Best of Curbly: Top 40 Design Trend Projects of 2012

By: Brittni mehlhoff Dec 21, 2012

created at: 12/20/2012

The year is beginning to wind down, with New Year's just ten days away. It's been a great 12 months, filled with plenty of DIYs and no shortage of trends, from neon and color blocked to polka dots and ombre. To celebrate the trends of the year, here's a top 40 list focused on the best design trend projects of 2012.   Continue Reading

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How To: Make Easy Homemade Holiday Lollipops

By: Capreek Dec 21, 2012

created at: 12/19/2012

Still looking for a quick and easy gift idea for all those friendly acquaintances in your life? Whip up a batch of these homemade lollipops, tie them up in a fancy bow, and you're set!      Continue Reading

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Best of Curbly: Top 10 Original How-Tos of 2012

By: Bruno Dec 20, 2012

Best of Curbly: Top 10 How To Projects from 2012
We're wrapping up the year with our favorite DIY ideas from 2012. Here are the original how-to projects I liked best this year. Starting with dog treats and cabinet makeovers, all the way through to DIY household cleansers and organization ideas. Enjoy! (All links open in new tabs for your browsing pleasure)Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Geometric Mobile

By: Capreek Dec 20, 2012

created at: 12/19/2012

I've professed my love of mobiles many a time, so when I see a particularly awesome one, I can't help sharing it!     Continue Reading

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Make It: Colorful Coatrack for Kids

By: Brittni mehlhoff Dec 20, 2012

created at: 12/19/2012

This colorful coatrack DIY is completely customizable and would make for an awesome holiday gift idea for the little ones in your life. Heck, this project is so cool, I might have to make one for myself.   Continue Reading

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Before and After: Striped Mudroom Inspiration

By: Brittni mehlhoff Dec 20, 2012

created at: 12/19/2012

I swear, I never get tired of seeing what a few cans of paint and a little decorating can do for a space. It's a budget-conscience option and nearly anyone can do it. So if you're hoping to tackle a makeover project over the holiday break, use this before and after as inspiration to get you started.   

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Make It: DIY Painted Glass Holiday Tumblers

By: Capreek Dec 19, 2012

created at: 12/19/2012

Whether you're looking for a last-minute gift idea or just want to spruce up some older drinkware for the holidays, this easy project is for you!     Continue Reading

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How to: Make a DIY Modern and Minimalist Nativity Set

By: Chrisjob Dec 18, 2012

created at: 12/18/2012

I have lots of great holiday memories from when I was a kid: listening to the Merry Christmas from Sesame Street cassette while driving downtown to pick up the ham with my dad, waking my parents up with my sister after totally having scoped the presents, and warming the handheld candles to make funny shapes with my cousins and uncle during Christmas Eve service. But nothing stands out more than this silly little wooden nativity set IContinue Reading

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How To: Make Simple DIY Felt Tree Ornaments

By: Capreek Dec 18, 2012

created at: 12/18/2012

How adorable are these felt tree ornaments?? There's still time to whip up a few for yourself or as cheery little gift toppers!     Continue Reading

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How To: Make Cursive Candy Cane Ornaments

By: Diy maven Dec 18, 2012

created at: 12/18/2012

Love, love, LOVE these cursive candy cane ornaments! When I first saw them, I thought they were store-bought, real candy bent into seasonal words...but no. They're made of Continue Reading

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Best of Curbly: Top 10 DIY Art Projects of 2012

By: Capreek Dec 17, 2012

created at: 12/17/2012

As 2012 rolls to a close, we're paying tribute to a year full of awesome DIY ideas with roundups of our most-loved projects and posts! First up, our ten favorite art and art-inspired decor projects. Enjoy!     Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Modern DIY Tube Light

By: Capreek Dec 17, 2012

created at: 12/17/2012

This minimalist DIY light reminds me a little bit of the (much, much more expensive) Pipe Light by Tom Dixon. While his version is made from powder coated aluminum, this clever interpretation is crafted from -- wait for it -- a discarded cardboard poster tube!     Continue Reading

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How To: Bake Your Own Gingerbread House

By: Matt allison Dec 14, 2012

created at: 12/14/2012

Making your own gingerbread house is a longstanding European tradition. Gingerbread is known as lebkuchen (life cake) in German because ginger preserves the cake for a longer period of time, a classic ode to all things sugar and spice.    Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Ink Blot Placemats

By: Brittni mehlhoff Dec 14, 2012

created at: 12/13/2012

Is your dining room table looking a little less than inspired lately? Dress it up before the holidays rush in with this DIY.   Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Floating Winter Terrarium

By: Capreek Dec 14, 2012

created at: 12/12/2012

Add a bit of magic to your decor this winter with a scenic, floating terrarium!     Continue Reading

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