Do you have a bell jar or two? Are you looking for ways to decorate them for Christmas? My answer to both these questions is, "yes." I figured I can't be the only one, so I decided to scrounge around
I had this old outdoor light fixture taking up space in the garage just waiting to be converted into an indoor, decorative lantern. So simple, the project took about an hour to finish, not including drying time for the spray paint. To start a conversion like this, a little reverse engineering is in order. Just figure
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!
Thanksgiving is definitely the pie holiday, if you ask me, and there are tons of recipes out there for Thanksgiving sweets. If you want to surprise your guests when you cut them a slice though, you should definitely try this typography pie DIY.
You can count on at least one sumptuous item in the produce department this time of year: apples. They're bright, shiny, colorful, and perfect for decorating your home over
Craft celebrity Mark Montano shows his brilliance with this drinking straw lamp. It's made of about 500 drinking straws, 1 plug-in light fixture with a chandelier-bulb-sized socket, and (get this)
Etched wooden spoons: so simple, so brilliant, and totally one of those "why didn't I think of that?!" projects!
This before and after is an interesting one because, to be honest, I kind of like the way the kitchen looked before. Sure it's a little out there, but there was something special about it's mid-century vibe. That said, it probably wasn't the most practical option for the homeowners and the remodel looks great too. I'm curious to know which version you like better though. The before or the after?
'Tis the season for parties and get-togethers, which means all of our DIY projects can go to very good use! Here are ten fabulous entertaining projects that will have your guests talking for weeks.
Whether you want to force co-mingling, keep the conversation lively or keep the peace, assigning seats around the dinner table this holiday season is a must. These 10 DIY place card projects not only direct people to the right spot, they'll add
Cottage Pie, sometimes called Shepherds Pie (though technically not the same thing, Shepherds Pie is made from mutton/lamb) is an old classic, loved by young and old with a history that dates back to 1791.
Did you hear? Recently, Pantone announced its spring 2014 color and PPG picked its fav for the entire year. First Pantone's pick: Dazzling Blue, which is described as
Put the 'thanks' back into thanksgiving this year with our curated round-up of FREE printables. We've got everything from printable wall art through thanksgiving 'thank you' note and decor.
Although it's hard to believe, it's almost that time of year when holiday parties start occupying most Saturday nights. My go-to gift for these kinds of events is usually a bottle of wine, but sometimes it's nice to surprise your hostess with something different. Here are some wonderfully affordable DIY ideas that you can start thinking about ahead of time to avoid excessive holiday stress.
I'm pretty much in love with mushrooms, the culinary variety, in case any clarification was needed. As conscious omnivores we tend to eat less meat these day, but choice grade, ethical reared and local where possible.
In the whole history of the Curbly House, I don't think I have ever been more excited or proud to share a room with you. Because friends, our kitchen journey has been long and ugly. When we first set eyes on the house, the kitchen looked like this:
And, it remained like this for far too long, fifteen long months, to be exact (though, to be fair, we actually only lived with it this way for nine months). The...
This ingenious IKEA hack is really a combination of two great ideas... a kitchen island for seating with a rolling storage cart that fits perfectly underneath. My jaw dropped even further when I saw the built-in garbage bin. Click through to find out how to make your own nesting kitchen island.