Curbly Pumpkin Challenge: A DIY Pumpkin Project Inspired by an Iconic Pendant Light Design

Brittni Mehlhoff

I thought it would be fun to concoct a DIY pumpkin project that was inspired by a classic design from the past, as a part of the Curbly Pumpkin Challenge. So after thinking about it for a little bit, I came up with a pumpkin DIY inspired by Poul Henningsen, who designed some of the iconic light fixtures that you have seen copied by many a company. Want to see what I made?   

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Curbly Pumpkin Challenge: Make Quirky Pumpkin Dioramas

Alicia Lacy

Photo: Bruno Bornsztein

This year, a group of Curbly contributors and editors got together to create an series of DIY decor and entertaining projects using that iconic symbol of the season: the pumpkin. We'll be sharing our creations for the Curbly Pumpkin Challenge each day this week. Happy Fall.

The best school assignment in the world is the diorama. It's an indisputable fact: Gathering tiny objects and assembling...

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How to: Typographic Yarn-Wrapped Twig Door Decor

Lexy Ward
diy yarn-wrapped twigs
Photo: Lexy Ward

Let's talk about twigs! They're just the most affordable (read: free) craft material there is! And during the fall, they're all over the ground!  My door was feeling particularly bare this holiday season. It only took an hour to give it a spooky face lift in preparation for Halloween!      

Wrapping twigs in yarn is a quick and fun way to incorporate the colors of the season. By shaping...

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How To: Put Together 8 Simple Halloween Costumes in Less than a Minute

Diy Maven

There's nothing complicated about these movie-fan-centric Halloween costumes, but they are clever in an eye roll sort of way. A red shirt, glasses and an iPhone is all you need to transform yourself into Theodore from "Her." Others on the list include a "You've Got Mail" idea that involves taping envelopes to your person. As for the Steve Zissou costume, all that takes is a blue shirt, sunglasses and red beanie. If you skip the blade starting...

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