in LOVE with espadrilles, right? They’re everywhere from runways to beach shops, but guess what? The new collection of Dritz® Espadrilles products lets you make your own pair of these chic, yet casual, kicks in just about two hours. Yes, DIY shoemaking it is! Learn more about the products for sewing your own espadrilles: we’ve got the essential jute soles, a super selection of fabrics, plus a few well curated sewing supplies that are necessary for sewing espadrilles. Yay, summer sewing!

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Introducing Dritz Espadrilles DIY Shoemaking Products

A curated collection of supplies & fabrics for making espadrilles.

Big announcement, friends! Can you say DIY espadrilles?! We’re so excited to launch this new line of products for sewing your own custom espadrilles. That’s right. Those summer shoes you love can now be crafted to your exact specifications. We’ve got the jute soles, the fabrics and some specialty Dritz® sewing supplies especially for shoemaking. Take a look! 

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DIY Home Decorating: How to Use Decorative Nails & Nailhead Trim

Tips & inspiration for application, spacing and design.

Decorative nails and nailhead trim accents are everywhere! If you’re in the market for new furniture, you’ve seen decorative nails and trim adorning chairs, ottomans, headboards, couches and more. But did you know you can purchase the nails and trim and try adding them to projects yourself? You can! The Dritz® Home line includes a variety of nails, trims and application tools that you can use to DIY unique furniture or other accent pieces. Before you get started, consider these tips and inspiration.

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Easy Crafts: No-sew Clothing Repair with Iron-on Patches

Bring on the fun.

Do you have a little one who plays too hard in his or her pants? Do you hate the thought of investing in new ones when shorts weather is right around the corner? I do! The good news is, there’s a solution for that. Have you ever used Dritz iron-on patches? They’re easy to use, and they’re more than functional. Combine them with patch templates and there’s a whole lot of fashion going on, too. My little guy couldn’t wait to wear his new kicks!

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Easy Crafts: DIY Flowers Now in Bloom

Beautiful things are always in season.

Have you seen the Dritz Flower Loom yet? It’s a handy loom that you can use with a variety of materials to make all kinds of flowers. These blooms are great for adorning anything: garments, accessories, gifts, pillows, jewelry and more. Flower making is an easy craft to master and we’d like to show you how it’s done.

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Do you have One Little Word for 2013?

Here’s a way to celebrate it all year long.

One Little Word is such a great concept!  The problem is that we sometimes get so wrapped up in daily doings that it’s hard to keep that word in focus.  But we’ve got an idea: why not celebrate your word – and ensure that it stays at the top of your list.  Here’s how! Continue reading »