Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home

By: Lexy.b.ward Sep 11, 2015
Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home

Clay! Who doesn't love it? The air-dry stuff is so easy to work with and dries a beautiful white. It's just begging to be manipulated into something great! Here are 15 of my favorite projects for the home and they're all made with clay! Those marbled dishes? They're calling to me!      

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Make It: Printable Reminder Magnets

By: Stephanie lee Sep 10, 2015
Printable reminder magnets

My mum is a very organised and practical person. Growing up, everything was perfectly arranged and categorised, from the pictures in our photo albums to the contents of our freezer. So I suppose it’s no surprise that I now find myself making lists, organising my days according to tasks and popping reminders all over the house the same way she does. Like mother like daughter right?

And since having a list of tasks on my phone doesn’t seem to cut it anymore (I always manage to forget things!), I thought I’d make myself some magnets so I can hang up those super important details in a place where they’ll grab my attention. 

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10 Wood DIYs That Don't Require Major Power Tools

By: Faith-towers Sep 10, 2015
10 Wood DIYs That Don't Require Major Power Tools
Photo: Historias de Casa

DIY projects that are made of wood are daunting to many... talk of table saws and other power tools can be intimidating. Which is why we decided to share some DIYs that don't require multiple power tools and hours and hours of your time. And keep in mind that if you ever do need to have wood cut, your local home improvement store may be able to cut it for you for free. Just ask someone in the lumber section. Here are ten of our favorite easy wood projects for your home.   

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Make It: A Do-It-Yourself Tiled Wooden Tray

By: Lexy.b.ward Sep 10, 2015
diy tiled tray
photo: Well Made Heart

This project combines two of my renovation favorites: wood and tile! This is such a unique idea for that typical breakfast tray. I can see so many uses for this little guy! What about you?      

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Make It: DIY Planter Vases with PVC Fittings and Concrete

By: Brittni mehlhoff Sep 10, 2015
Photo: Brittni Mehlhoff

September is Exploring Creative Materials month, here on Curbly, and the material that I love experimenting with more than any other is concrete. So when I discovered this new concrete product that essentially turns concrete into shapeable clay, I decided to put it to the test to see exactly what kind of projects can be made with this stuff. And that's where the PVC fittings come into play. Want to see what I made? Click through to check it out.

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How To: Make a Sheet Music Planter

By: Diy maven Sep 09, 2015
Photo: Eclectically Vintage

Can you guess what this planter used to be? The shape coupled with the fall mums tucked inside should give it away. Have a guess? Continue Reading

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7 Easy Steps to Guarantee You'll Sell Your House Quickly

By: Jennifer farley Sep 08, 2015
7 Tips to Sell Your House Quickly

Labor Day has come and gone and we are moving quickly towards fall weather.  This means if you are wanting to sell your house soon, you have about 2 months to get an offer before all the buyers are too busy purchasing holiday gifts.  Here are some tips that could help your house sell quickly.   Continue Reading

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7 DIY Project Ideas for Your Weekend

By: Brittni mehlhoff Sep 04, 2015

Planning any DIYs over the Labor Day weekend? If so, there are plenty of project options to sink your teeth into, especially considering there's an extra day in there to get things done. Here are 7 DIY projects to try over the long, three day weekend.

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Make It: Totally Awesome Birds Of Paradise Filing Cabinet

By: Lexy.b.ward Sep 04, 2015
diy birds of paradise filing cabinet
photo: Katie Harvey

Oh my goodness. If there was every a filing cabinet that I wanted in my home, it's this one. Far from boring (and on point for color!), this is one you have to see. Hint: take a look at that sketch in the bottom left of the photo!      

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9 DIY Techniques That Look Expensive, But Aren't

By: Stephanie lee Sep 03, 2015
9 Ways to DIY High-End Finishes
Photos: Homey Oh My and The Lovely Drawer

If you’re anything like me, you may have spent the last few months drooling over the luxurious materials that have been so popular on Pinterest lately. Sadly these high-end looks come with a high-end price tag and I've never been able to justify splurging on a marble side table or shiny gold accessories.

Until now, that is! As it turns out, with a few hacks you can easily get that luxe look for less - click through for nine clever ways to bring a little chic to your decor.

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20 Reasons We Love DIY Concrete Projects

By: Faith-towers Sep 03, 2015
Concrete DIY
Photo: A Piece of Rainbow

Concrete seems to be the hot new material these days... it's being used to make everything from planters to candle holders to door stops. Here are twenty gorgeous concrete projects for your home.   

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How To: Cheap Mirrors Get A Glam Gilded Update

By: Lexy.b.ward Sep 03, 2015
diy octagon mirror
photo: A Joyful Riot

Mirrors are an easy trick to opening up a room and giving the illusion of more space. But it's tough to find mirrors for your space. This simple update takes boring and cheap mirrors from plain to insane with a few coats of paint and some chain! Such a difference!      

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Make It: Add a Big Burst of Color with this DIY Giant Modern Clock

By: Hellolidy Sep 02, 2015
DIY Giant Modern Clock | Hello Lidy for Curbly

I love to add emphasis and a little drama to decor pieces  that are otherwise mundane and a little boring. We all have clocks in our home, but I'm sure we buy them with functionality in mind, rather than style. I decided to create this Giant Modern Clock, because it not only serves a purpose (as clocks always do), but also it adds that great burst of color and a geometric touch to the space in a big and bold way! Continue Reading

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15 Hangings & Woven Pieces We'd Display On Our Walls Proudly

By: Lexy.b.ward Sep 02, 2015
15 Hangings & Woven Pieces We'd Display On Our Walls Proudly
photo: We Are Scout

I don't hate the woven wall hanging trend. I actually don't hate any kind of wall art trend. If it's pretty, it can stay! Wall hangings can be expensive - especially the large ones! - so here are 15 of my favorite pieces that are affordable to buy, some DIY, and they're all ones I'd be lucky to have on display in my home!      

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How-To: Glam DIY Leather Jewelry Dish

By: Faith-towers Sep 01, 2015
How-To: Glam DIY Leather Jewelry Dish
Photo: A Pair & A Spare

This super easy project combines all of the hot trends that are happening right now - metallic hardware, geometric shapes and even colored leather. And beyond that, these dishes are downright functional. In addition to being the perfect receptacle for jewelry, they would also make a great spot for keys. Or spare change. Or paper clips. And the list goes on. Continue reading to find out how to make your own triangular trinket dish.   

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