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It’s Monday, and we’ve all been day dreaming about those legendary 5 more minutes in bed. So in the spirit of Monday sleepiness, join us in coveting in these beautiful beds and their unique and stylish headboards:

Headboard Envy via Abbey Carpet of SF
This project isn’t for the faint of heart (or inexperienced crafter), but the result is stunning!

Headboard Envy via Abbey Carpet of SF
This minimalist approach is probably a lot easier to achieve, and since it’s made of Washi tape, it’s a great idea for anyone who rents or has limited space.

Headboard Envy via Abbey Carpet of SF
This elaborate mountain headboard is also 2D, but full of vibrant color that packs a punch in a more neutral room.

Headboard Envy via Abbey Carpet of SF
These vintage window frames work wonderfully with the mixed textures on this bed, and compliment the beautiful brass lamp!

Headboard Envy via Abbey Carpet of SF
This tufted wingback headboard is a little more traditional, but we love how the vibrant blue works with the gold accents and really brings the room to life.

Which bedroom would be your choice for a nice Monday afternoon nap?

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Easter is a fun holiday and the perfect opportunity to welcome Spring with some crafts and snacks. Step away from plastic eggs and fake grass this year, and instead celebrate with some of these fresh decorations and recipes:

7 Fresh Ideas for Easter via Abbey Carpet of SF
Try a natural egg dye this year to get these subtle, organic colors!

7 Fresh Ideas for Easter via Abbey Carpet of SF
Or skip the dye altogether with this fresh floral and herb DIY that creates perfect springtime simplicity.

7 Fresh Ideas for Easter via Abbey Carpet of SF
You can also use your eggs to make an adorable succulent garden that would make a great centerpiece for any Spring event.

7 Fresh Ideas for Easter via Abbey Carpet of SF
Or you can craft these sweet hanging posies!

7 Fresh Ideas for Easter via Abbey Carpet of SF
This speckled egg nest is easy to throw together with dollar store materials!

7 Fresh Ideas for Easter via Abbey Carpet of SF
Modernize your Easter celebration with these fun little cookies.

7 Fresh Ideas for Easter via Abbey Carpet of SF
Or wow your guests with this gorgeous Easter basket cake!

Looking for a fun and practical summer project? We’ve been in love with the versatility of pegboard for tons of different organizational projects. Here are a few of our favorite DIYs:

 

Pegboard DIYs via Abbey Carpet of SF
This pegboard headboard is perfect for indecisive decorators – organize and reorganize with no hassle!
Pegboard DIYs via Abbey Carpet of SF
You can use a pegboard in your kitchen to organize pots, pans, and utensils for easy access.

 

Pegboard DIYs via Abbey Carpet of SF
You can also use pegboard in your drawers to organize plates and bowls!

 

Pegboard DIYs via Abbey Carpet of SF
Pegboard can also be great for the nursery – great for storing things you’ll often need, as well as sweet mementos.

 

Pegboard DIYs via Abbey Carpet of SF
Is your garage full of messy tools and equipment? Simplify by storing things with an easy to access pegboard!

 

It’s finally February, which means Valentine’s Day crafts, snacks, decor and DIYS! Here are some fun finds:

14 Fun Valentine's Day Finds via Abbey Carpet of SF
1. A tasty conversation heart DIY!

14 Fun Valentine's Day Finds via Abbey Carpet of SF
2. Light of my life, light bulb project!

14 Fun Valentine's Day Finds via Abbey Carpet of SF
3. This cute matchbox DIY is perfect for class Valentines!

14 Fun Valentine's Day Finds via Abbey Carpet of SF
4. Simple and sweet fruit Valentine.

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5. Here’s something worth falling in love with: white chocolate raspberry cheesecake.

14 Fun Valentine's Day Finds via Abbey Carpet of SF
6. Spruce up your workspace with this 3D heart DIY.

14 Fun Valentine's Day Finds via Abbey Carpet of SF
7. Printables! Another sweet idea for the kids.

14 Fun Valentine's Day Finds via Abbey Carpet of SF
8. Possibly the cutest piñatas of all time!

14 Fun Valentine's Day Finds via Abbey Carpet of SF
9. The perfect printables for Valentine’s Day festivities.

14 Fun Valentine's Day Finds via Abbey Carpet of SF
10. Giving away handmade goodies? This is the perfect treat bag for you!

