Somehow, I maintain an ability to get lost anywhere and a fascination with decorating using maps. Maps can be modern, traditional, eclectic, bold, subtle, any anything else along the decorating spectrum. Here are just a few ideas to give you some decorating direction.… Continue Reading
I'm not telling you anything you don't already know when I say frames can be expensive. They're oftentimes more expensive than the stuff we put in them, which doesn't seem fair as it's the art that's the main course, and the frame is just the pretty table setting. Yeah, it can make the meal more appetizing, but still. Wait...are we still talking about frames here? Yes and no because most of these fabulous mounting and hanging ideas don't even involve them. So, on to the roundup!
Summer is coming, which means lots of time outdoors, picnics, BBQs, and festivities! All these events? They mean cold beverages better be at-the-ready. Check out this clever upcycled drink… Continue Reading
The good people over at The Family Handyman are talking about bugs and pests in their June 2012 issue. Specifically, how to rid and repel them from our homes. They were kind enough to send along these GREAT tips on how to do just that.
Repel ants with mint or bay leaves. Discourage ants from… Continue Reading
I'm a sucker for creative DIYs that are simple and fall under the "one afternoon" time frame. So, when I spotted this clever cork pencil holder and office organizer, I immediately perked up and thought "I can DO… Continue Reading
As a photography enthusiast, my display methods are pretty traditional. A perfectly processed photo (from Aspen Creek Photo), a Nielsen Bainbridge frame and I'm good to go. Of course there are many different ways besides the traditional method for displaying your photography. I've scoured the internet looking for the best of best. Here they are:
You're walking around in your local thrift store and you catch sight of two awesome silk scarves... they even coordinate with each other! What do to with them? Well, make a cool summer blouse, of course! spanspanMixed-media artist Rachael of Talk2TheTrees shows how to take two scarves and sew only 4 seams- no cutting needed- to get a pretty new top! Half the work is done for you, since no hemming is required. The tutorial is on her blog.
Sometimes a DIYer needs to wear… Continue Reading
With everything being partially dipped in paint these days, it was only a matter of time before we started wearing such creations. Those who are big fans of the trend (Capree!) can welcome this easy and colorful DIY with open arms! … Continue Reading
We're big on typography here at Curbly and when you combined that love with our love of DIY projects and our obsession with art, well... you get a trifecta of awesomeness! Here are ten of our favorite typographic DIY wall art ideas and projects. Feel free to let us know some of your faves in the… Continue Reading