How To: Washi Wrapped Advent Candles

By: Matt allison Nov 28, 2012

created at: 11/28/2012

I love the Scandinavian duo Dos Family. I stopped by this week and spotted Isabella's wacky advent light post and just had to share it with… Continue Reading

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How to: Make a Fun and Festive Space-Saving Christmas Tree

By: Brittni mehlhoff Nov 28, 2012

created at: 11/27/2012

If you live in a smaller home, you know that Christmas trees take up a lot of valuable space during the holidays. Space that you may not have to spare. Right? So why not try this fun and fringy DIY alternative Christmas tree idea, that towers over 6 feet tall, but takes up virtually no space at all. Oh, and by the way, it also makes the perfect holiday photo backdrop. Pretty cool, huh? Here's how to make your own giant wall art Christmas tree at… Continue Reading

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How To: Make Pretty Dough Ornaments

By: Craftmel Nov 28, 2012

created at: 11/26/2012

I think the first time I made a dough ornament was way back in first grade, at least, and the result was a yellowed, rough, and very... salty piece of handiwork.  Because I haven't been all too fond of the yellowed and rough look, the salt dough ornaments haven't made their way into my own home.  After seeing these ornaments, however, I think it is time to give dough ornaments another chance- especially since these do NOT include salt or flour, making them a beautiful creamy white canvas.… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 25+ Creative DIY Holiday Wreaths

By: Capreek Nov 27, 2012

created at: 11/27/2012

Christmas is right around the corner which, depending on your degree of seasonal decorating, means it's time to put up a holiday wreath! Ring in the season and add some cheer to your entryway with one of these creative (and oh-so-festive) DIY wreaths!     

1. White Yarn Christmas Wreath

2. Holiday Light Wreath

3. Ornament Wreath

4. Candy Cane Wreath

created at: 11/27/2012

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DIY Gift Card Holders

By: Craftmel Nov 27, 2012

created at: 11/26/2012

Sometimes finding the perfect gift for someone is hard to do, or maybe all they want is money!  Instead of simply putting money or a gift card in an envelope, try making cute little stocking holders… Continue Reading

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How To: Make Modern Striped Paper Ornaments

By: Diy maven Nov 27, 2012

Paper (2 different colors), scissors, needle, thread, pencil, ruler and some beads are all you need to make these sweet striped paper ornaments. Jessica from How About Orange uses, of course, orange… Continue Reading

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Make It: Modern DIY Metal Holiday Cone Trees

By: Capreek Nov 26, 2012

created at: 11/26/2012

I've been slowly transforming my house into a holiday/winter-y wonderland the last few weeks and, now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, I'm kicking the decorating into high gear. I've always loved the look of simple cone trees as a Christmas centerpiece, so when I spotted this easy DIY version, I got pretty… Continue Reading

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Gift Guide: Sweet Stocking Stuffers for Men, Women and Kids (All Under $20)

By: Alicia Nov 26, 2012

2012 Curbly Gift Guides: Stocking Stuffers for Men, Women and Children
Stocking stuffers are my very favorite thing about the holidays. There's something completely magical about the tiny things. Once again, we've compiled our annual collection of stocking stuffers for everyone on your list. Below is a list of the gems we found this year. We followed three simple rules while putting together this collection:

1. Everything must fit into a stocking.
2. Everything must be under $20.
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Make It: DIY Advent Calendar

By: Brittni mehlhoff Nov 23, 2012

created at: 11/20/2012

The days are counting down before December hits. Seven more days until December 1st. Do you have an advent calendar ready to go yet?… Continue Reading

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How to: Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas For Two

By: Matt allison Nov 21, 2012

created at: 11/21/2012

Alone on the eve of thanksgiving and stuck for ideas? As the holidays set in you might find yourself away from loved ones or maybe starting your own family tradition with new ones. Either way, we've got you covered!   … Continue Reading

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How To: Make A Mini-Tree Advent Calendar

By: Craftmel Nov 21, 2012

created at: 11/20/2012

You still have a few days to get your advent calendars together for the Holiday season!  Here is one to add to the ideas we rounded up already that doesn't take too much prep work, and is adorable beyond words to… Continue Reading

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Mid-Century Modern Christmas: How to Make Modern DIY Faux Aluminum Ornaments

By: Capreek Nov 20, 2012

created at: 11/20/2012

Curbly recently had the great pleasure of creating a series of Mid-Century Modern holiday decorations for DIY Network, including everything from ornaments to stockings to wreaths. We'll be sharing the projects one-by-one. This week's DIY holiday project? These super awesome faux-aluminum Christmas ornaments! Check them out!

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Gift Guide: Men's and Women's Style and Fashion Accessories Under $75

By: Brittni mehlhoff Nov 20, 2012

created at: 11/19/2012

What do you get for your extremely fashionable but totally hard to buy for friends and family members this year? Something from today's fashion gift guide, of course. There are unique gifts for him and awesome gifts for her. You may even find a few things you want to buy for yourself. Go ahead. You deserve… Continue Reading

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Gift Guide: 20+ Hip Design Gifts Under $25

By: Capreek Nov 19, 2012

created at: 11/19/2012

Cool gifts for that design-obsessed friend/family member/special someone that will seriously impress without breaking the bank?? YES! It can happen -- and we've rounded up over 20 gift ideas any aesthetics-loving person on your list will swoon for!     

created at: 11/18/20121. Crop It T-Shirt

2. Jar Tops

3. House Industries Stencil Script Tote

4. Wally Wallet Bottle Opener

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Roundup: 12 Homemade Edible Gift Ideas

By: Matt allison Nov 16, 2012

created at: 11/16/2012

I've rounded up 12 homemade edible gift ideas for Christmas. I wanted to move away from the basic DIY S'mores kits and have included 3 interesting bakes, cordials/teas, jams and savory preserves. There something for everyone, all with a little twist. Carrot Cake Jam? You… Continue Reading

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