Make It: Simple DIY Clay Circle Garland

By: Capreek Mar 26, 2015
Photo: Caitlin McGrath

A lot of the DIY garlands we feature are meant for specific celebrations (holidays, birthdays, etc. etc.), but this clay version is stylish and subtle enough to be left up year-round!     Continue Reading

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Gift Guide: Super Stylish Handmade Home Decor Gift Ideas

By: Faith-towers Dec 09, 2014

Gift Guide: Super Stylish Handmade Home Decor Gift Ideas

I find that items for the home often make the best gifts. And handmade? Even better! Here's a list of ten of my very favorite handmade gifts from a variety of Etsy sellers.   

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Decorating Your Thanksgiving Table With Items Found In Nature

By: Lexy.b.ward Nov 05, 2014

Natural items for thanksgiving tablesIt can be stressful planning out what your Thanksgiving table is going to look like. Do you want fancy? Do you want simple? Natural? The possibilities are daunting. Make your life a little easier by incorporating items found in nature! Small amount of work. Big impact. Everybody wins! Here are a few tips for getting the most of nature this Thanksgiving season!      

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Roundup: 12 Unique Ways To Decorate With Pumpkins This Fall

By: Lexy.b.ward Oct 16, 2014

unique ways to decorate with pumpkinsBy now, you've probably catalogued over one hundred ideas for decorating your pumpkins this Halloween. Traditionally, they sit on the porch to light the way for trick-or-treaters. Why don't we switch things up this year? Here are twelve unique ways to decorate WITH and use pumpkins in and around your home!      

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Shopping Guide: Cool Kid's Decor Picks under $75

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jun 20, 2013

Choosing affordable decor items for the kiddos is easy enough, but affordable and cool, well that is another story entirely. So today, I have rounded up some of the coolest online decor picks for kids, all under $75. If you have been looking for non-branded, design-y storage options, wall decals, bedding, etc, be sure to bookmark this shopping guide.   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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How To: Make a Simple DIY Fabric Storage Basket

By: Capreek Mar 06, 2013

created at: 03/04/2013

We are a bit strapped for closet space here in San Francisco –- the verdict is still out on if it’s because I have a shopping problem or the fact that our 1906 apartment has tiny closets! I had been on the hunt for a practical way to store excess blankets and pillows when I came up with the idea to make a fabric basket.      

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Make It: Easy DIY Glitter Accent Bowl

By: Capreek Feb 12, 2013

created at: 02/11/2013

I'll admit it, I'm a sucker for decorative bowls (And throw pillows! I loves me some throw pillows. Oh, and blankets. And probably ten thousand other things, let's be honest. Anyway, back to bowls...). There's always a use for them, whether they're actually holding anything or just looking pretty. These DIY glitter bowls definitely fall into the latter, straight-eye-candy category, which is fine by me!     Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 10 Clean and Bright Entryways and Home Landing Zones

By: Capreek Feb 11, 2013

created at: 02/11/2013

Like I mentioned before, we don't really have an entryway that allows for a lot of coat rack/wall hook/shoe storage/seating fuss. That's not to say that I'm not constantly looking for inspiration in other people's spaces! Here are 10 clean and modern entryways and "landing zones" that could be adapted or re-interpreted for just about any home -- take a peek!     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 6 Festive DIY Doormat Ideas for Valentine's Day

By: Capreek Feb 05, 2013

created at: 02/05/2013

Put happy, love-filled thoughts out into the world -- and under your visitor's shoes -- with one of these festive DIY Valentine's Day doormats!      Continue Reading

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How To: Make Sculptural Origami Pyramid Wall Art!

By: Capreek Jan 24, 2013

created at: 01/22/2013

I really love the look and inherent texture of sculptural wall art; I feel like it adds a unique energy to the room you just don't get with your typical 2D fare. If you're looking to add a unique "wow" factor to an entryway, guest room, or anywhere in your home for that matter, check out this clever DIY decor project from Rue Magazine!      Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Giant Gold Wall Pouf

By: Capreek Jan 09, 2013

created at: 01/09/2013

I have no idea what else to call this other than a "pouf", but I think we can all agree that it's awesome. If you're looking for some wall decor with serious a "wow" factor, this DIY idea is for you!    Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Geometric Mobile

By: Capreek Dec 20, 2012

created at: 12/19/2012

I've professed my love of mobiles many a time, so when I see a particularly awesome one, I can't help sharing it!     Continue Reading

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Best of Curbly: Top 10 DIY Art Projects of 2012

By: Capreek Dec 17, 2012

created at: 12/17/2012

As 2012 rolls to a close, we're paying tribute to a year full of awesome DIY ideas with roundups of our most-loved projects and posts! First up, our ten favorite art and art-inspired decor projects. Enjoy!     Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Floating Winter Terrarium

By: Capreek Dec 14, 2012

created at: 12/12/2012

Add a bit of magic to your decor this winter with a scenic, floating terrarium!     Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Modern DIY Copper Mobile

By: Capreek Dec 13, 2012

created at: 12/12/2012

This is by far one of the coolest DIY mobiles I've ever seen. It helps that it's in über-on-trend copper, of course, but it would look awesome in any color or finish! Check out how to make it below.     Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 40 Scandinavian-Style Christmas Decor Ideas

By: Capreek Dec 12, 2012

created at: 12/12/2012

What's black and white and wood all over? A modern, rustic, Scandinavian Christmas! We've rounded up forty (40!!) Scandinavian-style holiday decor ideas that will have you daydreaming of log fires and warm glasses of glogg in no time. God Jul!      

1. Simple Black and White Christmas Decor

2. White Christmas Kitchen Decor

3. Elegant Bathroom Christmas Decor

4. Rustic Bedroom Decor with DIYContinue Reading

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How To: Make a DIY Modern Wooden Christmas Tree Set

By: Capreek Dec 03, 2012

created at: 12/02/2012

Things are starting to get real festive around these parts! If you're looking for some fun tabletop trees that lean a bit towards the modern side, I've got just the project for you! These wooden trees are super easy to make and can be left plain or customized to your heart's content. Check 'em out!     

created at: 12/02/2012

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  • (1) 6x36" sheet of Balsa wood
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Mid-Century Modern Christmas: How to Make Starburst Glitter Ornaments

By: Capreek Nov 30, 2012

created at: 11/26/2012

Curbly recently had the great pleasure of creating a series of Mid-Century Modern holiday decorations for DIY Network, including everything from ornaments to stockings to wreaths. We'll be sharing the projects one-by-one. This week's DIY holiday project?Continue Reading

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Roundup: 25+ Creative DIY Holiday Wreaths

By: Capreek Nov 27, 2012

created at: 11/27/2012

Christmas is right around the corner which, depending on your degree of seasonal decorating, means it's time to put up a holiday wreath! Ring in the season and add some cheer to your entryway with one of these creative (and oh-so-festive) DIY wreaths!     

1. White Yarn Christmas Wreath

2. Holiday Light Wreath

3. Ornament Wreath

4. Candy Cane Wreath

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