Whether you've got some branches left over from making a few tree limb coasters or you're just looking to add a few rustic embellishments to your abode, this whimsical pencil holder is just the DIY project you… Continue Reading
Every home needs a "landing strip": that place near the door to put your keys, sunglasses, phone, mail, purses, things you need to take with you, and all the other important stuff that comes in and out of your home everyday. A basket is a great idea, or a storage bench, or a small shelf.
OR...You could make these mod, space-y storage pods from a household staple! Guess… Continue Reading
This DIY project has "Scandinavian Modern" written all over it! It's also one of those "why didn't I think of that?" ideas. The white and wood combo is at once classic, modern, and trendy. For color lovers like myself, I'd suggest experimenting with bold hues - maybe even neon if you're feeling… Continue Reading
As Chris mentioned a few weeks ago, mason jars have exploded (again?) onto the craft and DIY scenes. You can't look anywhere without seeing some crazy new use for them! As it stands, we're embracing the trend here at Curbly. To make things easy on you, here are 15 mason jar projects all in one place!… Continue Reading
Until my dream of living in a Scandinavian Modern cabin comes to fruition, I'll just be content with simple flourishes of inspired decor and accessories like this rustic modern coat stand. It's a gorgeous little piece that packs a big ol' Scandinavian punch - and its DIY rating is off the… Continue Reading
We recently moved into a rental condo where, among a bazillion other rules, we can't paint our walls. Which is unfortunate, because the last tennants "touched up" with flat paint over the existing eggshell finish. It makes for an interesting pattern on the walls, but I digress. Our drab laundry room not only was white beyond all sterile imagining, but it had zero shelving or storage. The solution to our blah laundry room was found in a few… Continue Reading
You can pick up all you want, but the true indicator of how clean a home really is? The way it smells. During spring cleaning season, we wait for the days where it's warm enough to open the windows and air out the house, and do some serious scrubbing to get rid of the worst odor offenders. And when all's back to neutral, it's time to fill your home with a fresh, clean scent.
Most chemical-based air fresheners are 1) bad for you 2) bad… Continue Reading
Somehow, the closet in our guest room was bestowed the unique honor of being the gift wrap storage center. It's perfectly suitable for the job but, let's face it, my perpetually sliding stack of paper could use some help. And don't even get me started on the ribbons which, as a girl barely pushing 5'4", are annoyingly out-of-reach.
I know I'm not the only one with A) a wrapping paper hoarding problem and B) a wrapping paper storage problem. Fortunately, I've discovered some pretty nifty DIY storage solutions that I think you're all going to love... and possibly geek out… Continue Reading