10 Clever New Uses For Washi Tape

By: Faith-towers Apr 04, 2013

created at: 04/04/2013

When the washi craze first started, I went out and bought a lot of washi tape. A LOT. And after I did all those fun projects that were circulating on the Internet, I still had a washi tape surplus. So I decided to find a use for it.   

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Make It: Custom DIY Window Bench -- with Storage!

By: Capreek Apr 03, 2013

created at: 03/25/2013

If you're planning your spring and summer projects, definitely add this custom DIY window bench to the list! It's beautiful, comfortable, and oh so functional.     Continue Reading

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How To: Turn Wood Shims into a Table Runner

By: Diy maven Apr 03, 2013

created at: 04/03/2013Whitney was looking for something to dress her naked dining table. After considering options for table runners, she decided to make her own using wood shims. Varying the skinny and fat ends of the shims Continue Reading

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How To: Turn Builder-Grade Blinds into Designer Roman Shades

By: Capreek Apr 02, 2013

created at: 03/25/2013

Ah... mini blinds. The bane of every home and apartment on the planet -- and an eyesore, for sure. But installing custom window treatments can get out-of-control expensive very quickly. So what's a mini-blind-loathing homeowner (or renter!) to do? Work with what you've got -- and make it better!     Continue Reading

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Free Downloads: "Downtown Abbey"-Inspired Printables

By: Diy maven Apr 02, 2013

created at: 04/02/2013

Thank goodness Kristi from I should be mopping the floor is a Downton Abbey fan, for she has the talent and techie ability to create and offer three absolutely delightful Abbey-inspired, hi-res 8" x 10" printables of her favorite Dowager quotes. Although there Continue Reading

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12 Cool 3D Wall Art and Tabletop Decor Projects

By: Capreek Apr 01, 2013

created at: 03/27/2013

Art doesn't need to be flat to hang it on your wall -- heck, it doesn't even need to be hung on a wall at all! Here are 12 creative DIY projects that will add some dimension and visual interest to your space in no time flat.     Continue Reading

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Before and After: Unique and Colorful Vase Makeover

By: Diy maven Apr 01, 2013

created at: 04/01/2013

Heidi's makeover of a grecian urn involves some unique and colorful supplies. Patterned fabric and very pink yarn were just two of the things she used to transform it from its poetic timelessness Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Cozy DIY Yarn-Wrapped Stool

By: Capreek Mar 28, 2013

created at: 03/25/2013

Have a stool that's seen better days? Put down the paint and try this makeover idea instead!     Continue Reading

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How to: Make a Simple, Inexpensive DIY Wooden Jewelry Organizer

By: Chrisjob Mar 27, 2013

created at: 03/26/2013When it comes to home organization, we generally do pretty well. Nearly everything in our house has a dedicated space, and is neatly stored close to where we actually use them. Long term storage goes in one place, all seasonal goods have a spot, as well as weekly items that see more action. Our real problem is: where do we put the stuff we use every day? 

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How To: Make a Modern DIY Woven Rug

By: Capreek Mar 27, 2013

created at: 03/25/2013

I have a slight obsession with textiles: pillows, tea towels, rugs (especially rugs)... you name it, I love it. So when I spotted this tutorial for making your own woven rug, I got pretty excited!    Continue Reading

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Before & After: 5 Basement to Stylish Family Room Makeovers

By: Matt allison Mar 27, 2013

created at: 03/27/2013

Basements are usually not the first place you'd think of turning into your living or family room, but as families expand and space shrinks they may just be the ticket, growing down rather than up.

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10 New Ways to Repurpose Wine Crates

By: Faith-towers Mar 26, 2013

created at: 03/26/2013

Wine crates. They're easy to find and they can function in so many different ways. They can be used simply as storage boxes, but today I have some other ideas for you. So head to your local liquor store to grab some used crates and let's get started!   

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Make It: Fun and Funky Hex Nut Bracelet

By: Diy maven Mar 26, 2013

created at: 03/26/2013

A while back the Curbly team wrote a book called Make It: Hardware Store Decor in which we offered 12 crazy cool decor how-to's using stuff we bought at hardware and big box stores. (Haven't snagged a copy, yet? Go here to get one.) If we were ever to do a book making jewelry out of hardware store finds, projects like this one would be at the very top of the list. Made of nothing but cotton butcher's twineContinue Reading

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10 Fun and Fresh Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

By: Lexy.b.ward Mar 22, 2013

created at: 03/22/2013

Easter is just around the corner and you might be thinking of dyeing some eggs. If you don't want to stick to the traditional egg decor, here are 10 DIYs you'll want to try!      Continue Reading

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Free Download: Faceted Candle and Concrete Vase Templates

By: Capreek Mar 21, 2013


created at: 03/17/2013A series of free, downloadable geometric templates that can be used as forms and molds for everything from candles to concrete planters?? Yes, please!     

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