Roundup: 10 DIY Fabric Projects For The Kids' Room

By: Faith-towers Jun 13, 2013

I don't know about you, but I have lots of fabric leftover from past sewing projects. So why not put it to good use by creating something for the little ones? Here are ten of my absolute favorite fabric-related DIY ideas for playrooms and bedrooms.   

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Make It: Colorful DIY Plasti-Dip Key Toppers

By: Capreek Jun 12, 2013

After seeing this quirky little DIY project, I kinda want to dip everything in colorful plastic! C'mon, admit it, you want to go dip-crazy, too. If you're on board for some colorful customization of totally mundane objects, read on!     Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Colorful Painted Dresser-turned-Changing Table Makeover

By: Capreek Jun 11, 2013

This Mid-Century dresser recently got a kid-friendly makeover and second life as a changing table. What do you think of the transformation?     

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Roundup: 10 Easy DIY Nursery Wall Art Ideas

By: Faith-towers Jun 11, 2013

Nurseries and kids' rooms are great places to put your DIY skills to good use. Surrounding them with color and creativity when they are young will encourage them to grow up to be DIY'ers just like us! Here are ten great projects to get you started.   

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Roundup: 12 Cool DIY Cardboard Playhouses and Toys for Kids

By: Capreek Jun 10, 2013

If you have a cardboard box hoarding problem (who doesn't in the age of online shopping?), consider turning them into one of these kid-friendly playhouses or toys!     Continue Reading

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Make It: Colorful DIY Fabric Coil Coasters

By: Capreek Jun 10, 2013

Fabric scraps, old sheets, t-shirts that have seen better days: give these textiles a new shot at life by turning them into colorful DIY coil coasters!     Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Moroccan Inspired Kitchen Makeover

By: Faith-towers Jun 10, 2013

I know, I know... this kitchen isn't so bad. It is certainly livable, and the appliances are beautiful. But it doesn't have a lot of personality, and lacks cohesion. You'll just have to trust me that the "after" image is worth seeing.   

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Make It: Rustic Hanging Coat Rack DIY

By: Capreek Jun 06, 2013

If floor space in your entryway is at a premium, try this simple hanging coat rack idea!       Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Simple Pet Toy Tutorials

By: Faith-towers Jun 06, 2013

My pup Charlie goes through toys quickly. And I mean really quickly. What can I say? The dog loves to play. So I've found that the best option is to make toys and games for him. Here are a few of my favorites, along with some great toys for your feline friends as well.   

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Curbly Shopping Guide: 20 Cool Products for Pets!

By: Capreek Jun 05, 2013

June is kids and pets month here at Curbly which, as a self-proclaimed "Crazy Dog Lady" makes me really happy! While I love all animals and pets, today I'm focusing on the furry kind: cats and dogs. Check out my top ten picks for each and give your four-legged friends something to really bark (or purr) about!     Continue Reading

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The Incredible Flying House and Other Artful Architecture

By: Diy maven Jun 05, 2013

A recent trip to Franconia Sculpture Park in Franconia, MN, made me see architecture in a whole new way. Or maybe it made me see art in a whole new way? I'm not sure. I mean, I've always seen (some) architecture as art, but never art as architecture. Especially in a literal sense. Confused? Me too. Let's try an example. Melanie Van Houten's incredible "Reclamation," which is the size of a one-stall garage, suspendsContinue Reading

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Make It: DIY Mini Macrame Eggshell Planters

By: Capreek Jun 04, 2013

I swear, succulents and cacti get all the good DIY planters these days! (Probably because they're cute and sculptural and hardy as all get out.) They certainly look great in these hanging macrame eggshell pots, though!     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Easy DIY Projects For Your Pets and Furry Friends

By: Faith-towers Jun 04, 2013

When I adopted my puggle, Charlie, two years ago, one of the biggest surprises was how much stuff I needed to get for him...and how expensive everything was. So of course, the logical solution was to start making things... and you can too! Here are ten of my favorite projects.   

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Father's Day Roundup: 25 Awesome DIY Gifts to Make for Dad!

By: Capreek Jun 03, 2013

Father's Day is right around the corner (June 16th, mark your calendars!). If you're planning on making your old man a gift this year, here are 25 DIY gift ideas that are sure to make the occasion a memorable one!     Continue Reading

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Make It: Vintage Fans Turned DIY Succulent Planters

By: Capreek Jun 03, 2013

Old wire-cage fans seem to lurk in every corner of every consignment shop/thrift store/estate sale on the planet. If you've wondered what to do with them, here's a clever DIY project to consider!     Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Dramatic Dining Room Overhaul

By: Faith-towers Jun 03, 2013

Yes, maybe this color palette was on trend... at one time. But its owner decided it was time for a change. A drastic one. See how this dining room was transformed into a light, airy and inviting new place to eat.   

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Before & After: 1942 Cape Cod Gets New Open Floor Plan

By: Diy maven Jun 03, 2013

The kitchen of the Aldrich's 1942 Cape Cod was of the galley variety. Too small and closed-off from the rest of the space, they were ready for a big change. Architect Eric J. Hansen came up with a plan that gave them everything they were looking for without adding any square footage. This was accomplished by Continue Reading

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Cool to Creepy: 6 Toys Turned Planters

By: Diy maven May 31, 2013

On your next garage sale excursion, you might want to keep an eye out for old toys. It doesn't matter if they're broken, because you won't be playing with them; you'll be planting in them. From cool to downright creepy, these 6 toys-turned-planters are sure to inspire.

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How To: Make a Modern DIY Plywood Media Console

By: Capreek May 30, 2013

Looking for an affordable and modern media console, but underwhelmed by your options? *cough IKEA cough* Don't despare! Get all your entertainment organization needs met with this awesome DIY media center!       Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: New Uses For Old Backyard Sheds

By: Faith-towers May 30, 2013

Sheds aren't just for storing tools anymore. When I was a kid, my dad put an addition onto his shed so that I could have a fort to play in (it was awesome). Since then, I've always dreamed of having an office in a shed - but people are using them for all kinds of other things too.   

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