Before and After: A Tufted Couch Gets a Lush Makeover

By: Brittni mehlhoff May 14, 2014

Before this couch looked like it was once covered in plastic in grandma's living room. After removing the skirt though and getting a snazzy reupholstery job, this sofa looks brand new. Take a… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 12 Amazing Chair Upholstery Makeovers

By: Brittni mehlhoff May 13, 2014

We can all slap a coat of paint on a piece of furniture or two and call it a makeover. When fabric and upholstery are involved, however, it's a bit more complex than a can of spray paint and some sandpaper. Luckily though, there are bunch of great DIY tutorials and before and after photos out there to help you get the job done. So, here are 12 amazing chair upholstery makeovers to inspire your next… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Ways To Use Fabric Scraps In Your Home

By: Faith-towers May 13, 2014

10 DIY Home Decor Projects Using Fabric Scraps

I have a huge bag of fabric scraps that has accumulated over the years. And I never know what to do with all of those beautiful (albeit tiny) pieces of fabric. But it seems like such a waste to let them just sit there, taking up valuable closet space. So I did a little research and found ten awesome ideas from around the… Continue Reading

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7 DIY Project Ideas for Your Weekend

By: Brittni mehlhoff May 09, 2014

If you have a little time for DIYs this weekend, I've put together another list that I think you'll enjoy. I've included a little bit of everything - from lighting and art projects to DIY gifts for Mother's Day and more. Here are 7 DIYs you might want to try this… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Affordable & Awesome Do-It-Yourself Window Treatments

By: Lexy.b.ward May 08, 2014

10 diy window treatments

If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself. And that can be the case when it comes to window treatments. If you can't find the perfect curtain, rod, or shade, make it! We've rounded up ten window treatments that you can create… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a DIY Folding Camp Stool from Scratch

By: Capreek May 07, 2014

You guys... it's almost camping season!!! In preparation for the greatest time of year, I'm thinking I might try my hand at one of these DIY folding camp… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Beaded Cage Light

By: Matt allison May 07, 2014

DIY Beaded Cage Light

I love how this cheap cage light gets a 'Nordic' make-over. Detailed instructions and a step-by-step guide can be found at the link… Continue Reading

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How To: Make Typographical Thumbtack Art

By: Diy maven May 06, 2014

One thumbtack is forgettable. 700 thumbtacks are fabulous. At least the way Virginia arranged them. She started with a 12" x 12" canvas onto which sheContinue Reading

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Roundup: 7 Clever DIY Sewing Tutorials For The Kitchen

By: Faith-towers May 01, 2014

7 Amazing Sewing Projects For The Kitchen

This month at Curbly we're focusing on sewing and fabric projects, so I wanted to start off with some really clever DIY fabric tutorials for the kitchen. The concepts may not be revolutionary, but the way in which they are executed is completely genius. And with a wide range of skill levels included, there's something for… Continue Reading

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How To: Host a Simple Wine and Cheese Pairing Party

By: Alicia Apr 30, 2014

How to host a simple wine and cheese party.
Wine and cheese are like Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire - gorgeous together and perfectly suited. But, like any great relationship, they're each complicated and require a little finesse and understanding to work well together.

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Roundup: 10 Must-See Free Printables For Spring

By: Faith-towers Apr 29, 2014

Free printable dessert flags.

May is the best month of the year, in my opinion. First there's Cinco de Mayo, then Mother's Day, and Memorial Day too. And spring cleaning is another good activity for this time of year. So I've rounded up ten festive, colorful (and free!) printables to brighten things up this spring.… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Mid-Century Inspired Magazine Rack

By: Brittni mehlhoff Apr 29, 2014

Keep your magazine stacks organized and out of the way with a DIY magazine holder, made from… Continue Reading

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How To: Make Duct Tape Tumbling Block Art

By: Diy maven Apr 29, 2014

I'm all over art that doesn't involve paint and a brush--because I'm terrible at that sort of thing--which is why I LOVE this project. No paint; just tape! The secret to getting the effect of tumbling blocks is in the 60 degree cuts of the decorative medium, namely, 3… Continue Reading

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IKEA Arm Chair Gets Opulent Copper Makeover

By: Diy maven Apr 28, 2014

With a can of copper spray paint and some fabric trim, Kata gave a Villstad chair a personality makeover. Before it was dark and more than a little sad. After, it's all smiles and opulence. Now for the… Continue Reading

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7 DIY Project Ideas for Your Weekend

By: Brittni mehlhoff Apr 25, 2014

If you're ready to roll up your sleeves and tackle a DIY project or two, I have a handful of suggestions for you. With weekend projects ranging from dip dyed placemats to stenciled doormats, you're bound to find something that tickles your fancy. Here are seven DIY project ideas to kick off your… Continue Reading

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