How To: Make DIY Valentine Arrows for the One You Love

By: Alicia Feb 04, 2014

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I recently celebrated my sixth wedding anniversary with my guy (Bruno!) and I wanted to make him something meaningful. When I looked into the traditional and modern wedding anniversary gifts I learned that year six is marked by iron (traditional) and wood (modern). I decided to incorporate both.     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Clever DIY Ideas for Your Next Party or Event

By: Faith-towers Feb 04, 2014

This month on Curbly we're focusing on parties and entertaining... so I wanted to share some of my favorite "why didn't I think of that?" ideas that I've run across lately. Click through to check out these super genius (and easy) DIY party ideas.   

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Before and After: A Minor Entryway Change Makes A Major Difference

By: Faith-towers Feb 03, 2014

Usually "before" photos are pretty darn ugly. And this one isn't. But once you see the "after" photo, I think you'll agree that a major improvement has been made. Click through to see what that change was.   

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Benjamin Moore Teams up with Target Garanimal-Style

By: Diy maven Feb 03, 2014

Yesterday, I was at my local Ace Hardware and saw a flier in the paint department advertising Benjamin Moore's partnership with Target. The companies have teamed up to provide a Garanimal approach to decorating kids' rooms. Basically, you pick your favoriteContinue Reading

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Make It: A Simple IKEA Shelf Gets A Paint Stick Makeover

By: Lexy.b.ward Jan 31, 2014

There's not much I love more than a really good IKEA hack. This shelf is one that can be tackled in a weekend and the beauty lasts forever... or at least until you switch out the furniture.      

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Make It: Stylish DIY Speaker Box Covers

By: Capreek Jan 30, 2014

Call me crazy, but the idea of covering those little eyesores we call speakers with nice, clean boxes makes my visually-inclined soul so happy. SO happy. (It's all about the details, people!)       Continue Reading

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Before and After: How To Style a Nook in Your Dining Room

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jan 30, 2014

Our dining room area is probably one of the most neglected rooms of the house. I don't do a ton of entertaining, or cooking for that matter, so that's probably why it's gone undecorated for so long. The wall that the buffet is on was basically barren, so I gathered some leftover pieces from around the house and brought this little nook together. It's an easy mini makeover that you can recreate at home, using pieces you already have. Want to see how it turned out?   Continue Reading

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Make It: Black & White Instagram Wall Calendar

By: Lexy.b.ward Jan 30, 2014

January may be coming to a close, but there are still eleven months left in the year. Celebrate the date with this large DIY calendar with prints from your Instagram account!      

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Build with Virtual LEGO on the Google!

By: Diy maven Jan 30, 2014

I don't throw around exclamation points willy-nilly, but Google's new Build with Chrome is so awesome it deserves one. Maybe even two! Okay, this is howContinue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Fun Ways To Decorate A Non-Working Fireplace

By: Faith-towers Jan 28, 2014

I see these all the time around Boston: beautiful fireplaces that don't work. Maybe your landlord doesn't allow it, or maybe there's a fire safety issue. Or perhaps yours does work, but you're just looking for a decorative idea for the warmer months. Whatever the case may be, there are lots of fun ways to decorate this coveted area of your home. Here goes.  

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How To: Make Modern DIY Candle Holders Using Plastic Cups

By: Capreek Jan 21, 2014

The fine folks at A Beautiful Mess have done it again: given me a "Duh! Why didn't I think of that?" moment with this super simple candle holder project.     Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 10 Stunning Rooms with Dark Walls (and Tips for Using Them in Your Own Home)

By: Faith-towers Jan 21, 2014

Dark walls can be so gorgeous in a home, highlighting any artwork or fixtures that you hang on them. But they can also be intimidating. Here are some beautiful examples of dark walls, along with a few tips and ideas for using them in your own space.   

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Make It: Geometric Felt Coasters Project

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jan 21, 2014

Make a set of colorful coasters in about an hour to add a little cheer to your kitchen table.   Continue Reading

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How To: Tips For Giving Your Filing Cabinet A Massive Overhaul

By: Faith-towers Jan 16, 2014

With all the craziness of the holiday season, I've been ignoring the massive piles of mail and paperwork that have accumulated on my desk. But now that I finally have some time, I'm doing a massive makeover. Here are some expert tips on how to create an effective (and pretty) filing system.   

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How To: Make an Anthropologie-Inspired Copper Desktop Organizer

By: Capreek Jan 15, 2014

I loooove this DIY project: it's super stylish, insanely easy, and SO functional. And hey, if metallic hues aren't your thing, this would look great in any color!     Continue Reading

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