There is something rather magical about living a seasonal life, embracing the change as leaves turn from green to brown, orange and rust and what better way to further invite the outdoors in than embracing Fall inspired flower arrangements.
It seems as though every year is a foot race, with holidays paced out evenly throughout... until the mad final sprint to the finish line with three major holidays right in a row. That is why it is never too early to start prepping for that great gift-giving time of year. Here is a roundup of 10 Advent ideas to help you in all your early preparation! Continue Reading
I remember making a coil bowl from scrap fabric as a kid -- it turned out terribly. Now that my dexterity and attention to detail and general craftin' skillz have increased, I really want to give this trendy neon version a go. Continue Reading
This month, Curbly is excited to team up with designer and TV host David Bromstad, of HGTV's Design Star and The White Room Challenge. David is offering his professional tips about one his biggest passions: using color to transform everyday rooms into something extraordinary.
Whenever people ask me where to start with finding the right colors for their home; I always recommend learning the basics.
First of all, it is important to think about the psychological effects of the color you are choosing! For instance, blues, greys and greens have a calm soothing effect; they also help you concentrate and keep you focused.Continue Reading
When I came across this lighting project, I did a double take because I could hardly believe it was a DIY. It is so well done, the finished project looked more like something I could buy than something I could make on my own. Thankfully, for us crafters and creators, this is a genuine do-it-yourself project. Here's how to make your own industrial lamp, IKEA hack and all. Continue Reading
Now that Halloween is over, you're going to need a place to store that extra candy. Or maybe it's time to reorganize your office and start finding homes for your growing pile of craft supplies? Either way, this tutorial can help, and I bet you have everything you'll need to make one at home already. Continue Reading
We throw so many empty toilet paper tubes away (at least I throw a lot of them away... *shifty eyes*); it seems a downright shame not to do something with them, right? So, when I spotted this simple, 10-minute DIY storage idea on Aunt Peaches, I recognized the pure, crafty genius of it immediately. This! This was the "something"!
I woke up to the first snow of the season last week and couldn't help but get a little excited for the magical, wintery days ahead. It's still a bit warm to line the walks with these crystal-like beauties, but come December, you better believe I'm making a whole bunch of DIY ice lanterns! Continue Reading