7 DIY Project Ideas for Your Weekend

By: Brittni mehlhoff Sep 04, 2015

Planning any DIYs over the Labor Day weekend? If so, there are plenty of project options to sink your teeth into, especially considering there's an extra day in there to get things done. Here are 7 DIY projects to try over the long, three day weekend.

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9 DIY Techniques That Look Expensive, But Aren't

By: Stephanie lee Sep 03, 2015
9 Ways to DIY High-End Finishes
Photos: Homey Oh My and The Lovely Drawer

If you’re anything like me, you may have spent the last few months drooling over the luxurious materials that have been so popular on Pinterest lately. Sadly these high-end looks come with a high-end price tag and I've never been able to justify splurging on a marble side table or shiny gold accessories.

Until now, that is! As it turns out, with a few hacks you can easily get that luxe look for less - click through for nine clever ways to bring a little chic to your decor.

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20 Reasons We Love DIY Concrete Projects

By: Faith-towers Sep 03, 2015
Concrete DIY
Photo: A Piece of Rainbow

Concrete seems to be the hot new material these days... it's being used to make everything from planters to candle holders to door stops. Here are twenty gorgeous concrete projects for your home.   

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How To: Cheap Mirrors Get A Glam Gilded Update

By: Lexy.b.ward Sep 03, 2015
diy octagon mirror
photo: A Joyful Riot

Mirrors are an easy trick to opening up a room and giving the illusion of more space. But it's tough to find mirrors for your space. This simple update takes boring and cheap mirrors from plain to insane with a few coats of paint and some chain! Such a difference!      

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Make It: Add a Big Burst of Color with this DIY Giant Modern Clock

By: Hellolidy Sep 02, 2015
DIY Giant Modern Clock | Hello Lidy for Curbly

I love to add emphasis and a little drama to decor pieces  that are otherwise mundane and a little boring. We all have clocks in our home, but I'm sure we buy them with functionality in mind, rather than style. I decided to create this Giant Modern Clock, because it not only serves a purpose (as clocks always do), but also it adds that great burst of color and a geometric touch to the space in a big and bold way! Continue Reading

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How-To: Glam DIY Leather Jewelry Dish

By: Faith-towers Sep 01, 2015
How-To: Glam DIY Leather Jewelry Dish
Photo: A Pair & A Spare

This super easy project combines all of the hot trends that are happening right now - metallic hardware, geometric shapes and even colored leather. And beyond that, these dishes are downright functional. In addition to being the perfect receptacle for jewelry, they would also make a great spot for keys. Or spare change. Or paper clips. And the list goes on. Continue reading to find out how to make your own triangular trinket dish.   

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Roundup: 15 Must-Try No-Sew Home Decor Projects

By: Diy maven Sep 01, 2015

For those who can't sew or for those who just don't feel like it, these 15 no-sew decor projects are must-tries. From windows to floors and everything in between, there's somethingContinue Reading

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Weekend Project: How to Make Rolling Wood Storage Bins with Plywood

By: Brittni mehlhoff Aug 28, 2015
Photo: Proper

If you're hoping to wield a hammer at some point over weekend, this DIY project is the one for you. Make a wood storage bin (on wheels) from scratch with this minimal modern tutorial.

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IKEA Hack: Make This Modern Scandinavian 3-Tier Wooden Stand

By: Hellolidy Aug 27, 2015
Modern Scandinavian 3-Tier Stand | Hello Lidy for Curbly

I love a good IKEA hack, and this one is a super simple and easy one! I've been looking for a fun 3-tier stand for a while to help organize our daily items a bit around here, but I could never find one that works for me. I guess I was just meant to make my own. Continue Reading

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13 Amazing Ikea Dresser Hacks To Inspire Your Next DIY

By: Brittni mehlhoff Aug 27, 2015

We all love a good Ikea hack every now again, right? And one of the most practical of hacks to try, especially if you're looking for extra storage, is an Ikea dresser hack. When you scroll through Pinterest, there are tons of DIY dresser ideas that transform a plain chest of drawers into something uniquely cool. And today's roundup focuses on the best of the best DIY dresser hacks to inspire your next project. Want to take a look?

