Make It: Plastic Animal Bookends

by Lexy Ward

created at: 04/02/2013

I've always felt that bookends instantly fancify a book display. It can be tough to find the right ones that compliment your book bindings, but don't outshine them. These bookends were made using a small accessory that you can find in your child's toy bin or at the local toy store!      

We've seen them on tops of cakes, used as place card holders, and a few other ways. Plastic animals take on a new role when sprayed with a...

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Totally Type Roundup: 9 DIY Typographic Wall Art Projects

by Brittni Mehlhoff

created at: 04/02/2013

Maybe it's the artist in me, but I tend to believe that a room is never finished until there is something hanging on the walls. There is just something special about artwork that makes a space feel complete. And since I'm talking about wall art, we might as well discuss typography too. We're big fans of typography here at Curbly and much like wall art, type can make a pretty big statement, whether it's in a book or on your walls. So let's explore the latter. Here's a roundup of awesome typography wall art your bare walls will love.   

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Roundup: 7 Fun and Functional DIY Closet Projects

by Brittni Mehlhoff

created at: 03/26/2013

March is almost over, but spring cleaning has only just begun. I've shared DIY ways to organize your junk drawer in just five minutes and even how to organize your recycling in an attractive way. Now it's time to tackle the real mess, when it comes to organization: the closet. If you are looking for some inspiration to help you get through the re-organization of your closets and storage areas, here it is.   

1. Create your...

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How to: Make a Simple, Inexpensive DIY Wooden Jewelry Organizer

by Chris Gardner

created at: 03/26/2013
When it comes to home organization, we generally do pretty well. Nearly everything in our house has a dedicated space, and is neatly stored close to where we actually use them. Long term storage goes in one place, all seasonal goods have a spot, as well as weekly items that see more action. Our real problem is: where do we put the stuff we use every day? 

When items get touched multiple times during a twenty-four hour period, where do...

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8 Quick Tips for Cleaning and Organizing Your Car Interior

by Capree K

created at: 03/26/2013

While you're rampaging through your spring cleaning checklist, don't forget to give your car a little TLC. Whether you're facing a mound of discarded coffee cups and drive-thru trailings or just a winter's worth of dust and dirt, here are 8 quick tips for cleaning your car's interior -- and keeping it that way!     

1. Start by emptying everything out of your car: throw away garbage, bring those gym clothes inside, file...

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