I've long coveted the wooden dolls designed by Alexander Girard, but at $180 a pop, they remain firmly on my wishlist. This DIY version, though, follows a similarly whimsical aesthetic, but at a fraction of the cost is better suited for actual play (rather than as precious objects displayed out of hand's reach)!
This DIY calendar is a fun project (or gift) for the crafty stargazer that can be hung and admired all year long!
This DIY dollhouse would make a fun (and affordable) gift idea for the little ones in your life! All you need is a nightstand from IKEA...
Not everyone has a mantle. And even if you do, it doesn't mean that you're required to hang your Christmas stockings on it. Here are ten super creative alternative places to hang your stockings.
I'm generally not a big wreath person, but every now and then I see one that causes me to rethink my opinion on the matter, like this modern Himmeli-inspired version!
We're excited to welcome Sibylle Roessler from Funkytime on the blog today! She's sharing a tutorial and free download for making your own stuffed elf Christmas ornaments.
These Elf Christmas ornaments will add a little bit of magic and color to any Christmas Tree this year. They are so easy to make, even adults can do them, but only with kids supervision of course! They're a perfect little project for a snowy Sunday afternoon.
We're big fans of the ol' alternative Christmas tree around here, including the tabletop variety (it's perfect for small spaces!), so we've rounded up our favorite DIY tree projects from the Curbly archives. Check 'em out and let us know which project is your fave!
By the time we're done with our holiday shopping, it's understandable that we're tempted to slap some wrapping paper around the presents, stick on a bow and tag and call it done, but, really, the wrapping part is a great time to let our creative side run amok. To help us
Add a pop of seasonal cheer to a lonely side table with this easy DIY idea from Fellow Fellow!
Ornaments are a fun, easy way to get into the DIY holiday spirit. We've rounded up 24 of our faves, which can double as gift toppers if your tree is already full! Check 'em out below.
Sure, it's cold and snowy and completely freezing right about now, so featuring a patio makeover might seem a little weird. But I say, think of this as something to look forward to while you're bundled up and shivering: a warm, outdoor entertaining space that's easy on the eyes and budget!
Yesterday, Pantone announced their color of the year for 2014, and it is Radiant Orchid, 18-3224. They describe it as a warm, confident, magical color that draws
This old Craigslist sofa had great bones, but its yellow velvet upholstery was in pretty sad shape. Knowing that it would need to be reupholstered soon, Jordan kept her eyes open for the perfect fabric until, one fortunate spring day, she found it. And now? Now this sofa looks like this:
We've seen typographic string art, abstract string art, and now: Christmas tree string art! If you've got the patience and the wall space (and don't want to take up any floor space), this project's for you.
Curbliers, we have some exciting news! Recently, the good folks at Pinterest invited us to head up their DIY Gifts board for the holidays. We are SUPER stoked to be a part of this project!
We've also invited some of our favorite bloggers and tastemakers to join in the fun, so take a peek at our DIY Gifts board, see what we've been pinning, and get inspired!
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This home located in Wuxi, China is a little different from most shipping container homes we see in that it's constructed in such a way that it doesn't reveal its secret at first glance. Two of
IKEA has a collection of rather beautiful wooden cutting boards right now that are just perfect for adding some stylish embellishments, like this DIY idea from Livet Hemma!
Turkey Day is two days away, and if you're hosting a big thanksgiving dinner, you probably have all the major things covered already. But you may not have thought of some of these genius little details... things that you didn't know you couldn't live without!
Our next door neighbor erected a trampoline in their backyard last summer. It was pretty popular. For two days. Another yard in the neighborhood has one. I've never seen anybody actually use it, but their big black dog loves to lounge on it. Not sure what the 'interest' lifespan of a trampoline