A desk organizer is one of those contraptions that I always wish I had, but never take the time to actually make. My desk is easily the least-organized spot in my home. It's become a dumping ground for all sorts of items. These DIY wood desk organizer could be the end to my chaotic office space!
I love working with flowers. Fresh or fake, they just make me happier. While not all of us have a green thumb (I am not declaring I do as I am still struggling to keep my plants alive), paper flowers are the easiest way to enjoy some new blooms and keep them around far longer than a few days. And you can make this version in a matter of minutes! So hunker down with that hot glue gun and let's get to work.
I'm sure you've seen the cool potato sack-esque storage bags circulating around the web. They're a practical storage solution for kids rooms and other spots around the house. This simple update looks fantastic and has me ready to grab the ol' paintbrush!
It's a goal of mine this year to build as much of the furniture and accessories in my home as I can. Obviously, some of the large stuff needs to be left to the pros, but this jewelry hanger is so easy anyone can do it! And should! The marble adds a lovely and chic vibe for sure!
After seeing baby gym after baby gym with plastic this and fuzzy that, this wooden minimalistic version is a welcome change! If you've got a baby on the way, or just want to make this as a gift for a loved one, try your hand at this surprisingly simple project!
I spotted this DIY project and thought, "how simple and awesome is that?". A great little touch to add to the bathroom accessories and this one is practical AND pretty!
Not sure your plants can stand the conditions outside? Bring them indoors with this cool and crazy simple do-it-yourself wall garden! Hanging plants never looked so good.
A brilliant solution to man's light cord rolling problems, this quick spool DIY will save you a lot of time and stress when it comes time to take the lights down.
Have you heard? The new Star Wars movie is out and is currently on everyone's fave list. Pay homage to the films with your own death star concrete planter! I want about twenty of these hanging out around my house now!
This year, all my Christmas decor is leaning towards the paper-y and the handmade. So, when all my Christmas presents ended up getting wrapped in brown craft paper and old books, I knew the leftover red and green gift tag stickers at the bottom of my wrapping paper organizer wouldn't do.
So, I came up with this easy way to create leaf-shaped newsprint gift tags for free! And free is a lot better than the $4.00 apiece they're asking at West Elm. Here's how:
I don't think I could love a project more. And this is really making me want to break out the sewing machine and whip up a few pillows to use as gifts this season! Make these pillows inspired by those popular gold letter balloons you've seen all over the web!
I'm sure you've noticed the gold sea urchin. Those little guys are a hot commodity in the world of design and interior decor. But they're fragile, and they can cost a pretty penny. So how do you take the look for a test drive? With this easy peasy urchin hack, or course! Can you tell which one was handmade and which was a store-bought item?
Don't you love it when a friend admires something in your home and you can puff your chest out a bit and admit that you made it yourself? That's exactly what will happen with this pretty pretty pitcher. And it's just as easily removable as it was to create in the first place!
Here I am. Pledging my undying love for PVC pipe and all the crazy amounts of creative things you can make with it. The lastest hack? These candy cane napkin rings that are perfectly simple and sweet for your holiday table. PVC, how I love thee. You just need two things!
Here at Curbly, we're fans of IKEA hacks. It's fun to see others take something ordinary and put their own creative spin on it. And after seeing this bar cart transformation, I'm ready to make this version for myself! You have to see what it looks like now in all its coffee-serving glory!
I keep seeing garment racks pop up everywhere. And while I love the idea, I'm such a hoarder that I don't think I could pull it off! This copper hack might just be the way to try it out without breaking the bank on an expensive rolling garment rack!
Coming up with a gift for the maker in your life can be a challenge, because they're usually the ones trying to figure out how to make every gift they give. Instead of racking your brain, how about giving them something to help them along the way: because makers gonna make (but, ahem ... having the right tools and inspiration are essential to the makin').
I have been a bit obsessed with clock-making lately. It's an art, absolutely, and is one that is really easy to DIY. This stenciled clock is oh-so-lovely with that floral papercut and would be perfect in a little girl's room or a living room with a feminine aesthetic!
Maybe it's just me, but I am always in need of a few extra spots to store props & knick-knacks. These beautiful leather baskets are just the ticket! And the tutorial looks simple enough to make several in an afternoon!