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How To: Create a Colorful, Kilim-Inspired Basket with Paint

By: Rachel mae smith Feb 11, 2015
DIY Painted Basket
via DIY Candy

Why settle for an ordinary basket when you can have one that pops with color? This tutorial shows you an easy way to replicate a Turkish Kilim pattern without any stencils or fuss. It may, surprisingly, even be just as easy as painting polka dots. All you need is some paint and a brush and you can upgrade any basket in no time! Continue Reading

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How To: Make An L-Shaped Workspace With Excess Storage

By: Lexy.b.ward Feb 11, 2015
diy white craft desk
Photo: Little VWS

Whenever I get a new desk, I inevitably end up with these dilemmas: 1. There isn't enough space up top to display everything. 2. I don't want to hide my stuff in the drawers. 3. The surface CANNOT stay organized. 

This DIY desk might be the solution to my problems!      

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Make It: DIY Emoji Coasters

By: Capreek Feb 10, 2015
Aileen Allen

If you're looking for a fun afternoon project to work on while you're stuck inside (thanks, winter!), take a look at this easy and quirky coaster idea!     Continue Reading

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How To: Create a Simple DIY Memo Board with Wood

By: Faith-towers Feb 10, 2015
How-To: Simple DIY Wooden Memo Board
Photo: Ohoh Blog

There are many ways to display memos on the wall. Bulletin boards still seem to be the most popular. But why not try something a bit more unique? This geometric wooden memo board will give your workspace some serious character. Click through to see the stylish final product.   

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Dreamy and Teeny: 13 Impromptu Office Spaces

By: Diy maven Feb 10, 2015

Having an entire room in your home dedicated to office space is a luxury for most people. But the 14 tiny work spaces in this roundup prove that big offices aren't all that. As a matter of a fact, these teeny offices are so dreamy, they'll make people with the full-size counterparts consider downsizingContinue Reading

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Make It: Easy DIY Wooden Desk Organizer

By: Capreek Feb 09, 2015
Photo: Caitlin McGrath

I'm always looking for clever, inexpensive ways to add more storage and organization to my space. When I spotted this simple, modern desk organizer, I knew I needed to add it to my project list, STAT!     Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Simple Blanket Ladder in Under an Hour

By: Rachel mae smith Feb 09, 2015

DIY Blanket Ladder
by Paper & Stitch

If you look around your house right now, are there fabric scraps and/or blankets everywhere? If you answered yes, or had to look just to be sure, then you need to make this ladder asap. I know the thought of making a ladder seems intimidating, but I can assure you that Brittni of Paper & Stitch makes it as easy as it can be. With a few easy steps, you can clean up textile clutter without filling up your closets!Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: Offices and Workspaces By Style

By: Faith-towers Feb 09, 2015
Eye Candy: Offices and Workspaces By Style
Photo: Modern Thrifter

In case you haven't heard, February is office month on Curbly. We've been sharing all kinds of workspace-related inspiration. And today we have a fun roundup of office spaces in nine different styles. Let us know which is your favorite!   

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Before and After: Traditional Meets Rustic Master Bedroom Makeover

By: Diy maven Feb 09, 2015
Photo: Live Well Network

There really is nowhere for this bedroom to go but up. Literally, in case of the bed. Paola and Mike must have really disliked their old bedroom furniture, because they got rid of it before the new stuff they ordered arrived. Thus the 'first apartment living' ambiance of the 'before.' Monica and Jess from Knock It Off! on the Live Well Network gave it the decorator treatment once the new furniture arrived. Paola and Mike chose traditional furniture but wanted a dose of 'rustic' thrown in there too, which is something we seeContinue Reading

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7 DIY Project Ideas for Your Weekend

By: Brittni mehlhoff Feb 06, 2015

Looking for a project to tackle over the weekend? If so, there are plenty of great DIYs on this list that would be perfect. My personal favorite, this week, is the DIY headboard above, but there's also a hand sewn set of dishtowels, a simple mug project, a chair hack, and more.   

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