How to Make a Classic Wheat Sheaf Bundle

By: Diy maven Oct 07, 2015
Photo: The Creek Line House

Classic wheat sheaf bundles are highly adaptable to just about any decor style. Tied up with simple white ribbon, they can look quite modern. Make that ribbon red and you have a staple of a traditional Scandinavian Christmas. Done up with something like burlap, and they lean toward the rustic. And speaking of leaning, that'sContinue Reading

Curbly Pumpkin Challenge: How to Make a Painted Peephole Pumpkin

By: Faith-towers Oct 06, 2015

This year, a group of Curbly contributors and editors got together to create a series of DIY decor and entertaining projects using that iconic symbol of the season: the pumpkin. We'll be sharing our creations for the Curbly Pumpkin Challenge each day this week. Happy Fall.   

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How To: Make A DIY Enchanted Pumpkin Forest

By: Diy maven Oct 06, 2015

This year, a group of Curbly contributors and editors got together to create a series of DIY decor and entertaining projects using that iconic symbol of the season: the pumpkin. We'll be sharing our creations for the Curbly Pumpkin Challenge each day this week. Happy Fall.

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Roundup: 15 Halloween Party Activities for Kids

By: Jennifer farley Oct 06, 2015

Halloween can be downright scary for kids, but who am I to deny my kiddo the opportunity to wear a sweet costume and to gorge himself on tons of candy? Here are 15 activities to do at your halloween party that would be fun for any age.Continue Reading

Roundup: 16 Fantastic No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas

By: Faith-towers Oct 06, 2015
Photo: Cosmopolitan

So maybe you don't like to get your hands dirty. Or perhaps you hate how quickly they rot once you cut into them. Whatever the reason, we understand if you prefer not to carve pumpkins. So we've gathered up 16 fabulous no-carve ideas for your viewing pleasure. Continue reading to see the rest.   

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Make It: Clay Paint Splatter Incense Holder

By: Stephanie lee Oct 05, 2015
DIY clay incense holder

One of my favourite things about the autumn months is coming home at night and snuggling by the heater under warm blankets with candles or incense burning in the background. The heavenly scents help me to unwind after a long day at work, and incense holders are so easy to make that there's no excuse not to have a stick or two burning away while you cozy up and get stuck into that good book. Click through to learn how to make your own!Continue Reading

10 Fall Decor Projects Using Found Items From Your Backyard

By: Faith-towers Oct 05, 2015
10 Fall Decor Projects Using Found Items From Your Backyard
Photo: Up to Date Interiors

Crafting doesn't have to be expensive. Sure, you can blow half a paycheck on specialty crafting products, but you don't have to. There are plenty of usable materials right in your backyard! Here are ten of our favorite virtually free fall decor ideas that utilize found items from the great outdoors.    

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How to: Make a Super Easy DIY Terrarium Ready for Fall!

By: Hellolidy Oct 01, 2015
DIY Seasonal Terrarium | Hello Lidy for Curbly

I'm trying to find ways to decorate my home seasonally without having to store more decor away for the year or reorganize an entire room for one holiday! As a busy mom, I'm finding less time to devote myself to redecorating the entire house. As much as I love it, it's nice to have a few pieces that can stay out year round and maybe save me a bit more time. A terrarium is the perfect solution to this problem! 

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10 Ways To Transform Foam Craft Store Pumpkins

By: Faith-towers Oct 01, 2015
10 Ways To Transform Foam Craft Store Pumpkins
Photo: BrePurposed

You know the kind... the artificial ones that really look fake. But the fact that they can be used year after year can be very appealing - it saves money and cuts back on waste. Well there are plenty of creative ways to transform these foam craft store pumpkins into masterpieces so cool that no one will even notice that they're fake. Here are ten of our favorites.   

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How to: DIY Moroccan-Inspired Side Table

By: Hellolidy Sep 30, 2015
DIY Moroccan-Inspired Side Table | Hello Lidy

It had been a while since I've scored a good thrift store treasure, but I certainly hit the jackpot the other day! I came across a large brushed-brass tray that I knew had to come home with me. It was a little gaudy, I'll admit, but I decided to give it a whole new look with this DIY Moroccan-inspired side table. 

