Thanksgiving means turkey, cranberries, guests, and extra seats at the table. As we prepare for the holiday, we decided to purchase a set of folding chairs to create additional seating for our guests. The chairs are super sturdy and comfortable, but they're not the most stylish kids on the block, so we decided to spiff them up using rivets, a staple gun, and some extra fabric we had lying around the house. Check out the tutorial below!
I remember making a coil bowl from scrap fabric as a kid -- it turned out terribly. Now that my dexterity and attention to detail and general craftin' skillz have increased, I really want to give this trendy neon version a go.
This month, Curbly is excited to team up with designer and TV host David Bromstad, of HGTV's Design Star and The White Room Challenge. David is offering his professional tips about one his biggest passions: using color to transform everyday rooms into something extraordinary.
Whenever people ask me where to start with finding the right colors for their home; I always recommend learning the basics.
First of all, it is important to think about the psychological effects of the color you are choosing! For instance, blues, greys and greens have a calm soothing effect; they also help you concentrate and keep you focused.
I had one of those "why didn't I think of that?" moments when I first spotted this project from Crafty Endeavor. I mean, it's ridiculously easy! And 100% customizable! And have I mentioned awesome?
Now that Halloween is over, you're going to need a place to store that extra candy. Or maybe it's time to reorganize your office and start finding homes for your growing pile of craft supplies? Either way, this tutorial can help, and I bet you have everything you'll need to make one at home already.
We throw so many empty toilet paper tubes away (at least I throw a lot of them away... *shifty eyes*); it seems a downright shame not to do something with them, right? So, when I spotted this simple, 10-minute DIY storage idea on Aunt Peaches, I recognized the pure, crafty genius of it immediately. This! This was the "something"!
Branches, twigs, and logs -- oh my! Turn this readily available material into stylish decor accessories. Stumped? Here are 15 awesome projects to get the creative juices flowing.
What do you get when you take a plain IKEA chair and attack it with a Sharpie? Something totally awesome.
We've rounded up 20 festive fall wreaths that will see your decor through from Halloween to Thanksgiving! Check 'em out and let us know which are your fave!
I feel like pinatas are the perfect Halloween decor item because they're fun and festive and filled with candy - three staples of Halloween in my book. Yet, I've never seen them being used this time of year, until now.
If you've read my review of John Murphy's delightful new book, Return of the Stupid Sock Creatures, and you now have a hankerin' to create a Stupid Sock Creature of your very own, have no fear, Blincubus Jackson is here! Well, instructions to make one are here. Blincubus has a sweet tooth the size of Montana, and his sugary fixes are causing him all sorts of trouble.
To make Blincubus, you'll need some supplies. Here's a quick rundown that...
Inspired by some $100 curtain panels she spotted from Crate & Barrel (that's 100 bucks each, people), blogger Beckie Farrant did what we love most here at Curbly: she made some herself (for cheap!) and created a tutorial for like-minded DIY decor devotee.
I looooooove mobiles. Love 'em. I love the energy they bring into a space, the visual interest, and the fact that they're not too terribly difficult to make yourself. And this DIY paper version? Easy peasy!
Why yes, another spider web craft! These colorful webs are intricate, but easily done by kirigami- a form of origami that involves cutting the paper as well. These webs only require paper and scissors, but when I first saw them I imagined them being a Halloween banner, strung in a mobile, altered to be name tags for a Halloween party, or even mod-podged on blocks to make festive coasters for those cup-wielding Halloween fans. And as...
Fancify your homemade cards this season with this super easy DIY idea!