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One of our house tour recipients, Melissa (a hardworking interior design student), has a whole apartment full of good DIY ideas - like her use of a blik sticker as a stencil as shown above. Here are a few more of our favorites from around her place:
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A plain pine IKEA bed reinvented with white paint and yellow velvet-covered panels on the headboard.

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A simple branch becomes dramatic when painted a vibrant hue.

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Reversible handmade pillows.

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The rest of the blik stickers are cut and arranged in a wallpaper-like repeat to dress up the kitchen counter in where it faces the main living space.

See Melissa's entire tour here.

Feeling inspired? Join us by doing a January Jumpstart project this weekend to share with us later this month - you might just win a prize! All details are here.

Photos: Evan Thomas