Roundup: 10 Creative DIY Gift Card Holders

By: Faith-towers Dec 19, 2013

Gift cards make great presents, but sometimes it's nice to give them a personal touch so they don't feel too generic. Here are ten super creative ways to present your gift cards to their lucky recipients.   

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How-To: Geometric Numbered Cork Coaster Tutorial (With A Free Printable)

By: Faith-towers Dec 18, 2013

Coasters make great gifts. Always have, always will. But these coasters are especially fun because they are numbered - and each one has a different geometric design. Click through to download the free printable template!   

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Roundup: 10 DIY Gift Wrap Projects & Techniques

By: Lexy.b.ward Dec 16, 2013

Let the wrapping begin! If you've been stuck when it comes to decorating the presents, look no further. We've rounded up ten projects and techniques to help you make the prettiest gifts this year. Your loved ones won't want to open them!      

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How to Turn Your Favorite Songs into Colors

By: Diy maven Dec 13, 2013

Think of your favorite song. Now think of it in color. Can't imagine what color/s it might be? Then you you'll want to check out Dutchboy's new app, paintlist. You choose the song (via your device's library or using its mic)Continue Reading

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How to: Make Giant Wood Veneer Christmas Ornament Decorations

By: Lexy.b.ward Dec 12, 2013

One of my favorite parts of Christmas is decorating the Christmas tree. I just love vintage ornaments and I scour flea markets every holiday season to add to my Shiny Brite collection. We won't have the space for a big Christmas tree this year, so I decided to make some oversized ornaments from wood veneer to hang on the wall instead!       Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Porcelain Holiday Luminaries

By: Brittni mehlhoff Dec 12, 2013

I'm almost done decorating around the house for the holidays, but I need one more thing that I can put on the mantle before I call it 'done'. As usual, I'm looking for something minimal and not overly Christmas-y, and I think I found the perfect project to fit that description - DIY porcelain tree luminaries.   Continue Reading

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Make It: Colorful DIY Stuffed Elf Plush Ornaments -- Free Download!

By: Capreek Dec 11, 2013

We're excited to welcome Sibylle Roessler from Funkytime on the blog today! She's sharing a tutorial and free download for making your own stuffed elf Christmas ornaments.

These Elf Christmas ornaments will add a little bit of magic and color to any Christmas Tree this year. They are so easy to make, even adults can do them, but only with kids supervision of course! They're a perfect little project for a snowy Sunday afternoon.       

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Print It: Holiday-themed Accordion Gift Tags

By: Lexy.b.ward Dec 11, 2013

One of the best things about the holidays? The gifts! Not to sound all shallow, but I love pretty packaging. I sometimes love the packaging more than the actual gift. Have fun wrapping your presents this year with these darling printable gift tags!      

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Roundup: 10 Festive Christmas Printables For Your Home

By: Faith-towers Dec 10, 2013

Doesn't the holiday season seem rushed this year? With Thanksgiving falling so late, we a missed out on a whole precious week of decorating and shopping... so quick and easy is the name of the game. Here are ten festive (and free!) printables that will have your home looking fantastic in no time.   

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Roundup: 24 Modern and Easy DIY Christmas Ornaments

By: Capreek Dec 09, 2013

Ornaments are a fun, easy way to get into the DIY holiday spirit. We've rounded up 24 of our faves, which can double as gift toppers if your tree is already full! Check 'em out below.     Continue Reading

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How-to: DIY Wire Hanger Ornament Wreath

By: Faith-towers Dec 09, 2013

These festive ornament wreaths are all the rage right now, but this particular one is special... because you just might already have everything you need to make it right in your closet. See the gorgeous result after the jump.   

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Before and After: A Dramatic Bedroom Makeover

By: Brittni mehlhoff Dec 06, 2013

Most before and afters I share start off with a very dark room that is lightened up with a coat of paint and great furniture. This makeover though, is kind of the opposite of that. The before is white and bright and the after is dark but cozy. Needless to say, the end result is a pretty drastic change - going from white to black.   Continue Reading

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The Curbly House: Our Sunroom, Styled by Emily Henderson

By: Alicia Dec 06, 2013

Our bright and airy sunroom styled by Emily Henderson
By now, you've heard everything you could ever care to know about our makeover series with Emily Henderson. Today, we're sharing the last room she styled in our house: the sunroom. 

This room was by far the trickiest one to tackle, because of it's narrow floor plan and window nook. The results are simply stunning. For all the details, head over to Emily's site.

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Pantone's 2014 Color of the Year

By: Diy maven Dec 05, 2013

Yesterday, Pantone announced their color of the year for 2014, and it is Radiant Orchid, 18-3224. They describe it as a warm, confident, magical color that drawsContinue Reading

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Gift Guide: 10 Handmade Home Decor Gifts

By: Capreek Dec 04, 2013

We've scoured Etsy to find ten of our favorite handmade home decor gift ideas! Check out our picks below and let us know some of your favorite Etsy shops in the comments!      Continue Reading

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