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 boot.   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 it.   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!     

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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 betcha!   Continue Reading

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Make It: Holiday Wreath with PVC Pipe

By: Brittni mehlhoff Nov 16, 2012

created at: 11/15/2012

I can think of a lot of uses for PVC pipe: planters, vases, storage solutions, etc. We've even written about a few of them on Curbly. But a holiday wreath? Why didn't I think of that? Guess it's time to make all the other front doors in the neighborhood jealous.   

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Roundup: 20 Inspiring Thanksgiving Table Setting and Centerpiece Ideas

By: Brittni mehlhoff Nov 15, 2012

created at: 11/14/2012

Thanksgiving is right around the corner (a week from today to be exact) and for me, it is the most table-centered holiday of the year. There aren't any gifts to unwrap or carols to sing. It is all about the food, and giving thanks, of course. So if you are searching for some tabletop inspiration for Turkey Day decorating, look no further. Here are twenty totally awesome table setting and centerpiece inspirations for the upcoming holiday.   Continue Reading

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Mid-Century Modern Christmas: How to Make a DIY Atomic Holiday Wreath

By: Capreek Nov 14, 2012

created at: 11/14/2012

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 week-by-week as Christmas approaches. First up?  Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Minimal Thanksgiving Flatware Pocket

By: Diy maven Nov 14, 2012

How cute is this?? And so easy, you'll be doing that palm smack to the forehead thing. The girl in lipstick and a white tee tells us how she did it. Basically, it's a folded piece of paper with a few lines printed on it. She used Continue Reading

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Gift Guide: 12 Cool Kitchen Gift Ideas Under $20

By: Matt allison Nov 14, 2012

created at: 11/14/2012

These carefully curated kitchen gift ideas are bound to impress the foodie in you and/or your loved ones. Best of all? They're all under $20!   

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How To: 100+ Easy Handmade Christmas Card Tutorials

By: Diy maven Nov 13, 2012

created at: 11/12/2012

A few years back, I posted an article highlighting 36 easy handmade Christmas cards. Little did we know that four years later, it would generate close to a quarter of a million views. The post's popularity told us that people are clamoring for easy and beautiful handmade Christmas card tutorials. It also told us that we needed to scrounge the internets for even MORE ideas. After doing just that, here's some for this holiday season. 

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Gift Guide: 12 Great Gifts for DIYers, Crafters and Artists

By: Diy maven Nov 12, 2012

created at: 11/09/2012

If you're like me, you probably have a few DIYers, crafters and/or artists on your Christmas list this year. You might also be running out of ideas for gifts to give these creative individuals, especially if they've been on your nice list for awhile. I mean, seriously, how many bar clamps does one person need? (More on this later.) In an effort Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Tasty Pumpkin Recipes

By: Matt allison Nov 09, 2012

created at: 11/09/2012

Having said goodbye to Halloween and with Thanksgiving on our doorstep I thought I'd roundup a few inspirational pumpkin dishes. Breakfast, lunch or dinner, there is something for everyone.  

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Roundup: 15 DIY Gift Ideas for the Holidays

By: Brittni mehlhoff Nov 09, 2012

created at: 11/08/2012

Every year, I vow to make gifts for my friends for the holidays, but then life happens and I usually don't end up getting around to it. This year is going to be different though because I'm starting early. I put together a list of the gifts I want to make and am getting started this weekend. Wanna join me? Here are 15 do-it-yourself gifts to make this Christmas for your friends and family.   

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Roundup: Curbly's 2012 Modern Holiday Card Guide

By: Chrisjob Nov 08, 2012

created at: 11/08/2012

We love paper, we love independent designers, and we certainly love getting cool, handmade art in the mail. So for the Curbly crew, cards are not only a given, but one of our favorite parts of the holiday season.

To help find some of the coolest, most stylish holiday greeting cards of 2012, Curbly asked our friend and resident stationery expert Carina Murray of Crow and Canary to share her favorite picks this season.Continue Reading

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