With New Year's Day just two weeks from today, you may want to tackle a quick DIY or two for New Year's Eve. And this one is perfect because you probably already have the main material lying around your house: plastic drinking straws. Continue Reading
A long while back, there was a project here on Curbly, for DIY water slide decals, that I thought was really cool. I had never tried the technique before, so I gave it a go and documented the results for something I've dubbed a DIY Retry. Want to see the results?
Using a simple grid as a guide, you can turn a sheet of EVA foam into a cross-stitch patterned stamp to create your own printed textiles! Continue Reading
I'm not gonna lie. I'm still very much on the copper and brass train and I wanted a way to incorporate these warm metals into my Christmas decor this year. The answer, of course, was right in front of me: simple geometric ornaments! Read on to see how to make these modern Christmas accessories in minutes. Continue Reading
Rope, concrete, and an empty milk carton or two are all you need to make your own version of these modern door stoppers! Continue Reading
I find that items for the home often make the best gifts. And handmade? Even better! Here's a list of ten of my very favorite handmade gifts from a variety of Etsy sellers.
Mandi's 16-year-old sister-in-law had an enviable bedroom before its recent makeover because of its size. (There's space enough for a sitting/dressing area and a sleeping area.) After its makeover, that envy just might have turned to covet. In addition to fresh paint and thrifted items, Mandi went all DIY over it. There are a lot of highlights here, including a vintageContinue Reading
Everybody has twigs in their backyard (or nearby, at least) and if you're like me, you probably also have an arsenal of spray paint in the closet. And a glue gun. If so, you're ready to make some festive metallic reindeer to dress up your mantle or bookshelf this holiday season.
Globes make great decor pieces, but they can be a bit pricey. Instead, get your hands on a cheap version and give it a modern makeover! Continue Reading
Yesterday I shared 15 Scandinavian-inspired advent calendars and today I'm back with 14 more, but this time I've rounded up projects for the color and design-loving set. Check out these playful, modern advent calendar ideas below. Continue Reading
It's almost December, which means it's time to bust out your advent calendars! Here are 15 Scandinavian-inspired DIY options to try this year. Continue Reading
Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best, like in the case of this too-clever-for-words storage project from French decor blog Heju! Continue Reading
This bland bedroom had tons of unrealized potential - moody dark walls, lots of light and beautiful wood flooring. But it just wasn't there yet. But with a number of small, do-able changes, the space was transformed into an inspired urban retreat.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner! It's time to start thinking about the centerpiece for all that scrumptious food: the dining table. From napkins to table runners to placemats, we've rounded up 20 easy DIY table linen ideas for Turkey Day this year. Continue Reading
It seems like laundry hampers fall into two categories: stylish but ridiculously overpriced OR something that looks like it belongs in a dorm room surrounded by week-old pizza. So where do you find a good looking hamper on a student-sized budget? Right here, my friends. Continue Reading
Themed gift baskets make amazing, affordable, memorable gifts. The key is to pick the items carefully and to pay attention to the presentation. Here are fifteen of my very favorite gift basket ideas for the upcoming holiday season!