Easy Art Idea: Make Framed Branches

By: Craftmel Sep 07, 2011

created at: 09/06/2011

With the cooler weather moving into most parts of the continent, it is a good time to tackle all those tree branch projects we've seen here on Curbly.  Today I've got an easy and eye-pleasing project to add to your to-make list.   Continue Reading

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Yay or Nay: DIY Cross Stitch iPhone Case

By: Capreek Sep 06, 2011

created at: 09/06/2011

I had a good chuckle when I first spotted this "DIY" iPhone case.  It's a little bit kitschy, a little bit genius, and a whole lot of random.  But what I really want to know is, what do you guys think?   Continue Reading

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GENIUS DIY Modular Storage with IKEA Boxes

By: Diy maven Sep 06, 2011

IKEA Prant boxes may be handy, but they are uninspired. The geniuses at Livet Hemma took care of that last bit. Using about 14 of them, pastel paint and (get this)

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Before & After: A Bathroom Makeover for Under $25!

By: Capreek Sep 05, 2011

created at: 09/04/2011

In a world where $40,000 kitchen renovations are common fodder for home improvement television, it's easy to get a little glossy eyed and discouraged by the thought of attempting your own home improvement project.  But don't despair!  We're here to show you just how far your dollar, or 25, can stretch!   Continue Reading

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How To: Make Your Own Solar-Powered "Sun Jars"!

By: Capreek Sep 05, 2011

created at: 09/04/2011

We've shared quite a few mason jar projects here on Curbly (did you see our roundup of 15 awesome uses for mason jars?) and we've even highlighted a purchasable sun jar, too.  Of course, it couldn't be too long before we found a DIYable version, right?  Well, at least not if the industrious people of the Internet have their way.  So, if you haven't yet exhausted your supply of jars from all those other rad projects and are looking for a fun, eco-friendly lighting solution, read on!   Continue Reading

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Make it: A Rustic Wooden Clock

By: Kellyb Sep 02, 2011

created at: 08/28/2011

It's always nice to bring a little bit of nature indoors, don't you think? I'm definitely not talking bugs and critters, but I am talking textiles and textures. Like this rustic wooden clock.  Continue Reading

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How to Grow a Pineapple

By: Diy maven Sep 02, 2011

Shari took an ordinary grocery store pineapple and turned it into TWO pineapples. No, it wasn't magic, just a green thumb. She planted the greenery with Continue Reading

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How to: Make DIY Concrete Countertops

By: Kellyb Sep 02, 2011

created at: 08/28/2011

I love a good industrial kitchen and have always dreamed of stainless steel or concrete countertops. It's almost ironic that these sorts of looks can get really expensive really fast. So when I came across this do-it-yourself project for concrete counters I couldn't help but feel a little giddy inside.   Continue Reading

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How To: Fix Ugly Thrift Store Paintings!

By: Capreek Sep 01, 2011

created at: 08/31/2011

We've all seen them: hideous paintings that look to have come from a dentist's office circa 1991.  Thrift store specialties!  But before you pass by these massive works of, um, art, consider their inherent value.  A new canvas is expensive.  A sad thrift store painting is not.  Are you thinking what I'm thinking?  Let's fix this thing with some DIY art!   Continue Reading

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DIY All-Natural Moss Graffiti

By: Kellyb Sep 01, 2011

created at: 08/28/2011

Unattractive neighborhood wall you want to de-ugly or a wall on your home you want to add a pop to for a special occasion? Then look no further, this DIY project is for you!   Continue Reading

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My Pantry Recycling Center Makeover

By: Bruno Sep 01, 2011

Check out this project I just posted to our brother (sister?*) blog, ManMadeDIY: 

My recycling center project ... before

Corrugated plastic! Yay!

* That reminds me of something Ayla's been saying lately: "Daddy, I want brother who is a girl and her name is Olivia." Not sure exactly what to make of that.   Continue Reading

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How to Make Your Summer Vacation Memories Last Longer

By: Diy maven Aug 31, 2011

Are you lamenting the end of summer vacation too? Memory jars are a sweet and lovely way to preserve those sun-filled memories we've amassed over the last few months. A PERFECT project for the kiddosContinue Reading

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Make It: A DIY Paper Popsicle Memory Game!

By: Capreek Aug 31, 2011

created at: 08/31/2011

Kids of all ages (and even kids at heart - I'm lookin' at you!) will get a kick out of this colorful DIY memory game!   Continue Reading

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How To: Turn Any Bookshelf Into a Fold-Out Desk

By: Chrisjob Aug 31, 2011

I work from home, so I'm extremely grateful to have a dedicated office and craft room. But, I realize that's not always possible when space is at a premium. Luckily, if you have a space to store your books, you have space to create a custom, storable office, in the form of a fold-out desk.   Continue Reading

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How to Make a Rainforest Showerhead

By: Diy maven Aug 31, 2011

Rainforest Shower Head

Just when we thought we'd seen just about everything possible made out of a CD spindle case, Petar92 turns one into a rainforest shower head. And...AND...he did it in ten minutes. Other stuff heContinue Reading

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