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How to: Make a DIY Lighted Umbrella Stand

by Bruno Bornsztein

Make a lighted PVC pipe umbrella stand

There’s no end to the home furnishings that can be constructed and crafted from sections of PVC piping. Found in the plumbing aisle at the hardware store, this material lends itself to drilling, cutting, and painting, and accepts fabric beautifully. There’s no guesswork here. A two foot section of 6”-diameter PVC pipe is the perfect base for a fabric covered umbrella stand, but why stop there? Let’s light it up!

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Roundup: 10+ Easy and DIYable Closet Door Makeovers

by DIY Maven

created at: 02/18/2013

Bi-fold, sliding, swing. No, they're not classes of ballroom dances; they're  closet door types. Whatever kind of closet doors you have, or whatever you call them, we have a makeover for them. Read on, be inspired and go from slab to fab in no time.  

1. Janet gave her boring white bi-folds an architectural lift with cheap canvas stretcher bars that she applied with 3M tape. Click here to read more about the project and to...

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How to: Make a DIY Upcycled Rag Rug

by Rebekah Greiman

created at: 02/18/2013

Hi Curbliers! Today, I'm excited to share an easy tutorial on how to make a inexpensive rag rug. This handmade, vintage project can bring some warmth to any room, and will last for a very long time. Plus, they're machine washable, which only adds to their softness. 

Materials and Tools:
  • Old bed sheets (twin size or larger)
  • Scissors
  • Tape Measure
  • Craft Needle (used for sewing through...

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