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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How To: Cereal Specimen Art

By: Craftmel Aug 31, 2011

created at: 08/30/2011

Cereal Specimen Art.  Need I say more?  Since this month on Curbly we've been concentrating on the kitchen, I just could not pass up the opportunity to share this hilarious idea for the dry cereal connoisseur in your life.Continue Reading

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Make It: A Stunning DIY Rope Rug!

By: Capreek Aug 30, 2011

created at: 08/29/2011

From 3D maze rugs to eco-friendly bathmats to room-sized chevron rugs, we've shared quite a few DIY flooring projects here on Curbly.  But this rope and pompom rug definitely takes the cake when it comes to originality and, well, straight up pizazz!   Continue Reading

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From Dark and Scary to Sleek and Modern: A Complete Basement Makeover!

By: Capreek Aug 29, 2011

created at: 08/29/2011

Looking at these 'before' photos, it's almost impossible to picture this subterranean space as the home of anything other than a few hundred man-eating spiders.  Almost... until you throw a complete renovation and an awesome sense of style at the problem.   Continue Reading

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Before & After: A Colorful Painted Piano Makeover!

By: Capreek Aug 29, 2011

created at: 08/28/2011

A DIYer's best friend may well be a bucket of paint and a good brush.  From dressers to kitchen cabinets and even silverware, just about anything can be improved or given a new lease on life with a fresh coat of paint... even musical instruments!   Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Durable, Adjustable Kitchen Apron

By: Kellyb Aug 26, 2011

created at: 08/20/2011

Every time I see someone wearing an apron I always stop and think how skilled they look. Like wearing one automatically makes you that much better of a chef or baker. You know what they say, fake it 'til you make it.   Continue Reading

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Make a Party-Ready Bunting Tablecloth

By: Kellyb Aug 26, 2011

created at: 08/20/2011

Who doesn't love a good party? (You in the back, put your hand down and listen up.) This DIY bunting tablecloth brings the party. Birthdays, back to school, promotions – it's a celebration the second you put in on the table.   Continue Reading

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Make It: A Crafty Back-to-School Gift for Teachers and Kids!

By: Capreek Aug 25, 2011

created at: 08/24/2011

Whether you have kids returning to school or friends who work as teachers, here's a simple DIY gift to kick off the new school year!   Continue Reading

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How to Turn Coffee Tins into a Hanging Herb Garden

By: Diy maven Aug 25, 2011

Herb Garden Before

Even though summer is on the wane, that doesn't mean we still can't plant an herb garden. Like this one! So colorful and lively it will keep summer in your heart all autumn and winter long. I also like how it serves as a window treatment as well. Check it out:Continue Reading

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Make a John Derian-Inspired Decoupage Tray

By: Kellyb Aug 25, 2011

created at: 08/20/2011

I remember the first time I saw John Derian's gorgeous decoupage work. I also remember the sticker shock a look at the price caused. Yikes! Lucky for me, it's not all that difficult to create your own glasswork with that Derian-inspired look.   Continue Reading

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7 DIY Jewelry Organizers to Make Yourself

By: Diy maven Aug 25, 2011

Kitchen grater turns into an earring holder.

A little turquoise spray paint, some brass hooks (for feet) and an old kitchen grater makes for a kitschy and cool earring holder. Unconventional, yes, but we LOVE unconventional earring/jewelry holders here at Curbly. A perusual into our coffers is evidence of such.

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How to Make a Rock Candy Chandy

By: Diy maven Aug 24, 2011

created at: 08/24/2011

Yup, this little chandelier is made out of candy. Not sure of its longevity or if it would attract wee beasties, but for temporary applications, it doesn't get much more charming. Laura is ourContinue Reading

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How to Turn a Vintage Suitcase into a Chair!

By: Diy maven Aug 24, 2011

created at: 08/24/2011

Remember Big Cat's adorable vintage suitcase cum bed? Well...Kate's chair is giving that kitty cozy a run for its money. Besides the fact that it's as cute as a button, she also assures us that the chair is super comfy. For those of us already planning a trip

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