Make It: Color Block Clock

By: Matt allison Oct 30, 2013

Color Block Clock

Can you believe this stunning DIY clock costs less than $10 to put together? A simple decor element that is both striking and functional and inspired by the David Weatherhead's 'Primary Clock'.

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The Curbly House: Our Dining Room Revealed!

By: Bruno Oct 29, 2013


A few weeks ago we were lucky enough to have Emily Henderson and Orlando Soria come out to Minneapolis to help makeover four rooms in our house. It was, as my daughter might say, the most amazingest thing and even better than bread with honey! Which is the kind of thing she says. 

If you didn't catch all the lead-up, here's the blog post explaining what we were planning to do with the dining room makeover. But for the real goodContinue Reading

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Magical Bridge Home

By: Diy maven Oct 29, 2013

This Vancouver residence takes advantage of its surroundings in a dramatic way. Called the 'Ravine House', the home consists of two structures connected by a steel andContinue Reading

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Can You Guess What These Pumpkins Are Made Out Of?

By: Diy maven Oct 28, 2013

Misplaced preposition aside, can you guess what these pumpkins are made out of? Continue Reading

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How to: Make a Dramatic Test Tube Vase in 3 Easy Steps

By: Diy maven Oct 24, 2013

Makle this simple DIY test tube vase!
Who doesn't have a bit of 2" x 4" in their stash? That's all you need in the lumber department to make our 4th easy-peasy scrap wood project. We're labeling our test tube vase 'dramatic' because of its a generous height: 9 1/2" sans flora and 16" with flora. Positioned at the center of our rectangular dining table, it provides an impressive focal point without taking up a bunch of real estate. 

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Roundup: 10 Stunning DIY Watercolor Projects

By: Faith-towers Oct 24, 2013

There's a major trend happening right now, and it's a user-friendly one... watercolors! They're popping up everywhere; and I'm about to share ten super easy ideas that you can finish in an afternoon (or less). C'mon, get on board before it becomes the next ombré!    

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Make It: A Simple Book Pumpkin

By: Matt allison Oct 23, 2013

A Simple Book Pumpkin

Upcycling is on the up and up, and while I'm personally against defacing a perfectly preserved book, there are times when I'd happily convert a thrift store find into into a statement decor piece, this fall pumpkin idea would be one of those times.

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8 Tips For Creating A Stunning Vignette In Your Home

By: Faith-towers Oct 22, 2013

In the interior design world, a vignette is a small grouping of items arranged artfully on a table, shelf or mantle. Creating a vignette is an easy and affordable way to infuse some of your own unique style into a space. So go grab a few of your favorite vases, candles, books and knick knacks and let's get started.   

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How to: Make an Embroidery Hoop Pendant Lamp

By: Diy maven Oct 22, 2013

Jessica fell in love with the DIY dodecahedron pendant lamp (pictured above) she spotted on View Along the Way, but wasn't thrilled with the 'ton' of work that was involved in making it. Not readyContinue Reading

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Roundup: Budget Fall Decor From The Backyard

By: Faith-towers Oct 17, 2013

The days of fall are getting shorter and chillier here in New England, signaling the approach of a long, cold winter - and inspiring me to get outside and make stuff! It's amazing what you can do with pinecones, branches, rocks and all the natural materials hiding in plain sight in the backyard.   

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Roundup: 10 Functional Pumpkin And Gourd Ideas

By: Faith-towers Oct 17, 2013

Pumpkins and gourds are fun to decorate with, but are usually just that - decorations. Why not use them for something at the same time? Here are ten creative ways to use pumpkins and gourds as functional decor in your home.   

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How to: Make a DIY Geometric Trivet from Scrap Wood

By: Diy maven Oct 16, 2013

The third of our scrap wood projects is, again, super easy with the right equipment. In this case, a table saw with a dado blade. The slick thing about our design is that it only takes 2 setups to get all the fancy dados cut. If you're new to using dado blades, this project is the perfectContinue Reading

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Roundup: Our Favorite FREE Halloween Printables & Downloads

By: Matt allison Oct 16, 2013

Roundup: 10 FREE Halloween Printables & Downloads

From spooky to downright adorable, we've got you covered. Here's our round-up of 10 awesome Halloween printables, everything from invites to wall art and treat boxes.

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Eye Candy: 10 Modern And Stylish Fall Rooms

By: Faith-towers Oct 15, 2013

When decorating for fall, there's a fine line between classy and cheesy. But there are a few no-fail ways to make sure you don't cross that line. Here are ten rooms with subtle fall accents, and some tips for using them in your own home.   

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How to Make Quick and Easy Paper Pumpkins

By: Diy maven Oct 14, 2013

About the time I have pumpkin guts halfway up my arms, I swear I'm never going to carve another. This year for Halloween I'm going to live up to my own decree and make some of these paper pumpkins. Quick and easy to construct, they only require scrapbook paper, black pipe cleaners (for vines), a bit of green felt (for leaves) and—my favorite bit—wine corks for stems. Visit BHG for the entire tutorial. 

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