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Make It! DIY Modern Pet Bed

By: Jeran Aug 26, 2015

Everyone in your family deserves a stylish little place of their own.  We love our cat, Pumpkin, but he isn't allowed on the sofa.  I'm just not a fan of pet hair on everything.  I wanted to give him his own special spot, without sacrificing style in our home.  This easy-to-make pet bed cost only $10 in materials.  Instead of buying expensive designer fabric, I created my own look with modern black and white splatter effect.  I'll happily let it live in our living room and with its removable cover, I can easily wash it often to keep the air issues at bay.  

                           

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Make It: Hexi Concrete Candle Holders

By: Diy maven Aug 26, 2015
Photo: www.evenyaru.com

Even without the handy "translate" button, we can easily decipher the technique used to create these delightful hexi concrete candle holders. Plasticware--one of the cylindrical 'shot' variety andContinue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Fun New Uses For Mason Jars

By: Faith-towers Aug 25, 2015
Roundup: 10 Fun New Uses For Mason Jars
Photo: Jeran McConnel

Mason jars have been popular for years now, but some inventive new projects featuring the classic jar have been popping up recently. Here are ten of our favorite new mason jar hacks for your home.   

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7 DIY Project Ideas for Your Weekend

By: Brittni mehlhoff Aug 21, 2015

Before you head out for the weekend, be sure to check out this roundup of weekend DIYs to try. There are a couple of large scale projects in the mix this time, with a DIY wood plank wall and a big DIY wall art idea. Or try your hand at something smaller, with a colorful organization DIY, cool geometric pillows, and more. Click through to check out all seven DIY ideas.

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Make It: Two-Step Marble Dipped Mugs

By: Lexy.b.ward Aug 21, 2015
diy dipped marble mugs
photo: The  Sweetest Occasion

I've currently got a kitchen cabinet filled with mismatched mugs. Most of them being solid white. If you're in the same boat, this quick DIY project is an excellent one to try on a weekend afternoon!      

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Roundup: 10 Stylish DIY Leather And Suede Projects

By: Faith-towers Aug 20, 2015
Roundup: 10 Stylish DIY Leather And Suede Projects
Photo: Design*Sponge

Leather and suede are fun materials to work with because they are thick and dense and have lovely textures. They do tend to be a bit pricey, however, so we've rounded up ten projects that require only small pieces.   

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Make This: Affordable Bohemian-Inspired Fabric Wall Art

By: Hellolidy Aug 19, 2015
Bohemian-Inspired Wall Hanging | Hello Lidy for Curbly

I'm a huge fan of a great piece of wall art. It's the one part of my home that's always evolving! Like, pillows It's such a simple and affordable way to change out a look in any space, refreshing the entire room. 

Lately, my living room is changing…again! I tend to grow out of trends and certain looks every few years, so I like the challenge of finding simple ways to update the space. This time, I've really wanted to try and achieve a warm, boho-chic look. And this wall hanging is a fantastic way to bring a unique and mesmerizing piece into your home! Oh...and it costs like $10!

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How to: Make These Simple + Stylish DIY Geometric Pillows

By: Jeran Aug 18, 2015
Photo: Jeran McConnel

I can't get enough of graphic grid patterns.  It's a clean, less busy version of plaid. Add a grid pattern to a space, and it instantly seems modern and current. I few months ago I hand drew an entire wall in a grid pattern. Ever since, I've been on the hunt for all for more grid patterns to add to my home. These bold pillows in a classic black and white grid are sure to stand out in any space.

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10 Tips For Making A Rental Feel Like Home

By: Faith-towers Aug 18, 2015
10 Tips For Making A Rental Feel Like Home
Photo: Pretty Providence

It can be intimidating to decorate a blank space with all white walls and no character. Especially when there are restrictions like no painting and no nail holes. But don't panic - we have ten ways to dress up your rental apartment to make it feel like home sweet home.   

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Easy Weekend Project: Milk Carton Concrete Planters DIY

By: Brittni mehlhoff Aug 14, 2015
Photo: Erin Made This

This weekend project will have you digging through your recycling bin. Create minimal concrete planters using a milk carton as the mold and head over to the home improvement store to pick plants while you're waiting for the concrete to dry.

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