Roundup: 10 Creative Uses For Mirrors

By: Faith-towers Apr 08, 2013

created at: 04/04/2013

Most of us have mirrors in our homes. They can be a beautiful addition to a room, making it feel larger. But the reflective power of mirrors can be harnessed in many other ways... as sculptural art, accents on furniture and even functional pieces.   

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A 5 Minute Spring DIY to try this Weekend

By: Brittni mehlhoff Apr 05, 2013

created at: 04/02/2013

You may not always have time for weekend DIY projects but this one is so simple and perfect for spring, I'm pretty sure you can make room for it somehow.   Continue Reading

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Weeknight Meal Recipe: How to Make Minted Pea Soup

By: Matt allison Apr 05, 2013


created at: 04/05/2013

In my opinion pea soup is highly underrated. I think part of it's bad rap is that the experience many have with this humble dish has been out of a can, more avocado in color than a fresh vivid green. It's super simple to make, tastes great and pairs well with mint and feta.

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How To: Make Animal Stir-Sticks

By: Diy maven Apr 05, 2013

created at: 04/03/2013

Still on a plastic animal kick (look here and here), so these animal stir-sticks certainly caught my eye. Cute for kids and adults alike, all you need beside the plastic animals is some plastic stir-sticks, drill & bit, primer, paint and "industrial" glue like E6000. To see how they're made head on over to Momtastic]

Animal Stirrers Craft [Momtastic}

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Roundup: 10 Easy DIYable Spring Centerpieces

By: Diy maven Apr 05, 2013

created at: 04/04/2013

There's still snow on the ground where I live, so I'm doing all I can to bring a breath of spring indoors. These easy spring centerpieces do just that. They're pretty enough for parties and simple enough to make any day special.

These first ideas pair flowers with fruit. Doing so isContinue Reading

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How to Turn a Tin Can into a Stylish, Industrial Table Lamp!

By: Capreek Apr 04, 2013

created at: 03/25/2013

Before you toss that tin can in the recycling bin, take a look at this clever DIY lighting idea!     Continue Reading

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10 Clever New Uses For Washi Tape

By: Faith-towers Apr 04, 2013

created at: 04/04/2013

When the washi craze first started, I went out and bought a lot of washi tape. A LOT. And after I did all those fun projects that were circulating on the Internet, I still had a washi tape surplus. So I decided to find a use for it.   

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Make It: Custom DIY Window Bench -- with Storage!

By: Capreek Apr 03, 2013

created at: 03/25/2013

If you're planning your spring and summer projects, definitely add this custom DIY window bench to the list! It's beautiful, comfortable, and oh so functional.     Continue Reading

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How To: Turn Wood Shims into a Table Runner

By: Diy maven Apr 03, 2013

created at: 04/03/2013Whitney was looking for something to dress her naked dining table. After considering options for table runners, she decided to make her own using wood shims. Varying the skinny and fat ends of the shims Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Beautiful DIY Flower Vase Projects

By: Matt allison Apr 03, 2013

created at: 04/03/2013

Spring has 'officially' sprung in the Northern Hemisphere, though Winter seems to still be clutching several places in its icy grip. What better way to celebrate the changing of the seasons by cheering yourself, and home up with fresh cut flowers, complete with our DIY vase roundup.

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Make It: Plastic Animal Bookends

By: Lexy.b.ward Apr 03, 2013

created at: 04/02/2013

I've always felt that bookends instantly fancify a book display. It can be tough to find the right ones that compliment your book bindings, but don't outshine them. These bookends were made using a small accessory that you can find in your child's toy bin or at the local toy store!      

We've seen them on tops of cakes, used as place card holders, and a few other ways. Plastic animals take on a new role when sprayed with aContinue Reading

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How To: Turn Builder-Grade Blinds into Designer Roman Shades

By: Capreek Apr 02, 2013

created at: 03/25/2013

Ah... mini blinds. The bane of every home and apartment on the planet -- and an eyesore, for sure. But installing custom window treatments can get out-of-control expensive very quickly. So what's a mini-blind-loathing homeowner (or renter!) to do? Work with what you've got -- and make it better!     Continue Reading

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Totally Type Roundup: 9 DIY Typographic Wall Art Projects

By: Brittni mehlhoff Apr 02, 2013

created at: 04/02/2013

Maybe it's the artist in me, but I tend to believe that a room is never finished until there is something hanging on the walls. There is just something special about artwork that makes a space feel complete. And since I'm talking about wall art, we might as well discuss typography too. We're big fans of typography here at Curbly and much like wall art, type can make a pretty big statement, whether it's in a book or on your walls. So let's explore the latter. Here's a roundup of awesome typography wall art your bare walls will love.   Continue Reading

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12 Cool 3D Wall Art and Tabletop Decor Projects

By: Capreek Apr 01, 2013

created at: 03/27/2013

Art doesn't need to be flat to hang it on your wall -- heck, it doesn't even need to be hung on a wall at all! Here are 12 creative DIY projects that will add some dimension and visual interest to your space in no time flat.     Continue Reading

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How to Make a Mod iPhone Amp and Docking Station out of Wood

By: Brittni mehlhoff Mar 29, 2013

created at: 03/16/2013

Learn how to make an iPhone amp with a block of wood and some power tools. Check it out.   Continue Reading

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