How To: Make a Decorative Yarn Chandelier

By: Brittni mehlhoff May 27, 2014

I love projects that use basic materials that you have laying around the house already, and this project definitely fits the bill in that category. Make a colorful yarn chandelier (the decorative kind that doesn't have a lighting component) using the materials you see above in one… Continue Reading

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How to: Make Fabric Dahlias + Ways To Use Them In Your Home

By: Faith-towers May 26, 2014

Easy Fabric Dahlia Sewing Tutorial

Fabric flowers are so versatile. They can be used in your home, as fashion accessories, and even as decoration at a party or event. And they never wilt or dry up! Click through for a super easy way to make fabric dahlias, plus some ideas for using them around your… Continue Reading

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7 DIY Project Ideas for Your Weekend

By: Brittni mehlhoff May 23, 2014

Add a creative spark to your weekend with this list of awesome DIY ideas. With projects ranging from home improvement and gardening to smaller DIYs, like moon phase wall art and pineapple planters, there are plenty of projects to keep you busy. Here are seven DIY ideas to jumpstart your… Continue Reading

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How to: DIY Ampersand Accent Pillow + Free Printable Pattern

By: Faith-towers May 22, 2014

DIY Ampersand Pillow Tutorial

Being a typography nerd, I'm a big fan of the ampersand. It's a beautiful letterform. And being fabric and textile month here at Curbly, I thought that combining sewing and typography could be the perfect project. I mean... who wouldn't want an ampersand accent pillow on their couch? Keep reading to get your free printable pattern and the full photo tutorial.… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Plain Rug Gets a Vibrant DIY Makeover

By: Brittni mehlhoff May 22, 2014

Do you have an old rug that has seen better days? If so, check out this DIY way to make an old rug look new again or give a plain one a punch of… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Diamond Pin Board

By: Matt allison May 21, 2014

DIY Diamond Pin Board

Who doesn't need a good pin board? I love the simplicity of this one, not to mention the on-trend geometric focus of the diamond shape. Easy to knock together in a free evening with just a handful of supplies. Follow the link below to detailed instructions on how to make your… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 15 No-Sew Fabric Projects for the Home

By: Brittni mehlhoff May 20, 2014

There are loads of great fabric projects out there, but if you're a little bit challenged in the sewing department, most of those DIY ideas are, unfortunately, off limits. Luckily though, you can fake it until you make it with this roundup of 15 DIY no-sew project ideas for the home. Don't worry, they're just as cool as the ones made for your sewing machine lovin'… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Colorful Yarn Projects For Your Home

By: Faith-towers May 20, 2014

10 Ways To Use Yarn In Your Home

I don't know about you, but I have a lot of leftover yarn from various knitting projects that I've finished over the years. It's very versatile, and so colorful - making it the perfect material for so many different decor projects. Continue reading to see ten of my favorite ways to use yarn in your home.… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 10 Unconventional Curtain Ideas For Your Home

By: Faith-towers May 15, 2014

10 Unconventional Curtain Ideas

Curtains are one element of the home where people tend to go traditional, but there are so many ways to get inventive with your window treatments. Here are ten super unique, beautiful ways to get creative with your… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 14 DIY Textile Ideas for Your Next Craft Project

By: Brittni mehlhoff May 15, 2014

After yesterday's post from Faith, Tips For Adding Textiles To Your Home, it seemed appropriate to put together a list of DIY ways to embellish textiles. Whether you're tackling a sewing project, upholstery DIY, or some other project that involves fabric, this roundup of DIY textiles is a good place to start for… Continue Reading

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Tips For Adding Textiles To Your Home + A List of Online Fabric Retailers

By: Faith-towers May 14, 2014

Ways To Add Textiles To Your Home

Textiles can make a big difference in a space, making it more inviting and cozy - but choosing and combining them can be intimidating. So here are some helpful tips on where to add more fabric elements to your space and how to mix and match effectively. And I'll share some great fabric resources with you,… Continue Reading

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How to Turn an Old Laundry Basket into a New Big Planter

By: Diy maven May 14, 2014

Emily rescued the laundry basket pictured above at the side of the road because she figured she could do something creative with it. It sat in her basement for 6 months, and then inspiration hit: it would make a great outdoor planter. First she patched up… Continue Reading

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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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