You guys, it's totally picnic weather these days. And picnic weather means picnic blankets! Here's a simple one you can make in an afternoon and be picnicking on by sunset!
I can't quite put my finger on it, but for some reason I'm a total sucker for coasters. Maybe because they're small, cute, and functional?? Who knows... But I do know that these DIY color-blocked coasters are just too fantastic not to share!
It's no secret that I have an on-going love affair with felt. Add my obsession with little boxes and storage containers to the mix, and this DIY project is a no-brainer!
...or wallet, or pencil holder, or mouse pad!
Hello, slightly-abstracted chevron pattern! You're my new favorite thing. Also, that metallic gold flair you've got going on really suits you. I have a feeling we're going to be BEST. FRIENDS.
If diamonds really did come in such vivid colors, I think I'd be tempted to get one in every color. Especially if they were as inexpensive as FREE, like this fascinatingly faceted assortment.
These teacup planters would look absolutely adorable on a kitchen windowsill or even on your desk in a sunny office!
Instead of "Foodie Friday", I thought I'd have some fun today and go with what I'm calling "Fabulous Friday" because, hey, it's the weekend! Why not? And also, this disco ball helmet is pretty much the most amazing thing I've seen all week; I simply had to share!
As you know, I love any and all DIY projects that make use of thrifted glassware (hello, mod dot drinking glasses!). This is a really fun idea you can apply not only to tumblers but any kind of glass dish -- bowls and vases would look awesome, too! So, hit up your favorite thrift store and let's make some pretty glasses!
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Downloads, templates, and printables -- oh my! We've rounded up some of the best free-for-the-printing Easter crafts all in one spot. Enjoy!
Bare walls are the pits. Liven those bad boys up with some affordable modern art -- that you made yourself! Here are ten of our favorite DIY wall art projects to make this week.
Ahh, washi tape. The craft-o-sphere's wunderkind! This seemingly all-purpose material can be found gracing the surfaces of everything from Easter eggs to vases and now... walls! Check out a few of our favorite unexpected decorative uses for this craft supply miracle!
If you've seen those leather scrap bundles at your local craft store and have wondered what to do with them, wonder no more! We've got a simple afternoon DIY project that will add a touch of rustic charm to your decor -- for cheap!
Fluffy pastel bunnies and plastic grass be gone! We're celebrating Easter with some modern flair this year, starting with everyone's favorite activity: dyeing Easter eggs! Here are 12 totally unique techniques that will have you foregoing the grocery store kits and celebrating the season with egg-streme style!
I don't know about you, but my craft supplies tend to find themselves shoved into boxes and bins without any rhyme or reason. One of the items on my ever-growing list of things to do is to tackle this organizational mess. I mean, it's utter chaos! Applying a few (or all) of these brilliant craft room storage ideas would definitely be a step in the right direction. If your craft supply situation is similar, read on!
Tea towels get a lot of love here on Curbly and for good reason: they're awesome. From modern to hand-stamped to tasseled, we've never seen a tea towel we didn't like... and these hand-printed polka dot towels are no exception!
Okay, you guys. Here's my plan. We're going to make a bunch of those twine garden lights (in lots of pretty, spring-y colors), and then we're going to make a bunch of these awesome confetti napkins. And then? Then we're going to throw ourselves a big ol' garden party! Sound good??
In case you hadn't noticed, I am totally into DIY vase projects lately! From paper polygons to faux milk glass, I can't get enough of 'em. So, of course I was excited when I spotted this easy string-wrapped vase project -- the pops of neon are perfect for spring!
You can find real milk glass pretty easily at thrift stores or estate sales, but if your aesthetic swings more towards the modern and/or contemporary realm the pickings are slim (or non-existent). With this simple DIY technique, though, you can turn any sleek, glass vase into modern milk glass in no time!