Roundup: 12 Unique and Modern DIY Easter Egg Ideas!

By: Capreek Mar 28, 2012

created at: 03/28/2012

Fluffy pastel bunnies and plastic grass be gone!  We're celebrating Easter with some modern flair this year, starting with everyone's favorite activity: dyeing Easter eggs!  Here are 12 totally unique techniques that will have you foregoing the grocery store kits and celebrating the season with egg-streme style!   Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Chevron-Patterned Reclaimed Wood Planter Box!

By: Capreek Mar 27, 2012

created at: 03/27/2012

I spotted this  a w e s o m e  reclaimed wood planter box idea on Pinterest today (Are you following us? We're pinning like mad!) and I couldn't wait another second to share it!   Continue Reading

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Round Up: 7 Woven Easter Basket Tutorials

By: Diy maven Mar 27, 2012

created at: 03/26/2012

Whether you call them Easter baskets or spring baskets, these delightful DIY creations will add a fresh and festive feel to any space. 

Pictured above is Diane's creation. Any self-respecting paper crafter will have everything on hand to re-create one. 

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Eye Candy: 12 Brilliant Craft Room Organization and Storage Ideas!

By: Capreek Mar 26, 2012

created at: 03/26/2012

I don't know about you, but my craft supplies tend to find themselves shoved into boxes and bins without any rhyme or reason.  One of the items on my ever-growing list of things to do is to tackle this organizational mess.  I mean, it's utter chaos!  Applying a few (or all) of these brilliant craft room storage ideas would definitely be a step in the right direction.  If your craft supply situation is similar, read on!   Continue Reading

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Make It: Easy Hand-Printed DIY Tea Towels!

By: Capreek Mar 26, 2012

created at: 03/26/2012

Tea towels get a lot of love here on Curbly and for good reason: they're awesome.  From modern to hand-stamped to tasseled, we've never seen a tea towel we didn't like... and these hand-printed polka dot towels are no exception!   Continue Reading

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How To Make a West Elm Knotted Felt Pillow

By: Diy maven Mar 26, 2012

created at: 03/26/2012

Ever since I saw West Elm's Knotted Felt Pillow, I've had a hankering to try to know one off, but, as happens when you procrastinate such things, some other clever DIYer beats you to it. That Continue Reading

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Roundup: DIY Edible Arrangements and Centerpieces

By: Diy maven Mar 23, 2012

Veggie Flower Bouquet Treat by Living Locurto

Edible arrangements are quite popular these days. A quick perusal of the internets tells me that they can also be expensive, which is why I am loving these DIY ideas.

Living Locuto's darling veggie bouquets (pictured above) would Continue Reading

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How to Make Macarons: Three Tasty Ways!

By: Capreek Mar 23, 2012

created at: 03/22/2012

Wow... drool-inducing, right??  I've always wanted to learn how to make macarons and this tutorial has not one, but three different flavors: pumpkin, pear, and apple.  That's a flavor explosion, folks!   Continue Reading

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Roundup: 7 Stunning Laundry Room Makeovers!

By: Capreek Mar 22, 2012

created at: 03/22/2012

I don't know about you, but my laundry room is a black hole in which I spend as little time as possible.  It's dark, tiny, and dank... in other words, the complete opposite of all these awesome laundry room makeovers.  If you're in a similar boat and looking for some serious inspiration, check out these before and afters!   Continue Reading

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Make It: Salvaged Door Coffee Table

By: Mollymc Mar 22, 2012

created at: 03/21/2012

I've got a joke for ya. When is a door not a door? When it's ajar! Also? When it's an awesome DIY coffee table! Read on to see how a $10 door became this fantastically upcycled piece of furniture.

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How to: Dye Clear Glass ANY Color (A New Technique)

By: Diy maven Mar 22, 2012

created at: 03/20/2012Remember the Mod Podge + food coloring technique for painting clear glass? That was cool and all, but I spotted another method using Vitrail glass paint and acetone (nail polish remover) that allows the bottles and jars to be used as actual vases, as the finish is waterproof! This treatment provides for more depth of color as well. Continue Reading

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How To: Paint Polka Dots

By: Mollymc Mar 22, 2012

created at: 03/22/2012

I have never met a polka dot I didn't like. They remind me of so many happy things: bubbles, balloons, pizza. Julia added them to a cheery dresser re-do and used a surprising and clever everyday item as her stencil. See what it was and the finished dresser makeover after the jump.

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Make It: DIY Confetti-Sprinkled Linen Napkins!

By: Capreek Mar 21, 2012

created at: 03/21/2012

Okay, you guys.  Here's my plan.  We're going to make a bunch of those twine garden lights (in lots of pretty, spring-y colors), and then we're going to make a bunch of these awesome confetti napkins.  And then?  Then we're going to throw ourselves a big ol' garden party!  Sound good??  Continue Reading

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Roundup: 12 Swoon-Worthy DIY Jewelry Organizers

By: Mollymc Mar 21, 2012
created at: 03/19/2012
Is your jewelry shoved in a drawer somewhere? Do you wear the same pair of earrings day after day because you forget that you own others? Am I the only one saying, "yes"? Well I hope not, because there are some amazing solutions out there for storing and displaying your baubles. Here are 12 ways sure to inspire you to wear more of your collection.

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Make It: Confetti Curtains

By: Diy maven Mar 21, 2012

Confetti curtains

Not all of us have enough Kodachrome slides to make a window treatment, but we can all get our hands on enough paper to make confetti curtains. The squares are cut or punched out of paper of differing weights Continue Reading

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