Roundup: 10 Fun DIY Backyard Entertainment Ideas

By: Faith-towers May 13, 2015

Up here in the northeast, it's finally that time of year when people start to fix up their yards and spend their spare time outside. The grill comes out, the patio furniture emerges, and the neighbors stop by. Which means it's also time to get creative and find some fun things to do out there in the backyard.  

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Roundup: 10 Memorable Room Makeovers for Under $1000

By: Diy maven Apr 08, 2015

The edict for this roundup was 10 room makeovers for under $1,000. I'm happy to say that most of these do-overs are way under that price point. One actually clocked in at under $25! So here goes...ten of our most memorable budgetContinue Reading

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Roundup: Spring Organization Ideas for the Garage and Basement That ADD Space

By: Diy maven Mar 17, 2015

It's springtime, and that means it's time to sweep out and organize the garage and basement. The sweeping part is easy. The organizing part? That can be a little tricky when you lack space. In this roundup of organization ideas we've put together ideas and how-tos that will actually add space to ourContinue Reading

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Roundup: 15 DIY Vases for Spring Flowers

By: Rachel mae smith Mar 09, 2015
15 DIY Vase Projects

Now that we have an extra hour of daylight in the day, it means that spring is right around the corner. And that can only mean one glorious thing: fresh flowers are coming. We've waiting all winter for this time of year, am I right? Rather than display your blooms in an ordinary vase, considering making one of these 15 DIYS first. You'll be glad you did when you pick up a fresh bouquet of daffodils! 

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Dreamy and Teeny: 13 Impromptu Office Spaces

By: Diy maven Feb 10, 2015

Having an entire room in your home dedicated to office space is a luxury for most people. But the 14 tiny work spaces in this roundup prove that big offices aren't all that. As a matter of a fact, these teeny offices are so dreamy, they'll make people with the full-size counterparts consider downsizingContinue Reading

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10 Eye-Catching, Modern Stainless Steel Mailboxes

By: Diy maven Feb 04, 2015

I live in a neighborhood of curbside mailboxes. They pretty much all look alike. As a matter of fact, some of the newer enclaves of homes have the exact same mailboxes. Esthetically, they look nice. As for personality, they have none. This is not the case for these 10 stainless steelContinue Reading

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Clutter No More: 10 Clever DIY Office Organization Projects

By: Rachel mae smith Jan 19, 2015

10 Office Organization DIYS

I don't know about you, but nothing seems to slows down my productivity more than a messy workspace. Don't get me wrong, my desk is disheveled a majority of the time, but when it's clean and clear, I feel so much better. If you're looking to keep your office tidy without compromising on style, try these 10 office organization DIYs! The perfect way to start the week, don't you think?Continue Reading

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Roundup: Decluttering DIYS for the Home

By: Rachel mae smith Jan 16, 2015
Roundup: Decluttering DIYS for the Home

We all have those items in our home that don't have a specific place, but that we use on a regular basis (I'm talking to you miscellaneous craft supplies). After a while, it just becomes unappealing clutter. And let's face it, it only takes a few items before it snowballs out of hand.  What better way to tame the mess than with these 10 decluttering diys? Perfect if you're looking for a weekend project!Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Projects that Will Make you Want to Read More

By: Rachel mae smith Jan 12, 2015
10 DIYS that will make you want to read more

If your New Year's Resolution for 2015 was to read more, but you haven't quite found the motivation yet, then you're in luck. These 10 book-themed projects are perfect for showing off your collection and making them a visible part of your decor. Because really, it's hard to ignore a goal when it looks this good. A daily reminder doesn't hurt either. Continue Reading

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Roundup: 20 DIY Ornament Projects to Make this Holiday Season

By: Rachel mae smith Dec 01, 2014

Roundup: DIY Ornament Projects

Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone (hope yours was nice!), it's time to start trimming those Christmas trees! Whether you want to make them for your collection or to give as gifts, ornaments are a great and classic way to make your tree more festive. What better way to kick off December than with 20 DIY ornament projects?!

1. Cinnamon Applesauce Heart Ornaments by Katy Elliott

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Shopping Guide: 10 Throw Blankets To Keep You Warm This Fall

By: Lexy.b.ward Oct 22, 2014

10 must have blankets for fallI'm all for snuggling up on the couch under a good throw. I tend to collect throw blankets because there are sooo many textures, styles, and colors! Here are ten that could do a great job of keeping you warm this fall season! There are tons of different price points so there's a throw for everyone!      

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Roundup: 10 DIY Projects that use Natural Elements

By: Rachel mae smith Oct 17, 2014

10 DIYS That Use Natural Elements

Some of my favorite projects are those I was able to do for cheap, if not completely free. It's always satisfying to make something out of what appears to be nothing, don't you think? And there's really no better resource to use for those projects than your own backyard! Continue Reading

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Roundup: 13 "No Carve" Pumpkins for Halloween

By: Rachel mae smith Oct 15, 2014

13 No Carve Pumpkin DIYSWhile I'm not a huge fan of Halloween DIYS, I will say that pumpkin projects are the exception. What can I say, I'm a sucker for all the creative ideas there are out there. Instead of carving your pumpkin this year, consider viewing the outside as blank canvas where anything is possible. Here are 13 creative no-carve projects to help you brainstorm turning your pumpkins into works of art! Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Favorite Soups to Get Ready for Fall

By: Matt allison Sep 24, 2014

Roundup: 10 Favorite Soups to Get Ready for Fall

As I look back on my tenure here at Curbly as a staff writer and foodie I thought it might be an idea to look back into the archives and fish out some of my favourite soup recipes that I've shared over the years that are perfect for Fall weather. So herewith my top 10 recipes for you to sink your teeth (and spoons) into.

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Roundup: 16 Fantastic Fabric DIYs for the Kitchen and Dining Room

By: Brittni mehlhoff Sep 23, 2014

With today being the first official day of fall, it won't be long before many of us are spending a lot more time in the kitchen, cooking. And there may even be a dinner party or two. So, I've rounded up some awesome fabric DIYs that will leave both your kitchen and dining room looking good for the rest of the year. Everything you'll find on this list is made of fabric. There are pom pom placemats, hand stitched hot pads, colorful tablecloth ideas, tea towels, and more. Click through to see all 16 fabric projects for the kitchen and dining room.   Continue Reading

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Roundup: 15 Statement Shower Curtains That You Can DIY

By: Lexy.b.ward Sep 17, 2014

15 statement shower curtains

You don't need money coming out of your ears to have your dream bathroom. In fact, you can get closer to your ideal look by just updating your shower curtain! We've rounded up 15 statement shower curtains that give instant face lifts to any bathroom and you can make them yourself!      

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Roundup: 22 Free Kitchen Wall Art Printables

By: Diy maven Sep 12, 2014

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Roundup: 13 Fabulous and Functional DIY Bathmat Projects

By: Diy maven Sep 05, 2014

Thick, white, and folded over the edge of the tub or shower door. Sound familiar? Then you, too, may be suffering from Unimaginative Bathmat & Placement Syndrome. But don't worry; we have the cure. The thing about these DIY bathmat projects is that because they're stylish, you won't want to tuck them out of the way, which takes care ofContinue Reading

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Best of Curbly: 19 of August's Most Popular Posts

By: Brittni mehlhoff Sep 04, 2014

It's that time again. Time for another round of Best of Curbly. This last month was filled with fun how-to projects, great room makeovers, and some helpful tip-based posts for organization and furniture arranging. Click through to see the top 19 posts on Curbly from the month of August.   

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