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

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 16, 2014

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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How To: Make A DIY Enchanted Pumpkin Forest

By: Diy maven Oct 15, 2014

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… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 13 "No Carve" Pumpkins for Halloween

By: Rachel mae smith Oct 15, 2014

13 No Carve Pumpkin DIYSWhile I'm not a huge fan of Halloween DIYS, I will say that pumpkin projects are the exception. What can I say, I'm a sucker for all the creative ideas there are out there. Instead of carving your pumpkin this year, consider viewing the outside as blank canvas where anything is possible. Here are 13 creative no-carve projects to help you brainstorm turning your pumpkins into works of… Continue Reading

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How to: Make DIY Pumpkin Cups and Mugs for Tasty Fall Beverages

By: Chrisjob Oct 14, 2014

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.

I'll admit it: I don't really like carving pumpkins. I always have grand plans, but by the time you head to the patch, select just the right one, gorge on popcorn balls, look for the carving tools, spread the newspaper, and begin the epic cleanout process...I'm… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 14 Adult Halloween Costume Ideas That Are Totally Awesome & Easy to Recreate

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 14, 2014

When October rolls around, the internet becomes overloaded with a plethora of DIY costume ideas to try. A lot of them are for kids, of course, and quite a few of the adult costumes are either too involved or kind of lame. So this year, I'm rounding up some of the coolest adult costumes I could find, that also happen to be pretty easy to recreate. Here are 14 awesome Halloween costumes, for adults, that won't take you a ton of time to… Continue Reading

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Curbly Pumpkin Challenge: How to Make a Painted Peephole Pumpkin

By: Faith-towers Oct 14, 2014

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. HappyContinue Reading

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Curbly Pumpkin Challenge: How to Make a Decorative Pumpkin Vase

By: Rachel mae smith Oct 13, 2014

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 dayContinue Reading

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Roundup: 13 Unique Painted Pumpkin DIYs to Try for Halloween

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 10, 2014

Pumpkin carving is fun and all, but sometimes it feels a bit more messy than it's worth. So, before you head off into the weekend, I wanted to share some no-carve pumpkin ideas to get you excited about Halloween. All 13 of the DIY ideas included involve paint. No carving… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 14 Festive Fall and Halloween Garland DIYs to Try This Season

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 09, 2014

As far as decorations go, garlands tend to be the easiest DIYs to recreate and often make a big impact on a room or doorway. So, let's celebrate the fall season and the upcoming spook-tacular holiday of Halloween with 14 fall and Halloween DIY garland ideas that you can make in a pinch. There's a spider garland made of pipe cleaners to try, a creepy 'bone' garland, and some festive fall ideas like preserved leaves and dried apples. Want to see all 14 DIY ideas? Click through to see them… Continue Reading

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Make It: Modern Decoupage Geometric Pumpkin

By: Diy maven Oct 08, 2014

The Kid Made Modern folks decoupaged a real pumpkin for this geometric pumpkin tutorial, but to preserve your work, a foam pumpkin would be the way to go. It would also be a great way to make those faux ones look less, well, foamy.… Continue Reading

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Halloween DIY: Make Weighted Bookends from Dollar Store Skulls

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 07, 2014

With a couple of dollars worth of plastic skulls, some scrap wood, and a few other materials, you can create a pair of weighted bookends that are strong enough to hold up plenty of books on the shelf, while also adding a little Halloween flair. Want to see how these turned out? Click through to see the after photos, along with the step by step… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Fall And Halloween Wreath Projects

By: Faith-towers Oct 07, 2014

10 DIY Fall & Halloween Wreath Projects

It's hard to believe, but fall is upon us and it's time to start switching over from lighter summer decor to darker reds, oranges and golds. One of the easiest ways to incorporate seasonal decor is on your front door - so here are ten inspiring fall and Halloween inspired wreath… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 12 Ideas For Decorating Your Door This Fall

By: Lexy.b.ward Oct 03, 2014

12 door decorations for fallDon't let your door go naked this fall. Kick off the autumn season with some wreaths, door mats, and other crazy cool decoration ideas! The garage door decor might be my fave.      

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How To: Make a Spooky Halloween Pumpkin Diorama

By: Capreek Oct 02, 2014

Before we talk about this awesome diorama (or should I say "die-o-rama"), can we all agree that October is the GREATEST MONTH EVER? I love everything about it. Fall is seriously the best. Anyway, moving on. DIE-O-RAMA… Continue Reading

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Day of the Dead Wallpaper

By: Diy maven Oct 29, 2013

If you've been paying attention, I'm not a fan of wallpaper. As a matter of fact, I've said on more than one occasion that I think it should be outlawed. Be that as it may, I am loving Day of Dead Sugar Skull wallpaper… Continue Reading

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Can You Guess What These Pumpkins Are Made Out Of?

By: Diy maven Oct 28, 2013

Misplaced preposition aside, can you guess what these pumpkins are made… Continue Reading

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20+ Spooky Halloween Cocktail and Punch Recipes

By: Capreek Oct 24, 2013

Put the "boo" in booze this Halloween and give your party goers something to scream about with these spooky cocktail and punch recipes! We've rounded up 22 of our faves -- check 'em out… Continue Reading

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How to Bake a Pumpkin Pie In a PUMPKIN

By: Diy maven Oct 18, 2013

My culinary mind is blown with this one, my friends. A pumpkin pie baked in a pumpkin?! Okay, technically, it's baked in a squash,Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Functional Pumpkin And Gourd Ideas

By: Faith-towers Oct 17, 2013

Pumpkins and gourds are fun to decorate with, but are usually just that - decorations. Why not use them for something at the same time? Here are ten creative ways to use pumpkins and gourds as functional decor in your… Continue Reading

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Roundup: Our Favorite FREE Halloween Printables & Downloads

By: Matt allison Oct 16, 2013

Roundup: 10 FREE Halloween Printables & Downloads

From spooky to downright adorable, we've got you covered. Here's our round-up of 10 awesome Halloween printables, everything from invites to wall art and treat… Continue Reading

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