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I'm a girl moving into a college dorm soon, and I recently bought a bedding bundle. The only problem is that because the other colour choices were either garish and neon, or zebra print, I just bought plain black/grey bedding/sheets/towels etc. I'm also a person who doesn't like looking like everyone else (AKA, I wouldn't have just gone to Target and bought the same bedding as someone else, either) Even though I bought such depressing colours, I'd actually prefer it to not look so depressing. Are there any websites/tutorials/places to go that I can either buy or DIY some cool pillowcases or throw pillows or any sort of bedding/decor?
I like lace, and black, and nude, and white, and floral and cool patterns- stuff like that.
Carving a Jug from Wood
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Hey /diy/, I want to carve a mug out of a large log, and I'm not sure how long it'll last if I just go out into the woods and pick one up. What kind of wood should I go for? Pine is fucking abundant here in Norway so it's easy to find them chopped up around in the forest. I was thinking of just picking up a 30cm x 12r log and start carving away, but it's probably not that easy. My first concern is that the wood will be too ductile and I'll just end up with my hands full of resin and sap. Secondly I need some way to preserve the wood so anything poured into the mug won't seep into the wood. I'll sand it, obviously, but I'm not sure if that'll be enough.
If anyone has any knowledge on this subject I'd love to get some advice.
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I've got an issue, /diy/:
I'm moving tomorrow. Today I took the cover off my cheap memory foam mattress and found pic related. It smells mold/mildewy. This stain is on the bottom of the mattress in the very center, maybe 10" diameter, and I have no idea how it possibly got there. There is no sign of any stain on the top. The best was sitting on the floor and there is no stain on the carpet. I'm sure I spilled something one day in the last year and it soaked through or something, but it's seriously like this thing just spontaneously grew as there is no sign of it in any other spot.
Anyways, this mattress was going to be the shared mattress between my fiancee and I and I'm sure that if she sees this she'll flip her shit. So, is there any way to get rid of it? The mattress will have a brand new cover over it when we use it, so even if it still looks weird but doesn't smell or pose any risk to our health I'm good. My first thought is to just pour bleach on it and let it dry. Is this a viable option?
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Hi /diy/, first time posting here. I'm pretty much completely incompetent when it comes to anything electrical, so I was hoping someone here could help me out. I am supposed to be getting high speed internet installed at my house today, but the problem is that my dad apparently cut the phone lines when he was redoing the basement of our house. So the wire is still coming in the house, but only a few feet are left, so I need to splice it to a new wire. The problem with that is the telephone wire coming into the house has different colors (blue, orange, orange/white, and white) while the new cable I have is red, black, yellow, green. Do I need any kind of adapter for this? Basically how do I connect these two? Thanks in advance.