Weekend Project Idea: Malachite Pumpkin Project for Halloween

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 24, 2014

With Halloween just one week away, I thought a pumpkin DIY would be the perfect weekend project to try. This isn't your typical painted pumpkin project though. This pumpkin DIY was inspired by the malachite trend that we've seen popping up a lot lately. And the end result is seriously gorgeous. Check it… Continue Reading

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How-To: Throw A 'Tortured Artist' Halloween Dinner Party

By: Lexy.b.ward Oct 24, 2014

halloween dinner party

Oh me, oh my. I am trying to pick my jaw up off the floor after seeing this amazing party. What a fun and unique way to get friends together and celebrate art while celebrating Halloween!  … Continue Reading

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Dead Simple Bloody Halloween Cupcakes

By: Diy maven Oct 24, 2014

Kimbo shows us how to put together cute and creepy Halloween cupcakes that are guaranteed to turn out PERFECT every time. Perfection is possible because she used store bought everything, including the… Continue Reading

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Halloween How To: Modern DIY Ghost Figurines

By: Capreek Oct 23, 2014

If you're looking for some subtle (but oh-so-cute) DIY Halloween decor this year, look no further! These modern ghost figurines are an easy project and a fun way to celebrate the… Continue Reading

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Make It: Spooky Eyeball LED String Lights

By: Lexy.b.ward Oct 23, 2014

eyeball string lights

Halloween is a week away. That means we've still got plenty of time to hang up this spooky and fun LED garland! And if you're a fan of table tennis, you likely have the supplies to make it!  … Continue Reading

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

By: Diy maven Oct 22, 2014

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 startingContinue Reading

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Halloween How To: SUPER Creepy DIY Bone Wreath

By: Capreek Oct 21, 2014

Straight outta Creeptown, a DIY wreath covered in bones. ACTUAL BONES,… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Delicious, Drool-Worthy Fall Cocktails

By: Faith-towers Oct 21, 2014

10 Delicious Fall Cocktail Recipes

A crisp fall afternoon picking apples calls for a delicious apple cocktail to warm you up in the evening. Or if apples aren't your thing, try a fig drink. Or maybe add some maple syrup to sweeten things up. Here are ten absolutely delicious drinks that will keep you warm on those chilly October… Continue Reading

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How To: Make Enchanting Halloween Lanterns

By: Diy maven Oct 21, 2014

Liska used random pickle and jam jars, some gloss purple spray paint, and a paint marker to make these incredible enchanting lanterns. To make it even easier for us, she… Continue Reading

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6 Unique Ways to Use Pumpkins This Season

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 20, 2014

Last week was the Curbly Pumpkin Challenge, where Curbly authors came up with 6 DIY entertaining and decor ideas for pumpkins this Halloween. There were some really fun ideas, including mini pumpkin vases, pumpkin cups (and mugs) for fall beverages, a painted peephole pumpkin idea, and more. Want to see all six… Continue Reading

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How-To: Spooky Halloween Tin Can Lanterns

By: Rachel mae smith Oct 20, 2014

Tin Can Lantern DIY

If you're not a big fan of carving pumpkins, but still want to incorporate candles in your Halloween decor, you're in luck! Chelsey of The Paper Mama has an awesome alternative: instead of tossing out your old soup cans, turn them into tin can… Continue Reading

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Diana's Very Cool $1 Pumpkin Makeover

By: Diy maven Oct 20, 2014

As soon as Diana spotted this glittery pumpkin in the $1 spot at Target, she knew what she wanted to do with it. Using some white paint,… Continue Reading

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Curbly Pumpkin Challenge: Make Quirky Pumpkin Dioramas

By: Alicia Oct 17, 2014

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

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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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