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Unbelievable $125 Laundry Room Makeover

By: Diy maven Sep 30, 2015
Photo: View Along the Way

Kelly's washer and dryer looked kinda sad in their old living quarters. Did she paint them with a bright color to cheer them up? Nope. She just changed everything around them to make them look like a million bucks--and it only cost $125! From top to bottom--including an amazing DIY pendant light to painting the vinyl flooring--nothingContinue Reading

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How to: DIY Typographic Concrete Garden Art

By: Jeran Sep 29, 2015

I am having so much fun playing with cement. It's such an inexpensive material and there are so many possibilities for projects. I also love the durable, rough nature of cement. Something about it's raw look and feel adds a cool, relaxed feeling to your decor. It's definitely not a pretentious material.  

I love having a little splash of decor outside my home to give folks an idea of what might be going on inside. These fun BOO garden stakes add just a hint of fright to my yard for Halloween. I'm not big of the gory and super scary this time of year, so these playful letters are just right for me.

Click through to see the full how-to, so you can create some custom cement garden stakes for your yard.                  

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How-To: Incredibly Simple Boho-Style Wall Hanging

By: Faith-towers Sep 29, 2015
How-To: Incredibly Simple Boho-Style Wall Hanging
Photo: Homey Oh My!

I love projects that use up a lot of old yarn that's been sitting in my closet for ages. There's something about making something pretty out of discarded materials that makes me happy. But enough about me... it's time to show you how to make this lovely wall hanging. Click through to find out more.   

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How to: Make Abstract Art with a Paint Scraper

By: Stephanie lee Sep 28, 2015
DIY abstract wall art

Despite having lived in our current house for three years, the walls are conspicuously bare and it's getting to the point where dressing them up is at the top of my priority list.

But while I love abstract art, sadly the pieces I'm drawn to are usually outside my price range. What is in my budget though is paint, canvas and a paint scraper, which is pretty much all you need to make your own painted artwork... click through to see how!

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10 DIYs Using Pipes From The Hardware Store

By: Faith-towers Sep 28, 2015
10 DIYs Using Pipes From The Hardware Store
Photo: Tim & Mary Vidra

Pipes are one of those versatile materials that can be used in so many different ways... for lighting, furniture and even jewelry storage! Click through to check out ten of our favorite DIY projects using the hardware store classic.   

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Weekend Project: DIY Wood and Marble Serving Tray

By: Brittni mehlhoff Sep 25, 2015
Photo: Coco+Kelley

If you're thinking about doing some entertaining over the weekend, this DIY idea is for you. Using marble tile and wood slats, you can make a minimal, modern tray and cheese board in a flash.

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Make It: Vegetable Print Tote Bag

By: Stephanie lee Sep 24, 2015
Vegetable print tote bag

I’ll be the first to admit I have a lot of tote bags. In fact my drawers are filled with pretty much every colour, pattern and size imaginable. 

But given that I throw everything into these bags as I run out the door including my gym clothes, craft glues and other items that I don’t want anywhere near my food, I thought it was high time I reserved a bag just for my fresh fruit and vegetables. Click through to grab the printable file and decorate a tote bag of your own!

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10 Inexpensive Ways to Make Your Home Feel More High End

By: Faith-towers Sep 24, 2015
10 Inexpensive Ways To Make Your Home Feel More High End
Photo: My Domaine

Not everybody can afford to have a house that looks like it belongs in Architectural Digest, but there are ways that you can add some luxe details to your space to make it feel more expensive. Give your home that high end feel without the high price tag with these ten easy tips.   

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13 DIY Ways to Use Wooden Dowel Rods

By: Brittni mehlhoff Sep 24, 2015

There have been quite a few cool DIY projects popping up lately with one material in common: dowel rods. They're such a versatile item for craft projects, with DIYs ranging from expandable trivets and minimal coat racks to Eames-inspired mobiles and unique wall art. So, grab some dowel rods and let's get to it. Here are 13 DIY ways to use dowel rods in your home.

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Make It: Simple and Modern DIY Copper Candelabra

By: Hellolidy Sep 23, 2015
DIY Copper Candelabra | Hello Lidy for Curbly

It's officially fall and the weather is already beginning to change. The air is cooler, leaves are changing and days are getting shorter. It's the perfect excuse to create a warm environment inside the home to snuggle and keep warm. And this DIY Copper Candelabra is a great start to cozy-up any space! 

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