14 Fun Valentine's Day Finds via Abbey Carpet of SF
11. These magnets would be a great project to do with the little ones.

14 Fun Valentine's Day Finds via Abbey Carpet of SF
12. Looking for something a little more masculine? These love bugs might be just the thing!

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13. These friendship bracelets would make a sweet platonic gift.

14 Fun Valentine's Day Finds via Abbey Carpet of SF
14. Last but definitely not least, this DIY message in a bottle has stolen our hearts!


Thanksgiving is fast approaching! We love this holiday, an excuse to spend time with your loved ones, eat some great food, and reflect on how lucky we truly are. And for those of you that are hosting this year’s celebration, we’ve complied some ideas to make your celebration unique and memorable, especially since this year’s Thanksgiving coincides with Hanukkah!

Thanksgiving Tips from Abbey Carpet SF
The Thankful Tree is a an easy and eye-catching project that would look great as a centerpiece or in the entryway of your home.

Thanksgiving Tips from Abbey Carpet SF
Illuminate your table with this gorgeous DIY branch centerpiece.

Thanksgiving Tips from Abbey Carpet SF
Celebrating Hanukkah along with Thanksgiving? You can have the best of both worlds with this 9 year old’s invention: the Menurkey!

Thanksgiving Tips from Abbey Carpet SF
You can add a classy touch of gold and blue to  your holiday table with this quick gilded centerpiece DIY.

Thanksgiving Tips from Abbey Carpet SF
Or make some cute dreidel and turkey jars!

Thanksgiving Tips from Abbey Carpet SF
Here’s a simple, yummy smelling project that even kids could help out on!

Thanksgiving Tips from Abbey Carpet SF
Turn apples into festive little votives with this project — you can even use them as a makeshift menorah!

Thanksgiving Tips from Abbey Carpet SF
Or use pumpkins, instead!

Thanksgiving Tips from Abbey Carpet of SF
If you’re planning something bigger, you can make some sweet little pinecone seating cards.

Thanksgiving Tips from Abbey Carpet SF
Or simply use a colorful fallen leaf.

Thanksgiving Tips from Abbey Carpet SF
And when the meal is over, have your guest pack up some tasty treats to go with these printables!

Happy Thanksgivukka!

Halloween is only 10 days away, but there’s still time to add a little seasonal flair to your house and have some fun with a few creative projects! Here’s a roundup of some of our favorite Halloween DIYS:

Halloween Project Roundup via Abbey Carpet SF
1. Halloween means PUMPKINS, but you don’t always have to carve them! These mini ribbon pumpkins make an adorable addition to any Autumn decor.

Halloween Project Roundup via Abbey Carpet SF
2. Here’s another chic no-carve project — glitter dipped pumpkins!

Halloween Project Roundup via Abbey Carpet SF
3. Check out these black and white southwest inspired pumpkins! They’re sure to stand out as a unique and modern decoration.

Halloween Project Roundup via Abbey Carpet SF
4. White, gold, and black are all fun colors to play with to create unique painted pumpkins.

Halloween Project Roundup via Abbey Carpet SF
5. Looking for an easy way to dress up your decor before a party? Check out these free printables!

Halloween Project Roundup via Abbey Carpet SF
6. Or, create a simple, spooky effect by taping bat cut-outs to a paper lamp.

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7. Welcome guests into your haunted mansion with this DIY pennant banner.

Halloween Project Roundup via Abbey Carpet SF
8. This yarn web DIY is an easy way to add some Halloween spirited spook to your windows.

Halloween Project Roundup via Abbey Carpet SF
9. For a fun Autumnal party favor, check out these sweet pumpkin candy pouches!

Halloween Project Roundup via Abbey Carpet SF
10. And finally, take the Halloween spirit with you on this go with this cute and creepy clutch DIY!

Happy Halloween!