Curbly Original
DIY Halloween Curio Boxes

by Alicia Lacy
DIY Halloween Curio Boxes


Halloween is coming, and with it an explosion of orange and black. The holiday's signature colors may be my least favorite color combination of all time. So, I put them in a box and it made all the difference. 

To make your own set of Halloween curios, here's what you'll need:

Supplies:

  • Paper mache or wooden curio box. I found mine at Michaels for less than $10. Here are some similar options -...

Continue Reading

How to Make a Classic Wheat Sheaf Bundle

by DIY Maven
Photo: The Creek Line House

Classic wheat sheaf bundles are highly adaptable to just about any decor style. Tied up with simple white ribbon, they can look quite modern. Make that ribbon red and you have a staple of a traditional Scandinavian Christmas. Done up with something like burlap, and they lean toward the rustic. And speaking of leaning, that's

Continue Reading

Curbly Original
How To: Make A DIY Enchanted Pumpkin Forest

by DIY Maven

This year, a group of Curbly contributors and editors got together to create a 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.

Um, yeah. I think I got a different memo than everybody else for this whole Curbly Pumpkin Challenge, because I went, like, off the rails. But it's not my fault. Really. I was just having too much fun

Continue Reading

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

by 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?   

Continue Reading

Curbly Original
Curbly Pumpkin Challenge: Make Quirky Pumpkin Dioramas

by 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...

Continue Reading

Curbly Original
How to: Typographic Yarn-Wrapped Twig Door Decor

by 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...

Continue Reading