There is a windchill of -4 degrees fahrenheit right now here in Boston, and the temperature throughout much of the rest of the U.S. has plummeted to record lows. And we're only part way through the winter! So I thought today would be the perfect day to share some easy ways to make your home more cozy and inviting this winter.
I'm still very much on a concrete kick and this easy DIY wall hook project is at the top of my "mix it in a bucket and make it now" list!
When you're expecting guests, an extra table or two always comes in handy. The go-to solution is typically a card table, which can easily be folded and stored away, but sometimes (okay, most of the time) they're just plain ugly.
Check out what this clever DIYer did to up the style ante while still maintaining all the functionality of the original table:
This closet started out like almost any other closet... with a jumble of clothing hanging on mismatched hangers, and heaps of random household items in messy piles. But with some vision and determination, it has been completely transformed into a colorful, organized craft closet with a dedicated spot for every tool.
Can you believe that the year is almost over already? Whether you're going out or staying in this New Years Eve, these easy yet festive DIY projects are sure to ring in the new year on the right foot.
Now that Christmas is over, I have massive piles of gift boxes and ribbon that I plan to reuse next year. I also have lots of new gift wrap that I picked up on sale at the store. But I don't have anywhere to put it! So I decided to find a way. Here are some of the genius ideas that I found.
Now it's really crunch time. If you're like me, you still haven't quite finished wrapping all of your Christmas gifts. But there's no need to panic here people, because I have ten super creative gift wrapping ideas that are sure to knock your socks off. And you probably have many of the materials lying around the house already, right under your nose!
Gift cards make great presents, but sometimes it's nice to give them a personal touch so they don't feel too generic. Here are ten super creative ways to present your gift cards to their lucky recipients.
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!