How To: Make A DIY Side Table Out of Popsicle Sticks!

created at: 08/19/2012

Popsicle sticks have grown up and are ready to shake off their persona as a kids-only craft supply. Their first foray into real world decor? A bold, Moroccan-inspired side table!    

Popsicle sticks, some MDF, and your trusty glue gun will see you through the majority of this clever DIY project from Tamara Maynes of Home Life. The black and white motif is bold and graphic, but this idea could be just as high-impact with anything from a monochromatic look to an ombré effect! Continue Reading

Use Moroccan Stencils for Ceilings, Walls, Floors, and Furniture


Don’t tell my local mid-century modern group (Atomic Indy) but I’m kind of loving the whole Moroccan pattern trend. My first encounter was when I accidentally came across the My Marrakesh blog, by the lovely Maryam. Next, I found out about Melanie Royals, a San Diego stencil artist  who organized a couple of painting trips to Maryam’s pad in Marrakesh. Then, I discovered that Melanie’s company, Royal Design Studio, now sells a huge variety of fabulous Moroccan stencils. Continue Reading